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How To Get A Higher ROI On IT Investments

Deciding to invest in a new IT solution is a huge decision for any business, especially when that solution will change the way processes are carried out across the entire organization. But knowing the ROI is worth it can help make enacting that change easier and get stakeholders on board, especially during the pitch and […]

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Employees Aren’t Engaged In The Manufacturing Sector: Here’s What To Do About It

Panasonic creates rugged devices that support manufacturing workers’ tough jobs. Not only can mobile devices boost employee efficiency for manufacturers, they can also help bring employees together and improve organizational culture.   The manufacturing industry has an employee engagement crisis. While this may sound dramatic, the statistics prove that manufacturers in both the U.S. and UK […]

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Preparing for Microsoft Windows CE End of Life: How to Keep your Custom Apps

As support for the Windows CE platform ends, many organizations that have long relied on handheld devices to manage and track their operations face with a major challenge. This process began with Windows Embedded CE 6.0 reaching end of life in April 2018, with support for newer Windows CE releases ending each year through 2021. […]

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Overcoming the Most Common Obstacles to IoT Implementation

Organizations are making massive investments in the Internet of Things and implementing IoT solutions across the enterprise. Connected devices can optimize the supply chain, energy consumption, and production. In many cases, the businesses deploying more robust IoT processes are aware that IT must bear a heavy burden to integrate corporate, operations, and even factories. In […]

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What to Look for in a Secure Cloud System

Just as companies are increasing mobile device security to support mobile data collection and analysis, cloud system security should not be overlooked. This article offers three tips for evaluating the security of cloud service providers. Cloud security and concerns around it have dominated conversations about cloud adoption, with a recent study from Ingram Micro revealing that […]

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How to Make the Case for Hardware and Software Modernization

In some circles, owning older or “retro” hardware is a delight. An old automobile, for example, can class up any environment. But in the software and technology world, retro is the last thing you want. Owning and using legacy hardware or software is never something to be proud of – especially if you’re interested in […]

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How to Use Mobility Solutions to Improve the End-to-End Supply Chain

If there’s one thing that’s on every logistics and transportation manager’s wish list, it’s to create an “untethered” experience for themselves, their staff, and their drivers—all of which can work smarter, better, and faster in a mobile environment. With a dizzying array of mobile hardware and software to choose from, logistics professionals strive to make the […]

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Uninterrupted Operations Through Responsive Maintenance

The reliability of Panasonic’s rugged mobility devices enables real-time data and preemptive troubleshooting in the field. This article describes how manufacturers can use sensors, data, and analytics for predictive maintenance. When large-scale manufacturers take a reactive approach to maintenance—only servicing equipment after a breakdown—it leads to increased operational costs and raised cost of lost opportunity. […]

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Infographic: How to Fail-Safe Your Supply Chain with the Right Rugged Handhelds

When every element of the supply chain – inventory, sorting and shipping – has to be perfectly executed to get your products to customers, can your business afford to lose six hours to a handheld device repair? Warehouse work is tough, but dependability comes first. If a warehouse’s mobile tech fails on the forklift, at […]

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Guide to Understanding ROI Calculations for Field Service Management Software

Panasonic Toughbook mobility solutions better equip field service teams to increase customer service and operational efficiencies. This article will help field service organizations identify the applications and ROI considerations they should weigh when embarking on a digital transformation. Today’s field service organizations are faced with the challenge of transforming decades old business processes (such as call-taking, […]

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