Supply Chain Executive Commentary

  1. 11 Ways The Channel Will Succeed With IoT — #11 May Surprise You
    11/12/2015

    The inevitable question for the channel is how to take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT) trend early and build the right organization and business model that can drive growth and profit.

  2. 5 Trends In Education Technology That VARs Should Know
    11/4/2015

    The education market is one of the most complex, challenging verticals in the IT industry. It can also be one of the most rewarding. On one hand, many school districts face shrinking budgets and tighter controls. But on the other hand, implementing the latest technologies can help schools save money – and be more productive. It’s what makes the solution provider channel so valuable!

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.