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City of Winnipeg Selects KANA to Mobilize Citizen-centric Government
In addition to the KANA Express announcement, another major announcement was made at the recently held KANA Connections 2012 conference. This time the customer

gps comparisions  transmission of photos and GPS information to support the precise description and location of the issues in a format that Winnipeg's existing Lagan 311 system can track. As local governments seek new ways to deliver better service at a lower cost, many are finding that mobile applications offer an opportunity to engage with citizens to enlist them to make communities safer, cleaner, and better places to live. Lagan Mobile is a cloud-hosted solution that allows citizens to take advantage of many of the

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Business.com Guide to GPS Fleet Tracking


Companies need to know where their vehicles are, for a variety of legal, logistical, and asset-protection reasons. A global positioning system (GPS) can pinpoint vehicle location using satellite tracking. This overview reviews the different types of GPS fleet tracking systems and their features. You'll also learn about their benefits and costs, and pick up a few tips for purchasing GPS fleet tracking software.

gps comparisions  com Guide to GPS Fleet Tracking Companies need to know where their vehicles are, for a variety of legal, logistical, and asset-protection reasons. A global positioning system (GPS) can pinpoint vehicle location using satellite tracking. This overview reviews the different types of GPS fleet tracking systems and their features. You'll also learn about their benefits and costs, and pick up a few tips for purchasing GPS fleet tracking software. Read More

Using Visibility to Manage Supply Chain Uncertainty


Technology has advanced supply chain visibility beyond mere track and trace functions. Visibility can be used to manage supply chain uncertainty, thereby preemptively troubleshooting problematic areas and reallocating resources to better meet the demands of an enterprise.

gps comparisions  like global positioning systems (GPS), active radio frequency identification (RFID), information exchanges, and satellite communications. As a result, global visibility is now reality, thanks to these and other technological advances. Although many independent SCEM vendors have disappeared, supply chain offerings still include visibility software licensed technology, as well as visibility services. Visibility deployment providers include Visibility services, which are characterized by rapid rollout and Read More

Access to Critical Business Intelligence: Challenging Data Warehouses?


There is a perception that if business users are given access to enterprise databases and raw query tools, they will create havoc in the system, which is a possibility—unless the business intelligence (BI) product developer understands the potential problem and addresses it as a business-critical factor.

gps comparisions  reducing costs. The Vanguard GPS solution has since been able to directly access the information stored in enterprise systems, without requiring businesses to move or stage data, or invest in complex and unwieldy data warehousing technology. Businesses are collecting an ever-expanding amount of data in multiple systems, formats, and locations, making it increasingly difficult to maintain and synchronize a redundant copy of the original data in a central repository. As the complexity of this process Read More

Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis - Part 1


It is no longer breaking news to say that the US and the European Union (EU) are turning from product-based to service economies. The trend of the increasing importance of the service sector has only been accentuated by the recent (and perhaps still ongoing) subprime mortgage and financial system meltdowns, volatile stock markets, declining durable (hard) goods orders

gps comparisions  his/her location via a  GPS navigation device . In his 2007 guest article in Field Technologies Online entitled  “The Age of Real-Time Service Enterprise,”  Dr. Moshe BenBassat, ClickSoftware ’s founder and current chairman and CEO, says that organizations that use mobility technologies merely for communicating information between the dispatchers and the field force are not leveraging the full potential of mobility technologies because the burden of decision-making is left for the dispatchers. Read More

Three Things You Need to Know before Investing in Mobile HCM


Mobile technology has reshaped the functioning of human resources and talent management departments due to its ability to reach people in real time and at any location. Time and expenses can be tracked and shifts scheduled via mobile devices, and training content can be delivered to employees working remotely. In addition, organizations can maintain real-time communication with job applicants, as

gps comparisions  punches, all thanks to GPS technology. Talent management Talent acquisition benefits extensively from mobile technology. From a candidate’s perspective, receiving real-time alerts from employers or staffing agencies as well as following the status of an application are often time-sensitive aspects that are well-suited to being dealt with on the go. It is generally recommended that individuals looking for work visit potential employers in person or engage with employment support groups. In this case, Read More

Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of October 14, 2013


This week: Kewill, LLamasoft, GAINSystems, Smart Software, Nipendo, Amber Road, Teletrac, Park City Group, Lagoa, and GE.Kewill What is going on at Kewill? Plenty, it seems. Within the past several weeks, Kewill has acquired Four Soft, Ltd., upgraded its widely used parcel shipping solution Clippership (now Clippership 15.8), and (if you are to believe Kewill’s press claims) “reinvented” the

gps comparisions  has sold telematics and GPS vendor Teletrac to serial acquirer Danaher Corp. Danaher, which has acquired some 400 companies in the past nearly 30 years, reportedly reached out to Vector in early 2013 and completed the acquisition in August for an undisclosed sum. (However, one source reported that Vector, who acquired Teletrac in 2010 through a take-private deal for $145 million, earned a 3X return on investment. There seems to be a strong streak of acquisition activity going on the telematics industry Read More

The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains - Part 3


Part 1 of this series established that service supply chains have many planning levels and time horizons, which can be roughly divided into the following categories: the immediate period around the day of service, and forecasting and  planning for the day of service. My blog post then expanded on the various approaches to the challenges on the actual day of service. Part 2 delved more deeply

gps comparisions  from  global positioning system (GPS)  tools to continually optimize schedules and divert the right resources to an emergency job. Yet, the service chain is bigger than just optimized scheduling on the day of service. Even the best  optimization algorithms  can hit an early limit if the rest of the chain is ignored. If a service company’s  workload  is, say, 150 percent of its  capacity  for an extended period of time, then no level of optimization can overcome this reality.  It is natural for Read More

