In today’s market, mobility is playing an important role for organizations at all employee levels. According to IDC’s recent report – Worldwide Mobile Worker Population 2011-2015 Forecast – the world’s mobile worker population will reach 1.3 billion by 2015, representing 37.2 percent of the total workforce. With emergence of this trend, IT management is tasked with providing the best mobile-computing tools that will withstand wear and tear, as well as provide reliable wireless connectivity in order to meet key requirements for today’s mobile worker.
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From high-altitude surveying in heat-stricken Nevada, to underwater excavation along the Jersey Shore, there’s no question that the work of an archaeologist requires constant digging and screening for artifacts in sometimes extreme environments.
Ginessa Mahar, a lab supervisor at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, and her team spend their time surveying sites with geophysical equipment and excavating 5000-year-old artifacts. The excavations can take weeks at a time. In one of her recent projects researching the Late Archaic period (3000 B.C. – 1000 B.C.) on St. Catherines Island, Mahar and her team detected fire pits, storage pits, living surfaces, subsurface ditches and mounds, and otherwise disturbed soils. These surveys allow the team to better understand the area, providing data about the site’s layout while helping to guide their excavations.
Navistar Inc., manufacturer of International® brand trucks and other transportation solutions, manages an extensive dealer program designed to ensure quality repair and efficiencies in the dealers’ service bays.
At the 101st Annual National Retail Federation’s (NRF) “Big Show” last week, Panasonic exhibited an array of solutions for the retail sector. According to show statistics, NRF 2012 had record-breaking attendance at New York City’s Javits Center. The show focused on technology for the retail market, with a lot of attention on mobile point-of-sale (POS) …
The toughbloggers team saw mobile technology tested again and again in 2011 – sometimes deliberately, and sometimes by accident. The truly memorable stories are less about the technology, but more about the amazing people and inspiring missions they accomplish. Here’s a look back at the five most memorable toughbloggers stories of 2011.