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Wayne Slater

Wayne Slater

For more than 20 years, Wayne has been helping organizations solve their product and business growth challenges. He has a proven track record increasing awareness, driving engagement and creating revenue in multiple industries. Wayne's 2014 book, "Food Traceability for Dummies" is a must read for anyone needing a primer on how to research, prepare and profit from food traceability.

Posts by Wayne Slater

The Right ERP System Delivers Complete Traceability

Reading Time: 3 minutes As far as food recalls go, what a busy year it has been. In North America, the food and beverage …

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Why a Best of Breed ERP Solution Makes Sense for the Food and Beverage Industry

Reading Time: 4 minutes The food and beverage industry, much like any other industry, is filled with challenges: maintaining a reliable and high performing …

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Why you Should Choose a Two Tier ERP Solution

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dean knew that there had to be a better way. He’d been in manufacturing long enough to know that the …

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Business Manager’s Guide to Software Infrastructure

Reading Time: 5 minutes Choosing the type of software infrastructure that you want any enterprise software system to run on is an important early …

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How Widespread RFID Adoption Would Change Distribution Businesses

Reading Time: 4 minutes Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) works a lot like barcodes letting you scan products, or anything else you put a barcode …

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RFID vs Barcodes

Reading Time: 4 minutes Radio Frequency Identification, or RFID, has been the next-generation technology to replace barcodes for some time. While RFID hasn’t come …

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Santa’s ERP System

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been in the ERP business for a while now and have helped all sorts of organizations with their systems from …

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Is ERP an Expense, or an Investment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Having been in the IT industry long enough to remember when the idea of “ERP” first started making the rounds, I …

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What Corn Tells Us About How Innovation Spreads Through an Industry

Reading Time: 4 minutes Farming corn (or maize) seems simple, but it isn’t, and it is the business of farming corn that is so …

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