Supply Chain Executive Commentary

  1. 5 Markets That Are Buying 2D Bar Code Scanners
    11/3/2015

    Although 1D bar codes are still prevalent across all industries, the implementation of 2D bar codes has skyrocketed. The reason is simple; smaller size and increased information.

  2. VARs: Are You Ready To Take Up The Mobile POS Security Challenge?
    11/2/2015

    Cyber Awareness month just came to a close and it raised awareness about the need to secure one of the most challenging environments — mobile point of-sale (mPOS) systems.

  3. Why Solutions Providers Need An IoT Strategy Now
    10/29/2015

    System integrators know that often the most vexing issue in managing a network is the considerable time spent on identifying the root cause of a network disruption by finding, organizing, and making sense of the glut of diagnostic log data they are receiving. Internet of Things (IoT) analytics effectively addresses this challenge and many others.

  4. 3 Trends For 2016: How To Equip Your Field Service IT Clients For The Future
    10/27/2015

    For businesses deploying workers in the field — regardless of their size — operational process disruptions and disconnects that negatively impact revenue, costs, and customer satisfaction remain key targets for increasing efficiency and productivity through new technologies.

  5. 8 Field Service Trends To Look Out For In 2016
    10/26/2015

    In 2015, field service saw the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the boom of Big Data. The growth of new companies and technologies have made it easier for service businesses to offer customers strong service programs and deliver more uptime for equipment end users.

  6. Compliance-as-a-Service Can Drive Vertical Market Opportunities
    10/26/2015

    How well does your IT firm support legal firms, banks, retailers and other customers? Not just their computers, networks, and the applications that manage their information and allow them to run their daily operations — but everything they need to meet local, state, and federal regulations as well as industry guidelines. That’s the ultimate recipe for channel success.

  7. What Are The Advantages Of 2D Bar Codes?
    10/6/2015

    Your small business clients wanting to make a big impact with customers can utilize 2D bar codes — which can include more information, such as price, quantity, web address, or even an image, compared to their 1D counterpart.

  8. The Top 3 Tech Needs In Higher Education This School Year
    10/6/2015

    An annual study by Wakefield Research for VitalSource Technologies found that 44 percent of students don’t go more than 10 minutes without using some form of technology during an average school day. Knowing the prevalence among students to use technology throughout the day is so high, why not meet them on common ground when trying to connect? Schools have an opportunity to not only enhance the connected campus experience, but also to reduce costs and improve operations as well. Reduced maintenance technology that supplants dinosaur devices or practices can save colleges and universities countless time and money through an overall low total cost of ownership.

  9. Top 5 Tech Trends Universities Use To Enhance Student Security
    10/1/2015

    It is only fitting that institutions of higher learning, where innovation is encouraged, are leading the way in advancements related to confirming student identity and controlling access to campus buildings. While student identification (ID) cards have evolved over the years, some colleges and universities have truly gone high-tech in the ways students can prove who they are.

  10. Enterprise Labeling For A Connected, Flexible, And Efficient Supply Chain
    10/1/2015

    Looking toward the future, businesses are taking a more standardized approach and respecting the importance that labeling solutions play in the supply chain. Companies are beginning to understand that they need to develop a labeling strategy alongside their supply chain strategy. They are working toward identifying a solution to meet all of the challenges of functioning in today’s global supply chain. This new focus on the strategic value of labeling has required a different and innovative approach to labeling called “enterprise labeling.”