Mobile data capture technology is taking the world of retail by storm, empowering employees and customers alike by making convenient, high-performance barcode scanning available on ordinary smart devices. Smartphones, tablets and wearables equipped with mobile data capture software make retail scanning faster and easier, boosting staff productivity and customer satisfaction. However, despite its many advantages, mobile barcode scanning is a significant investment for any retailer. That’s why it’s critical to...

For developers, perhaps the biggest obstacle to getting your organization on board with adopting a disruptive technology like mobile data capture is making the case for a great return on investment (ROI).  Here are 9 questions that finance and operations executives will likely ask developers before agreeing to replace dedicated mobile barcode scanners with mobile data capture technology. Having the right answers will go a long way toward getting company-wide buy-in for a mobile data capture implementation project. 1. Which solution provides...

Previously, enterprise data capture solutions were limited to expensive, dedicated handheld barcode scanners and mobile computers. Today, thanks to advancements in mobile technology and software, companies are able to leverage the built-in hardware on smart devices to capture data from barcodes at the enterprise level. Large companies are beginning to deploy mobile data capture solutions for a variety of use cases across the supply chain. These solutions are transforming enterprises by...