Data Collection & Mobility Articles
Data Collection and Mobility News From October 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility, companies announce a new labeling solution, access to data through APIs, a new version of a solution that connects mobile printers to the cloud, and mobile computers that support Android.
Stratix VP Advises Leveraging Strategic Partnerships
Gina Daniel-Lee, vice president of strategic alliances at Stratix Corporation, recently spoke with Business Solutions president Jim Roddy about overcoming current challenges in the channel, transitioning to the as-a-Service business model, and understanding the importance of consultative selling.
ScanSource’s Constantine Lists VAR Opportunities In Healthcare
Paul Constantine, president of ScanSource POS and Bar Coding in North America, says VARs will find many business opportunities in the healthcare vertical in 2014.
Former VAR Tells How He Transitioned To “Products-as-a-Service”
John Templeton, president of Millennium Technologies, tells how he made the transition to the as-a-Service business model.
ScanSource’s Dixon Urges POS, AIDC VARs To Look To Managed Services
Greg Dixon, CTO for ScanSource, is an advocate of the managed services model and urges the value-added distributor’s partners to look at it as the model of the future.
Government IT News For VARs — November 1, 2013
This week, a Senate bill would make “stalking apps” illegal, vendors are navigating the GSA’s new reverse auction online tool, and government IT professionals want some say in future technology projects — in light of the performance of HealthCare.gov.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — October 31, 2013
In this week’s news, the AHIMA Convention provides education on ICD-10 implementation and on overcoming human error in EHR management. Also in the news, more vendors are taking up the challenge of meeting Stage 2 Meaningful Use criteria, MSPs can find business opportunity in complying with the HIPAA omnibus rule, and of course, the healthcare IT community is weighing in on the problems with HealthCare.gov.
Government IT News For VARs — October 25, 2013
This week, Canadian and U.S. offices want better systems and data, North Carolina opens an “Innovation Center” to test new technologies, and companies are making a business of analytics for procurement data.
MSP Panel: As-a-Service Won’t Work With The Wrong People
Changing your business model from break-fix to managed services means training your employees on a new way of doing business — and it may even mean hiring new employees. At Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions Conference on October 7 in Philadelphia, the VAR/MSP panels shared their experiences making sure the right people, in the right positions, have the proper training and incentives to make the new business model work.
Data Collection and Mobility News From September 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility, companies expand an in-vehicle solution, add a rugged model to a tablet line, introduce a new app for radio communications, and offer new label printers.