Although a wide range of exciting future technologies are being watched closely, there is clear evidence from this research that businesses are adopting and looking to capitalise on the benefits of Big Data, the Internet of Things and Sensor technology for their mobile workforces.
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Future Technologies and the Impact on Mobile Workforces and their Devices
Sustainable Mobile Device Strategies Deliver Significant Savings for Business, 2017
Businesses still waiting to implement a sustainable mobile device strategy are missing out on significant savings – on average 30% of their annual mobile device budget. These savings are primarily driven by the ability to extend the life of notebooks, hybrids, tablets and handhelds by an average of two years.
Built to Deliver
Our own commissioned independent research3 has shown that 60% of workers from the delivery, warehouse and logistics industry feel their mobile barcode scanner device is only fairly effective or not effective at all.
Rugged Confusion, 2018
This independent research, conducted by Opinion Matters and commissioned by Panasonic, shows that the language being used by manufacturers of business and consumer devices is confusing the market place.
A matter of trust. A buyer satisfaction survey of rugged mobile computing providers, 2018
Choosing the right provider for any organisation’s mobile computing solution is a business-critical decision. It requires a solution provider that can offer the right advice and support at every stage of the product’s lifecycle.
Pay Now, Save Later: The Business Case For Rugged Devices
There can be no doubt that the introduction of mobile technology is driving huge productivity gains for mobile workers and their employers as first the use of notebooks, and now tablets and handhelds extends across many different industries.
A Panasonic Toughpad rugged handheld tablet benchmark test. 2016
Independent market research company Opinion Matters invited eight mobile workers who use mobile tablet scanning devices as part of their daily working activities (i.e. delivery drivers, warehouse workers, postal, courier and retail logistics workers) to benchmark three different handheld tablets.
Scanning pain for no gain, 2016
There is a popular phrase that “there is no gain without pain” but it appears from our latest research that logistics and delivery businesses and workers are suffering all the pain for no gain as a result of poorly designed mobile barcode scanning devices.
Rise of the Machines. 2015
Despite the promise of tablets to revolutionise mobile working, our latest research shows that the laptop remains the preferred choice for the European mobile workforce. The tablet has no doubt taken a significant market share and there are job roles where its form factor is ideal.
Business process automation in oil and gas industry
The abrupt drop in oil prices has forced companies to give thought to options of cutting operational costs. Costs that were rational at a price of $100 per barrel of oil require reassessment now. In this situation, companies are striving to improve their asset sustainability and achieve maximum productiveness from employees