• Why Healthcare Technology is Never a Purchase

    Posted 04/28/2020 by Ansley Hoke
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    It’s a fair bet that no patient has ever gone to their healthcare provider and said, “I need to buy an x-ray” or “I’m shopping for casts.” People go to the emergency room, or make an appointment to see their doctor, because they have a problem. They might be experiencing pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, or another pressing issue. And while ultimately there will be payment for services and products, most medical professionals would never consider their patients to be customers. Rather, patients go to their healthcare provider, the medical expert, to diagnose and advise them of what they need to treat their symptoms, to cure their illness, and solve their problem.

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  • How IoT is Modernizing the Oil and Gas Industry

    Posted 12/04/2019 by Kyle DeWitt
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    The North Sea and Gulf of Mexico (United States) are home to the largest number of offshore oil rigs, totaling 184 and 175 rigs, respectively. Here, fossil fuels – dating back hundreds of millions of years – are extracted from the earth to contribute to the estimated 3.9 billion gallons of crude oil the world uses each day. Historically, these sites have been among the most remote and dangerous locations on the planet. The industry as a whole has also been slower to embrace emerging technologies. However, the growing demand for efficiency and safer production, as well as a shrinking workforce, have forced the inception of a digital transformation. Advancements in technology and communication have made oil sites safer and, in a sense, less isolated. State-of-the-art sensors and IoT solutions have helped to drastically reduce the deaths and injuries, while also lessening the likelihood of environmental disasters.

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  • How Integrating Tech Can Transform Cities

    Posted 06/07/2019 by Kyle DeWitt
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    From increased safety to enhanced connectivity, smart cities offer endless possibilities for governments and municipalities, as well as the partners who supply the solutions that make them possible. An interwoven grid on a scale unlike anything we’ve seen before will become the norm as cities recognize and capitalize on the plethora of possibilities and cost-saving potential smart cities offer.

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  • ScanSource CTO Shares IoT Predictions for 2018

    Posted 01/17/2018 by Jennifer Clark
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    ScanSource Chief Technology Officer Greg Dixon shared his predictions with Channel Executives magazine to discuss where the Internet of Things, or IoT as it’s more fondly called, is heading into 2018.

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  • IoT. How the revolution is changing the enterprise workspace.

    Posted 11/01/2017 by Jill Kremer
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    Tagging substandard food while it’s in transit, so it can be removed from the supply chain before it causes illness. Pushing buttons to restock your pantry. Pickup, packaging, and shipping without a trip to the post office. Complete all of these tasks, and more, thanks to the IoT (Internet of Things). But, is your company ready to tackle the changes caused by the IoT, which some are calling the next internet revolution?

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