Featured Field Service Articles

  1. Inside VARTECH: Day 1 -- IoT Isn’t Just Hype, It’s A Real Money Maker

    BlueStar’s VARTECH 2016 kicked off today in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. A variety of BlueStar’s team are on hand to provide great insight into the goings on within the industry and at the distributor. One trend that gets a lot of headlines is IoT (Internet of Things). I had a chance to speak with Duane Roebuck, IoT & WLAN business development manager for BlueStar about IoT. Specifically, what’s hype and what VARs and integrators should be keeping their eyes on.

  2. Rugged Mobile Hardware Market Saw $813 Million In Revenue Shipments In Q1 2016

    Quarterly report examines the state of the rugged mobile hardware marketplace. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Why Your Retail IT Clients Could Need Solutions To Support Home Delivery

    More and more retailers are entering the field of home delivery as part of an effort to win and satisfy customers. Consumers increasingly demand omni-channel shopping — and increasingly demand free, on-time delivery. Your merchant clients are challenged to compete.    

  4. Research Finds $30 Billion Wasted In U.S. On Unused Software

    Global organizations are wasting money on software that is not used, according to a new report from Software Lifecycle Automation company 1E. The report The Real Cost of Unused Software analyzed the results of a four-year study of more than 1,800 software titles deployed on 3.6 million desktops, in 129 enterprises, across 14 industries.

  5. The End User’s Perspective: Mobility, Cloud, IoT Solutions — And How To Sell Them

    Having insights into what end users want from IT solutions is always valuable, and this perspective will be particularly valuable as mobility, cloud computing, and Internet of Things (IoT) technology continue to converge. End users joined a panel discussion at the Smart VAR Summit: Age Of Intelligence — IoT, Cloud, And Mobility Convergence, powered by ScanSource, Zebra Technologies, and Business Solutions on October 14 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA.

  6. Zebra Study: ROI Of Mobility Tools Includes Lower Costs And Additional Revenue

    Your field and fleet management clients could have more money to spend on mobility solutions in the next five years.

  7. ASIS 2015 Scheduled To Kick Off On Sept. 28

    The ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2015) will bring 20,000 security professionals from both the operational and cybersecurity disciplines together for the security conference and trade show Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, in Anaheim, CA.

  8. Geofencing May Soon Be Required For All Drones

    Mandatory geofencing of drones may soon be in effect, according to a new report from IDG New Service.

  9. How To Sell Your Field Service Clients On The Value Of Software

    How can you sell your field services clients on the real value of management software? An infographic from The Service Manager (TSM) provides a quick comparison between manual processes and field service management software that can prove useful in the selling process.

  10. New Throwable Cameras Provide Innovative Tool For Law Enforcement

    Bounce Imaging, founded by an MIT alumnus in 2012, is helping law enforcement assess danger in unseen areas with its new device, the Explorer. Now, the Boston-based startup will be deploying 100 of the new gadgets to police departments nationwide, and it aims to expand to first responders and other security clients in the near future, according to MIT News. By Christine Kern, contributing writer