IoT Agenda:

Inventory Management


February 18, 2019  12:26 PM

IoT enters the construction zone

Ian Ouellette Profile: Ian Ouellette
Asset management, asset tracking, cloud software, Construction, Digital transformation, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT hardware, IoT software, public safety, safety, worker safety

After decades of lagging digitization, the construction industry has entered a new digital era, and IoT is playing an integral role in the transformation. The heightened demand for new construction is helping drive this interest, as firms look for ways to do more with less in an industry that is...

January 22, 2019  1:21 PM

Manage construction rentals better with smart sensors

Paul Washicko Profile: Paul Washicko
asset tracking, BLE, Bluetooth Low Energy, Construction, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT sensors, IoT verticals, Sensors, Smart sensors

A truck leaves a job site with a problem that will not be discovered until later in the day: a ladder was never returned to the truck where it belongs. It will take hours to discover it is missing and perhaps a day or two of searching before the decision is made to replace it. Non-powered and...


December 17, 2018  10:22 AM

How a customer IoT app helps get the most out of your pushcarts

Venky Nayar Profile: Venky Nayar
Consumer IoT, food supply chain, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT apps, IoT in retail, Supply chain

I can't remember the last time I planned an outing to go buy ice cream. How it normally plays out is I feel an urge to eat ice cream and if I happen to find a shop nearby, I satisfy that urge. If not, the feeling disappears as fast as it appears. Ice cream companies understand the importance of...


November 26, 2018  3:00 PM

From push cart to smart cart: IoT offers control over ice cream carts

Venky Nayar Profile: Venky Nayar
Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, IoT logistics, IoT sensors, Logistics, smart supply chain, Supply chain, temperature monitoring

Distribution management is a hard job. Upper management often uses monthly inventory waste figures as a measurement of the efficiency of their last-mile distribution network. For an ice cream company, this number is doubly important as it also gives


October 11, 2018  1:36 PM

Industry 4.0: Where the U.S. and EU could lose

Andrea Carcano Profile: Andrea Carcano
Asset management, Cloud Security, cybersecurity, Data-security, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT data, iot security

Around the world, companies are automating their manufacturing systems more and more, including migrating toward "smart factories." Smart factories embrace Industry 4.0 practices such as using cyber-physical systems to monitor and control production and the use of sophisticated analytics to...


September 21, 2018  2:13 PM

Is your city as smart as a 10 year old? To get smart, cities must focus on friction

Guy Courtin Profile: Guy Courtin
City, Digital asset management, Digital transformation, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT data, retailers, Smart cities, smart city, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management, Transparency

What exactly is a smart city? According to Wikipedia, "a smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently." This basic definition paints a picture of an urban setting that is...


July 9, 2018  1:40 PM

Connected produce: Think outside the grocery bag

Guy Courtin Profile: Guy Courtin
Connectivity, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, retail, Retail IT, RFID, supermarket, Supply chain

The grocery store is the last stop between the farm and our forks. The business of feeding the world is not easy. Although the grocery store commands the bulk of our retail spending -- representing


June 20, 2018  12:08 PM

Build a smarter supply chain with IoT

Javier Jimenez Profile: Javier Jimenez
Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT devices, IoT sensors, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management

Last week, when I took a sip of my first cup of coffee in the morning, I discovered the milk was sour. I wanted to know everyone and anyone who could be held responsible -- the store manager, the delivery truck driver, the quality control supervisor of the dairy farm. You don't want to mess with my...


June 13, 2018  2:54 PM

IoT can solve physical retail’s biggest weaknesses

Hatem Zeine Profile: Hatem Zeine
Consumer data, Customer data, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT data, NFC, retail, Retail IT, retailers, RFID, Supply chain

E-commerce accounts for just 10% of U.S. retail sales, but it has influenced the way consumers perceive all shopping. We use e-commerce for better pricing, convenience,...


May 17, 2018  10:47 AM

Empowering merchandise with IoT

Guy Courtin Profile: Guy Courtin
Asset management, Consumer IoT, Enterprise IoT, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, retail, Retail IT, Retail/point-of-sale applications, retailers, Sensors

As the hardware components for IoT continue to become smaller, cheaper and more accessible, the power of this technology will continue to creep into new areas of retail. Its impact is already...

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