Evolve IP, a cloud services company, released “The 2015 Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Survey.” Of those responding to the company’s survey, 50.5 percent believe their company is “somewhat” prepared for a recovery, and 4 percent are not prepared at all. Only 45.5 percent of respondents believe they have the proper disaster recovery plan in place and are very prepared for recovery.
In the news, the Internet of Things (IoT) relies on IT services to function and a good mobile solution can help a company create a more dynamic field workforce.
In the news, SaaS’ impact on third-party logistics (3PL), net neutrality could play a part in the supply chain market, and the effects the cloud is expected to have on the field service industry.
This week’s Field Service Roundup spotlights how a Phoenix company used GPS to help coordinate and track personnel at the Super Bowl, six rugged mobile device features that field service technicians feel they need, and how to increase the value of your fleet through social media.
A 2014 Current Analysis poll of more than 600 IT decision makers around the world reveals 58 percent of those polled use a private cloud and 28 percent use a hybrid cloud storage solution.
This week’s news includes the resources offered on the new Equipment Leasing and Financing Association website, the January 2015 Monthly Confidence Index for the equipment finance industry — the highest in three years — and how RFID technology is helping fleets save money.
Often, small private fleets struggle to remain compliant with industry standards or to keep their vehicles properly maintained.
With the growing use of GPS tracking technology in a variety of markets, one trend is its use as a theft deterrent.
Field Technologies Online reports “field service organizations have reached an unprecedented transformative stage.” FTO points out your field service IT clients are feeling pressure to modernize their operations to stay competitive, looking to leverage technology including the Internet of Things, advanced analytics and smartphone and tablet integration. An article from Trimble lists eight trends that will impact field service this year.
News includes how made-for-mobile apps can serve a company better than those made for the old corporate server infrastructure; the viability and safety of autonomous vehicle technology; and how GPS trackers might provide a solution for overcrowded prisons.