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    Generally speaking, healthcare has been a laggard in the adoption of mobile wireless technologies compared to other industries such as retail and hospitality. But with the introduction of smaller devices, smartphones, and tablets, the need for increased mobility in hospitals has accelerated dramatically in the past few years.

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    When using rugged tablets in the field, computer downtime can create a whole host of problems. This can start with a delay of arrival on-site, then affect the forwarding of data acquisition and end with tardy completion of work. The primary element responsible for ensuring the mobility and performance of a rugged tablet is its battery.

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    Last week at the Smarter Services Symposium the topic of customer experience was front and center.  Expectations for great service are increasing, and the cost of bad customer service, especially for service-focused organizations, is rising. Last year poor service resulted in an estimated $83 billion loss because of defections and abandoned purchases.  It’s time to drop this number and increase the importance of everyday service.

  • The Journey To Redefine The Rugged Tablet Experience

    A few weeks ago we launched our new R12 Rugged Platform. As the R12 Product Manager, I’ve been involved in the project since its inception almost 2 years ago. I took the success of this platform on personally, as did all the engineers and designers involved.

  • A "Moneyball" Approach To Field Service Management

    Most movie and baseball lovers have heard this famous quote from the movie, “Bull Durham”: “This is a very simple game. You throw the ball, you catch the ball, you hit the ball.”

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Have You Considered A Hands-Off Approach To Mobility?

Have You Considered A Hands-Off Approach To Mobility?

It’s tough to keep up in the extraordinarily fastpaced world of technology we live in today. For companies deploying mobile solutions, the game has changed a lot from what it was even two or three years ago. Cloud has become the de facto software, mobile device life cycles have drastically shortened, BYOD scenarios are increasing, and security is a constant concern. I’m getting a headache just writing about it! For those of you who simply don’t want to get bogged down in the fast pace and complexities, you’re in luck — the emergence of MMS (mobility managed services) means you don’t have to.

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    Whether you have a smartphone, tablet, or cellular modem, one thing is certain – you have experienced frustrating connectivity problems due to poor signal. In this webinar we will discuss the causes of cellular connectivity problems and the methods and solutions available to overcome them.

  • 6 Key Considerations When Accepting Payment In The Field

    Today accepting payment in the field can be a hassle of managing cash, checks, and the time-consuming process of manual credit card processing — from calling in to handwriting credit card numbers. But what if you could easily equip your field workers to accept mobile payments at the point of service or delivery, allowing for a higher level of customer satisfaction, increased up sell opportunities, faster payment cycles, and greater field efficiency?

  • 5 Principles For Change Management: How To Ensure Successful Adoption Of Field Service Technology

    Change is hard. And the larger your organization, the more challenging it is to get everyone lined up, fired up, and on the same page. Add to that an audience of field technicians that are geographically scattered and rarely “in the office”, and the challenge is even bigger. Want to hear how Tyco (who has 67,000 employees in 49 countries) ensures success? You bet you do!

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