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Utilizing Scanning Modes for Better Results

By Casey Rebman on

Posted under: Hardware

It’s hard to believe, but barcodes have been used in some form or other since the 1960s. Today, barcodes are everywhere and used in industries across the globe to automate processes, increase productivity and reduce human error. As we rely on them more, it is understandably frustrating when problems occur. Fear not, we’ve partnered with Honeywell to share some helpful tips on different scanning modes you can use on your devices to get better results. 

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AXUG Summit 2016: One (Unexpected) Item to Consider When Going Digital

By Jodi Nuszkowski on

Posted under: Events, Hardware, Microsoft Dynamics

AXUG Summit wrapped up after a week of education and networking for more than 2,000 AX users. With the Keynote announcing the release of Microsoft Dynamics 365, there was a lot of buzz around digital transformation and the future of supply chains in the Cloud. We spoke with many companies looking to go digital with their warehouse operations, but one of the hottest topics throughout the week was regarding a specific component of that plan: which device would they need to achieve their vision? 

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Hardware Tip: Preparing for Operating Systems’ End of Life

By Jodi Nuszkowski on

Posted under: Hardware, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle SCM Cloud

No, the hardware zombie apocalypse is not coming, but Microsoft will soon reach its end of life for support for the Windows CE and Windows Embedded Handheld. Beginning in 2018 through 2020, Microsoft will phase out their support of various Windows Embedded Operating Systems. And since most rugged devices are currently running these systems today, it’s time to start planning the move to other Operating Systems as you begin to replace your older handhelds. 

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AX R3 WHS Hardware: Configuring Devices for the R3 Warehouse Mobile Device Portal

By Jodi Nuszkowski on

Posted under: Hardware, Microsoft Dynamics

What a difference a year can make! With the release of Microsoft Dynamics R3, the AX community has faced a wave of new challenges and opportunities – particularly in supply chain execution. A year after the initial release of R3, many companies have reached the roll-out phase of their implementation and are now scrambling to ensure their barcode scanning hardware will be able to successfully deploy the WHS Warehouse Mobile Device Portal (or WMDP). Here’s what we know that can help.

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