Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has made its place in the oil and gas industry. Soon, the Environmental Protection Agency and President Obama will weigh in on fracking. The International Energy Agency just released a report last week, predicting that the U.S. will be the world’s largest oil producer. The U.S. will surpass Saudi Arabia in oil production and no longer be dependent on Middle Eastern Oil supplies. In addition, by 2030, the United States is predicted to be energy self-sufficient. [Read more…]
Archives for November 2012
Survey software has hit the ground running and has changed the playing field. 2013 is just around the corner and as the new year approaches, technology and survey software continues to advance. With the main focus on software development and efficiency, a majority of people no longer has the desire to complete tasks by hand. Due to the inconvenience, paper surveying is outdated and has a tendency to be biased in two major ways, non-response or voluntary response bias. When these biases come into play, survey software is an effective method to thwarting these biases.
For the CTO, implementing new hardware and software within the organization are weighty decisions. Protecting and optimizing technology are tasks that affect many people, both within and outside the company. With the ever-changing and growing field of mobile data collection technology, hitting the ground running with the best tools possible is necessary to stay ahead of the competition and truly fulfill your customers’ desires. There are several key factors that come into play when strategizing around the level of protection needed for your organization’s mobile data collection devices. One of the most important aspects of mobile data collection systems that the CTO must consider is the type of device that aligns best with the organization’s workforce. There are several new, state-of-the-art mobile data collection software systems (such as COMMAND Mobile). Now, check out how to align hardware with specific work environments. [Read more…]
Business decision making is being revolutionized using big data and survey data. There is a clear and definite relationship between big data and survey data that is impacting the decision making process for organizations throughout the world. This intertwined relationship is shifting the way numerous industries not only operate internally but how they relate to their customers as well. The levels of communication are much more efficient and customers are being “brought into” the organization and their voices are being heard. [Read more…]
Cloud Computing, Big Data, BYOD and mobile data initiatives are receiving very warm receptions by many C-level executives, such as the chief technology officer. With these new technologies, the chief technology officer is better able to equip his or her workforce, in addition to saving money and increasing profits. Not only is BYOD and mobile data collection saving company dollars, it is also creating a flourishing job market. The chief technology officer is rapidly hiring to keep pace in the job market due to the increase in technology demand. [Read more…]