Archives for January 2013

Mobile Data Collection Activities in Emerging Countries

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Mobile Data Collection is being used by Government, Non Governmental Organizations (NGO’s), International Organizations (IO’s) and Private organizations to monitor, analyze, and report pertinent findings in relation to important issues regarding the environment, climate change, public health, human rights monitoring, epidemiology, population censuses, opinion polls, economic studies and many more.

Until recently, each of those tasks was completed using pens and paper; but today’s front line workers are increasingly using laptops, PDAs, tablets, GPS units or cameras to carry out their mobile data collection tasks. With the growth of data collection case studies and statistics, we are improving our understanding of the landscape of data collection activities, solutions and requirements. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

GPS Fleet Tracking Can Improve Your Fleet Management ROI

It has been proven that GPS fleet tracking and mobile fleet management software can provide an enormous return on investment. We noted previously in our post about mobile tracking devices how companies can trace and analyze driving patterns, monitor driver behavior, calculate the most efficient driving route for drivers; monitor fuel used, and minimize opportunities to use time inefficiently to reduce costs and improve dispatch times for a scattered workforce. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

Mobile Tracking Devices Spurring Innovation and Efficiency

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Now more than ever, organizations have the opportunity to create efficient and flexible work environments and use mobile tracking devices to spur innovation and efficiency. For a scattered workforce, employee location tracking can take many forms and yield many benefits to the efficient operation of the enterprise. For optimal efficiency, companies should select mobile tracking devices that work best for their workplace environment and the employees within it. Current monitoring systems include: [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

Big Data Deal Sealed by DRC and FDA, Reports InformationWeek Healthcare

Food and Drug AdministrationBig Data is now permeating throughout the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has teamed up with Dynamics Research Corp. (announced this week) and agreed upon a $50 million deal in order to help prepare the FDA’s entrance into the Big Data era, according to InformationWeek Healthcare and other sources. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.