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5 Ways Your Fleet Could Be Wasting Resources, And How to Fix It

5 Ways Your Fleet Could Be Wasting Resources, And How to Fix It

The change of season from winter to spring brings a sense of renewal and growth as the temperature begins to climb. It also provides a chance for businesses to do some “spring cleaning” or a review of operations to find ways to streamline and improve operations. In addition to completing vehicle and equipment inspections, fleet managers can examine their processes. Start by generating a checklist of questions about your operations to investigate, such as:

• Are we missing appointments on a regular basis?

• Is the fuel expense too high?

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Application SoftwareField Service/DeliverySmall and Medium-Sized BusinessesUtility

Your Industrial Network Needs Intelligence On The Edge

Your Industrial Network Needs Intelligence On The Edge

Industrial networks are the backbone of modern society. They provide us power and water, and are comprised of plants (generating, processing), substations, various conduits (lines, pipes) and more. Yet, how do industrial organizations monitor, manage and control these disparate parts to bring us, the citizen, reliable services?

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Application SoftwareOil and GasUtilityWater and Wastewater

Vehicle Area Networks: Moving the App to the Data

Vehicle Area Networks: Moving the App to the Data

Our cities and towns along with our vehicles are becoming more connected every day. There are beacons being added in retail locations and Wi-Fi enabled streetlights being installed. Personal cars can increasing do more things with their connection to the internet and themselves. It is no different for workforce vehicles. The vehicle area networks can collect vast amounts of data. But what happens to all that information? How do we use it?

The power is in being able to process and apply it quickly to a situation.

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M2M Gateways & RoutersApplication SoftwarePublic SafetyUtility

Stronger Security For Your Narrowband Router

Stronger Security For Your Narrowband Router

Keeping networks secure is a hot topic these days. It almost seems like a weekly news story – another organization has their network hacked. While no system is a 100% “hack-proof,” you can make your company and systems a harder target. If you utilize (licensed, UHF, or VHF) narrowband routers for communications, one way to limit access is having devices with secure remote logins.

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M2M Gateways & RoutersOil and GasPublic SafetyUtilityWater and Wastewater

With Great Scale Must Come Great Flexibility

With Great Scale Must Come Great Flexibility

The world is embracing the Internet of Things in a big way. Telematics and remote control are everywhere. Distributed intelligence and decision-making at the edge are the watchwords of the day.

To make a long story short: everything is connected.

Now you know where your trucks are; you can monitor every pole-top and every unit of industrial equipment; your dispatchers, drivers and first responders are sharing data. With real-time data at your fingertips, you’re optimizing operations and making better business decisions. It’s a wonderful world.

So what’s the problem?

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