The Multimodal Warehouse: Getting the Mobile Worker in the Loop

The final loop of information from a warehouse management system (WMS) to a warehouse worker and back is most critical—but in most systems, it’s also the weakest. Hand-held devices, such as touch-screens, bar code scanners, and RFID readers, can result in error-filled transactions. Learn how you can use multiple mobile devices more effectively to help improve the accuracy of your order fulfillment and inventory processes.

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Three Oilfield Service Problems and How to Solve Them with Mobile Software

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Oilfield services is a growth industry—many companies in this segment must quickly adopt processes to scale up their operations while maintaining the integrity of their work. Enterprise service management (ESM) software, encompassing enterprise asset management (EAM), maintenance repair and overhaul, field service management, and other business and service disciplines, can deliver best practices associated with more mature service industries. Read More

Quick Take: Pulse Secure Spins Off, Immediately Acquires MobileSpaces

After network infrastructure provider Juniper Networks sold secure gateway Junos Pulse, this led to the creation of Pulse Secure. The security provider immediately acquired mobile application security company Mobile Spaces. What does this mean for security and risk management companies and professionals interested in strengthening mobile security within their business? This report from Forrester Research looks at the acquisition and its implications. Read More

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What to Expect from Your WMS

Today, companies are facing tougher competition and increasing service level requirements, all while balancing growth with shorter phase-in/phase-out cycles for new products. To succeed, they must harness information technology to support change, secure data and process quality, and improve productivity. Discover how a warehouse management system (WMS) can help you achieve those goals, and learn what to look for in a WMS. Read More
 
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