Field Workers

Latest Headlines

Latest Headlines

NYPD will equip all 36,000 officers with Windows smartphones in coming weeks

The New York City Police Department said it's given specially customized Microsoft smartphones with policing applications to the majority of its officers, according to a New York broadcast news organization. The agency plans for its entire 36,000-strong force to have the phones within the coming weeks.

Kony offers new solution it claims can mobilize field workers using SAP apps in 30 days

Enterprise mobility company Kony launched Tuesday a new solution it said will help businesses mobilize field workers using SAP business applications in a month.

Apple Watch screen durability might not measure up at work

Handle your Apple Watch with care, as it could fall victim to scratches that cause damage to the glass screen.

Push-to-talk updates from AT&T aim to optimize field worker communication

FierceMobileIT has reported on the challenges facing companies and fieldworkers exploring new use cases with mobile tech. But what about using the new tech to update older practices? AT&T announced Thursday a rollout of updates to its Enhanced Push-to-Talk (EPTT) service, its popular offering among construction workers, onsite technicians and any other worker who needs to hear radio communications without necessarily being heard themselves.

TeamNote develops mobile app for workers in the field

TeamNote, a startup backed by Y Combinator, is reportedly developing an enterprise app designed to improve communication with workers out in the field.

Steps to empower field workers with context-aware services

Context-aware services can leverage the mobile devices field service workers carry with them and the data that is generated by those devices and by other sources to improve their performance and better satisfy customers.

Fleetmatics leverages mobility with new cloud-based field worker platform

Mobility is the focus of Fleetmatics new cloud-based Work platform that enables field service workers to use smartphones and tablets to manage customers, jobs, schedules, invoices and even payment.

Spotlight: OMNINET partners with Mobile Reach

Germany-based OMNINET is partnering with Mobile Reach, an enterprise mobility management provider, to provide field workers with IT service and asset management tools.