Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Field Service IT News For VARs — August 26, 2014
    8/26/2014

    This week’s field service news includes an update on the Monthly Confidence Index for August — released from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation; streaming videos uses for field service; and the influence of the Internet of Things on field work performance.

  2. Google Releases Health App Development Kit
    8/25/2014

    Software developers in health and healthcare have some new toys coming their way.

  3. Healthcare IT News For VARs — August 22, 2014
    8/22/2014

    In this week’s news, data breaches and ACOs face barriers to IT implementation.

  4. The ROI Of E-Alerts For Your Healthcare IT Customers
    8/21/2014

    The best way for your healthcare customers to attract new clients and continually prove their importance to existing ones, is to connect day-to-day operations to patients’ clinical outcomes. E-alerts (electronic reminders) have gained attention over the last couple of years for their benefits in both the work of physicians and in changing patient behavior.

  5. Is Video Data A New Opportunity for VARs And ISVs?
    8/21/2014

    Video analytics — the automated analysis of terabytes of video content — has a proven track record helping investigators to glean information from surveillance cameras, recognize faces in a crowd, or zoom in on the license plates of suspects. However, researchers know they need more advanced capabilities and software algorithms to go beyond detection and tracking and really understand the relationships between objects in video footage.

  6. IoT Adoption And Its Impact On Manufacturing
    8/20/2014

    The Internet of Things (IoT) brings into play advanced options between device, system, and service that go beyond mere machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. This connectivity between devices and the Internet is expected to usher in a new age of automation in a wide variety of fields, including manufacturing, in addition to making applications like the Smart Grid possible.

  7. VA Healthcare Overhaul Could Mean Opportunities For VARs
    8/20/2014

    Behind all the scandal, the Veterans Health Administration has been taking steps to overhaul the way it deals with IT. As early as 2013, it began efforts to improve the patient experience through technology including health and wellness apps, sensors, and home monitoring devices. Last Thursday though, a more official step was taken.

  8. Government IT News For VARs — August 20, 2014
    8/20/2014

    In news this week, the Department of Defense (DoD) has received permission to begin migrating certain military data to the cloud. The DoD has instituted an overall mobility plan, supported by DISA. Meanwhile, cyber spies have hacked into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) contractor’s data. In other news, U.S. IT exports are much higher than many perceive. Also, a new study can help government agencies figure out which cloud system is right for them. 

  9. Education IT News For VARs — August 20, 2014
    8/20/2014

    In news this week, the legal focus is on protecting student data, both at the federal and state levels.  Also, Desire2Learn has raised $85 million in its latest funding round, and aims at global expansion, while Chromebook shipments hit 5.2 million this year, in large part due to education orders.

  10. Global UC Market Predicted To Reach Almost $76 Billion By 2020
    8/19/2014

    Study concludes growth in burgeoning Unified Communications (UC) field over next six years.

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