Blog by author Richard

Richard Gilliard

Renovotec is the UK’s largest independent rugged hardware and maintenance, software and services company. Managing Director Richard Gilliard has helped lead the organisation for over 15 years, supporting customers across many sectors including warehousing and distribution, transport and logistics, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, seaports and field mobility. Richard's drive is to enable firms through…

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Fleet management priorities have gotten smaller

A failed mobile device can lose an organisation 100 minutes in productivity per incident. Both EMM and MDM need to be fully exploited to help minimise this downtime.

Avoiding ‘pilot purgatory’; don’t try this alone

Many firms seem unable to take digital transformations beyond pilot stage. One piece of advice on scaling up is to not go it alone, to build an ecosystem of partners.

Unification seems the way forward

It's not just industry that needs to come together to meet the rising digital challenges, it's the technology too, it needs to be unified.

The field service future is here

There's been some speculation on the future of field service technology but companies should start embracing the solutions that are already here that could accelerate their productivity and cashflow

How well does your warehouse work?

Mobile technology in the warehouse has a beneficial effect on not just worker productivity, but also on accuracy and cost effectiveness.

The smarter way to asset manage

RFID is alive and well and used for asset management across a variety of industries and it's proving very useful for managing returnable transport items.

Cybersecurity; no laughing matter

A recent comedy show light heartedly looked at whether we should be worried by cybersecurity risks. It proved no laughing matter and neither is it when it comes to supply chain systems.

Rugged printers; not as ‘dumb’ as you think

Today's thermal printers can provide meaningful information that helps reduce cost and increase workflow efficiencies, they're not the dumb edge of network devices they once were

Manufacturing IT capabilities; more augmented than reality?

There seem to be conflicting reports on the pace of digitisation within manufacturing and more needs to be done to stimulate confidence in solution choices

Logistics needs to transform in parallel

Is logistics keeping pace with the experiential evolution in retail? Transformation is happening but is it a technological sticky plaster or full integration?

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