Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Education IT News For VARs — November 20, 2014

    In the news, a new report shows fewer than 20 percent of higher ed faculty have taught online, and Coursera has launched an initiative to work with veterans.

  2. What Can RFID Do For SMB Retailers?

    At the VARTECH 2014 Conference in New Orleans, Marty Johnson of Zebra Technologies provided an overview of how RFID (radio frequency identification) can be beneficial to SMB retailers.

  3. Why You Should Be Obsessed With Innovation

    Success is temporary. There are a whole lot of companies that were once dominant and are now faded memories. That was the gist of Josh Linkner’s opening message of at IT Nation 2014, held last week in Orlando. Linkner is a former VAR, venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and author who emphasizes reinvention. While on stage during his keynote, he urged the audience to take on the role of disruptor by innovating...

  4. Predicted Growth In Consumer Wearable Devices Market Follows Decreasing Prices Of Technology

    Last week, TechNavio released its report on the Global Connected Wearable Devices Market, predicting an increase in market at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 54.11 percent by 2018.

  5. Your Healthcare IT Clients Are Facing EHR Integration Issues After Healthcare Consolidation

    Your EHR clients’ landscape will be changing, largely in part to mass consolidations of hospitals across the country.

  6. Field Service IT News For VARs — November 19, 2014

    This week’s news includes an article on the cloud’s impact on the growth of field management solutions, the threat of information overload from an increasingly connected fleet, and Apple’s efforts to make inroads into the business IT market.

  7. Government IT News For VARs — November 17, 2014

    In news this week, federal employees are doing more telework, the U.S. government has a tenuous relationship with open source, and the NGA is developing Google Glass apps for immersive intelligence. Also, the USPS is the latest agency to be hacked.

  8. What’s Ahead For Zebra And Motorola Partners Now That The Acquisition Is Final?

    Zebra Technologies has completed the acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business. Denise Hampton (pictured), NA channel strategy, marketing, operations & global partner programs for Zebra Technologies, says the acquisition will not affect any immediate changes in the ways partners interact with the company. “Keeping with the critical role that business continuity plays in our acquisition process, we can confirm that Zebra Technologies’ PartnerFirst and Motorola Solutions’ PartnerEmpower programs will remain unchanged and continue, separate and distinct, until the end of 2015. In addition, a company’s status under these programs as well as its program requirements will remain the same,” says Hampton. The acquisition will not immediately change product access, distribution purchasing channels, promotions and growth incentives, service contracts, or technical support.

  9. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — November 18, 2014

    In the news, a webcast tomorrow will focus on digital transformation in distribution. Also, articles point out manufacturing challenges with compliance, employee issues, and balancing maintenance and throughput, and speeding rates of fulfillment can be IT solutions providers’ opportunities. And a survey shows your customers are exploring solutions related to security, Big Data, and mobility.

  10. Varnex To Host “The Power Of Partnership” Fall Conference

    Varnex, SYNNEX’s peer-to-peer network community of resellers, is set to host its annual Fall Conference Nov. 16-19 in Las Vegas. Key speakers include the return of Ryan Morris, principal consultant with Morris Management Partners, Inc. and Mark Smith, co-founder of OutSource Channel Executives, Inc., coupled with the introduction of nine new consultants set to speak during the four-day conference.

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