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  • Going rugged can maximize productivity and efficiency

    Wendy Thacker
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    Enterprises across utilities, public safety, manufacturing, logistics, transportation, and even the military are looking at numerous methods to create more efficient and productive workforces. Rugged tablets are considered must-have devices for mobile workers dealing with tough conditions. Let’s look at some of the advantages they provide.

  • Powerful Connections Made at this Year’s ScanSource Virtual Partner Conference


    Like so many events in 2020, ScanSource’s annual Partner Conference looked a little different this year – we went virtual! However, Virtual Partner Conference (VPC) certainly didn’t lack the education, networking opportunities, fun, and thought leadership our partners have come to expect from a ScanSource event. In fact, even though our VPC Main Event and supplier expo took place on October 20, VPC has been a six-month compilation of virtual events, educational series, and PowerHours webinars we have been offering up to our partners since May.

  • The In-Person and the Click-and-Collect Grocery Shopper: The Importance of Building an Infrastructure to Please Both

    Brenda McCurry, Vice President, Supplier Services, POS and Barcode at ScanSource and Karen Bomber, Director of Marketing, Productivity Products at Honeywell

    Think about the last time you bought groceries. If you’re like most Americans, chances are high that it looked different than the way your parents used to shop. Particularly within the last year, consumers have made it clear to grocers that convenience is king. Formerly a leisurely errand, grocery shopping has adopted an e-commerce element, from getting your goods delivered directly to your door, to buying online and picking up curbside. As consumers have grown accustomed to the online shopping effect, grocers are feeling the burden from two customer bases: traditional shoppers still using brick and mortar stores, and those actually using the stores as micro-fulfillment centers. This new business model causes a unique challenge for grocers, but with the right tools they can adapt to meet the changing preferences of their customers. 

  • Reopening sports and entertainment venues will require new technology and represent a long lasting investment

    Kyle DeWitt

    The sports and entertainment industry conjures images of crowds packed tightly together – a notion that for many of us feels like a distant past. Yet as COVID-related restrictions are lifted and businesses are adjusting to a new normal, new technologies are emerging that advance the digital transformation and ensure consumers and employees are armed with the proper precautions. And while some of these solutions seem temporary, the reality is that many represent an investment in the sports and entertainment industry of tomorrow – an investment that consumers and businesses alike will benefit from.

  • Mobility has never mattered more to productivity in multiple markets

    Ansley Hoke

    In a variety of markets, it’s extremely difficult for businesses to develop and maintain consistent and efficient operating procedures. And when businesses employ mobile workers, they’re under additional pressure to make sure those workers have the mobile-computing solutions needed to complete their jobs with as little downtime as possible.