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5 Supply Chain Challenges Solved by Good Design

In order to gain their shares of the expanding B2B and B2C e-commerce marketplaces, most companies are juggling with a number of different challenges in supply chain management including shortage of skilled labor, trade wars etc. The following article explains how an efficient mix of proper network design and technology can help to take on […]

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Technavio Brings Out Report on the Global Rugged Handheld Devices Market

Rugged handheld devices have been enjoying significant demand over the past few years because many workers operate in harsh environments. They need devices they can count on. The latest Technavio report analyzes the market trend and scope for rugged devices from 2019 to 2023. In a new report, Technavio revealed that the global rugged handheld […]

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Personalizing the retail experience across touchpoints

In modern times, smooth internet connectivity has enabled mobile devices to not only streamline retail processes, but also make them simpler and increase transparency from start to finish. In so doing, the number of touchpoints has also increased. The following article explains why retailers should provide personalised and streamlined experiences in a bid to gain […]

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Digital Twin: from Automation to Autonomy

Sensors, readers, inter-connected scanners etc. are important tools being used to implement Internet of Things (IoT) and digital transformation in most commercial, factory and warehouse settings. The following article explains how the ‘digital twin’ technology can change the workplace by recommending changes in use profiles that lowers cost and, in the process, increase the chances […]

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Machine Vision is Key to Industry 4.0 and IoT

Some companies have been working tirelessly for many years to develop proper machine vision systems. The following article from ReadWrite explains how machine vision can bring about drastic changes in several steps of production including manufacturing, freight and supply chain management, quality assurance, material handling and more. Machine vision joins machine learning in a set […]

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Defense Department Forging Path for 5G Adoption

The fifth generation (5G) of mobile internet connectivity will benefit businesses with IoT applications that require low latency or high-speed data transfer applications. National Defense reveals why and how the US defense department is planning to use 5G in its day-to-day operations. The Pentagon is launching a new initiative that will shape its long-term plans […]

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Predictive maintenance via IoT offers big upsides, but few easy wins

Under Internet of things, predictive maintenance is made possible through the storage of data collected from sensors and environmental conditions. It applies rules and history to predict performance issues. The following article explains why most companies using the technology are not enjoying all the benefits from it in the short run Predictive maintenance is, arguably, […]

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Q&A: How are Retailers Using Tech to Support the Connected Supply Chain?

The future of retail is mobile, especially when it involves the hands-on delivery from the factory to the customer. In today’s retail landscape, online demand is increasing. Companies are looking to implement mobile technologies across key areas of the supply chain to improve operational efficiency and ensure the real-time, accurate delivery of products. To dig […]

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5 Customer Experience Transformations From Utility Companies

A number of utility companies are going against the norm by coming up with innovative and technological solutions to problems being faced by their customers, as revealed by Forbes in the following article Utility companies aren’t usually known for providing amazing customer experiences. In fact, until recently most utility companies didn’t prioritize customer satisfaction or […]

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How emerging technologies will enhance edge computing deployments

Edge computing’s popularity has soared over the past six years as the system allowed, for example, utilities to monitor and manage usage, based on prevailing local conditions. The following article explains the likely ways emerging technologies will enhance edge computing in 2020. Over the past year, many industry players increased their focus on edge-based solutions, […]

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