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Livestock Husbandry Goes Digital

FarmIT Offers 4-H and FAA Members Digital Records Management One out of every seven adults in the U.S. are former 4-H members.  Recognizing that the majority of a livestock husbandry projects occur in the pen or corral, we elected to initially build FarmIT as an iOS app. Numbered ear tags are inefficient and cannot be […]

The Internet of Things (IoT) Meets the Ranch

FarmIT App Offers Cost-Effective Livestock Management Alternative The potential IoT universe is much larger than most machine-to-machine communications when all of the different sensors scattered around the world are factored into the equation.  Gartner predicts there will be 25 billion things connected to the Internet by 2020. With FarmIT, ranchers, feedlots, dairies, as well as […]

Digital Paradigm Shift Transforms Customer Service

Five Principles to Use as Your Navigational Guide “It is 6x to 7x more difficult to acquire a new customer than to keep an existing one.” “82% of customers are likely to stop spending with a company as a result of a bad customer service experience.”  “Customers want consistent experiences across all engagement channels—social, live […]

The Mobile “Train” Is Departing the Station

Get On or Be Left Behind! “Nearly 40% of Web traffic will come from mobile devices this year!” “American workers spent an average of 10 hours each week on their smartphones doing work outside of business hours.” “The train is leaving the station. 85% of business leaders believe mobile is important, and 64% report increasing […]