May 11, 2017 High Tech Innovations in the Pharmacy

Posted on 4:39 pm in Healthcare.

Technology is quickly transforming the pharmacy and helping pharmacists enhance operational efficiency, provide better customer service and improve patient outcomes. Advances in automation, data analytics and improved diagnostics are beginning to yield significant benefits. Many of these advancements are behind the scenes and invisible to patients. Some examples of the innovative technology being used by … Continue reading “High Tech Innovations in the Pharmacy”

May 9, 2017 Moving Ahead with Mobile Payments

Posted on 8:16 pm in Franchise News.

Goodbye, cash and plastic credit cards. Hello, mobile payments. When Apple launched Apple Pay in October 2014, it looked like the cashless society had arrived. Samsung Pay, Android Pay, Google Wallet and PayPal quickly launched similar mobile wallet services. While public acceptance of such mobile payments has been slower than expected, the service is catching … Continue reading “Moving Ahead with Mobile Payments”

May 4, 2017 Improving the Customer Experience

Posted on 7:25 pm in Whitepapers.

The digital age has become a golden age for the customer. Companies traditionally competed by broadening their selection of products and services, offering extra benefits or lowering prices. Now, with nearly infinite product information available on smartphones, tablets and laptops, both consumers and businesses have become smarter shoppers. A Forbes Insights survey of retailers found … Continue reading “Improving the Customer Experience”

April 11, 2017 Cost-Effective, Customized Health Care with 3D Printing

Posted on 10:58 pm in Healthcare.

The use of additive manufacturing, commonly known as “3D printing,” is growing across many industries. Analysts estimate the overall 3D printing market will reach $30.19 billion by 2022.[1] With the ongoing need to reduce health care costs, 3D printing has great potential to deliver superb, customized results in a cost-effective manner. As an additive process, … Continue reading “Cost-Effective, Customized Health Care with 3D Printing”

Pop-Up Restaurants Take Root

Posted on 10:53 pm in Food Service.

If you’re thinking about trying a new menu concept and want to enlist trendsetters as evangelists for your restaurant brand, you may want to consider producing a “pop-up” restaurant event. These unique dining experiences attract trendy influencers who use social media and make restaurant recommendations to their friends. The concept of temporary dining experiences originated … Continue reading “Pop-Up Restaurants Take Root”

Keeping Customers Loyal

Posted on 10:47 pm in Small Business.

There are few things more important to the long-term success of a business than the loyalty of existing customers. Consider the following: It can be more expensive to win a new customer than to retain an existing one. The costs and risks associated with existing customers are known. Those associated with new customers are more … Continue reading “Keeping Customers Loyal”

Innovations in Remote Access to Video Surveillance

Posted on 3:14 pm in Security & Surveillance.

If you’ve come to believe there’s an app for everything, you may be right. For instance, app developers now have entered the realm of video surveillance technology for home and business security systems. Many home and business owners who install a video surveillance system want the convenience and ease of viewing live video while away … Continue reading “Innovations in Remote Access to Video Surveillance”

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace

Posted on 2:59 pm in Information Technology.

The adoption of advanced technology in the workplace is ushering in a new industrial revolution. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming today’s workplace by optimizing tasks, yielding greater insights and improving efficiency for better results. AI uses computer systems to simulate human intelligence processes at rapid speeds. These processes may include learning, reasoning … Continue reading “The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace”