Articles by tag: 2020

What are the Largest Areas of Growth for the Drone Industry?

David Benowitz is the Head of Research for DroneAnalyst, which released a report digging into how the industry performed during COVID-19 and how much hardware was sold in 2020 versus 2019. “While a lot of people, of course, saw a lot of interest in delivery during COVID-19 — delivering medical devices, etc. — and we […]

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Bricks and Clicks
Taking Advantage of Renewed Growth in 2021

Jennifer Kaylo Ruscin guides retailers to be the hero and navigate the industry’s biggest B2B challenges online and offline.   As a new year begins and we put 2020 behind us, many of us are searching for ways to get back to contentment, peace and growth. I’ve been able to successfully manifest exactly what I want […]

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Experience by Design
Which Technology Changes Will Remain Important in 2021

Whether you’re an integrator, a designer or simply a label-defying creative, the EXPERIENCE is everything. Host Bryan Meszaros explores the story behind the exhibit to understand how a carefully crafted experience traps into the human experience to connect people to place.   If there has ever been a year where innovation has been most appreciated, […]

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2021 Retail Refined
How Brick & Mortars Should Prepare for 2021

Seeming to spare no one in its path of devastation, the coronavirus not only brought about health concerns for populations around the world, it’s wreaked havoc on the traditional brick and mortar landscape, with many filing bankruptcy and more than 8,000 retail locations going dark for good. In an industry where trends are constantly shifting […]

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Hospitality
Is the Future of the Hotel Industry in the Hands of Luxury Leisure Travelers?

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Today’s episode is a “can’t be missed” for hoteliers. Chris Hartley, CEO of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), shared not […]

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Bricks and Clicks
Reshaping Black Friday

Jennifer Kaylo Ruscin guides retailers to be the hero and navigate the industry’s biggest B2B challenges online and offline.   COVID-19 continues to reshape how people shop, and in turn, it’s sure to reshape traditions this holiday season. Let’s Talk Thanksgiving and Holiday Celebrations According to Butterball, the number of consumers who plan to host extended […]

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Bricks and Clicks
5 Ways Brands Can Prepare for Holiday Sales

An unpredictable year calls for an unpredictable holiday season. This week host Jennifer Kaylo Ruscin sits down with Marketing and Analytics Expert Bill Sinacore to discuss how retailers can prepare for the holiday season. More Sale Items, More Often Sinacore has seen up to a 20% decrease on discretionary spending due to the higher unemployment rate […]

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Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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Which Technology Integrations Will Ease Your Customers Pain Points?
October 13, 2020

As we edge in on 2021, one thing Retail Refined host Melissa Gonzalez knows for sure is that the consumer is forever changed. Even as a new year dawns, companies will still be scrambling to understand how consumer behaviors have evolved this past year. Retail Refined was launched earlier this year as a way to […]

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Retailers Weigh in on Top Supplier Mistakes
October 8, 2020

As retail brand marketers, solution providers and platforms set their sights on fourth quarter and 2021, Carol launched her episode series, “8 Mistakes Retail Suppliers Can’t Make.” In the series, Carol takes on the top retail B2B positioning and business development hurdles suppliers experience and provides tactics and takeaways for conquering them once and […]

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KUKA to Deliver 185 Robots to Automotive Supplier SEOJIN Industrial
September 28, 2020

On account of the positive experience gained in previous cooperation, Korean automotive supplier SEOJIN Industrial, which manufactures for Hyundai and Kia, among others, has placed a major order with KUKA: 185 KUKA robots, mainly from the KR QUANTEC series, will soon be used in Korea for welding and handling tasks. The Korean company SEOJIN Industrial […]

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What is Behind Retail’s Bounceback?
August 26, 2020

The Voice of B2B, Daniel Litwin, was joined by John Kelly to discuss the recovery of the retail industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Kelly is the CEO of Zenreach, a walk-through marketing company. Litwin and Kelly first discussed the recovery of the retail industry this year and whether or not a return to pre-COVID foot […]

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The Biggest Insights from “I Don’t Care” This Year
July 17, 2020

These days there are a number of avenues for individuals to dive into the healthcare industry. Gone are the days where proficiency in medicine was the only requirement for a career in healthcare. That has certainly been the case for Kevin Stevenson, who has worked with various healthcare organizations for over 30 years with expertise in […]

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The Data Center 2020 Bounce-Back
March 19, 2020

On this episode of the Not Your Father’s Data Center podcast, guests Buddy Rizer and Dave Liggett join host Raymond Hawkins to look ahead to 2020. Rizer has been in the data center business since the beginning. Before he took the leap, Rizer took time to get to know the industry, then filled the data […]

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Top Trends in Wireless Collaboration as 2020 Dawns
February 5, 2020

It’s not only the dawn of a new year, but of a new decade – as 2020 hits full-steam-ahead, it’s more important than ever to keep your finger on the pulse of the trends driving the future of wireless collaboration. To that end, here’s a look at four trends to monitor to be sure you […]

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The Future of Interoperability as 2020 Dawns
January 7, 2020

The ability for the health care industry to effectively utilize separate information systems in a way that integrates those systems and allows for the exchange and cooperative use of critical data, is more important than ever, and interoperability will only continue to gain momentum as we move into 2020 and beyond. With that in mind, […]

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Top 3 Trade Shows to Attend in January 2020
December 31, 2019

With a new year approaching, the business world is looking ahead to another slate of industry events. January is a launching pad for some of the marquee events in several industries, and what occurs at these shows can set the tone for the entire year. These events will make the most headlines this month. CES […]

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