About Amy Taylor

Amy Vercher is a freelance writer who earned her B.A. in English from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a former audience engagement manager at HousingWire Publishing, leading the national REX conference to trend on twitter. Her work has appeared in WORLD Magazine and The Daily Texan.

ARTICLES BY AMY VERCHER

  • Field Service IT News Roundup For VARs — July 21, 2014

    Field Service is taking on a whole lot of cost savings initiatives this week as demand is up and resources remain steady. Implementing the right strategy for field service management continues to make headlines as efforts are being made to increase available data and conserve company resources.

  • Education IT News For VARs — July 14, 2014
    Education IT News For VARs — July 14, 2014

    Technology continues to seek a balance between efficiency and unnecessary complications in classrooms across the country. Wearable technology breaks onto the scene to enhance learning, as 3D printers make a memorable impression among students.

  • Field Service IT News For VARs — July 9, 2014
    Field Service IT News For VARs — July 9, 2014

    It’s a rollercoaster of numbers this week as numbers surface for the summer months, citing the traditional slump in May, but a hopeful gain in June. The latest apps and software will help maximize the good news in field service this week.

  • Education IT News For VARs — July 7, 2014
    Education IT News For VARs — July 7, 2014

    Student data continues to make headlines: privacy remains a top concern despite technological advances. Biometrics could replace plastic ID cards on college campuses, and Louisiana moves forward with a student data bill that collects information on all public school students.

  • Field Service IT News — July 2, 2014
    Field Service IT News — July 2, 2014

    In the news this week, the May monthly report from ELFA trends down and technology continues to improve the industry with the latest developments including machine to machine (M2M).

  • Education IT News For VARs — July 1, 2014
    Education IT News For VARs — July 1, 2014

    Student data is potentially breached in New Jersey, leaving parents and students unsure about the safety of their personal information. Additionally, school security continues to be a hot topic in the news, as schools adopt technology for safer, more advanced learning environments.

  • Field Service IT News For VARs — June 26, 2014
    Field Service IT News For VARs — June 26, 2014

    In the news, an article reports a panel at the CCJ Summer Symposium says experiences with e-logs have been overwhelmingly positive. In other news are reports of ways for field service organizations to leverage technology to improve service strategy and lower costs.

  • Education  IT News For VARs —  June 17, 2014
    Education IT News For VARs — June 17, 2014

    In the news, a New Jersey bill would require police to access all school security cameras — and to force schools without cameras to install them. Also, the issue of keeping student data private is in the news again, with an email containing student data sent to 160 law students. In other news, technology integrated with a high school’s yearbook enables students to scan a photo to watch a video on a smartphone app.

  • Field Service IT News — June 17, 2014
    Field Service IT News — June 17, 2014

    In the news, your fleet customers can save with management solutions and GPS tracking software for safety and for asset protection. Also, third-party logistics companies are decreasing in number due to mergers and acquisitions, driving a switch to digital.

  • Field Service IT News — June 10, 2014
    Field Service IT News — June 10, 2014

    The news includes a report how the explosion of telematics data is transforming fleet management into a predictive science. Also in the news, Element Financial Corporation has an agreement to purchase PHH Corporation’s North American fleet management business. In response to the growing “sharing economy” are reports of car sharing technology in fleet management.

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