The march of Android mobile devices into the business world continues at pace, according to technology buyers in our latest research. The flexibility and functionality of Android devices remain very attractive to organisations looking to equip their mobile workers with computing tools that can boost their productivity. But how IT departments effectively manage and secure these devices remains a challenge.
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Future Technologies and the Impact on Mobile Workforces and their Devices
Although a wide range of exciting future technologies are being watched closely, there is clear evidence from this research that businesses are adopting and looking to capitalise on the benefits of Big Data, the Internet of Things and Sensor technology for their mobile workforces.
Rugged Confusion, 2018
This independent research, conducted by Opinion Matters and commissioned by Panasonic, shows that the language being used by manufacturers of business and consumer devices is confusing the market place.
Tablets and the European Productivity Revolution. 2014
This report was commissioned by Panasonic and details quantitative research across 9 countries with tablet purchasers and users in companies with 50+ employees. The territories covered are the UK, Germany, France, Benelux, Italy, Spain, Russia, Turkey and Poland.
Business process automation in oil and gas industry
The abrupt drop in oil prices has forced companies to give thought to options of cutting operational costs. Costs that were rational at a price of $100 per barrel of oil require reassessment now. In this situation, companies are striving to improve their asset sustainability and achieve maximum productiveness from employees
Rise of the Machines. 2015
Despite the promise of tablets to revolutionise mobile working, our latest research shows that the laptop remains the preferred choice for the European mobile workforce. The tablet has no doubt taken a significant market share and there are job roles where its form factor is ideal.
Turbulence with tablets?
The introduction of the first generation of Electronic Flight Bags (EFB) in the aviation industry delivered a range of initial benefits but we see airlines are now beginning to recognise the risks involved in deploying consumer or non-specialist tablets at the heart of their EFB solutions.
Are you using the right tool for the job? 2016
Don’t be taken in by the latest shiny eye-pleasing device! Right now there is a battle taking place in the device market. As consumerisation tightens its vice-like grip on the industry, traditional PC and laptop players now compete for market share with big brand consumer players.
A Panasonic Toughpad rugged handheld tablet benchmark test. 2016
Independent market research company Opinion Matters invited eight mobile workers who use mobile tablet scanning devices as part of their daily working activities (i.e. delivery drivers, warehouse workers, postal, courier and retail logistics workers) to benchmark three different handheld tablets.