Richer Content = Faster Time to Value

Webster’s New Basic Dictionary (2007) does not have an entry for the word “analytics,” however “analytic” is listed as a synonym under the word “analysis.”  So I Googled “analytics.”  Wikipedia says that “analytics is the application of computer technology, operational … Read more


The typical sales order process has many steps involving numerous people within each organization.   From the point the order is taken through sales, customer service or numerous electronic methods all the way through the pick and pack operations – each … Read more


According to this article, you cannot let your supply chain strategy develop in isolation from the rest of the business. Supply chain strategy is a subset of your overall strategy and cannot be measured with absolutes or optimized in isolation. … Read more


Why does a company like Appolis put an ad in a parking garage with a QR code?  Well, this brings me to the topic of tracking.  In my analysis, most marketers see the value in QR codes as providing tracking … Read more


Steps to Automated Data Entry for your Everyday Business Operations

There’s no denying that reducing the amount of manual entry your employees need to manage increases the effectiveness of your daily operations, but what’s the first step in reaching this level of effectiveness? And how can you optimize data entry … Read more


Making business decisions when unsure of real-time inventory levels and demand stream isn’t a good feeling. You probably worry more than you should and feel the control of your business slowly slipping away. In addition to the stress of worrying, … Read more


Appolis – The Art of Inventory, a leading provider of supply chain software solutions, has released a case study of its customer Transmed Foods, Inc. The case study describes how our food manufacturing customer has benefited from implementing the Appolis … Read more


Effective and Efficient Warehouse Management Solutions that Streamline Inventory and Shipping Processes

Wholesale inventories in the U.S. rose 1.5 percent in September which was a much bigger gain than had been expected, after a 1.2 percent increase in August. Inventory rebuilding has provided critical support as the economy has struggled to emerge … Read more


New Book—The New Know: Innovation Powered by Analytics

Thornton May’s The New Know: Innovation Powered by Analytics is not your ordinary book about analytics or dashboards or data. It’s about how the world is changing and what role analysis and analysts will play in determining the success of organizations and individuals

Nurture the Growth of your Existing Channel with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is a technology that uses communication via electromagnetic waves to exchange data between a terminal and an object. Some tags can be read from several meters away and beyond the line of sight of the reader. The … Read more





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