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Your Entire Company Runs Intelligently With FieldOne

Boost profits and cut paperwork with FieldOne, a leading service automation solution for medium to large organizations with company-wide solutions for maximized efficiency. Equip technicians with mobile apps to stay fully updated and on-schedule in the field. Keep customer data organized and track your increased ROI on a customizable dashboard. Learn more.

From The Editor

3 Key Considerations For Android
By Sarah Howland, editor in chief
I've talked with some of our readers recently, and from those conversations I’ve learned that Android is a topic you want to learn more about. With the uncertainty surrounding Windows and iOS not being a fit for every organization, Android may very well become the alternative you turn to in the future.

Featured Articles

Mobility In Today's Service Organization
By Sumair Dutta, Astea International
Best-in-class mobile field service is more than just the acquisition of mobile devices. It involves a strategic understanding of current service processes and the organizational capabilities that are required to support improved automated processes that empower the mobile worker to perform at the highest level without being hindered by needless paperwork and travel.


Mobility Innovations For The Next Generation Utility
By ClickSoftware
Mobility applications have evolved to the point that some utilities have been able to completely eliminate the use of paper in the field. Screens may be customized to accommodate any desired report functions, from meter changes to service requests to scheduled inspections and maintenance, so that all data for reporting is captured electronically in the field and redundant data entry is eliminated.


Don't Tolerate Field Service Inefficiencies
By Chris Loringer, Metrix
In the 24/7 world of manufacturing, machine tool uptime can mean the difference between meeting customers' JIT (just in time)manufacturing requirements and costly delays that can lead to a potential loss of customers. One company that is an expert on the subject is Makino Milling Machine Co., a $1.2B manufacturer with locations around the globe Makino‘s U.S. headquarters in Cincinnati provides sales and service support for North and South America. The company has a team of 50 field service engineers responsible for servicing more than 10,000 machine in all types of manufacturing environments.


Improve Your Retail Supply Chain With Rugged Tablet PCs
By MobileDemand
The overall success of retail organizations is highly dependent on the accuracy and efficiency throughout the supply chain. Rugged tablet PCs enable real-time tracking from the moment a product leaves the manufacturer’s warehouse to the time it is placed on display and then purchased by a consumer.


Comcast Corporation Overcomes Connectivity Challenges
By NetMotion Wireless
Comcast needed to extend direct access to applications to its field technicians, to improve customer service. "Our credo continues to evolve and is focused on customer satisfaction," declares Greg Otto, senior director of infrastructure and operations.

Industry News

Motorola Introduces First TEDS Solution For Commercial, Enterprise Mobile Work Teams
eBizNET And Vertical Solutions Partner On Integrating Supply Chain And Service Management
TOA's ETAdirect Solution Achieves Certified Integration With SAP Applications
Annual Smart Grid Spending To Reach $65B By 2017
NexTraq Featured In Google Maps Video Case Study
Doosan Infracore Selects Servigistics Service Parts Pricing
RACO Wireless Helps M2M ‘Go Global' Cost-Effectively With Embedded Multi-Mode IMSI SIM
Retriever Communications Unveils RADE For Improved Management Of Field Service Workforce
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Upcoming Industry Event

M2M Evolution
October 2 to 5, 2012
Austin, TX

Understand the role of M2M in the supply chain, transportation, security, proactive response, and automotive sectors, and see how M2M technologies can mitigate risk, track assets, improve efficiencies, and drive revenue. Join wireless carriers, platform companies, and device manufacturers along with verticals implementing M2M solutions and learn how to implement M2M solutions. Register NOW and use code FT to save 20%.

Featured Downloads

Wireless Comes To The Wilderness
In the hunting community, hunters commonly set up automatic cameras with movement sensor to monitor game activity and trail traffic over a period of time at a specific site to gauge visitation frequency.

KORE Telematics

Rugged Tablets Key In Emergency Response Operation
The STORM Automated Debris Management System, designed to aid in mobile recovery and clean-up efforts following a natural disaster, sent Transport Tracking, LLC. in search of a rugged tablet computer.

DLI

Learn How Pacific Telecommunications Completes More Jobs Daily
Pacific Telemanagement Services (PTS) began using Trimble Fleet Solutions in 2010 to track, manage, and optimize scheduling for its mobile workers, who service pay phones and pay Internet kiosks, as well as perform freezer cleaning and maintenance for their ice cream distribution company, Arctic Express.

Trimble Field Service Management
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Industry Webinar

How To Select The Right Mobile Tools For Your Industry: Delta Global Service Shares Its Experience
How To Select The Right Mobile Tools For Your Industry: Delta Global Service Shares Its Experience
Date: June 7, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

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Industry Conference

PBL 2012
July 16 to 18, 2012
Washington, D.C.

This year’s PBLCS conference is aimed at revitalizing the "PBL" concept. The military is facing budget cuts anywhere from $450B to almost $1T, meaning the time has come to choose between a contracting method that forces private industry to perform within a set of predetermined metrics with rewards built in, or a method based on transactions a set pricing regardless of performance. Learn more.

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Glacier T507K Tablet
Glacier T507K Tablet

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Glacier Computer

Fleet Tracker
Fleet Tracker

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Complete Innovations Inc.

SRM Inventory Control And Management
SRM Inventory Control And Management

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CSDP Corporation

Janam XM60+ Handheld Mobile Computer
Janam XM60+ Handheld Mobile Computer

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Janam Technologies

RL4 Portable Label Printer
RL4 Portable Label Printer

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Datamax - O'Neil

Dolphin 99EX Mobile Computer
Dolphin 99EX Mobile Computer

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Honeywell

ix104C5 DM Dual-Mode Xtreme Tablet
ix104C5 DM Dual-Mode Xtreme Tablet

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Xplore Technologies

Field Sales Mobility Solutions
Field Sales Mobility Solutions

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Stratix Corporation