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Noesis Energy, the fastest-growing savings and financing platform for energy efficiency projects, has been selected by Affiliated Distributors to help its members close more energy efficiency projects.
To address organizations' need for comprehensive big data solutions, Oracle has introduced Oracle Big Data SQL, an essential part of a big data management system.
Social media: should you be allocating valuable time and resources to this modern day tool? After speaking with a number of distributors, marketers, and industry partners in the distribution channel, the overwhelming conclusion is “yes.”
The Timken Company is investing $22 million in new customer and sales management tools, designed to improve the customer experience through increased sales force effectiveness.
Mobile technology is great. You probably have a smart phone in your pocket or purse right now, and you use it to get a lot of things done. In the same way that mobile is convenient and handy at home, it can be equally helpful at work.
There are a lot of tires on an 18-wheeler. Big ones, too. Monitoring their wear and tear, having them maintained and replaced is a big job for trucking companies. What if the trucker could offload all of that concern to the tire manufacturer?
A rugged computer is designed to operate reliably in very harsh environments and conditions. Truly rugged devices are not simply wrapped in a tough shell.
The N4 - an Android device housed in an ultra-rugged polycarbonate shell, is water proof and heat-resistant.
Amazon launched a smartphone yesterday that can recognize physical objects and automatically add them to your Amazon cart. This video briefly demonstrates the new feature, the next step in e-commerce.
The NetSuite SuiteCommerce Implementation Service supports the realization that B2B buyers increasingly want the same easy and convenient online experience for business that they have as consumers on B2C ecommerce sites.
Power management company Eaton launched the MyEaton website for U.S. and Canadian distributors, providing personalized access to its expanded electrical solutions.
The Sitecore platform contains digital marketing and automation tools, including analytics, testing, email and personalization, all fully integrated into the Sitecore content management system.
The dynaQ app enables real-time data collection at the point of discovery using tablets and smartphones. This allows users to standardize the data collection processes, reduce redundancy, shorten cycle times, and grow workforce capacity, says the company.
Distributors can now use WayPart’s “Instant Listing” tool to list their parts to connect with the 40,000+ monthly buyers who use the WayPart Marketplace.
If you are already participating on a couple of social platforms, make sure that you are doing so with a distinct strategy. Leaving the task of managing the channel to whomever, whenever is a sure recipe for failure.
Implementing a new ERP system or modernizing an existing one is among the most difficult things any company can do. The corporate landscape is littered with wrecked partnerships and costly litigation over failed ERP and other business application implementations.
Some business owners argue that their website has been a source of invaluable growth for their business and have cut down on the number of calls they field as the owner. But not everyone feels that way.
Available now in multiple languages, the Bio-Circle Cleaner Selector App is designed to help distributor sales representatives as well as floor industry end-users in busy maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) environments quickly and easily select the right product, says the company.
The latest partnership for electronics component giant Digi-Key reinforces the trend of distributors working to enhance their value and distinguish themselves from the competition with unique, service-oriented offerings … including software.
The United States, accusing China of vast business spying, charged five military officials on Monday with hacking into U.S. companies to steal vital trade secrets in a case intensifying already-rising tensions between the international economic giants.
China's Alibaba Group, which is readying for a big U.S. initial public offering, is known as an e-commerce titan, but it's been busily expanding into other rising industries. Here's a closer look at those businesses, which include cloud computing, mobile messaging, and investments in online video, social media, as well as bricks and mortar retail and delivery networks.
The Internet of Things has already been a positive disruption for U.S. manufacturing, and a number of indicators show that we’re just getting started.
Private-equity firm Apax Partners acquired the software company in 2011, and just last fall recruited Joe Cowan to lead Epicor.
Between email trails, instant messages, online meetings, and conference calls, there are hours of critical business conversations that are difficult or impossible to track, and ultimately lost. Forward thinking organizations need a centralized platform for employee collaboration, where information is shared and conversations are organized across the enterprise.
Epicor President and CEO Joe Cowan also issued a call to action to challenge U.S.-based Epicor customers to join in the initiative to make job opportunities available to the men and women who have proudly served our nation.
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