IoT Inventory Management Enables Seamless Customer Experience

Today, more than ever, consumers drive the shopping experience. Shoppers may browse online while walking through the aisles of a physical store. Or they may buy an item online but then return it to the store later. All the while, they expect a seamless experience. IoT inventory management plays a key role in making it happen. As consumer demands evolve, retailers must incorporate technology in innovative ways to meet customer expectations while expanding profit margins. Increasingly, businesses are turning to the Internet of Things (IoT) to streamline inventory management, providing visibility and flexibility throughout the supply chain. IoT Inventory Management…

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The Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Envision a smart factory where processes are fully automated using robots, 3D printing and artificial intelligence (AI). All equipment is interconnected and intelligent. Real-time data analytics drive continuous improvement and innovation. As in this scenario, the digital transformation in manufacturing, or industry 4.0, promises many benefits to business and consumers alike. As steam power and the assembly line did before, the digital transformation is set to revolutionize manufacturing. For example, Harley Davidson consolidated 42 buildings into a single, computer-controlled factory, reducing the production cycle from 21 days to six hours while lowering cost, inventory and injury rates. Faster, Better, Safer,…

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Manufacturing Cyber Security Presentation at NJMEP

Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) January 31, 2018 — eMazzanti Technologies Vice President and Co-founder, Carl Mazzanti, will be the featured speaker at a Manufacturing Cyber Security Program organized by the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) on Thursday, February 1, 2018. The Manufacturing Cyber Security Program is scheduled to run from 9:30 to 11:30 am at NJMEP Headquarters, 2 Ridgedale Ave., Suite 305 in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey. As announced, Mazzanti’s topic will be, “Secure the Manufacturing Product Line.” “Manufacturing has recently jumped to number two on the list of industries most vulnerable to cyber-attack,” stated Mazzanti. “As industrial technology…

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Moving Local Government Applications to the Cloud

Municipalities operate and maintain numerous computerized services such as building permits, taxes, school registration and zoning. Most are seeking reduced costs, improved access to data and enhanced opportunities for collaboration. To achieve those objectives, an increasing number are moving local government applications to the cloud. What is the Cloud? Simply put, the cloud is someone else’s computer equipment that is accessed via the Internet. Usage of the cloud often takes the form of a shared service, similar to how customers share a CPA, a car wash or a mobile provider’s network. Rather than buying all the computer hardware and software…

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5 Cyber-Security Tips for Small Business Manufacturing

Cyber-criminals have focused their sights on small business, with thousands of attacks occurring each day. The manufacturing sector is particularly vulnerable and now ranks second only to healthcare as the most targeted for cyber-attacks. Small business manufacturing organizations must be prepared or suffer the consequences. According to Cisco’s 2017 Midyear Cyber-Security Report, twenty-eight percent of manufacturers reported losing revenue due to cyber-attacks last year. Factory floor systems present unique vulnerabilities in protecting technical information. Increased automation and connectivity brings efficiency, but that improved performance comes with a price. With so many systems connected via the internet, and with attacks increasing…

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How Microsoft Surface Can Transform Your Small Business

With the number of technological tools available to entrepreneurs and business managers today, running a small business has never been easier. The Microsoft Surface range is an invaluable tool for small business owners: using the latest technology to boost your organization’s productivity and make your day-to-day operations smoother than ever. The Surface range features several different options, each catering to a different type of organization and different aspects of business management. But don’t worry—every device connects seamlessly to external components like printers, speakers, and monitors. The variety of different options is exciting, but can be difficult to navigate. Depending on…

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Boost Sales, Track Customers with High-Tech Guest Wi-Fi

In October 2016, WatchGuard, a leader in advanced network security solutions, introduced Wi-Fi Cloud. This exciting new guest Wi-Fi offering combines automated threat protection with engagement and analytics tools, boosting digital marketing capabilities for small to mid-size businesses. A recent study by the Yankee Group showed that 96% of survey respondents preferred businesses that provide free wi-fi. Customers who use the wi-fi tend to stay longer and even spend more. With the addition of sophisticated analytics, businesses can engage consumers with targeted marketing both during and after the in-store experience. Understand Behavior For example, the customer entering a boutique and…

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Future POS Technology: Seamlessly Integrated and Powerfully Personal

Artificial intelligence, increased security and seamless integration in near-future POS technology promise to enhance customer relationships and retailer selling opportunities. Point of Sale (POS) technology has come a long way from “Ritty’s Incorruptible Cashier” in 1883, with its iconic bell signaling the opening of the cash drawer. Now, it is commonplace to pay for a haircut through a reader attached to the stylist’s smartphone. Restaurant patrons also routinely benefit from the convenience and security of tableside payment. Coming soon, exciting POS technology with artificial intelligence, increased security, improved inventory management and seamless integration, promises to shorten checkout lines, deepen customer…

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eMazzanti Presents Retail IT Solutions at NRF Big Show

With an A-Z list of over 3,000 retailers attending, the NRF Big Show provides education, networking and retail technology exhibits for retailers interested in everything retail. eMazzanti technology experts will be available assess retailer business needs and discuss retail IT solutions before, during and after the event. NYC area retail IT consultant presents revenue-enhancing POS, IT infrastructure, PCI compliance and eCommerce solutions at top retail industry event Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) January 14, 2017 – eMazzanti Technologies, a New York City area retail IT services provider, consultant, and MSP, announced today that it will be meeting clients and prospects…

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