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Tips to save on energy bills in the office

The current trend is for environmental awareness, both at home and at work. If we are to meet energy efficiency goals for the next decade, we need to save on energy in the office too, and help our workplace cut costs at the same time. There are a number of ways personnel can save on energy in the office. Some of these are fairly obvious, like remembering to turn off lights when not in use, or when it is bright outside, as well as keeping computers in power save mode when you’re not using them. Read more [...]
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Inventory Management for Beginners: How to Make a Place for Everything

Labeling inventory and locations seems like it’s easy, but if you’ve never done it before, it’s challenging. You should invest in a dymo label writer 400 turbo to help you label your inventory.. Here’s how to nail it so that you can find what you need when you need it. Make Location Names Unique Every location needs to have a unique name. No two locations should have the same name. If you’re using good inventory management software, which has fine-grain control, this shouldn’t be Read more [...]
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Plans for 3D Printing in 2014

Three dimensional (3D) printers that have the capability of creating physical articles have been used for over three decades and may soon significantly alter the manufacturing world.   Amazingly enough, none of the big 2D printer companies have made an entrance the 3D printer market yet. This may change in 2014 as Hewlett-Packard (HP) has formally announced plans to make its debut in the 3D printer market although they have not yet stated what kind of product is in development. Generally, Read more [...]
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Philips and Accenture Partnership to Bring Surgical Tools to Google Glass

Imagine how surgeons could react to changes in blood pressure, heart rate, and other vitals if they could see them updated in real time constantly, within their field of vision. Accenture and Philips are working together to make this a reality for surgeons. During the first two weeks of October, the companies released details about a proof-of-concept for such a partnership. Wearable technology is by no means a new innovation. From wristwatches to fitness bands, consumers have hundreds of options Read more [...]
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5 tools to Turbocharge Your Service Business

When service companies schedule and dispatch workers to work sites on a daily basis, they risk falling behind on assignments or losing track of equipment. Luckily, with the advancement of technology, there are tools to help improve your field service management and boost the productivity of your mobile workforce. These tools can also protect your business data and even help customer relations. Here are five tools to turbocharge your service business: Digital signing software Signing documents Read more [...]