Featured Field Service Articles

  1. Government IT News For VARs — January 14, 2014
    1/17/2014

    Over the past week, the news was filled with stories about GPS tracking technology. The GAO reports automakers are collecting and storing data from on-board navigation devices, and police and emergency responders are using the technology to locate the closest unit to an emergency to reduce response times. Along with the use of the technology are privacy concerns and a possible target for hackers.

  2. Field Service IT News For VARs — January 14, 2014
    1/14/2014

    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.

  3. Data Collection and Mobility News From December 2013
    1/13/2014

    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.

  4. Why You Should Pitch Mobile Field Service Management
    1/10/2014

    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.

  5. Is 2014 The Beginning Of The End?
    12/13/2013

    Before you jump to the conclusion that this is a doom-and-gloom article, let me promise you it isn’t. It’s a story about opportunity. True, where there’s opportunity, there’s often the other side of the coin where weakness and threats lie. My goal, and that of Business Solutions, is to keep readers like you on the opportunity side of business. I want you profitable and thriving in 2014 and into 2015.

  6. Data Collection and Mobility News From November 2013
    12/11/2013

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility, companies announce a skills certification for mobile technologies, new products — including mobile computers and tablets, a handheld imager, and sled — a new label solutions store and a new acquisition.

  7. Government IT News For VARs — December 4, 2013
    12/4/2013

    This week, analysts forecast growth in the disaster recovery services market, and a DDoS protection services survey reveals companies prefer a having a service provider to stop distributed denial-of-service attacks, with response time backed by an SLA.

  8. Data Collection and Mobility News From October 2013
    11/14/2013

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility, companies announce a new labeling solution, access to data through APIs, a new version of a solution that connects mobile printers to the cloud, and mobile computers that support Android.

  9. Data Collection and Mobility News From September 2013
    10/17/2013

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility, companies expand an in-vehicle solution, add a rugged model to a tablet line, introduce a new app for radio communications, and offer new label printers.

  10. Government IT News For VARs — September 5, 2013
    9/5/2013

    Business Solutions searched recent headlines for news of interest to VARs serving government organizations.

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