Data Collection & Mobility Articles
Education IT News for VARs — January 24, 2014
The issue of how schools will pay for IT projects for security and to keep pace with standards requirements is in the news. A company has announced a grant for security equipment and New York’s governor has proposed state funds, and Nashville’s mayor has proposed city funds to help their schools.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 23, 2014
In the news, your healthcare customers’ credit ratings could be negatively affected by paying for major IT projects. Also, the global wireless EHR market is expected to grow to $23.5 billion by 2018. In addition, a Health IT Buzz post lists guidance for the IT industry to help overcome EHR usability challenges.
Field Service IT News — January 21, 2014
Field Service IT proves that businesses are only as strong as their data, as the most recent push is made to integrate information across platforms. The news includes how a combination of mobile, cloud, and Big Data can benefit your customers. Also, the EIA predicts oil production in the U.S. will rise by 48 percent by 2019.
SYNNEX, Google Partner To Give VARs Unique Education Sales Opportunity
SYNNEX Corporation is the first distributor in North America to provide the Google Chrome Management Console and related tools and services. This enables authorized resellers — with SYNNEX support — to offer a turnkey solution that brings Chromebooks in a managed environment to their K-12 education customers.
Financing Options Your Customers Will Love
Solutions providers share how they handle customers who need to finance projects and how it reinforces their role as a trusted advisor.
Six Questions That Will Lead To Better Consumables Sales
Scott Robnett, director of interactive services for Imprint Enterprises, says regular communication is key to consumables sales. Business Solutions recently interviewed Robnett for the article “Edge Out Competitors With A Complete Cloud-Based Mobile Solution.” He points out it is easy for companies to compare prices and order standard or stocked consumables, but they will be less likely to look into ordering on their own if you stay in touch.
Field Service IT News For VARs — January 14, 2014
In the news, predictions for field service IT in 2014 include companies leveraging analytics to increase efficiency and reduce costs and market demands for M2M, ruggedized devices, and cloud-based services. In addition, a study predicts the fleet management market will reach $30.45 billion by 2018.
Data Collection and Mobility News From December 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, Honeywell announces a mobile handheld computer for retailers, Panasonic upgrades the Toughbook CF-C2, Datalogic offers a new presentation scanner, and Wasp Barcode launches a new website.
Education IT News For VARs — January 10, 2014
In the news, Knewton and Cengage partner to enhance a platform with adaptive learning, schools are finding “assistive” uses for technology, and a new platform assesses and provides feedback on written assignments.
Why You Should Pitch Mobile Field Service Management
If you have customers who are still relying on paper records in their field service operations, you have the opportunity to sell management solutions with apparent ROI for them — and possibly recurring revenue for you.