Accellos to Integrate TMS with Rand McNally’s Mobile Fleet Management


Accellos, a provider of supply chain execution (SCE) software solutions for small and medium businesses (SMBs), recently announced integration with Rand McNally. Its Prophesy Dispatch transportation management software (TMS) will be integrated with Rand McNally’s in-cab mobile fleet management devices. Prophesy Dispatch is an on-premises solution focused on midsize carriers (with 25-75 trucks) and

gps comparisions  notes, delivery confirmation, and GPS information are sent back to the dispatching system The driver can receive turn-by-turn navigation on the device Odometer readings and engine diagnostics can be captured by the device and returned to the dispatching system Accellos has its own in-cab mobile solution called SkyTrack . Many of the capabilities with Rand McNally are similar to SkyTrack but Rand McNally supports the engine diagnostics and turn-by-turn navigation, which are not currently supported in Read More

MAPICS XA Expands BI Offering Through Partnership With Vanguard


MAPICS XA expands its Business Intelligence (BI) offerings via a partnership with the Vanguard Solutions Group. With GPS, MAPICS has taken a critical step forward in creating value for its customers.

gps comparisions  Graphic Performance Series ( GPS ), is offered through a formal relationship with Vanguard Solutions Group . Business Intelligence is a vital piece of our customer's ERP system, turning the wealth of data in the XA manufacturing data model into information to make better business decisions and gain competitive advantage in their markets , said Tom Aery, VP and GM of MAPICS, Inc. XA Business Unit. The tight integration and manufacturing industry specific, pre-defined analytics in GPS speeds Read More

The Supply Chain of Sitcoms-Enhanced with Radio Frequency Identification


Imagine what sitcoms like Cheers, Laverne and Shirley, and Green Acres would look like if they were radio frequency identification (RFID) enhanced. Then picture the impact that RFID technology can have on the customer experience in your own enterprise.

gps comparisions  a global positioning system (GPS), and each pallet, crate, or container of barley is RFID tagged as well. Life is quite good on the farm these days! ... And Your Enterprise If you think that what RFID did for these three sitcoms is cool, this was just the tip of the iceberg just think of what it can do in your enterprise to enhance the customer experience. So, if I can pull myself away from the television (TV) and finish my report on this topic, it will be available in just a few months to help you do Read More

Astute Social Relationship Management


Social media provides data to the enterprise on how its customers are interacting. Even though most decision makers understand that gathering and analyzing this data is important, it’s not always easy to know how. Astute Solutions was founded in 1995 to offer call center and issue management software, which later became a full customer service solution. The acquisition of RealDialog from

gps comparisions  on global positioning system (GPS) data for mobile users and IP address for people using desktop computers. Natural language processing is then used to identify customer or user sentiment, trends in customer behavior, product standing vis-à-vis the competition , or feedback that companies can use in product development. Here are some examples of how companies have used Astute SRM for social media monitoring  to better understand their customers, competitors, and market segments: A soft drink Read More

One Vendor’s Mission to Make Service Businesses Click - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced ClickSoftware Technologies (NASDAQ: CKSW). Until recently, the software company focused solely on workforce and service optimization solutions for large field service companies. Gradually, via both internal development and a few appetizing acquisitions in 2009, the vendor has added a few important growth engines, such as mobile computing

gps comparisions  of mobile devices and GPS technology offer unique opportunities to continually optimize service delivery execution. Handheld data communication devices and GPS location reports should be used far beyond their traditional role of data transmission to and from the field. These tools can be used for real-time decision-making in order to increase productivity and customer responsiveness. To that end, ClickSoftware’s products and solutions  enable a concept known as “drip feed” management by which, Read More

Trimble Navigation Enforces Its Engineering And Construction Segment


Trimble Navigation is primarily known for its advanced positioning solutions and hardware, such as GPS receivers and rangefinders. The company has been developing and producing those products for years; however, a key segment of the business is linked to engineering and construction. During the last decade Trimble acquired a number of software solutions for this industry, allowing

gps comparisions  and hardware, such as GPS receivers and rangefinders. The company has been developing and producing those products for years; however, a key segment of the business is linked to engineering and construction. During the last decade Trimble acquired a number of software solutions for this industry, allowing the company to provide a complete range of products that may be required by an engineering or construction business. Among others, the products on offer are Meridian Systems' construction project Read More

Exact Acquires Vanguard Solutions Group


With the acquisition of Vanguard, Exact Software expects to more tightly integrate Exact Business Analytics with its existing product family, and develop additional capabilities to meet the evolving needs of both Exact and Vanguard customers and prospects.

gps comparisions  Graphical Performance Series ( GPS ) solution and related business intelligence (BI) technology worldwide. Founded in 1993, with about 35 employees, 125 customers, and an estimated $5 million (USD) in revenues (before the acquisition), Vanguard is headquartered in the Chicago (US) metro area, with additional offices in the UK and affiliates around the world. Companies like Bayer AG , Intertape Polymer Group , Noveon , Wyandot Snacks , and Parker Hannifin rely on Vanguard for enterprise reporting and Read More