ARTICLES BY CHERYL KNIGHT
GPS Tracking Could Make High Speed Chases A Thing Of The Past
High-speed chases, on average, killed 323 people per year between 1982 and 2004. Recent innovations in GPS technology might provide an alternative through tracking suspects, rather than the need for dangerous high speed chases. An article in The Anniston Star discusses the potential for such technology and how it could save hundreds of lives each year.
Field Service IT News For VARs — December 17, 2014
In the news, an article lists what to watch for in the trucking industry in 2015 — including technology.
Field Service IT News For VARs — December 10, 2014
In this week’s news, an article points out how technology provides lines of communication, a measure of safety, and data for adjusting to how the company reacts to weather events in the future.
Survey Shows Field Service Mobility Trends And Usage
Field service workers use a variety of different mobile devices to help them perform their tasks while away from the office.
Why Managed Network Services Make Sense
Managed network services (MNS) are a way for multifunction peripherals (MFPs) dealers and other IT solutions providers to differentiate themselves, as well as building recurring revenue and higher margins. According to a white paper from N-able by SolarWinds, it also provides you the chance to assume responsibility for the entire network — from the MFP to the server.
Can You Use 3D Printing To Print A House?
Among all the applications — and potential applications— for 3D printing, one that might not be top of mind is providing shelter for the homeless. A recent 3DPrint article reports on a crowdfunding campaign, however, aimed at just that.
Mobile Payments Use Low In Canada
A new study by market research company GfK revealed the resistance by many Canadians to use mobile payment systems. As a testament to this fact, the survey shows that less than a quarter of Canadians who shopped in-store or online use mobile payment.
What You Need To Know About Keeping Your Customers Connected With Wireless
With machine-to-machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT) applications dominating current talk in the field service market, an area that you can’t forget is wireless connectivity, the necessary part of the solution that allows the data and communications to travel back and forth.
Field Service Predicted To See M2M And IoT Growth
With an expected 26 billion connected devices to be in use around the world by 2020, field automation is the next big area of growth for M2M (machine to machine) and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, especially in the coming six months to a year.
Field Service IT News For VARs — December 3, 2014
News includes how third-party logistics will see major growth by 2016, must-have tools for contractor fleet management, and a few ways to manage solar assets in a growing market.