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  • The ins and outs of working from home

    Posted 03/24/2020 by Ansley Hoke, Sr. Vice President, Marketing NA, ScanSource
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    With more people working from home than ever before, there are growing concerns about work continuity and productivity. As a society, we’re accustomed to 8-to-5 workdays in offices with designated seats. But, because of environmental factors and travel restrictions, many companies are asking employees to work remotely. With this sudden shift, many managers are concerned about engagement, and companies quickly are aligning their technology resources and changing the way work is done—to keep their businesses running smoothly and efficiently while also keeping their teams engaged.

    Here are 10 valuable tips to help ease your business, and your employees, through this work-from-home transition:

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  • Voice Guided Solutions Increase Accuracy and Efficiency

    Posted 03/05/2020 by Brenda McCurry
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    From a consumer’s perspective, there are few things more disappointing than opening a package only to find out it’s the wrong product. The buyer is left inconvenienced and empty handed, while the company also takes a hit, and is stuck paying for returns or exchanges. Voice guided solutions, however, ensure that any room for error is virtually eliminated. By notifying the DC worker that they have selected the wrong product, the employee is allowed the opportunity to correct their mistake before the shipment leaves the center. After a major healthcare provider implemented this new system, it saw a 50 percent reduction in errors, improving the accuracy to over 99.99 percent.

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  • An Increasingly Cashless Society

    Posted 01/03/2020 by Cleveland McBeth
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    Money is constantly evolving. Take a family spanning three generations, for example. The oldest member, or the grandparent, grew up using paper currency for everything. The middle generation was raised using bills and coins, switched to checks for a few years, and eventually transitioned to cards. Meanwhile, the youngest generation rarely touches cash, grew up using cards, and is even comfortable utilizing mobile payments such as PayPal or Venmo. This evolution has occurred because money is a living concept, and as such, it changes based on society’s need to constantly create something that is more efficient, versatile and secure.

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  • Jay on the Farm

    Posted 10/21/2019 by Jason Weidman
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    Jay Bradley, President of Intelisys, a ScanSource company, discusses partner relationships, business growth, taking risks, and channel opportunity...all from his farm in Sonoma, California.

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  • The Cloud Rolls in for Channel Connect 2019

    Posted 09/19/2019 by Jay Bradley, President, Intelisys, a ScanSource Company
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    They say there’s no time like the present, and never has that statement been truer than when looking at the unparalleled opportunity for agents in the channel – specifically in relation to the cloud. From increased scalability to enhanced security and agility, it’s no secret that the cloud is becoming the new norm. In fact, the cloud is the very foundation on which emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning and IoT are built. With Channel Connect just around the corner, I’m excited to share exactly why the cloud industry is booming, and why our partners and their customers are well-positioned to reap the benefits.

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