Information Technology

Top Tips to Avoid Automation Dreams Turning into Nightmares

Modern enterprises are seeking to achieve greater levels of operational efficiencies by leveraging robotic process automation (RPA) and process transformation technologies. Despite all the work they are doing to automate and improve business processes, many implementations stall or stop dead in their tracks due to the complexity of the organisation’s data and unstructured documents. 60 percent of business processes contain some sort of unstructured data. Unstructured data can be PDFs, videos, photos, emails, websites, or any other format that’s not easily searchable.

Handheld failures frustrate workforce and cost business, latest Panasonic research shows

BRACKNELL, UK. 16th January 2020 – Handheld mobile computing failures are frustrating delivery drivers, warehouse workers, retailers and emergency services personnel across the UK and costing business. On average, the handheld mobile computing devices with bar code readers fail more than 2.5 times a year[1] and take 2.6 days or more to replace or repair, according to workers in the latest research undertaken by Opinion Matters, on behalf of Panasonic TOUGHBOOK.

Databarracks says: Farewell Windows 7!

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery provider Databarracks has bid farewell to Windows 7 with a Viking funeral. Databarracks’ managing director Peter Groucutt commented:

“On the 14th of January, support for Windows 7 ends and when a well-loved operating system reaches end of life, we like to mark the occasion. Five years ago, when Windows Server 2003 was retired we launched it into space. For Windows 7, we opted for a Viking funeral.

10ZiG Cutting-Edge Thin & Zero Client Series with Optional Port-on-Foot and Dual DisplayPort 4K at 60Hz Premiering Today at Citrix Summit

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – 10ZiG Technology® is debuting its new, cutting-edge 6000q Thin & Zero Client Series endpoints featuring Dual DisplayPort 4K at 60Hz, optional Port-on-Foot for extended configuration, and optional fiber at Citrix Summit/Orlando today. This workhorse of a Client gets the job done with exceptional power, speed, and performance, along with an array of connectivity in a power-class small form factor. The 10ZiG 6000q Series (Thin Client) and 6048q Series (Zero Client) is available with PeakOS™ (Linux), Windows 10 IoT, and NOS™ (Zero) supporting VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft – Blast Extreme, PCoIP, HDX, RDP, Amazon WorkSpaces, and more.

Perforce Java Developer Survey Finds Over 62% of Developers Experiencing Performance Issues in Microservices

MINNEAPOLIS, January 8, 2020 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, announced the results of a global survey of nearly 400 Java development professionals. Key findings show ongoing effects of microservices adoption on Java technology choices, application performance, and developer productivity.

Perforce’s portfolio includes JRebel and XRebel, two Java development tools that help developers to create better applications, faster.

Warehouse Management System – Role and Functions in Logistics Chain

Warehouse Management System (WMS) is the cornerstone of the logistics system. A WMS constitutes an internal system of the logistics companies, which is highly configurable to control and manage aspects of storage, distribution, others. A robust WMS is what an organization needs for efficient and productive operations, which includes inventory balance, manage materials, pickup process and auditing.

If you are lacking an effective WMS, then it is impossible to achieve an extraordinary functioning logistic system. An effective WMS involves using a customized set of solutions for smooth workflow and not just the data or storage handling procedure.

Why Is Inventory Forecasting Important to Ecommerce Businesses

The holiday season has already begun and your sales are probably pouring in. However, are you really ready in such an amazing spike in sales? 

Imagine this. A customer orders a product just to find out it has gone out-of-stock. Instead of celebrating a successful sales season, you would need to deal with lots of furious customers, answer their questions on social, issue refunds, etc. And, no matter how much time, resources, and energy you invest to make things right, your brand reputation will be damaged. 

So, is there a way to plan your inventory proactively? The answer is inventory forecasting. Simply put, this is the process of predicting your inventory levels to fulfill future customers’ orders.

Equifax Breach Vulnerability Surfaces as Top Network Attack Real Wire Wed, 12/11/2019 - 06:13

11 December 2019 – New research from WatchGuard Technologies shows that amid significant increases in both malware and network attacks, multiple Apache Struts vulnerabilities – including one used in the devastating Equifax data breach – appeared for the first time on WatchGuard’s list of most popular network attacks in Q3 2019. The Internet Security Report for Q3 2019 also highlights a major rise in zero day malware detections and, increasing use of Microsoft Office exploits and legitimate penetration testing tools.