History of Barcodes Part 2

In our last blog we discussed how what evenutually became the modern barcoding system first developed. Joseph Woodward’s idea was eventually issued a patent in 1952 but as you can see from the patent Woodward didn’t call his invention a barcoding system....

Tired of Checking Things Off? Upgrade to a Barcode System

One of the many benefits companies enjoy after upgrading their inventory process to a more automated system is the significant amount of time saved. Scout has even made a YouTube video where you can watch this benefit in action. Check it out here. That video shows...

Continued Growth of e-commerce Companies

It’s hard to believe that the holiday season ended a month ago. While long lines certainly did exist in many stores, the trend of more consumers shopping online from the convenience of their own home continued during the 2011 holiday season. Amazon.com (ranked...

Why You No Longer Need a Clipboard

Tablets and smartphone applications have dramatically changed a virtually endless amount of sectors throughout the world. New technology has always resulted in older products becoming obsolete which is what may be happening to clipboard manufacturers. Think about it,...

Will Cloud Computing replace Personal Computing?

Are we about to embark on a new era of technology that is centered around the cloud rather than the personal computer? According to this article in Wired the research firm Gartner “believes the personal cloud will replace the PC as the center of our digital...

Scout’s Year in Review

With the new year still in its infancy stage we thought it would be a great time to reflect on what happened here at Scout in 2011. In 2011 our topShelf inventory management software saw several new features rolled out, such as: Bark: In the first quarter of 2011 we...

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