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AXUG Summit 2016: Preparing for the Digital Future

Posted by on October 19, 2016 2:51 pm

The 2016 AXUG Summit, the biggest gathering of the year for Microsoft Dynamics AX users and partners wrapped last week in Tampa, Fla. More than 2,000 Dynamics AX users joined together for user-produced education sessions and networking opportunities. The high-energy event may be over, but we’re still excited about some of the conversations and announcements […]

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DSI Recognized as One of Kansas City’s Healthiest Employers

Posted by on January 14, 2016 3:14 pm

As we continue to make significant strides (no pun intended) in creating an environment that helps DSI employees enjoy active, healthier lifestyles, we’re thrilled to be among the companies recognized on the Kansas City Business Journal’s 2016 Healthiest Employers list.

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Techweek Kansas City Puts Spotlight on Tech Growth in the Midwest

Posted by on September 22, 2015 4:04 pm

More than 4,000 attendees turned out at historic Union Station for five days of networking, demos and sessions featuring 90+ speakers. The event’s Big Data Summit provided over a day’s worth of informative sessions on topics from analytics essentials to building smart cities and Internet of Things applications. Other sessions included fireside chats with thought […]

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Kansas City Welcomes Techweek, Continues Emergence as a Tech Hub

Posted by on September 11, 2015 4:08 pm

Thanks to a number of factors, including Google’s selection of Kansas City for the installation of Google Fiber, the city is quickly earning a reputation as a major tech and start-up hub—and is an ideal host for the growing Techweek brand, joining Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Detroit. More than 5,000 people are […]

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How DSI’s New Digital Solutions Equip Businesses for Competitive Success

Posted by on August 19, 2015 4:15 pm

From manufacturing and distribution to field sales and field service, our customers have seen an ever-increasing need for supply chain visibility, execution and optimization that extends from producers/suppliers to end consumers. And this demand for data accessibility and interaction is accelerating. To stay competitive, businesses must take advantage of their critical supply chain data by getting […]

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Maintaining Integrity Across the Life Sciences Supply Chain

Posted by on July 17, 2015 4:19 pm

According to a recent supplement of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, between 9 and 41 percent of medications in a sample of 16,800 drugs fell short of meeting quality standards. In an industry whose offerings include lifesaving drugs, substandard products put the public health at risk—and the stakes couldn’t be higher. In […]

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DSI Expanding Kansas City Headquarters as Growth Continues

Posted by on July 9, 2015 4:21 pm

DSI relocated to 1201 Walnut in downtown Kansas City a little over three years ago and we’ve already outgrown two floors of space. We’re now in the midst of renovating the building’s 10th floor to add 20,000 more square feet. When the renovation is complete, DSI will occupy a total of 60,000 square feet of […]

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Gold Eagle Co. Achieves Mobile Execution in the Warehouse

Posted by on June 5, 2015 4:29 pm

Gold Eagle Co. manufactures and distributes several leading brands of automotive chemicals that protect and boost vehicle performance. To continue to succeed in a competitive market, they had to overcome a challenge: manual processes that limited visibility and created other inefficiencies along the supply chain. Among those inefficiencies, delayed entry caused loss of inventory visibility, […]

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Solving Supply Chain Challenges at the Gartner Supply Chain Conference

Posted by on May 11, 2015 4:36 pm

That’s one of the primary reasons we look forward to attending and participating in the conference. There’s no doubt that companies face a variety of supply chain challenges that, depending on the industry, continue to multiply as supply chains become larger and more complex. Today’s supply chain solutions should help overcome that complexity and deliver […]

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COLLABORATE 15 Recap: Top Takeaways for Digital Transformation

Posted by on April 21, 2015 3:04 pm

COLLABORATE 15, the technology and applications forum put on by three of Oracle’s most influential user groups, wrapped last week in Las Vegas. The event drew thousands of Oracle users and solution providers, and included a week of informative sessions on hot topics, best practices and professional development. If you weren’t able to attend, we […]

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Mobile Supply Chain Improves Stock and Dispatch Accuracy to 99.9%

