Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. The Mobile Revolution (And Its Effect) Is Undeniable And Aruba’s NRF Study All But Proves It

    The mobile revolution has been well underway since the first iPhone launched in 2007. Since then, there has been worldwide adoption of smartphones — and other devices for that matter — to the tune of a 1:6 ratio compared to the global population number. This is just the tip of the iceberg though as the combination of small computing modules and wireless communication capabilities has eschewed in the early stages of the Internet of Things.

  2. $6B Merger Agreement Puts Ingram Micro Under The HNA Umbrella

    Ingram Micro, the world’s largest distributor of technology, entered into a merger agreement earlier this week with Tianjin Tianhai Investment Company, Ltd. The Hainan-based global conglomerate will acquire Ingram for $38.90 per share, with an overall value of around $6 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2016, barring all stockholder and regulatory approvals.

  3. POS, Payment Processing, And Data Collection News

    Zebra has introduced two new desktop printers that connect via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to help employees update product pricing, shelf labels, and coupons in alignment with the store’s merchandising and pricing strategies.

  4. Health IT Interoperability Standards Released By ONC

    Healthcare is charging into interoperability, and the Office of the National Coordinatory for Health IT (ONC) has released guidance to smooth things along.

  5. Banks Are Moving To Biometric Technology To Secure Data — And So Are Their Customers

    As data breaches and other intrusions multiply, businesses that deal in sensitive data on a daily basis are scrambling to find the most effective means of protection possible.

  6. CompTIA Highlights Solutions Provider Opportunities In The Professional Services Vertical

    According to the study IT Opportunities in the Professional Services Vertical, 78 percent of accounting, law, and marketing firms rate technology as important in reaching business objectives.

  7. What Are Your IT Clients’ CIO Priorities For 2016?

    PwC conducted a Twitter poll asking more than 1,000 people what the CIO’s priorities should be for 2016.

  8. Why Mobile App Security Can Differentiate You From Your Competitors

    While more than four out of five people are confident that their mobile health and finance apps are secure, an Arxan report has found 90 percent of mobile health and finance apps proved to be vulnerable to at least two of the top 10 serious security risks, revealing a great disparity between perception and reality regarding mobile app security.

  9. Honing In On The Consumer Experience Using Location-Based Technology

    The writing is on the wall ... or maybe Tweeted, Instagrammed, and shared on someone’s Facebook wall.

  10. Predictive Analytics Can Be A Game-Changing Opportunity For Software Developers

    Companies are increasingly turning to predictive analytics to compete and thrive.