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The Changing Transportation Dynamic in the Supply Chain and How Mobility Can Help

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The increase in consumer online purchasing is only one of the factors pushing logistics organizations or companies to improve their performance while maintaining profitability. Based on a recent survey performed by a transportation and logistics software provider, operators are facing challenges on several fronts. Moving goods through the supply chain has become a centerpiece of commerce […]

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Rugged Mobile Devices Provide New Gateways to Augmented Reality for Utilities

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The utility industry is facing challenges it hasn’t seen before as alternative providers come to market and bring new technologies that help them address old problems. Augmented reality promises to help reduce costs of maintenance, make operations safer and increase first-call resolution rates. As more systems and equipment are developedable to support these concepts and operations, the promise […]

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Prepare Your Field Workforce for the IoT Era in 2017

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer a vague futuristic vision. IoT devices already populate a wide variety of products, tools and machinery. And whether you consider Gartner’s estimate of 25 billion things or Cisco’s estimate of 50 billion, the year 2020 will see intelligent devices connecting all kinds of products and connecting to service technicians […]

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Top 5 Mobile Tech Features for Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) Workers

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The era of massively centralized energy sources is giving way to highly distributed renewable energy sources like wind, solar, geothermal, and even hydrogen cells. Centralized energy production from the likes of coal, gas and nuclear sources are managed as large single entities that distribute electricity. However, distributed energy resources (DERs) need to be managed in new […]

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