IoT Insights

Stay up-to-date on this fast moving industry with news and views from Banyan Hills Technologies.

Read our proprietary articles, commentary and opinion pieces on the world of IoT, technology, blockchain, machine learning, analytics, smart buildings, enterprise growth and more.

Top 5 Use Cases for the IoT

Some technologies are inevitable, even if what we eventually take for granted looks a bit different than the way it was originally conceived.

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Case Study: Banyan Hills Technologies Helps Swing King Scale Up

It’s a hot summer day in north Georgia and two employees of Swing King are digging a hole at a golf course overlooking Lake Lanier. Unlike the other holes on the course, this one will not be located on the putting green.

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How To Maximize Your ROI From Data

As you deploy some form of Internet of Things within your business – perhaps to better understand your customer, offer more specialized features and services, or explicitly to cut your competition off at the pass– you should be thinking about how to get the most out of the new technology.

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Why Your Business Needs IoT To Beat the Competition

It’s almost a cliché that your business needs every advantage it can leverage to outperform the competition. On the technology front, there are a handful of emerging and maturing products and services that can help you differentiate yourself from the rest of your industry and in fact outperform them.

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How Self-Service Kiosks are Changing Customer Behavior

The retail universe is starting to resemble a science fiction movie; as technology evolves at a feverish pace, the presence of everything from delivery drones leaving warehouses to customer location beacons on the retail floor is changing what it means to sell products to consumers.

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Retail Analytics: A Beginner’s Guide

Can you predict your customers’ behavior? If you can, congratulations. That helps you better anticipate their needs and serve them better – which is good both for you, the retailer, and the people visiting your store.

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Updates to Operations pages, KPI panels and more

We’ve released a new version of Canopy and there are lots of improvements to the design, making it easier to reach certain items and view more KPI panels at a glance.

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IoT for Healthcare: A Huge Opportunity

Healthcare providers need ammunition to deliver better care at lower costs - and it's no surprise that an array of connected devices - the Health Internet of Things, if you will - is leading that charge.

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6 Tips for Delivering Engaging Content In Digital Signage

Understanding the best way to use digital signs to engage with customers, clients, or other audiences can seem like a challenging task. But it’s more straightforward than it first seems.

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Why Restaurants Are Finding Self-Serve Kiosks Attractive

There’s a rebirth of high-end dining in many major cities, and seemingly every urban area has an abundance of choices including fast food, table service, home delivery services, and even meal kit businesses (liked Blue Apron and Dinnerly) to contend with. The bottom line: Every restaurant needs some sort of edge to poise themselves for success.

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How IoT Can Enhance the Customer Experience

First, let’s focus on why the customer experience is so important. Companies such as Amazon, Zappos, Apple, Uber and the Dollar Shave Club have made it a central part of their brand.

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The Evolution of Big Data, Predictive Analytics, and How It Will Affect Your Self-Storage Business

If there’s one thing that’s universally true, it’s that agile businesses flourish with changing times. This is certainly applicable to the self-storage industry, as any site owner or operator will tell you that renters aren’t interested in leaving their valuable property in the hands of anyone who doesn’t have the latest safety and security technologies in place.

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