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.
FIELD SERVICE MAGAZINE ARTICLES
Find Your Data Collection Sales Niche In The Public Safety Market
Discover the secrets to winning new business opportunities in this burgeoning market.
Do You Need A Mobile Data Collection Makeover?
Adapting its mobile communication platform to changes in the transportation industry is key to this VAR’s continued double-digit growth.
Sell Network Security As A Service To Reach More Customers
As network security threats continue to grow and become more complex, cloud-based security solutions are playing a growing role in helping VARs and MSPs protect their customers.
PREMIUM FIELD SERVICE CONTENT
8 Mobile Computer Must-Haves Your Customers Can’t Do Without
You knew this day would come. Your customers' need for greater mobility and advanced applications has moved from a nice to have to a critical business requirement. Their legacy systems can’t keep up with rapidly evolving customer, technology and business demands. Inefficiencies are costing them time and money. From the front office to the distribution center and all points in between, mobile technology creates the foundation on which successful, profitable businesses are now built. And the time to invest is now.
Reasons VARs Should Consider Tapping Into Big Data
Tom Berarducci of Zebra Technologies tells why VARs should consider business opportunities related to Big Data.
Teamwork, Persistence Pay Off In Deal To Install Inventory-Management Solution
It was the deal that almost got away. A department store chain in the New York metro area had decided to buy inventory-tracking handheld computers from a competitor of systems integrator tekservePOS. But through teamwork with data-capture solutions vendor CipherLab and multiple meetings with the customer, tekservePOS persuaded the retailer to change course. The result was a $100,000 installation to manage inventory processes at the retailer’s 100 locations.
World Vision's LMMS Advances Aid With Intermec CN50, FieldWorker
World Vision, a global Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, their families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice throughout the world, administers aid distributions to approximately 12-15 million people each year through relief assistance.
Can Enterprises Trust The Cloud?
Despite the growing popularity of SaaS and its undeniable business benefits, one out of every four companies wouldn’t dream of turning to the cloud for anything – much less mission-critical functions.
FIELD SERVICE HEADLINES
Motorola Introduces XPR 7000 Series Professional Tier Radios
Motorola Solutions, the leading provider of rugged mobile communications solutions ideally suited for workers in challenging manufacturing environments, recently introduced additions to the MOTOTRBO™ digital radio portfolio to further address the communications device needs for manufacturing workers.
FEATURED FIELD SERVICE PRODUCTS
Dolphin 99GX Mobile Computer
Purpose built for transportation and logistics applications, Honeywell’s Dolphin® 99GX mobile computer with an integrated handle provides user- friendly ergonomics, cutting-edge wireless technology, multi-functional data capture and extreme durability for front-line workers operating in a variety of locations ranging from loading docks to front line retail.
Tecton CS Mobile Computer
A shift in a cold environment is demanding – make it more productive with a hand-held purpose-built to get more done in the cold.
CP60 Series Industrial Mobile Computer
The rugged CipherLab CP60 series is an industrial mobile computer designed to fully assist your staff in the field with the most cutting edge specifications. Crafted for the harsh environments of transportation & logistics, warehousing, manufacturing and field service, this tough mobile computer will allow your workers to maximize productivity with the most up-to-date technologies.
MX9CS Mobile Computer
The MX9CS is an ultra-rugged mobile computer that withstands temperatures down to -22°F (-30°C).
FIELD SERVICE MULTIMEDIA
The Advantages Of Mobility Podcast
In this Podcast segment of In The News from Global Talk Radio, James Foxall, President of Tigerpaw Software discusses the advantages of mobility and mobile applications in business today. James provides insight into the value of mobility and mobile software, particularly in the field service industry.
CipherLab 9600 Asset Management Video
Empower service technicians and support staff by giving them instant access to the information they need. With the help of CipherLab 9600 mobile computers, field workers can get directions to the location of an asset.
Glacier Showcases Rugged Handhelds At NA 2010 In this video (shot at the NA 2010 trade show in Cleveland, Ohio), Glacier Computer CEO Ron D'Ambrosio demonstrates the features and benefits of the company's M350 rugged handheld computer designed specifically for the healthcare industry.
Honeywell’s Mobile Computing Portfolio: Addressing The Changing Industry Landscape This video, shot by editor in chief Sarah Howland at Honeywell’s Fort Mill, SC, facility, provides an overview of two very different Honeywell mobile computing devices that address the needs of different types of mobile workers. Mika Majapuro, senior product manager for Honeywell, gives a demo of the rugged Dolphin 99EX mobile computer and the Dolphin 6000 scanphone.