Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. 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. 

  2. 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.  

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

    In the news, the NTIA is meeting to develop policy on facial recognition technology, states could call on the National Guard for cybersecurity, and the NHTSA is drafting rules for V2V use.

  7. Field Service IT News – February 4, 2014
    2/4/2014

    This week, a report shows the GPS fleet management market is still growing and the FMCSA will propose a rule that includes mandating ELDs. Also, the new generation of workers, #GenMobile, is adequately prepped for the latest IT trends and expecting to use technology as they take on field service jobs.

  8. Healthcare IT News For VARs — February 1, 2014
    2/1/2014

    In the news, the AMA asks EHR vendors to take a “readiness survey,” a poll shows only about half of healthcare providers have estimated the cash flow impact ICD-10 coding will have, and the new national coordinator for health IT says its critical for federal regulations to address the development and use of EHRs.

  9. Education IT News For VARs — January 31, 2014
    1/31/2014

    Technology continues to glide along the curve of education, but with emphasis from The State of the Union this week, its importance is sure to gain solid momentum. While safety concerns continue to arise, technology swiftly jumps into a primary focus of legislatures. In turn, massive open online courses continue to provoke national attention from demographics to global politics.

  10. Field Service IT News For VARs — January 28, 2014
    1/28/2014

    Field Service IT News includes predictions that 2014 will see trends including profit-driven analytics, increased M2M communication, leveraging mobile apps, and growth of rugged mobility and cloud-based services.