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.
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Exelon, the nation's largest private operator of nuclear power plants, has adopted a new mobile technology solution from Accenture and DataGlance that enables plant maintenace operators to manage the complete plant work cycle from mobile devices.
As part of its partnership with Microsoft, Dropbox has released an app for Windows smartphones and tablets.
Challenged by the onslaught of mobile devices and apps, three-quarters of companies have appointed someone to handle their mobile strategy, according to a survey by ResearchNow on behalf of MBaaS provider Kinvey. Unfortunately, the survey finds a "disconnect" between the mobile strategist and the CIO.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 21, including the shutdown of Amazon's wallet app, updates for Google's productivity apps, SITO Mobile's takeover of Hipcricket, what companies are driving the semiconductor business and how biometric authentication app downloads will see a surge.
Despite the hype around mobile health products, healthcare providers are dragging their feet when it comes to investing in machine-to-machine communications, says Infonetics Research.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Jan. 21, including Shapr's $3 million for business networking app, HP's eight new mobile devices for the enterprise, Open Internet Consortium's IoT framework code preview, LOCX's secures apps and photos on Android devices and Instagram's invitation to Android users to beta test new features.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 20, including a possible stylus for the iPad, Google's release of its Calendar app for the iPhone, wearables and wireless charging get a boost, Google Glass graduating and what this year will mean for voice over Wi-Fi.
In response to an explosion of enterprise mobility, firms are looking to mobile application development platform vendors to help them build out their portfolio of both internal- and external-facing mobile apps.