Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Field Service IT News — March 10, 2014
    3/10/2014

    GPS technology recently played a role in the recovery of stolen trailers. Also in the news, Cook County, IL, approved the use of an automated vehicle locations system for real-time tracking of county vehicles, as well as performance data collection.

  2. Education IT News For VARs -- March 7, 2014
    3/7/2014

    The Consortium for School Networking makes recommendations for school networks. Also in the news, all-digital curricula could become a trend, and a proposed bill in Maine would prohibit selling student data.

  3. Education IT News For VARs — February 28, 2014
    2/28/2014

    Technology plays an ever-increasing role in education, bringing accessibility and improved resources for the classroom. However, it’s not without risk — another school data breach hit an institution of higher education this week. In other news, the website EdSurge will index products in the education technology space, providing Consumer Reports-style coverage of companies.

  4. Field Service IT News For VARs — February 26, 2014
    2/26/2014

    Technology continually propels field service efficiency forward, which is readily apparent at the Mobile World Congress. In other news, data and analytics are helping to cut costs, legislators continue to look at the use and distribution of GPS data, and a company that implemented e-logging shares some benefits of the technology.

  5. Government IT News For VARs — February 19, 2014
    2/19/2014

    In the news, local and state government organizations begin to look at the demands data center consolidation, mobility, security, cloud computing, and Big Data will have on their IT departments. Also, writers share insights from the IBM Center for the Business of Government report, “Realizing the Promise of Big Data: Implementing Big Data Projects.”

  6. Field Service IT News For VARs — February 18, 2014
    2/18/2014

    In the news, 2013 ended with increased M&A activity, snow plow fleets are finding value in GPS tracking this winter, and diesel prices are forecast — now a little higher — for 2014 at $3.83. 

  7. Education IT News For VARs — February 14, 2014
    2/14/2014

    While winter weather interrupts school systems across the country, technology steps up to help parents track their children’s school buses. Also, Utah presents its technology plan, and MOOCs set sights on high school classrooms.  

  8. 2014 IT Channel-Specific Event Calendar
    2/14/2014

    One of the best ways to learn is to speak with peers and share your best and worst practices. The best place to do that is at industry events. In addition to networking, conferences are also great places to partake in top-notch industry-specific education on technology, sales, and marketing. If you're not an events kind of person or company, you're missing out on huge growth opportunities.

  9. Data Collection and Mobility News From January 2014
    2/12/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, Panasonic releases a new fully rugged tablet, TEKLYNX launches TEKLYNX CENTRAL 4.0, and AML introduces a new rugged, wireless handheld terminal.

  10. Field Service IT News For VARs — February 11, 2014
    2/11/2014

    The news includes reports of how mobile is revolutionizing field service this week and throughout 2014. From new apps to collecting payments, fleet managers turn to mobile technology to increase efficiency and organize data. Also, field service can leverage data to continually evolve processes and maintain effective fleet management.