Nov 30

Don’t Leave Shoppers Out in the Cold This Winter

Originally published in Chain Store Age.  Brick-and-mortar stores have been facing significant challenges in recent years, but 2020 has introduced challenges that no one could have ever predicted. Due to the pandemic, many people are staying away from physical stores. How can retail chains fight back during the 2020 holiday shopping season - especially when cold winter weather in many parts of the country will force shoppers to stand outside…

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Nov 24

Using technology to protect citizen-facing workers

Originally Published in GCN To say 2020 has been a challenge is a massive understatement. A year that started with optimism in January went off the rails in March, when the global pandemic led to the most significant economic disruption since the Great Depression. Millions of people lost their jobs, and while there has been a recovery, the U.S. unemployment rate is still near 7%. As we rapidly approach a…

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Nov 23

Improve Your Healthcare Management System During Flu Season

a doctor’s office waiting room with no patients

Since March 2020, our healthcare management systems have been strained. The pandemic has increased hospitalizations, moved clinics to virtual consultations, and completely changed how we deliver healthcare. Now -- as many countries deal with a second, worse wave of the virus -- the strain on healthcare is only going to get worse. And this time, it coincides with flu season. Clinics and pharmacies are at a huge disadvantage, trying to…

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Nov 09

3 Areas Hospitals Should be Focusing their Technology Investments

Originally Published in HealthCare Business & Technology COVID-19's grip on the U.S. may have eased up for a period of time, but now numbers are climbing again. In this guest post, Kevin Grauman, president and CEO of a company that developed a line management system used by retail, education and government industries, will reveal three areas where hospitals should be focusing their technology investments. ________________________________________________________ While many states in the Northeast,…

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Nov 04

Saving higher education: Lessons learned from fall semester reopening

Originally published in UniversityBusiness. Read here.  Despite major changes to classes, student services and experiences, higher education appears to be surviving the fall semester. Unfortunately, the pandemic meant that it was not nearly as successful as previous years or as predicted. Undergraduate attendance plummeted 2.5 percentand international undergraduate enrollment was down 11 percent. This forced many colleges into a difficult position financially. Yet most are still choosing to enter the winter semester without…

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