ATS offers AccuTouch, a biometric time-and-attendance terminal for the real world. Nearly any fingerprint condition can be read by the Maximus AccuTouch. Its unique multispectral image sensor outperforms conventional technology. It allows companies to efficiently manage their workforces and employees to manage themselves, regardless of working conditions, significantly lowering administrative costs.
Surviving In A Land Of Giants By Matt Pillar, editor in chief
While he toes the line of obnoxiousness with the frequency of his blog posts, that prolific purveyor of Internet prose Seth Godin inspires countless thousands of marketers every day. His advice and commentary is blunt, mostly good, mostly motivating. Himself a bootstrapper, his words typically light a fire in his readers fueled by a demand that they take responsibility and make things happen for themselves and their businesses.
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Payment And Security In 2012: A Special Report By Bob Russo, general manager, PCI Security Standards Council
It's been nearly five years now since the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) was formed and the first unified Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was created. In that time, the landscape of payment card data breaches has ebbed and flowed, but there are two things that haven't changed.
When Store Systems Aren't The Problem By Matt Pillar, editor in chief
On a Tuesday evening in February 2008, Howard Schultz closed down 7,100 United States Starbucks stores for 3 1/2 hours. Though the stores were closed, all baristas were on deck and on the clock. Starbucks was shut down for 3 1/2 of the company's most lucrative hours because they had a people problem.
Cabela's Reduces Hunting License Processing By 80% Submitted by Honeywell
Not only does Cabela's sell outdoor recreational equipment, it also serves as a one-stop shop for all licenses and certificates needed to participate in these activities. It can be a tiresome and lengthy ordeal to outfit customers with hunting licenses at the start of the season, and Cabela's recognized the potential for a scanning solution to help streamline the licensing process.
Warehouse Management In The Palm Of Your Hand Submitted by RedPrairie
When your employees prepare orders for shipment, do they know exactly where to go to choose products in the most efficient manner, or are they moving from aisle to aisle in a disorderly, almost haphazard approach?
Five Requirements For A Demand Forecasting System Submitted by Churchill Systems
To most retailers' credit, forecasting for some planning functions such as basic item inventory planning is quite advanced, but realistically, demand forecasting for most other retail planning functions such as assortment, pricing, promotions, etc., continues to be a retail challenge. Following are five requirements retailers need to consider before selecting and implementing a demand forecasting system.
Earn Attention With Social Media By Rick Segel, retail business development expert
Is business bad, or are we becoming irrelevant in the eyes of our customer? That is a scary thought and something we all need to consider. Learn why.
Join Integrated Solutions For Retailers on July 13th at 12 p.m. EST as we dissect the findings of The State of The Store Manager report. This year marks the sixth year of our benchmark report, which provides insight into disparity between corporate technology and operations initiatives and store-level acceptance, attitudes, and perceptions.
Not Your Average Joe's boosts customer satisfaction and loyalty by asking patrons to take a custom branded and designed survey using a restaurant supplied iPod touch device to immediately receive and respond to customer feedback.
Using the right SaaS applications can help retailers automate previously manual processes and grow without adding staff. They do so by helping the retailers gain better visibility into their operations and improve customer service.
Alternative forms of payment are emerging, offering new flexibility to consumers both inside the store and in new shopping channels, and causing
a shift from cash and checks as the primary tender to credit and debit, stored value and gift cards, and even innovative payment structures like PayPal and eBillMe.
If the State Of The Store Manager 2010 survey offered glimmers of hope after a tempestuous 2009 response, this year's version signals a return to something closer to normal. We haven't seen this sort of level-headedness in any survey we've conducted in years, certainly not since 2007, the last time we charted a general feeling of goodwill between store-level associates and corporate bosses.
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