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Using RFID to Manage Assets

Posted by Greg Henry on Jun 21, 2017 9:12:00 AM

One of the most challenging aspects of running a large business is the efficient tracking of assets and the real-time reporting of their location. Without a reliable automated asset management system in place, an organization is in danger of experiencing asset loss, not to mention increased labor and expenditure.

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Topics: RFID asset tracking, asset management, RFID

How to Manage Inventory Distortion Effectively with the Cloud

Posted by Greg Henry on Jun 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

According to the IHL Group’s research, inventory distortion costs retailers $1.1 billion globally. North American retailers lose $252.3 billion annually due to inventory distortion. The majority (56%) of inventory distortion comes from out-of-stock scenarios, while the rest result from overstocks.

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Topics: enterprise mobility solutions

6 Basics of Managing Your Mobile Workforce

Posted by Greg Henry on Jun 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Almost everyone has gone mobile – including your business. No, you have not really got around to leasing the office building, donating your cubicles to a worthy charity or having a garage sale to get rid of the fax and copy machine, but you may be on your way to doing that.  

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Topics: mobile workflows, mobile wokforce

Everything You Need to Know about Barcode Scanners and Smartphone Screens

Posted by Greg Henry on May 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As more and more businesses take advantage of the internet to reach customers – through social media, websites, coupon programs, and online directories – they’re placing more and more of their coupons and promotions online.

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Topics: bar code, smart phone

Using Beacons for a Better In-Store Customer Experience

Posted by Greg Henry on May 12, 2017 8:10:00 AM

When it comes to creating memorable omnichannel shopping experiences, nothing is more omnichannel than bridging the digital and real world divide. Installing beacon technology into brick and mortar retail stores is a critical piece that connects them. Although early adoption rates were slow, beacons are set to grow as the technology has improved where retailers don't need shoppers to have opt-in apps to benefit from it.

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Topics: enterprise mobility solutions

Choosing the Correct RFID Tags to Track Your Outdoor Assets

Posted by Greg Henry on May 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

RFID is nothing new to retailers. According to a Kurt Salmon RFID in Retail 2016 study, 73% of retailers were already using some form of RFID inventory tracking. And of the retailers who weren’t, only 2% believed that RFID would not provide substantial benefits.

But what some retailers aren’t doing is tracking their outdoor assets with RFID.

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Topics: retail technology, RFID tag

Everything Retail Execs Need to Know About Bots and How They Can Transform the Customer Experience

Posted by Greg Henry on Apr 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You’ve surely heard the term “bots” before. But whether your perception of them is good or bad depends greatly on the context. Either way, bots can play a key role in your retail customer experience.

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Topics: enterprise mobility solutions

Why Your Business Needs an Enterprise Mobility Solution

Posted by Greg Henry on Apr 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

In the competitive world of business, organizations are on their toes when it comes to optimizing their resources. The use of mobile technologies enables businesses to gain a competitive edge in the global marketplace.  

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Topics: enterprise mobility solutions

Surviving the Death of Windows 6.5 in Retail

Posted by Greg Henry on Apr 12, 2017 12:30:00 PM

When the death knell for Windows 6.5 sounded doesn’t really matter anymore. Some say it was all the way back in 2010, when Windows 7 was just on the horizon. Some say it was as recent as July of 2015, when Microsoft basically conceded the mobile market in a letter to employees.

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Topics: Windows, Windows Mobile

What to Look for in a Warehouse Management System

Posted by Greg Henry on Mar 31, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The warehouse is at the heart of the supply chain. It plays a vital role in receiving, storing, reserving and distributing goods. Effective warehouse management is critical to your overall business requirements, but with so many providers, how do you choose a management system that fits all your warehousing needs?

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Topics: warehouse management system

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