The mission of the Enterprise was to go where no one had gone before. Elements of any science fiction story will require us to suspend our disbelief enough to buy into and get hooked on the plot. In the case of the Star Trek series and movies, we have to believe in faster-than-light travel and…
For a couple of years Near Field Communications (NFC) has been pushed by Google and others as the next big thing for smartphones. There has been a lot said about the merits of consumer applications for NFC, including digital wallets and replacing some of Bluetooth. But what about applications in business—what role could NFC play there? Here at IFS we’ve been looking into just that.
How do you access enterprise software from mobile devices while doing maintenance work and other asset management activities?
It’s a question we recently asked executives at industrial companies with more than $50 million in annual revenue and have some involvement with enterprise software selection. We heard some surprising answers…