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How to Solve the Top 3 Enterprise Mobile Management Issues

You’re driving across the state to visit a customer when your boss calls. “Before you start work at that site, it’s critical that you know—” she gets out before you hit a coverage dead spot, and the call drops. At least now you have a chance to plug your phone in; you’re down to 6% […]

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Why it’s time to support mobile payments

Mobile payments can help a retail store by allowing them to take payments quickly and securely over the internet. The following article from Retail Customer Experience explains how mobile payment systems, if properly implemented, can also improve the in-store experience and set your business apart The question of “cash or credit” is no longer that […]

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Small retailers’ strategy: Provide unique experience

BY JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, The Associated Press As consumer interaction with retail continues to shift, the storefronts that survive are the ones that not only adapt but innovate as well. Enhancing what is already expected by the consumer experience is almost not enough to keep a store afloat. In this article by Joyce Rosenberg, find […]

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The Eight Steps To Commercialize Innovation

Innovation and best-in-class service in technology companies are driven by the commitment to address customers’ needs and tailoring solutions for them. In the following article, Forbes explains why manufacturers need to shift their focus from simply improving existing products and processes to developing new ones that target an unmet need in the market or value […]

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What Business Can Learn about Digital Transformation from Utilities

Besides using apps to keep workers connected, many utility companies are finding other innovative solutions to various problems they face on a daily basis. In this article, Forbes reveals how location intelligence and other technologies are being used by utility companies to increase efficiency and monitoring.   As utilities undergo digital transformation to meet new demands, […]

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Three Ways To Use Edge Computing To Your Advantage

Some meters in the US now have edge computing capacities that allow utilities to monitor and manage usage based on current local conditions. The following article by Forbes discusses how edge computing can help many sectors including manufacturing and IIoT to become more efficient and secure. Very often, the best vantage point is the front […]

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How to Solve Trucking’s Biggest Challenges with Last-Mile Delivery Solutions

Logistics companies are currently in the full swing of holiday deliveries, which means many are operating in overdrive. However, as consumer shopping preferences change, many businesses are feeling more pressure throughout the year, creating a greater need to understand and improve last mile delivery options. E-commerce makes up about 30% of the U.S. parcel and […]

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Refining The Oil And Gas Industry With IoT

IoT in the oil and gas sector isn’t limited to just plant and rig operations. There are additional applications in offshore environments, employee health and safety, and supply chain management. Forbes lists the benefits that IoT can bring to this sector, resulting in improved productivity and higher overall efficiency.     The oil and gas industry […]

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The Quickest Route to Intelligent Manufacturing

It is strongly believed that Industry 4.0 is the key to higher efficiency as it will strengthen monitoring and ensure better management of resources, among other things. Forbes lists the ways through which an industrial organization can become an intelligent manufacturer. First focus on solving problems faster When industrial organizations begin to adopt Industry 4.0 […]

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The Plant Of The Future: Seven Key Elements

Most manufacturers are using new technologies like mobility, virtualization and cloud computing in their day-to-day operations. These are ensuring improved efficiency at lower costs of production. Manufacturing Business Technology lists seven such technologies that are available today.   For decades, manufacturing operations technology (OT) and enterprise information technology (IT) systems developed and evolved into separate […]

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