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  • Straumann USA Adopts Rain RFID Storage for Dental Inventory
    Published October 2016
    Straumann USA provides solutions for implant dentistry and dental tissue regeneration. Terso Solutions explains how it provided the firm with an automated inventory-management system designed to decrease costs, maximize efficiencies, establish unique sales channels, provide real-time inventory visibility, ensure product integrity and enhance the customer experience. (3 pages)
  • Case Study: Theatre Kitting With RFID
    Published October 2016
    Ordering and preparing materials for scheduled and emergency procedures is a key process that takes up a large proportion of hospitals' clinical time. By pioneering the use of RFID technology to centralize and streamline the management of theatre supplies, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (CUH) has freed up time for clinical personnel, optimized stock holding and minimized waste. Harland Simon explains how its RFID Discovery Inventory system tracks items used for operations with passive RFID labels and interfaces with CUH's inventory database, enabling the hospital to accurately record usage for each operation and ensure reliable inventory replenishment. (6 pages)
  • What Is the Real Value of the IoT?
    Published September 2016
    Qorvo's Cees Links explains how the Internet of Things is making people's lives better, thanks to wearable devices such as the Fitbit, as well as smart homes and other applications. This white paper considers where the value of the IoT lies, how this value is generated and how important it is to be "better and faster." (4 pages)
  • State of the Global Supply Chain: The Top Issues Facing Industry Executives for 2016 and Beyond
    Published September 2016
    GT Nexus partnered with researcher YouGov, a global online community of more than four million individuals, to determine where senior manufacturing executives stand on such topics as the technologies—including RFID—and issues that have the most notable impact on the supply chain, their primary challenges and their goals for improvement, and whether or not they have a chief supply chain officer in place to help manage the above. This white paper outlines the results of that research. (14 pages)
  • How to Avoid the Most Common IoT Monetization Mistakes to Maximize Today's Real Market Opportunities
    Published September 2016
    With the collective ecosystem around Internet of Things utilization expanding, figuring out how to create new revenue models and bill for these services—and to do so quickly—is more important than ever. This white paper, from THINKstrategies, addresses the most common IoT mistakes, strategies and tactics to successfully monetize initiatives, agile monetization platforms, and real-world success stories of IoT monetization. (13 pages)
  • Device Security for the Industrial Internet of Things
    Published August 2016
    The Industrial Internet of Things is driving investment in new technologies and manufacturing methodologies as companies rush to capitalize on a predicted $14 trillion economic gain. A wave of new connected devices is the result, many of which are small endpoint devices running real-time operating systems. In this white paper, Renesas' Carl Stenquist and Wil Florentino and Icon Labs' Alan Grau describe security requirements for IIoT devices and the solutions currently available for securing them.
  • Globalized M2M and IoT Connectivity
    Published July 2016
    More than 13 billion connected devices are estimated to exist, with more than 5.5 million new ones coming online daily. The challenge many enterprises face with an ever-growing network of connected "things" is how to effectively capture and channel the data being exchanged. EMnify explores machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity, how IoT applications are enabled by M2M technology, the existing options for IoT connectivity, and data management and security for manufacturers preparing for a global deployment of internet-enabled devices. (18 pages)
  • The IoT and BPM Matchbook
    Published July 2016
    Business process management (BPM) suites have become a leading technology for fast, enterprise-changing systems that can optimize and streamline workflows for organizations in nearly every industry. PNMsoft explores the possibilities afforded by connecting wearables to business processes and integrating Internet of Things devices with case-management and work-optimization systems. (16 pages)
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