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Dunbar Armored increased its IT spending from 10% to 25% to invest in a rugged handheldbased mobile bar-coding solution that has revamped its logistics operation.
I’ve heard a lot of perceptions and opinions - both negative and positive - about HTML5. When we were interviewing companies for our July 2013 Tech Update on HTML5, we asked the participants, “What's the first thing you'd want an end user to think when they hear the term HTML5?”
The Challenges Of Deploying Mobile Solutions: Real Users Speak Out
Mobility isn’t without its challenges - so if you’re having a tough time as you’re researching, evaluating, and deploying mobile technologies, rest assured that you’re not alone. As we were conducting interviews for the July 2013 issue of Field Technologies, we asked our interviewees to share their thoughts on the biggest challenges they’ve faced in deploying mobile solutions at their various organizations. Here we share with you their responses.
Why Are Rugged Tablets Heavier Than Consumer Tablet PCs?
There is that “Oh, !*?#” exclamation when a consumer tablet is dropped and shrapnel flies everywhere. Workers with rugged tablets accidently drop their tablets and simply pick them up and keep on working.
SMB Mobile Applications Part II - Transforming Business
Mobile applications are a very promising area in terms of field resource management. Field resources include both personnel and personnel equipment (vehicles, traveling inventory, etc). Via mobile applications, companies can more efficiently deploy and schedule resources, and keep up to date accurate information on field assets in service.
SMB Mobile Applications Part I - Transforming Business
In the small and medium business (SMB) space, mobile applications are increasingly a requirement for field service organizations to remain competitive. Without such mobile technologies, field service organizations may fall behind in terms of achieving best practice status. These best practices facilitate optimization of the workforce, efficient management of resources, and maximization of revenues.
|Tackling The Tablet Trend||Field Mobility 2013|
Important considerations for selecting the best tablet for your organization’s mobile workforce.
Learn how the latest technologies and trends are transforming the mobile workforce.
5 Reasons To Go Rugged
M2M: The Key To Next-Level Automation
|Insight on why rugged mobile computers are worth the investment.||See how M2M could provide a whole new level of automation and value to your business.|
The World’s Most Popular Industrial Mobile Computing Series Launches Industry’s Fastest Handheld Device: Motorola's MC9200
Motorola Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers, recently introduced the most powerful industrial mobile computer available on the market, the MC9200.
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Give The Green-Light: Build Your Business Case For Field Service Technology
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Today's TCO: Enterprise-Grade Mobility In A Consumer-Centric World
The appeal of a low-cost, consumer-grade tablet for professional use is ever increasing, especially as the available device selection multiplies. But there is much more to consider when looking at mobile deployment costs. Join David Krebs, VP of the Mobile & Wireless practice at VDC Research, as he unveils brand-new research that will help you understand the new elements of a truly effective enterprise mobility TCO scenario. Sponsored by Motion Computing.
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Field Technologies Online is the premier resource for the optimization of your field workers, service, and assets. Our goal is to provide companies in the field service, transportation/distribution, government, public works, and utilities industries with information on mobile technologies that can be used to improve productivity and drive efficiency. Here you’ll find valuable resources on topics including field service software, mobile computing, fleet and asset management, and M2M. From real world, firsthand accounts of how your peers are using mobile technologies to drive business benefits to thought leadership on the latest technology advancements and trends; Field Technologies provides the information you need to determine how mobile technology could be improving your organization.