By Sarah Howland, Field Technologies magazine
Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past year, I'm sure you're cognizant of the overwhelming buzz surrounding tablet computers. Amidst that buzz is the debate of whether a consumer-grade tablet (iPad, anyone?) can serve as an effective tool in field operations. The answer I hear most often to that question? A resounding "NO!" When Labatt Food Service decided to go tablet, the company knew its device of choice would need to be rugged — and chose a device that has provided significant value to its operations.