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Smarter Retail through IoT

Engage with shoppers, empower employees, and optimize in-store operations This article was contributed by SES-imagotag, a Meraki technology partner. Physical stores are the last place retailers can still get the full attention of their customers. But too often, the potential of a store is overlooked. Instead, they are seen as cash-draining, data-poor, and low-margin assets. […]

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Is There A Single Source for 1970s Song Lyrics?

We’re a big fan of places that are a single source of things you need, and since the best things in life are free, today we will focus on free song lyrics. The 1970s (at least in the USA) saw a surge in popularity for several different genres of music, including disco, funk, smooth jazz, […]

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Stay ahead of Tech Advances in Education

Solutions for hybrid learning and beyond The past school year was a massive challenge for everyone amidst the pandemic, and IT teams were in the eye of the storm, quickly transforming schools to make learning possible while keeping students and staff safe. Now that most kids are fully back to in-person learning, you might be […]

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Forrester TEI Study: Meraki MV

Smart cameras deliver 43% ROI over three years; payback period of ten months The continued demand for remote system access and management is helping to drive the migration of some or all aspects of professional video surveillance to the cloud. This has created new challenges for security professionals, which has spurred the demand for cloud […]

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Physical Access Matters for Hybrid Offices

Adapting access control to remote work and the hybrid workspace This article was contributed by Kisi, a Meraki technology partner. More businesses than ever are taking advantage of remote work. Even past the initial high-risk days of COVID-19, some businesses have switched to fully remote, while others have adopted a remote-optional approach. Adopting the benefits […]

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A Smart Camera to go the Distance

Intelligently protecting what matters Details matter, especially when it comes to safety and security. Was that an “O” or a “Q” on the license plate of the vehicle that entered the lot last night? Who exited the vehicle, and what were they carrying? What did they have when they returned, and how quickly can you […]

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Combating Violence in the Healthcare Workplace

The impact of real-time location services This article was contributed by Vince Grove, Vice President, Marketing, at AiRISTA Flow, a Meraki technology partner. Workplace violence (WPV) is a recognized hazard in the healthcare industry. WPV is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work […]

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Create Workplaces Worth Returning To

Reimagining work locations—from collaboration to coffee This article was contributed by Jonathan McFarlane, Co-Founder and CEO of Meraki technology partner PlaceOS. What happened to workplaces? The rise of the knowledge worker was the first trend to cut the tether between employees and the physical office. Concurrently, many people started working for themselves as freelancers or […]

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The Value of Business Directory Listings (or Sticking Your NAP Where It Belongs)

When you’re worried about your Google Local results and presence for other search engines that don’t work as well as Google, you start to quickly find out that most advice points you to getting into as many directories as possible. A typical directory on the web will let you establish your business name, address, phone […]

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Why Invest in a Hybrid Workforce? Innovation

Disruptive thinking: why hybrid is more than the new normal This post summarizes a longer article on hybrid work by Grant Shirk, originally published here. When we only consider the short-term implications of a flexible, anywhere work environment, it’s easy to pigeonhole hybrid work as simply the natural transition of pandemic-forced remote work back to […]