There are easy ways to be mobile-friendly | Inman News

Interesting observations from Stephen Pacinelli, co-founder of Tech Savvy Agent, on experimental results of responsive design, how responsive design for mobile improves desktop open rates, what “responsive emails” means, and the importance of pre-headers. It’s only 6 minutes long — worth a watch. n this “quick hit” presentation, Stephen Pacinelli, co-founder of Tech Savvy Agent and vice president, … more

Google Glass for Construction? | Constructech magazine

Nice piece in Constructech magazine about the promise of Google Glass in construction. Today, the promise is about visualization: Google Glass leverages a head-mounted display and provides a virtual reality experience for construction companies. Up until now, one of the big talking points surrounding opportunities for Google Glass in construction centered on being able to visualize a project … more

“Mobile Strategy” cartoon | Tom Fishburne: Marketoonist | Something Fun on Friday

From cartoonist Tom Fishurn: I heard Crossing the Chasm author Geoffrey Moore share that the most important moment in mobile adoption was December 25, 2010, when executives around the world opened up the new iPads their families had given them for Christmas. Suddenly, mobile made the corporate agenda, because the iPads made it personal, in ways that even … more

Constructech magazine | Construction Technology Helps with Claims

Here’s an article about a use case that our customers ask us about often: Technology [to] help with risk management, quality assurance, project-document storage and archiving, customer-service management, insurance-certificate management, and post-warranty claims support. As the author notes, For homebuilders, minimizing risk on a construction job is essential, and long-term. If you need to access work orders from … more

Mobile Work Orders, Photos for Grass-cutting | FotoNotes

Property Preservation Service Providers: Grass-cutting season is just around the corner, and now is the time to prepare! FotoNotes will improve turnaround times and accuracy, helping you save money and secure more work from your clients. You’ll reduce manual work and offer better service to your customers. With FotoNotes, your contractors utilize mobile devices to capture grass cut … more

Moving to the Cloud, Going Paperless | GeekEstate

Nice post by Matthew Collis on two important trends in real estate – moving to the cloud and going paperless – and the benefits of both. Why move to the cloud? Matthew identifies quite a few reasons: Accessibility. “… a desktop program … cannot be accessed through the internet ….” Cost. “While there is a monthly fee associated … more

Mobile and Cloud Will Dominate 2014 Tech Trends | IEEE Computer Society

In light of the insatiable employee demand for bring your own device (BYOD) acceptance from Corporate America, IT departments will continue to seek new ways to improve the performance of mobile devices in the enterprise. … The cloud will increase its domination as a primary business contributor, and researchers will discover new ways to improve the user experience. … more

Mobility to become core of enterprise IT in the next 2-3 years: IDC | InformationWeek – IT news & articles

Encouraging news from IDC, as reported in InformationWeek Mobility is en route to being adopted in the mainstream. IDC expects enterprise mobility to undergo an unprecedented boom to become a necessity for businesses that aspire to lead and compete aggressively. There is a paradigm shift in the IT strategy of a major chunk of vendors (67 percent) that … more