Supply Chain Executive Commentary

  1. 3 Ways To Explain Asset Tracking Solutions ROI
    3/24/2014

    Tracking assets is one process that — if done effectively — can help your small business clients reduce costs and improve quality. Below are three ways your customers you can convince there is ROI from taking control of their assets.

  2. 6 Features An Enterprise-Grade Tablet Has That A Commercial Tablet Doesn’t
    3/17/2014

    Over the past few years, the tablet PC has had a meteoric rise from niche product to global phenomenon. Today, according to analysts at IDC, more tablets are sold globally than both desktop PCs and laptops combined. It’s easy to see why — tablets can offer processing power, connectivity, functionality, and performance capabilities comparable to those of a desktop computer, while being a good deal lighter and more portable than even a laptop.

  3. Four Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned From Baseball’s Joe Maddon
    3/14/2014

    If you follow Major League Baseball, chances are you’re familiar with Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon and his unorthodox approach to managing the game … not to mention his team. Joe’s famous (or infamous, depending on where you’re standing) for mixing things up, taking players out of their standard positions and testing their skills in new ways.

  4. The Ultimate Cloud Sales Strategy
    3/14/2014

    During a recent new client strategy meeting and a session where I had a chance to interview their entire sales team I came away with a break through idea regarding their sales efforts. I think it is pertinent to almost every past client and all future clients. I just had to share it with my many readers.

  5. Education And Security Are Key To Monetizing BYOD
    3/14/2014

    Practically everyone has been taking their mobile phones to work since they infiltrated our lives a few decades ago. Initially they stayed in our coat pockets or bags, or rested quietly on our desks, but they’ve since evolved beyond a means for simple voice or text conversations. Back then our mobile phones were personal and not for work. But as the devices themselves have changed, times have changed as well.

  6. Five Reasons VARs Should Focus On Manufacturing
    3/10/2014

    To stay competitive, all companies have to continually place bets on where to invest their time and resources; assess how to strengthen solution offerings; and innovate around them. We are all evaluating the industry sectors that deliver the most promise and provide the biggest opportunities for business growth. If manufacturing isn’t on your short list, it definitely should be.

  7. 3 Ways Hospitals Can Help Ensure HIPAA Compliance
    2/27/2014

    The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is 13 years old. During that time, the acronym, HIPAA, has become synonymous with patient privacy. Every patient receives the doctor or hospital’s privacy policy during an initial visit and terms like protected health information (PHI) have become part of the everyday healthcare vernacular.

  8. Top 10 Wireless Site Survey Tips And Common Mistakes To Avoid
    2/18/2014

    Wi-Fi wireless networks are ubiquitous these days: changing the way we work, the way we communicate, and our expectations of how we access the information we need, wherever we are. Wi-Fi is pervasive in all things mobile — the devices we carry to communicate — and can be found almost everywhere, e.g., home, work, cafés, fast food restaurants, hotels, schools, hospitals, retail stores, manufacturing, subways, trains, and airplanes.

  9. The Most Overlooked Bar Code Printing/Scanning Features
    2/14/2014

    When searching for a barcode printer or scanner, a new solutions provider’s main concerns are that the equipment works and how much it’s going to cost. However, it’s prudent to take a more in-depth look at the hardware before making a purchase decision. Brian Suter of Wasp lists four features that solutions providers often overlook when assessing a barcode printer or scanner.  

  10. Five Reasons Why RFID Is Ready For Prime Time
    2/13/2014

    It’s been more than 10 years since the term “RFID” burst into the public lexicon, and in those early days, the word “hype” was truly an understatement. Every technology company or services provider suddenly realized they were an RFID company, providing an integral piece of the RFID value proposition. “RFID experts” crawled out of the woodwork — presenting at every conference on how RFID would change the world.

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