The term “Internet of things” may sound broad, but every business today needs to be well versed in this concept if they are going to continue to stay relevant in an increasingly digital age. The term Internet of Things, or IoT for short, was first coined in 1999 to describe a vision of a seamlessly interconnected, wireless world. Today, this vision is becoming a reality, as human-based networks are steadily being implemented into computer-based systems.
Have you ever felt like Goldilocks? Searching for the perfect mobile computer that is just the "right size" and built to work "just right" for you? Or that satisfies all of your workers' "tastes," supports your numerous workflows, integrates with your legacy business systems, and aligns with your future goals? Join us for a discussion with Intel's Alan Rose and Bob Ashenbrenner, President of Durable Mobility Technologies, LLC.
It’s nearly impossible for your mobile workforce to “get the job done” with piecemeal technologies. That’s why you can’t focus on buying the best products. Rather, you need to create the best (budget-friendly, scalable, future-proof) solution that won’t fail when IoT, Industry 4.0, or other emerging tech redefines your operating environment. And that’s just one reason why you need to work with a mobile “solution provider”.
This checklist outlines features of rugged mobile computing devices that commonly come into play in the Transportation and Distribution industries. It is recommended you pay special attention to these points as you research different rugged mobile PC options for your own specific applications.
This checklist outlines rugged mobile computing features commonly required by the Oil & Gas Industry for both onshore and offshore operations. Evaluating the necessity of each capability for your organization’s workflows and your workers’ daily flow is a critical first step as you research different rugged tablet PC options for your specific mobility requirements.
Practical insight for ensuring a smooth transition from basic to advanced to next-generation field automation.
Discover how your peers are using today’s mobile technologies in field applications to transform their businesses.
The time for IoT is now. Learn the technology essentials, how to put IoT data to work, and tips for keeping your customers in the IoT loop.
Understand the cost of fleet safety, what goes into a fleet safety strategy, and how today’s technologies play a role.
A new communications platform has contributed to a 50 percent improvement in employee engagement and a 37 percent reduction in time to service.
A new mobile application has reduced inspection reporting processing from 30 minutes down to 5 for a municipal utility.
Solar Transport has used a fleet management solution to help reduce fuel costs by 13 percent.
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The possibility of cost savings, operational efficiencies gained, and the augmentation of data and analytics available have made the deployment of tablets a top priority for many field service organizations. As companies scramble to deploy tablet solutions, there are common pitfalls that — if not properly addressed — will not only drain the organizations’ bottom line, but may also completely disrupt the operation. Join us as we expose the 3 biggest mistakes any company considering deploying an tablet solution should be aware of.
People assume that machines will talk to each other as part of IoT, but it seems that the integration of data from IoT projects is something that is lacking. In fact, it’s common to see organizations working with multiple IoT projects because of the disconnected flow of data.
Improving the customer experience has become a field service imperative. While productivity gains and cost reductions will always be crucial, today’s leading field service organizations realize that those measures will also be irrelevant if meeting – and exceeding – customer expectations doesn’t happen as well.
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.