WDS Upgrades Its Election Supply Chain & Security Solutions

Nearly 140 million Americans voted in the 2016 election. While much of the attention regarding elections focus on candidates and their platforms, the reality is that the election system itself is a robust and impressive methodology. In both function and form, the election process starts and ends with election equipment and software. Wireless Data Systems,…
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Making a Smart Investment with R&D Credit

The federal government established a program to help support innovation as well as research and development for all companies based in the U.S. that undertake an at-risk venture, specifically involving R&D (research and development). Enacted in 1981, the R&D credit (officially called the Credit for Increasing Research Activities) was consistently extended (16 times) prior to…
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Transaction-based pricing can help overcome cost challenges on custom software.

Does pay per transaction make sense?

Custom and semi-custom software can solve problems off-the-shelf solutions just can’t do. The reason is obvious: off-the-shelf software is meant to appeal to broad audience while custom solutions are tailored for a specific set of solutions. The downside of custom solutions is cost. While off-the-shelf software effectively spreads the cost over a large user base,…
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Integrating GPS into exnterprise systems can have positive efficiency and security implications.

Leveraging GPS in Tracking Critical Assets

Most of use GPS in some form or another every day. Whether it be navigating to your destination or tracking your ride share, the Global Positioning System has enhanced our lives. However, many organizations are not utilizing GPS to their maximum benefit. GPS powers vehicle location and in-vehicle navigation systems that are widely used throughout…
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Advance Shipping Notice for Elections Increases Efficiencies and Improves Physical Security

Advanced Shipping Notice (ASN) Technology with Your Partners

A critical aspect of managing your election infrastructure properly is an efficient and accurate process for receiving and recording new inventory and equipment. As such, a pre-shipment alert often referred to as an Advance Shipping Notice (ASN), is essential to helping with speed and accuracy during the inbound process of election items. A pre-shipment alert…
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Data security should be the most important concern in protecting your company and customers.

Data Integrity & Security

Company’s data is now considered one of its most valuable assets, so it should make sense to do everything possible to protect it. Data loss also includes losses in productivity and data restoration costs. Operating systems, software, and even hardware can be replaced, but data is not so easily recoverable or replaceable. Just as a…
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