ARTICLES BY CHERYL KNIGHT
Demand For Lecture Capture Technology Increases
Learning institutions constantly seek easier and more convenient ways to provide education to their students. Lecture capture solutions provide one way to transport lectures to students outside classroom, mainly in a home setting.
Field Service IT News For VARs — September 23, 2014
In the news, M2M technologies have ROI in field service, the 2014 FLEET Learning Expo and Efficient Technology Symposium is taking place this week, and why VARs can expect delays from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in the wake of Anne Ferro’s departure as the administrations head.
Bar Coding And RFID Executive Forum Scheduled For October
Barcoding, Inc. is hosting Executive Forum 4: Be Efficient- Accurate- Connected, the fourth annual executive forum. The full-day conference is set to take place at the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD, on October 9, 2014.
Paper Lists Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends
A recent Tableau Software white paper, titled “Top 10 Trends in Business Intelligence for 2014,” assesses the effects of these trends on how companies handle their information.
Telematics Data Can Earn Insurance Discounts For Fleets
Telematics is used by many fleets — now, according to a FleetOwner article, insurance companies are getting in on the telematics trend. They are offering customers lower prices on insurance premiums for safe-driving practices — practices determined through the use of telematics solutions, such as those that use GPS.
Voice Technology Applications In The Warehouse Environment
Voice technology has taken hold in a variety of work environments, but applications are particularly beneficial for warehouses. Businesses with warehouses use voice technology when picking stock, inventorying and replenishing stock, and improving customer service.
Survey Reveals Lax Disaster Recovery Preparation
When business is good and a company is performing at its optimum capacity, it’s easy for a company not to think about what they would do in the instance of a disaster. While organizations usually have a contingency plan in place if the power goes out or the fire alarm goes off, some are not ready for a natural disaster that prevents employees from making it to work for days — or even weeks — at a time.
Field Service IT News For VARs — September 16, 2014
In the news, the development of autonomous haulage systems benefits the mining industry, determining the GPS tracking solution for your client, and how to measure the success of a private fleet.
CompTIA Index Reveals Revenues On Target
According to the CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index, revenues are reported as being on target or better for 72 percent of IT companies, with 15 percent ahead of their goals. CompTIA surveyed 293 companies for the study.
Spiceworks Presents The “State of IT” Report
In its latest State of IT report, Spiceworks gives IT solutions providers data on spend and adoption of the latest tech trends. The company turned to its network of IT pros to compile stats and trends from 1,121 survey respondents the North America (NA) and Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) regions.