OpTech Insights

OpTech Insights

OpTech Insights explores the critical intersection of supply chain operations and technology. Host Todd Greenwald interviews experts from a variety of industries who weigh in on the innovations, solutions and best practices that could drive change and success in your operation.

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August 8, 2022 25 min

Operational downtime costs thousands of dollars and creates unnecessary headaches. To reduce downtime stress and expand asset control, we’re diving into the benefits of SOTI’s new Xsight Platform – the MDM solution set to maximize asset visibility and empower remote troubleshooting with real-time support. Learn how to transform operations with SOTI & Heartland, and stay ahead of complex integration and supply chain challenges.
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Are you looking to find out more about financing technology in this market? If so, you are not alone and that's why OpTech Insights host Todd Greenwald recently interviewed Bryan Spence, Vice President - Global Strategic Marketing of DLL Group, asking the questions our listeners are looking to have answered. 

From the types of technology commonly financed to the different financing options available to acquire enterprise technol...

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As the supply chain in 2022 continues to face disruptions in product availability, labor shortages, and the threat of cyberattacks, IT leaders are now being tasked to increase their workloads by up to 30% this year while only receiving a modest 6% increase in their budgets to complete these tasks according to a recent study! 

Join OpTech Insights host Todd Greenwald as he speaks with industry leading expert Justin Griffith, CTO with...

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As conflict continues between Russia and the Ukraine, increases in cyber security threats remains top of mind for small to medium organizations connected to the cloud as they address a deluge of cyber security threats! 

Join OpTech Insights host Todd Greenwald as he speaks with industry leading expert Michael Sci, a Sr. Solutions Architect with eSentire  about how businesses are protecting their infrastructure and employees from cyb...

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Since a child, we have been taught “Honesty is the best policy”.  Little did we know how important honesty would be later in life when adopting a cyber security plan to thwart a myriad of risks.

In a time where cyberwars are actively taking place around the world, OpTech Insights host Todd Greenwald speaks with industry leading expert Randal Asay  CEO of RCS Secure  about the important trends his team is seeing today in the Security...

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If the past two years have taught us nothing else, it is that change is inevitable.  And with each new challenge presented comes the opportunity to learn, adapt, and grow your business. 

Whether your business is struggling with labor shortages or looking for a way to accelerate your growth, integrate automation to increase efficiencies or thwart off the ever-looming cyber security threats, Optech Insights 2022 will bring you the in...

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Organizations continue to look for ways to keep their employees productive and their business environments safe. As the transition from Windows-based operating systems to Android continues, the companies see vast improvements in security and operations. Honeywell’s Mobility Edge platform is designed to enhance these benefits and provide a platform to support your mobility devices today and in the future.

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More and more, consumers worry about the source, quality and safety of the food they consume.   Food and beverage organizations are challenged to deliver the traceability needed to inspire greater consumer trust and confidence while enabling improved business operations. Furthermore, the global COVID-19 pandemic has increased the focus on wellbeing and the food supply chain's health, increasing the demand for food traceability.

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Businesses face challenges every day to keep their enterprise running efficiently. Rapidly increasing customer expectations, productivity challenges, and pandemic conditions are real-life scenarios. Additionally, organizations must address the growing challenge of protecting company assets against cybersecurity attacks.

In this OpTech Insights podcast, join Emil Man, formerly of Honeywell, Andy Rehm, Productivity Solutions Engineer,...

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Work-from-home brings a new level of cybersecurity challenges - and these challenges will only grow as people return to the workplace.  In this episode of OpTech Insights, join Heartland's Todd Greenwald and Andy Rehm as they talk with ethical hacker Ivan Paynter, National Security Specialist at Intellysis, a Scansource company.

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  • How the BYOD trend is creating security risks for your enterprise en...
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    Throughout the on-going journey to improve warehouse operations, organizations can take incremental steps to experience substantial productivity gains.

    In this episode, Todd Greenwald, GM, Heartland, and Mark Wheeler, Senior Director Supply Chain Solutions, Zebra Technologies, discuss the Warehouse Maturity Model and how it can positively impact your operation, with technology solutions from traditional warehouse management systems...

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    Maintaining your organization’s business competitiveness is always essential – pandemic or not.  Join Todd Greenwald, General Manager, Heartland, and Buckley Brinkman, (twitter: @PBuckley) Executive Director/CEO at Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing & Productivity, discuss how manufacturers can improve their business operations during turbulent times. Topics include employee safety (social distancing, contact tracing, resou...

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    Internal communication is critical, no matter your business, and even more so amid the current health crisis. Organizations with distribution centers and warehouses can carry out everyday communication tasks and improve productivity through voice solutions targeted to specific workflows. In this podcast, join Todd Greenwald, General Manager of Heartland, and gain valuable insights on forward-thinking voice technologies from Honeywe...

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    Today, the pressures on organizations to remain agile and adapt quickly when needed, have never been greater. When executed effectively, a mobile-first strategy can help improve your operational success and deliver a greater customer experience. Shash Anand, Vice President of Product Strategy at SOTI, joins OpTech Insights to help you understand how the SOTI ONE Platform can help drive operational efficiency and improve your bottom...

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    Gain valuable insights on mobile worker productivity from Honeywell’s Senior Project Manager, Doug Brown. Honeywell's Operational Intelligence help provide a wide range of tasks - including improving worker safety, robust asset management insights and the ability to diagnose network issues from a viewpoint never before possible.

    OpTech Insights is dedicated to helping you get more out of your supply chain floor.

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    StayLinked CTO, Justin Griffith, shares how you can maximize the mobile technology user experience by replacing the outdated terminal emulation technology with intuitive and flexible interfaces. Leverage StayLinked's powerful platform to reduce training time and enable a wide range of options covering everything from safety reminders to future capabilities.

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    Distribution centers are a dynamic part of every operation. When not properly planned, worker productivity can be greatly impacted on the floor.

    Hear from Wireless Guru  and Certified Network and Productivity Engineer, Andy Rehm, as he discusses the 5 best things to consider when planning your wireless network - ensuring reliability of the network and ultimately, improved productivity.

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    Seconds count in your supply chain operation. Optimizing technology can make the difference between getting it right or getting left behind. OpTech Insights host Todd Greenwald talks about the options and opportunities that can take your business to the next level.

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