Supply Chain Executive Commentary

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.  

  7. 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.

  8. Advantages Of Rugged Devices For The Manufacturing Workplace
    2/10/2014

    Randy Helm of Motorola Solutions lists three key factors manufacturers must consider when deciding between rugged or consumer devices for their workers.

  9. BYOD Risks to Watch Out for in 2014
    2/4/2014

    Andreas Baumhof of  ThreatMetrix explains the cybersecurity implications that BYOD has for businesses and consumers in 2014 and how to manage BYOD risks.

  10. 6 Reasons Purpose-Built Technology Remains The Best Investment For The Enterprise
    1/27/2014

    Michael Petersen of Motorola Solutions lists six advantages purpose-built devices have over consumer devices for enterprise and industrial uses.

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