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Getting from the most from your (often international) workforce often requires mobile working procedures and software, while the rise of IoT and cloud-based voice communications platforms is making it easier to manage machines and workers alike from anywhere in the world

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New executive vice president on board at BigChange

Leeds-based mobile workforce technology company BigChange has appointed French transportation and technology industry figure Frederic Dupeyron to spearhead the company’s expansion in mainland Europe.

Dupeyron – who has served as a non-executive director at BigChange ...

Big change at BigChange

Mobile workforce technology company BigChange has acquired Labyrinth Logistics Consulting and Trace Systems. The latter provides fleet, garage and workshop solutions, while the former is a supply chain and logistics consultancy.

Speaking of the deals, Martin Port, ...

Survey: MNOs expect 5G to create enterprise opportunities

A survey commissioned by Amdocs reports that nearly 80 per cent of European mobile network operators (MNOs) expect the introduction of 5G to create new revenue opportunities with enterprise customers.

It also finds that 34 per cent of MNOs are planning to offer ...

Comms distributor teams-up with Red Box

Communications equipment distributor Nimans has formed a partnership with Red Box, adding the latter’s voice capture platform to its offering. Nimans will also offer “value added applications and services,” including speech-to-text transcription, which it claims will “help to ...

In-Depth

Hooking the big fish

It is not easy going after massive companies when you are a small dealer. Simon Creasey has some tips

One of the most challenging and complex types of customer that two-way radio dealers or resellers have to deal with are large multinational companies. They are ...

Protecting lone workers

The need to protect employees from all walks of life when they are working alone has given rise to a variety of products and systems that can be tailored to their needs. Sam Fenwick reports

Employers have a duty of care to their employees. That extends to when they ...

Facilities management: CAFM

The use of CAFM software and cellular devices is helping the facilities management industry better manage its armies of employees as Sam Fenwick discovers

Imagine the scene: It’s the World Cup semi-final, you’re responsible for the team preparing a major airport for ...

In the heart of the city

Philip Mason hears from Bristol is Open MD Julie Snell about the project’s current shift of focus from 'technology' to ‘use case’, and the challenges presented to IoT-based projects by GDPR

Established as a joint venture between the University of Bristol and Bristol ...

Feeding the world with IoT

Mass adoption of IoT in agriculture has yet to take off, but trials show the technology works, so now it is a case of spreading awareness, as James Atkinson reports.

Farmers are under pressure to improve yields and reduce wastage to feed the ever-increasing world ...

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