Posts Tagged ‘Manufacturing blog’

Is there too much or too little technology in the workplace?

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Look at the buzzwords in technology and businesses today. From BYOD to portable data capture, Hyper-V to water cooled graphics cards, ERP to LMS there is no doubt about it, the amount of technology in business is growing at a fast pace. But a constant debate we’ve had over the last decade is do businesses have too much or too little technology? (more…)

Bite Size Tracking For Businesses And Consumers

Friday, June 17th, 2011


Imagine putting food on your plate and having your computer tell you whether it is out of date, or contains unsuitable ingredients for you.  Or imagine your fridge creating your shopping list when food gets low or when a product goes bad.  Or even popping food in your oven for it to automatically start the appropriate cooking process.  Well “nutrismart” an invention by London student Hannes Harms, may turn these ideas into a practical reality.  Whilst at the same time, help create supply chain tracking improvements within the food industry. (more…)

Supply Chain Internet Of Things Takes Another Step Forward

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_Container_TrackingThe Internet of Things is blurring the line between the on-line and real world.  Imagine using the internet to search for your lost car keys or office laptop, or being text or tweeted if a borrowed asset such as a handheld computer, lone worker device or even a lawn mower hasn’t been returned on time.  Well in China, the Internet of Things is being used in Supply Chain Management. (more…)

Here Comes Google After Your Wallet

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_Google_WalletGoogle have finally entered the mobile payments and NFC market by launching Google Wallet.  Using NFC devices, Google Wallet is aimed at replacing your actual wallet, allowing you to make purchases using your mobile phone.  Google’s market entry has been long awaited however its launch is not without controversy. (more…)

How Much Technology Does Your Supply Chain Embrace?

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_how_modern_is_your_supply_chainMany Supply Chains have embraced ERP, WMS, TMS, APO and many other solutions to advance efficiencies and have more productive working practices.  Has your Supply Chain however gone far enough?  Compare how your Supply Chain management works given the advances in technology available.  How far are you really embracing technology or are you still stuck in the 1990’s?


Should you also benefit from a new warehouse management system?

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Juniper Innovations warehouse management systemAt a time when some companies are better controlling and lowering costs, improving their order fulfilment and raising their customer service levels, all by implementing new and more effective warehouse management systems, should your company also benefit? (more…)

Earn money watching adverts

Monday, May 9th, 2011

PC Rescue_enigmaTAG3As Facebook looks for more ways to improve its product and raise revenue, advertising companies are announcing they are part of a “earn as you watch” Facebook marketing scheme. (more…)

Accelerate your supply chain innovation

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_supply_chain_business_analysisResearch into what makes companies innovative has revealed some fascinating insights.  Summed up in 6 areas we take a look at them here. (more…)

Is there a future for NFC devices in the supply chain?

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_smartphoneAccording to Juniper Research, one in five smart phones will feature near field communications (NFC) by 2014.  The question is, is there a future for NFC in supply chain management? (more…)

Top management lessons learned at Google

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_supply_chain_business_analysis2Google alumni are spreading lessons learned across the tech industry so Jay Yarow, from Business Insider decided to reach out to few ex-employees to get tips on how other organisations can improve.

Summarising the list, we’ve asked, how applicable are some of these tips to supply chains? (more…)