Posted by on March 6, 2015 2:49 pm

The Problem For more than a century, Dewhirst has played a key role in the evolution of clothing retail and supplied diverse brands and retailers with quality garments. Although the company had no problem keeping pace with the evolution of retail and fashion trends, manual warehousing and distribution processes inhibited the company’s ability to keep […]

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Leveraging a Mobile Platform for ADC and Beyond

Posted by on February 18, 2015 2:56 pm

A mobile platform extends automation and instant access to information throughout the supply chain. Businesses can harness mobility to connect workers in real time to the information they need to do their jobs efficiently. With a mobile platform, companies can leverage a single solution for ADC needs, and achieve the agility to expand to future […]

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Why TETRA Technologies Calls the Mobile Supply Chain ‘Key’ to Industry Survival

Posted by on February 3, 2015 3:00 pm

Throughout OVCS, supply chain conversations were a dominant theme as attendees and presenters explored challenges, best practices and next steps. Several Oracle users shared their own stories, including Elijio, who shared details about TETRA’s mobile supply chain journey to help give attendees insightful context around which they can begin to think about their own mobility […]

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Successful Mobile App Development: Building the Right App for Your Team

Posted by on January 23, 2015 3:02 pm

Properly establishing the user experience of the mobile app can help to ensure users’ needs are met while getting the best use—and intended benefit—out of the investment. A successful enterprise mobile app is one with a robust user experience that’s built around these considerations. Below, we’ll uncover some real examples of what it looks like […]

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DSI Celebrates Second Consecutive Record-Breaking Year in 2014

Posted by on January 13, 2015 3:11 pm

In 2014, DSI also produced net new business growth of 75%, a remarkable statistic that speaks to the growing customer realization that a mobile supply chain isn’t simply a business value-add; instead, it’s the key to sustainable success in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.

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6 Things to Consider Before You Build a Mobile App

Posted by on December 4, 2014 3:28 pm

For the enterprise, the question is how to create a mobile app that gets the job done. When building apps, there are plenty of ways to fail, but with careful design, it’s easy to avoid an app for app’s sake—one that is difficult to use, or worse, useless—and instead create productivity tools that look good […]

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Is Your Retail Business Ready to Thrive in an Omni-Channel Environment?

Posted by on November 19, 2014 3:34 pm

The customer benefit is clear: the convenience of shopping from home and the instant gratification of picking up just what you wanted from a nearby store, rather than hunting around—wasting time and energy—for the right product in the right size, color, etc. And the business benefit? Happy customers are good for business—and in the digital […]

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

Posted by on November 12, 2014 3:35 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 […]

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What Is the Mobile Supply Chain?

Posted by on November 10, 2014 3:37 pm

To accommodate new customer expectations and supplier strategies, the supply chain must transform from a fixed, linear process with the customer at the end to a dynamic, omni-channel process centered on the customer. A mobile supply chain provides the visibility and agility across your existing enterprise systems to make this happen. It’s the strategy and […]

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Integration Strategies for Successful Mobile Applications

Posted by on October 27, 2014 4:40 pm

Gordon Van Huizen, CTO at DSI, dove into the topic with real-world mobile strategies that can be implemented today. In his presentation, “Integration Strategies for Successful Mobile Applications,” Gordon explores critical mobility considerations based on unique business roles and environments and lays out some best practices for mobile integration.

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Aegion Corporation’s Mobile Supply Chain Journey

Posted by on October 20, 2014 4:43 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 […]

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Demands on the Supply Chain in the Digital Economy

Posted by on September 18, 2014 4:50 pm

DSI: Our mission is to make our customers successful as it relates to all things inventory in the digital economy.
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How to Bridge the Gap Between Enterprise and Consumer Apps

Posted by on June 13, 2014 2:24 pm

As we continue to do business in the midst of the digital economy, mobile apps are becoming critical business tools as companies seek to mobilize and optimize key business processes. And although functionality of these apps is of utmost importance, the visual experience plays a larger role, too, which is why this is the year […]

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Why I Joined DSI

Posted by on May 20, 2014 2:36 pm

I’ve had the good fortune to work with many tremendous people throughout my career. I’ve worked with some of the best engineers and product people on the planet. I’ve worked with truly visionary customers and partners across a diverse range of industries. And I can say that I’ve worked side by side with many of […]

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