Pathways of Communication with Your IT Integration Partner

Posted by Wade Kology on Jun 19, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Communication is the essential ingredient to any successful partnership. The one between you and your IT integration partner is no different. The faster you can get concise, helpful answers to any issues that arise, the better your business will run. During system-wide upgrades, the rapid exchange of information between IT integration partner and client is critical. Poor communication will cause delays and worse yet, could shut down the project.

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Topics: Integration

Staying Ahead of the Curve: When to Facilitate Scheduled Upgrades.

Posted by Wade Kology on Jun 5, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Advances in technology are like a treadmill, one that is constantly speeding up. As the processing ability of computers improves, the amount of the data we expect them to handle grows exponentially. It becomes inevitable that equipment will slow down over time.

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Topics: Integration, Point of sales, Scheduled Upgrade

Scheduled Upgrade? Here's How to Prepare.

Posted by Wade Kology on May 15, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Equipment upgrades are a necessary and unavoidable part of business. One type of business that has to keep a close watch on upgrades is the retail sector. Industry standards dictate that point of sale systems will be upgraded or even replaced on average once every three years. And, the requirements for upgrading a system's security software? Even more aggressive. They typically adhere to a semiannual or even quarterly upgrade schedule.

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Topics: Equipment Upgrade, Integration, Point of sales, Scheduled Upgrade

IT Infrastructure Upgrades Require Thoughtful Consideration.

Posted by Wade Kology on May 8, 2017 7:00:00 AM

IT infrastructure is the lifeblood of a retailer's ability to do business. Every commercial operation has its own specific needs and challenges, and when it's time to coordinate an organization-wide upgrade, the size of the company will dictate how their IT integration partner approaches the project. As this partner oversees the installation and maintenance of all hardware and software, they should provide the same amount of planning and consideration for both regional and national retail chains.

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Topics: IT Infrastructure, Maintenance, Integration, Point of sales

MiFis and Neighbors and Rogues, Oh My!

Posted by Erik Nymo on Feb 22, 2017 2:34:35 PM

As enterprises wander down the yellow brick road towards the Wi-Fi Emerald City, they are bound to encounter some unpleasant characters in the form of unwanted wireless signals within their sites. When we perform Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) verification testing at our clients' sites, we see them. Lots of them. This blog will provide an introduction to understanding how to identify and classify unwanted signals, as well as what to do when you find them.

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Topics: wi-fi