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Mastering Workforce Optimization: Location Technology and Data Generation for Staff ManagementMastering Workforce Optimization: Location Technology and Data Generation for Staff ManagementJune 20, 2023

Undoubtedly, we’ve all come across numerous businesses attempting to effectively manage their workforce and workflow, only to fall short of their goals. This predicament is not confined to a specific company size; businesses of all scales grapple with the same challenge. Consider the examples of airports and shopping malls, sprawling facilities that pose a significant…

Google Indoor Maps: Is There a Better Alternative?Google Indoor Maps: Is There a Better Alternative?June 15, 2023

In an era of constantly advancing technology, industry giant Google has made significant strides in perfecting outdoor navigation, and in recent years has transitioned to indoor mapping and navigation as well. While Google Maps has enjoyed remarkable success over the years, there has been a growing acknowledgement that Google maps indoor navigation falls short as…

What Is a Digital Twin and Why Is It Important to IoT?What Is a Digital Twin and Why Is It Important to IoT?June 15, 2023

The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionized numerous industries, enabling seamless connectivity and data exchange between physical devices. Imagine it as a technology positioned at the crossroads, seamlessly connected to diverse technologies to exchange self-reported data from connected devices. This enables enhanced detection of opportunities and risks within deployed environments. A comprehensive…

Location Technology for Sustainably Green StadiumsLocation Technology for Sustainably Green StadiumsJune 01, 2023

In today’s world, the push for sustainability has reached every corner of society, including the realm of sports. Large stadiums – while iconic and thrilling – often have a considerable environmental footprint.  One outstanding example stands out—the FIFA World Cup held in Qatar last year. A groundbreaking idea was floated: constructing a temporary stadium that…

Creating a Holistic Airport Customer Experience that Surpasses User ExpectationsCreating a Holistic Airport Customer Experience that Surpasses User ExpectationsMay 29, 2023

Airport customer experience has evolved to alleviate passenger predicaments in a variety of ways. Many airports are weighing an unplugged approach to curb decision bottlenecks. All that in hopes to reduce the hassles of air travel. The future of air travel, like that of any other industry, is dependent on providing a memorable customer experience. …

The Future of Asset Tracking: Emerging Technologies and Innovations to WatchThe Future of Asset Tracking: Emerging Technologies and Innovations to WatchMay 24, 2023

Whether you’re managing a small retail store or a massive manufacturing plant, keeping track of your assets is absolutely essential. Why?  First of all, asset tracking gives you unparalleled visibility into the location and status of your assets. With the right tracking technology in place, you’ll always know where your assets are, who’s using them,…

The Intersection of Location-Based Technology and Artificial Intelligence: A Match Made in Heaven?The Intersection of Location-Based Technology and Artificial Intelligence: A Match Made in Heaven?May 22, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) and location-based technology have a strong connection because location data is a valuable source of information that can be processed and analyzed using AI algorithms. Location-based technology collects data about the physical location of devices and users, which can be used to provide personalized and relevant information as recommendations, directions or advertisements…

Airport Wayfinding – Reasons Airports Need a Passenger Wayfinding StrategyAirport Wayfinding – Reasons Airports Need a Passenger Wayfinding StrategyMay 19, 2023

The world has undergone continuous and sweeping innovation in this advanced era, making tasks much simpler and more convenient. Digital applications have become increasingly popular and significant since the world shifted its focus to mobile and computer screens.Now, it’s easy to shop, book tickets for a getaway, or search for topics of interest from the…

Location-Based Technology and Emergency Preparedness – Benefits and PossibilitiesLocation-Based Technology and Emergency Preparedness – Benefits and PossibilitiesMay 09, 2023

Let’s face it, location-based technology is widely known for its mapping, wayfinding, blue-dot navigation, proximity marketing, and location analytics possibilities. And indeed, the potential benefits these services can bring to almost every industry is immense. But one of its most compelling use cases is often overlooked: its potential to save lives and reduce emergency response…

Museum Big Data – How To Gather It and What Are the Benefits?Museum Big Data – How To Gather It and What Are the Benefits?May 09, 2023

Today, data has become the most valuable currency, because it provides crucial information about customers that businesses need to deliver better experiences. However, obtaining data that is too revealing can be challenging due to various factors. Sometimes a simple request is sufficient for people to give up their data, while other times it takes more…

Agility at Work: How to Create an Agile Working EnvironmentAgility at Work: How to Create an Agile Working EnvironmentMay 02, 2023

The agile revolution is sweeping across the global workplace and for good reason. Built on the bedrock principles of collaboration, flexibility, and continuous improvement, the agile office space is fast becoming the new standard for organizations that are serious about staying ahead of the curve. By encouraging employees to work in teams, share ideas, and…

What Is Digital Trust and Why Does It Matter for Business?What Is Digital Trust and Why Does It Matter for Business?April 24, 2023

Imagine customers are shopping in your retail store and they receive a notification on their smartphone that says: “Welcome to our store! Here’s a 10% off coupon for your purchase today.” But they’re not sure if it’s a scam, so they hesitate to use it. That’s where digital trust comes in. If a business has…

What Is Datafication and Why It Is the Future of Business?What Is Datafication and Why It Is the Future of Business?April 17, 2023

Although the term “datafication” was coined back in 2013, it’s only in recent times that this phenomenon has been actively changing how organizations function and make decisions.  So, What Exactly is Datafication? In business, datafication can be defined as a process that “aims to transform most aspects of a business into quantifiable data that can…

Ways to Improve the Patient Experience in Hospitals Using Smart TechnologyWays to Improve the Patient Experience in Hospitals Using Smart TechnologyMarch 27, 2023

People who need to spend time in the hospital already have enough on their minds. They’re going through something requiring them to relinquish some control over their lives and put their care into the hands of others. Whether it’s for a long-term stint or for a test, appointment, or a visit to the emergency department,…

Build It and They Will Come: Tips to Make Your Next Trade Show SuccessfulBuild It and They Will Come: Tips to Make Your Next Trade Show SuccessfulMarch 27, 2023

As we enter 2023, the world has witnessed unprecedented changes and advancements in technology, communication, and business practices. With the rise of virtual meetings, remote work, and e-commerce, one may question whether trade shows still hold any relevance in today’s fast-paced and digital world. However, despite these changes, the answer to that question is not…

Maximizing Stadium Operations Using Location-Based TechnologyMaximizing Stadium Operations Using Location-Based TechnologyMarch 16, 2023

Stadiums understand the importance of maximizing their stadium operations to increase fan engagement. Undoubtedly, savvy facility managers also know how integral location-based technology is to achieving that end. Not only does location-based technology ramp up the fan experience, but it also serves the stadium well. Facility managers can use this intelligent resource to do a…

Location-Based Stadium Notifications: The Future of Fan EngagementLocation-Based Stadium Notifications: The Future of Fan EngagementMarch 16, 2023

Undoubtedly, fans flock to modern-day stadium events not only because of their love of a particular game, entertainer, or speaker. People are also drawn to stadiums in search of adventure and the excitement live events provide. This is particularly true for younger audiences who prioritize the overall experiential value stadiums offer.  In recent years, technology…

Game-Changing Smart Stadium Solutions: How Location-Based Tech Transforms the Stadium ExperienceGame-Changing Smart Stadium Solutions: How Location-Based Tech Transforms the Stadium ExperienceMarch 13, 2023

Indoor location technology is helping stadiums completely transform the stadium experience. With the help of stadium wayfinding technologies, fans no longer have to worry about getting lost in large venues or struggling to find amenities such as restrooms or concessions. With smart stadium solutions such as indoor location-based technology, fans can receive personalized, real-time directions…