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    Comparing Asset Tracking Software: Wasp, Sage, and GoCodes

    Inventory management is an integral part of any fixed asset business. Choosing the right software solution for your inventory and asset management needs can be a tough task! There are a number of important factors, including cost, scalability, support, and integration with other software systems.In this post we will look at three major fixed asset management software services: GoCodes, Sage Fixed Assets, and Wasp.   Read More...

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    Asset & Inventory Tracking Software: Cloud-Based Solutions vs. On-Site Installation

    IntroductionWhen it comes to asset and inventory tracking, strategy is important! Your tracking solution is a critical aspect of your business, and your plan around its deployment and growth is as important as every other piece of your business plan.The inventory and asset tracking solution for your business needs to be smart and consistent, meaning that each machine using it shares a common database. Solving the technical challenges of setting up a functional system may not be something that an...  Read More...

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    Facts about GPS tracking using QR codes, RFID/NFC, Bluetooth & GSM/SMS

    We get regular questions about how our GPS tracking solution works and how it compares to other solutions on the market. It’s a great question and one that confuses a lot of people who misunderstand the capabilities and limitations of the different technologies upon which solutions are based.We created this article to quickly explain the different technologies, how they work, their limitations and where best to apply them.Introduction to Asset Tracking TechnologiesHere’s a list of the most commo...  Read More...

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    How to Choose The Best Asset Barcode Labels for Your Fixed Asset Project

    IntroductionAsset tagging is a vital part of preventing theft and loss, and can sometimes help with the recovery of items which are stolen. Asset tags are placed on fixed items such as machinery or computers, and can help keep track of everything from when an employee checks out a laptop to take on a business trip to the last time a forklift's oil was changed. Tags can also help keep track of when equipment was purchased for deprecation or, in some states, tangible property tax purposes.   Read More...

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    Strategies to Improve Your Small Business Cybersecurity

    The digital age allows businesses of all sizes to explore their potential. The latest applications allow for easier employee communication, sophisticated data storage, as well as coordinating organizational logistics. Effectively, going digital catapults small business owners into larger markets on a national and global scale.   Read More...

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    How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Your Business Travel in the U.S.

    Running business processes, managing branch operations, and collaborating with different clients often involves traveling to different places. Do you travel extensively for your business? Do you find yourself on a plane every other week?   Read More...

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    New System for Tracking Dentures at Nursing Homes

    A new system of tracking dentures in people living in nursing homes will be available soon, dental prosthetic provider Nobilium announced recently. Using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology from Syrma technology, the system was designed to help nursing homes meet certain regulatory standards as well as locate missing dentures.Difficulties in Identifying DenturesProviding dentures to nursing home patients has traditionally been problematic since they could get lost or returned to the...  Read More...

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    The 8 Best Relocation Apps for Businesses

    Seeing cars with license plates from other states is not an uncommon sight in America. In an increasingly interconnected world, where the perfect opportunity may not always reside in your neck of the woods, more and more Americans are moving to other states. According to statistics compiled by the U.S.   Read More...

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    Marketing Technology Trends for 2018

    Marketing technology is continually evolving at a rapid pace. This means that businesses have to be on the lookout for new trends, as opposed to relying on what worked in the past. With emerging technologies like machine learning, voice search and artificial intelligence beginning to establish themselves permanently, the demand for marketing analytics is getting louder.   Read More...

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    Why American Businesses Still Prefer the Paper Check

    The global community is increasingly becoming digital, with consumers witnessing the rise of technological innovations like PayPal, Square, Bitcoin and Popmoney. Yet, amidst a growing paperless society, paper checks continue to wield surprising power.Current estimates show that:There are around 18.3 billion checks in circulation.Businesses lose anywhere from $4 to $20 to cut, mail and process each paper check within its network.Simply issuing and depositing checks cost U.S. businesses between $2...  Read More...

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    Latest News on QR Codes for Business: PayMaya Now Using QR Codes as a Payment Option

    In a previous blog post, we discussed how Visa was bringing QR code-based payments to Cambodia. While Walmart Pay remains the only option for QR code payments here in America, more companies in more countries are getting on-board the QR code payment bandwagon. PayMaya Unveils QR Code PaymentsThe latest company to do so is PayMaya, a company in the Philippines. PayMaya is a company that provides prepaid debit cards to its customers.   Read More...

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    7 Energy-Saving Apps for Business Owners

    Global competitive prices for energy have been increasing over the last few years. This has taken a huge bite out of the pockets of small businesses. According to an Energy Consumption poll conducted by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB):Energy costs constitute one of the top three expenses for 35% of small businesses.Operating vehicles consume the most energy in 38% of small companies.One-third of small firms consider heating and/ or cooling as major energy expenses.Operat...  Read More...

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    Track Your Power Equipment Assets Using QR Codes and an App

    Power equipment assets can be complex and exhaustive to manage. Appropriate maintenance and monitoring schedules are a must for keeping the power and electrical equipment in top working order. The consequences of missing equipment and damaged or corroded power equipment can be devastating.Maintaining power and electrical equipment including cables, circuits, wires, meters, transformers, and switchboards with manual inventory system is time-consuming.   Read More...

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    MobiKwik Registers 400 Percent Growth in QR Code Purchases

    Every technology takes some getting used to when it comes to business. Credit cards, for example, took a great deal of time to go mainstream. Early on, credit cards were difficult to get, they required investments from merchants, and they were used by a rather small segment of the population.   Read More...

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    Apple's new iPhone X Ready for Business? - You Decide

    The iPhone X is Apple's latest offering - and it has immediately been criticized for its steep price. The base model starts at $999 - making even some Apple aficionados hesitate, but comparable with the highest end Samsung. At that price, is it a worthwhile investment for your business?   Read More...

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    The Best Asset Management Software of 2017 - GoCodes Makes the Cut

    For the third year in a row, GoCodes has made the PC Magazine list of 'The Best Asset Management Software'. Lanette Creamer cited  GoCodes 'Easy-to-use software. Affordable price.   Read More...

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    The Latest in Smartphones, Drones, AI and VR

    In an increasingly digital world, smart technology is rapidly changing the face of commercial development, industrial creativity and consumer entertainment. Be it smartphones, drones, virtual reality or artificial intelligence, technological advancement is revolutionizing the way we process information, communicate with each other, as well as interact with our environment. The following are a list of innovations that are making waves across the world: Beacon TechnologyWith more than 68% of ...  Read More...

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    Why Your Small Business Should Make Friends With Alexa

    Alexa is an ideal employee. She's tireless, knowledgeable, always there to help, she never gets upset, and while you might have to repeat yourself a time or two, she typically gets your message. And while you don't have to give her health insurance, or overtime, Alexa will require a lot of upkeep, and the occasional software update.   Read More...

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    Read About the Latest Software for Small Businesses

    One of the latest software to hit the market for small businesses/startups is the SAP Anywhere. Small businesses/startups can sometimes have as many as ten employees. But managing multiple functions such as inventory tracking, asset tracking, and orders can be a huge challenge for small businesses.Rise of cloud based platformsCloud platforms are revolutionizing small businesses in a big way.   Read More...

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    LimeBike Streamlines Bike Rentals with QR Codes

    Businesses are coming up with ways to implement QR codes well beyond linking the end-user to information on a product. Following the trend of QR codes being used as payment solutions, U.S. bicycle rental startup LimeBike is doing much more with their QR rollout than simply launching a webpage on a customer's smartphone.LimeBike launched in early 2017 with $12 million in venture capital funding, quickly rolling out public bike rentals in Key Biscayne, Florida and Greensboro, North Carolina.They'r...  Read More...