Supply Chain Executive Commentary

  1. Why The Tablets You Sell Should Be Running Windows 8

    Technology is evolving at light speed, and the way we work is changing with it. Capabilities that were unimaginable 10 or even 5 years ago are now commonplace, and this has driven efficiency and productivity by leaps and bounds. We now have the ability to work from virtually anywhere, storing our data “in the cloud,” and staying constantly linked to the central office via wireless broadband connections.    

  2. The Appetite For 802.11ac Standards

    The appetite for wireless bandwidth is seemingly insatiable. Today employees typically tote a combination of smartphones, tablet computers and laptops – all which allow them to stay connected to the people and information they need to get their jobs done quickly and efficiently. As a result, there are more devices and more traffic pressuring the performance on wireless networks, and many enterprises are looking toward the capabilities that 802.11ac standards will bring.

  3. Enterprise Mobility: Reducing Or Eliminating IT’s Mobile To Do List

    From the very beginning of the smartphone revolution, IT has been concerned about security and support — even before employees started bringing their own devices into the workplace and wanting to use them to access the enterprise.

  4. It’s All About Mobile In 2013

    The move to mobile is more than just using smart phones and tablets to work from home or by an app. Mobile technologies are creating a new way of doing business that is not only changing our culture, but raising the bar when it comes to customer service and technology innovation.

  5. The VAR Challenge For 2013: Enabling Field Workers In Any Industry

    The past year was an exciting one for the VAR selling technology, as new equipment and solutions for field workers in every industry were released in 2012 and more are on the way next year. The enterprise has moved out of its climate-controlled office and is on the move, and its workers expect to be ever more productive in the utilization and application of hardware, software, and integration solutions.

  6. The Reality Of The Internet Of Things: How Channel Partners Can Benefit From Internet Of Things Emerging Technologies

    When Kevin Ashton first used the term Internet of Things (IoT), he truly believed that if computers knew everything there was to know about things, without human interaction, it would change the world. This idea that we could gather information, in real time, to help us make better business decisions is proving to be more than just a concept, and is quickly becoming the future of business operations.

  7. A Marriage Of Retail & Mobile Printing

    Mike Monocello, chief editor for Business Solutions magazine, speaks with Marty Johnson, the product-marketing manager for Zebra, about the trends of mobile printing in the retail space.

  8. Why The 'As A Service' Model Changes Everything
    I call it an alignment of objectives. The “as a Service (aaS)” business model, in the information technology space, has been slowly taking over applications and sectors for the past decade. By Kevin Price, Founder and CEO, AccuCode
  9. Is Solution Selling Possible, With Operator Culture In Mind?
    Ever heard of Total Quality Management (TQM)? It was a buzzword in the 1980’s. A management program for improving customer experience and manufacturing efficiencies. By Walker Thompson, VP of sales and marketing, WhenToManage Restaurant Solutions
  10. Beginner’s Guide To Hosted VoIP Sales
    The most significant trend in the hosted voice market is its rapid adoption rate. Numerous analysts point to the dramatic penetration across all business segments. So, hosted voice is really is replacing traditional telephone service for SMBs. By Dan Foster, President, Business Markets, MegaPath