Mobile Data Collection And Wastewater Treatment

From the monitoring of wastewater spills to the supporting of green practices in wastewater treatment,  innovations in wireless mobile data collection technologies keep the water flowing.

wastewater treatment monitoringEasy access to clean, potable water is crucial to the basic infrastructure of communities, but chronic water shortages are common in many countries worldwide. According to a 2013 UN University article by Stephen Leahy, “Dwindling Water Supplies Make Every Drop Count,” water demand exceeds supply in regions with more than 40 percent of the world’s population, and that figure may rise to 60 percent in the next decade. [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.

Workforce Management with Mobile Devices

Spotlight On Mobile Strategies

Spotlight On Mobile Strategies

With the use of smartphones and tablet computers gaining in popularity, they have established a growing presence in workforce management. Due to their convenience and portability, these devices help a mobile workforce to provide added value to their employers.

In the future, businesses and federal agencies will need to adapt to this changing technological environment to remain competitive in the business world. According to a SlideShare presentation by VCD Research Group, the mobile workforce represents over 1 billion workers globally and is expected to reach 1.2 billion by 2014. Only 15% of this workforce currently uses some type of mobile device, however. [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.

Top Digital Trends for Health Information Technology in 2013 – Telehealth

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RN provides health services at Veterans Administration’s Mobile Clinic (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Telehealth, electronic medical records, gamification of medical training, retail self-care – these are just a few of the trending topics showing that 2013 continues to be a dynamic year for the convergence of social networking, mobile computing, big data analytics, and cloud computing in the area of health information technology.

Both the medical industry and the consumer market are driving the adoption of digital health information technology solutions, and even government healthcare initiatives are serving as models for the private health care delivery system.

Telehealth is expected to double by 2016 [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.

At Age 40, the Mobile Phone Gets Unleashed on the Crude Oil and Natural Gas Sector

Martin Cooper, wireless communications pioneer

(Photo: Eric Risberg, AP)

This past April marked the 40th anniversary of the first call on a mobile phone – certainly one of the most important phone calls in technology history.

Today, mobile phones are everywhere in 2013 – with an estimated 6 billion mobile phone subscribers and a global smartphone population of over one billion.

The past several decades also have seen these handheld data repositories and transmitters become an integral part of 21st century industry.

Even Mining, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and the resources industries have embraced the mobile revolution.

Recently, we came across this Oil and Gas IQ infographic summarizing the trends, challenges, and requirements related to mobile device implementation in the Oil and Natural Gas industry around the world. Below are some findings of their Oil and Gas industry survey: [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.

Configuration Management of Mobile Devices for Field Workers

Challenges:

Existing Infrastructures: Most organizations have already made a significant investment in a technology infrastructure to support their enterprise. Mobile devices are an extension of the enterprise infrastructure, not a replacement for it. It is impractical and expensive to completely abandon existing infrastructure and legacy applications when leveraging new technologies. Mobile devices must be able to integrate into the existing enterprise infrastructure. [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 Applications Development for Mobile Device Platforms

Mobile DevicesThere is no common programming language for mobile applications development on all mobile device platforms. For example, to develop and deploy applications for iPhones and iPads, an Apple Macintosh and membership in the Apple developers group with a small annual fee is required. Windows Mobile devices are able to utilize .NET applications. Android devices are able to utilize Java applications. Apple Objective C is similar to Visual C#, but is only supported in native Macintosh environments. [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.

Maximizing Mobile Information and Communication Tools for Economic Development

Developed and developing countriesThe World Bank asserts that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are no longer a luxury for developing countries. The ICT Sector Unit at the World Bank acknowledges that the world’s Information and Communication infrastructure is creating new ways of communicating, doing business and delivering services, and is a driving force behind economic development.

Several studies have documented the growing impact of mobile technology on economic development, attributing up to an .8 percent growth in economic development to an increase of just 10 mobile subscriptions per 100 people.

Among the benefits of mobile phones for communication and data collection are real-time access to information, better market information, lower transactions costs, savings in travel costs and time spent traveling, and opportunities to improve one’s livelihood. [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 Data Collection Software Features of COMMANDmobile® by Tracen Technologies

mobile-data-collection-devicesData collection software and information and communication technologies (ICT) for monitoring and development are changing rapidly, and we are continually improving our understanding of the landscape of data collection activities, solutions and requirements.

The increased efficiency and accuracy of information and communication technologies (ICT) for mobile data collection are now improving the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of public health, human rights, economic studies, education, agricultural development projects, wildlife conservation and other important issues regarding the environment, climate change and many more.

Tracen Technologies, Inc. has developed one of the most comprehensive and powerful data collection software solutions for monitoring and evaluation. COMMANDmobile by Tracen Technologies is a data collection software solution with numerous applications. [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.