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INFOCUS 2014: 5 Tech Takeaways That Should Drive Your Strategy

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Dec 10, 2014 3:25:41 PM

Although the show is geared toward Oracle JD Edwards users, several topics were discussed that are applicable to any enterprise. To help you focus (no pun intended) your tech priorities for 2015 and beyond, here are 5 key takeaways that need to be on your radar.

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Topics: augmented reality, DSI Cloud Platform, cloud computing, cloud services, cloud strategy, digital supply chain, enterprise technology, industrial internet of things, infocus 2014, infocus 2014 recap, internet of things, mobile optimization, mobility, technology strategy, virtual reality, wearables

Supply Chain Challenges, Increased Investment Among Top Executive Priorities

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Nov 24, 2014 3:30:05 PM

KPMG’s recent Global Consumer Executive Top of Mind Survey 2014 delves into a number of business topics, including supply chain management and operations. One of the more interesting findings? KPMG data found that a clear majority of respondents indicated that the supply chain is the top area in which they’ll increase investments over the next 12 months.

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Topics: digital supply chain, kpmg global consumer executive top of mind survey, mobile supply chain, supply chain challenges, supply chain investment, supply chain logistics, Supply Chain Management, supply chain operations, supply chain opportunities, supply chain optimization, supply chain technology

Why a Mobile Supply Chain Matters to Oil, Gas and Mining Companies

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Nov 12, 2014 3:35:58 PM

What Is a Mobile Supply Chain?

The technology-driven digital economy is changing everything about the way we work. As a result, companies are under increasing pressure to not just optimize their processes and supply chains, but transform them to better meet regulatory requirements, gain (and maintain) a competitive advantage and adapt to continually changing business environments that demand more robust levels of visibility, traceability and connectivity.

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Topics: asset management, benefits of a mobile supply chain, digital supply chain, dsi, enterprise mobility, inventory tracking, mobile optimization, mobile supply chain, mobility for oil gas and mining, oil gas and mining, oil gas and mining technology, safety, traceability, visibility, why a mobile supply chain matters, field service page, maintenance

Aegion Corporation's Mobile Supply Chain Journey

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Oct 20, 2014 4:43:13 PM

Aegion’s story made for a compelling conversation during this year’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, especially since mobility (and how to implement it) is a continually hot topic among IT leaders and CIOs. Thys Lourens, Aegion’s CIO, joined our SVP of Global Sales, Mark Goode, to take a deeper dive into Aegion’s mobile supply chain journey, including the company’s business challenges and priorities, how they explored alternative solutions and why they chose a platform-based approach leveraging DSI.

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Topics: aegion corporation, digital supply chain, dsi, gartner symposium/itxpo, #gartnersym, mobile supply chain, mobile supply chain solutions, mobility implementation, mobility strategy, Success Stories, the mobile supply chain company

The Top 3 Biggest IT Issues in 2015

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Sep 25, 2014 4:49:07 PM

Because of our focus in creating and implementing mobile supply chain solutions, we pay close attention to the world of IT, including hot topics, pervasive challenges and upcoming opportunities. To help you frame your strategic IT framework throughout 2015, we’ve compiled a list of the three biggest industry issues. Consider this your cheat sheet as you prepare for what’s ahead—and in our opinion, it’s some pretty exciting stuff.

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Topics: big data, biggest IT issues in 2015, cios, #gartnersym, IT collaboration, IT leaders, IT leadership, IT planning, mobility, Platform & Technology

Why Old Dutch Foods Mobilized Its Supply Chain

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Sep 12, 2014 5:02:33 PM

When you talk about mobile in the workplace, you might first think of using a mobile device for common tasks like checking email or tapping into (no pun intended) an employee-facing app for needs like time tracking and expense reporting. At Old Dutch Foods, however, company executives channeled the power of mobile to optimize manufacturing, distribution and sales, an approach so effective (not to mention innovative) that it was the subject of a new Forrester Research report.

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Topics: business mobility, consumer packaged goods, data capture, digital supply chain, dsi mobile enterprise platform, DSI mobile implementation, field distribution mobile app, Forrester Research, mobile supply chain, old dutch foods, route sales, Success Stories, Supply Chain Management, supply chain optimization, supply chain visibility, route sales page, direct store delivery

CIOs: Mobile and Applications Are Top Budgetary Priorities

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Aug 28, 2014 2:02:19 PM

If you want to quickly get a sense of a company’s priorities, all it takes is a look at the budget. And as CIOs reported in the recent CIO Tech Poll: IT Economic Outlook, the top two areas of next year’s budget growth are applications and mobile, a strong indicator that these two areas are becoming increasingly critical to competitive success. Additionally, these budget priorities underscore a larger shift in the core types of technology on which companies are focused.

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Topics: applications, business apps investment, cio budget priorities, cio budget stats, cio tech poll, #gartnersym, IT budget allocations, it economic outlook, mobile, mobile investment, mobile platform

5 Futuristic Technologies That Could Arrive by the 2030s

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Aug 15, 2014 5:00:19 PM

Because DSI is an innovative technology company, we don’t just solve today’s problems—we’ve always got a close eye on the future, too. And when it comes to technology, the possibilities in the coming decades are downright fascinating.

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Topics: 3d printing, ai, drinkable ocean water, future technology predictions, george dvorsky, miniature computers, new technology, outerspace wifi, Platform & Technology, robots, technology of the future

Your New Business Advantage: A Mobile Supply Chain

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Aug 4, 2014 4:58:40 PM

In today’s digital economy, mobile isn’t simply an add-on to your existing business processes—it’s becoming a critical part of how you work. Aegion Corporation, the parent company for global leaders in infrastructure protection like Bayou, Fibrwrap and United Pipeline Systems, realized the company needed one mobile platform to automate field sales, field service and PO approval needs. The solution? DSI’s Mobile Enterprise Platform.

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Topics: aegion corporation, digital supply chain, dsi the mobile supply chain company, eastern propane, enterprise mobility, mobile business solutions, mobile supply chain, old dutch foods, oracle jde, oracle profit magazine, what is a mobile supply chain

Why Engineering and Construction Companies Need Mobile Devices in the Field

Posted by Katy Schamberger on Jul 31, 2014 4:52:48 PM

Mobile devices are usually associated with personal use, especially in terms of Internet connectivity, social networking and consumer apps. Yet they’re also playing a more critical role in enabling workplace efficiency and productivity. For engineering and construction companies, mobile devices offer huge potential on the job site, an environment in which typical computer connectivity often isn’t possible, yet information tracking and access is critical.

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Topics: construction apps, dsi mobile enterprise platform, dsi solution accelerators, engineering and construction mobility, engineering apps, Hardware, mobile apps, mobile technology, mobility solutions

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