Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Motorola Solutions Emphasizing Android OS In 2014
    3/28/2014

    Last week I attended Motorola’s annual Partner Expo in Las Vegas. Over the three days at the event, I learned a lot about Motorola’s initiatives for 2014. One thing I found particularly interesting was Moto’s plans concerning mobile device operating systems (OS). In the past, Motorola devices have run various versions of Microsoft’s operating systems. As we all know, in recent years the mobile world has been overrun with devices running iOS and Android, but primarily on the consumer side. Motorola has slowly adopted Android as an option for a few of its enterprise-class devices, but make no mistake, Microsoft’s OSs have been the dominant platform for the company’s mobile computers. Until now.

  2. Healthcare IT News For VARs — March 27, 2014
    3/27/2014

    Articles this week include looks at the rate of EHR adoption: fast for small medical offices, slower for providers trying to comply with new GAO standards.

  3. Smart VAR Healthcare Summit Highlights Vital Signs, Pain Points Of Vertical
    3/26/2014

    This year, value-added resellers have a new resource for information on the channel’s fastest growing vertical. The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions, will be held in New Brunswick, NJ, on May 6. A second summit will be held in Chicago in August.

  4. Government IT News For VARs — March 25, 2014
    3/25/2014

    In the news this week, the NIST released its initial version of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, and California DMV faces a potential security breach.

  5. Field Service IT News – March 25, 2014
    3/25/2014

    Mobile communication and telematics can help lessen the impact of the problem of breaking down far away from home. Also in the news this week, are the benefits of data analytics for business intelligence, and a merger to create one of the largest truck dealerships in the U.S.

  6. Motorola Solutions' Brown Admits Company's Shortcomings, Promises Improvement
    3/24/2014

    Greg Brown, chairman and CEO, of Motorola Solutions ($MSI) took the stage today to deliver a heart-felt speech to the 3,000 attendees of the Motorola Channel Partner Expo 2014 in Las Vegas. I found his candor to be particularly refreshing. All too often, CEOs get on stage and string together a variety of hollow platitudes intended to make everyone in the room feel warm and fuzzy. Brown took a more humble approach and focused on what Motorola could be doing better.

  7. Motorola Solutions CPE 2014: Moon Highlights Keys To Motorola’s Success
    3/24/2014

    In the morning session today at the Motorola Channel Partner Expo 2014, March 23-25, in Las Vegas, Mark Moon, Executive Vice President and President of Sales & Product Operations at Motorola Solutions addressed the company’s partners.

  8. Motorola Solutions CPE 2014: Channel Program Updates
    3/24/2014

    Motorola Solutions is hosting its Motorola Channel Partner Expo 2014, March 23-25, in Las Vegas. Last night, I had the opportunity to speak with Bill Cates, senior director of global channels strategies programs and operations for Motorola Solutions, to find out more about the changes to the company’s PartnerEmpower channel program.

  9. Healthcare IT News For VARs — March 21, 2014
    3/21/2014

    In this week’s news, CMS sends out an urgent request for volunteers to test ICD-10 readiness, the Pentagon is planning a new $1.5 billion EHR purchase, and HHS is making interoperability a priority.

  10. Education IT News — March 21, 2014
    3/21/2014

    IT is making education more accessible, but what happens to the proper certifications and who has the ownership over the material? Also, in the news funding IT advancements remains a concern.