ARTICLES BY CHERYL KNIGHT
Field Service IT News For VARs — September 30, 2014
This week’s news spotlights predictions the field service management market will grow through 2018 and a new website that provides information on technologies that contribute to increased efficiency for fleets.
System Gives Shoppers Info Via NFC
Near-field communication has been in headlines lately, thanks to Apple Pay, but beyond helping merchants accept payments made from customers’ smartphones, the technology has other applications your retail customers might want to consider.
Technology Has Growing Applications On The Sports Field
According to a Rant Sports article, 15 college football programs are using GPS technology during practices and work outs in advanced training programs. Data collected reveals the prime workout time for each player, as well as when players need to recuperate from work outs.
As Businesses Grow, Executives Try To Better Manage Cyber Risk
With cyberattacks on the rise, companies are scrambling to find ways to protect themselves from cyber criminals.
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.