Monthly Archives: July 2023

Supply Chain Visibility: Inside USAopoly’s Evolution Into a Data-First Organization

It’s widely accepted that access to and analysis of data drives better outcomes across an operation. The problem faced by USAopoly, a Southern California-based specialty game maker also known as The Op Games, was determining the most time- and cost-efficient ways to … Continue reading

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The Midea U-Shaped Window AC Quietly Delivers Superior Cooling

As we sweat through a record-hot summer, room air conditioners are not only desired but a potential lifesaver. Unfortunately, even the quietest window AC unit can fill a room with a loud continuous hum on the level of an airplane … Continue reading

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New Bluetooth Standard Makes Electronic Shelf Labels Viable

Your store is stocked with the latest bleeding-edge technologies for sale. But how do your customers know how much each of those high-tech wonders costs? Likely via decidedly low-tech paper or plastic price tags. It may be time to make your … Continue reading

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How Heineken’s Internal Data Platform Drives Consumer-Centric Decision Making

Making consumer-centric decisions is table stakes for consumer goods companies today, which is why Heineken has stood up Knowledge & Insight Management (KIM) — its internally branded cloud-based knowledge and insights platform that’s designed to incorporate the best features of … Continue reading

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: AirBNB, iPhone legacy, consumer electronics slump, AI detection woes

I join Super SmartTechCheck podcast host Mark Vena, John Quain and Rob Pegoraro to discuss AirBnB efforts to recruit more hosts, AI photo detection woes, the legacy of the original iPhone, and the consumer electronics slump. Tune into the podcast … Continue reading

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