May 28, 2020

Uncategorized

We’ve previously touched on the impact the Pandemic has had on retail, specifically the cannabis industry, and we’ve since had a brief time to observe and reflect. Based on first-hand observation and a lot of reading, the industry in general, has pivoted well.  Having said that, the benefit of being on the outside is being

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May 13, 2020

Technology

Integration: Vertical, Horizontal, Systems, Technology, and Business Process are a handful of examples of the different applications of the term ‘integration’. One could argue there are special aspects of every industry that require their own definitions—let’s step away from the marketing-speak and get the applied meaning. According to Merriam-Webster, integration occurs when separate people or

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May 1, 2020

Security

Do you have a sense of how much customer (or patient) information is in your custody—known and unknown? Odds are there is more than you think and you are responsible for protecting it under an alphabet soup of rules, regulations, and guidelines.Some are intended to protect individuals from the risks of identity theft, fraud, and

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April 28, 2020

Technology

Delivery is truly a mixed bag (pun intended 🙂 ). Some states allow it, some are rolling it out, others are taking a wait and see approach. The constant—a lack of standards and lots of holes in current processes. With first-hand experience of the delivery process in California and Nevada, I was left reminded of

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April 23, 2020

Security

The world we live in has been completely upended seemingly overnight. The social engagement changes we’re seeing now will linger—what and for how long remains the question. The innovative ways retailers are addressing the social distancing mandates, minimizing direct contact between employees and customers, and introducing new ways to transfer products demonstrates the industry’s resilience—but

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