Guarantee the safety and productivity of your field workers with smart mobile apps

Keeping your mobile field workers safe, informed and connected is a challenge faced by an increasing number of organisations.

Whether you’re managing teams of winemakers, nurses or engineers, being able to effectively monitor and clearly communicate with your staff is vital to ensuring employee safety, productivity and trust.

A recent report from Strategy Analytics forecasts that the global mobile workforce will reach 1.75 billion by 2020 – accounting for 42 per cent of the total workforce.

To address the challenges that will come with this growth, MapData Services has recently launched the FieldWorker Suite for ArcGIS, providing essentials tools for managing your remote teams in ArcGIS Online.

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Indoor navigation, a new frontier…

Here at MapData Services we like to push the boundaries of spatial technology. An exciting area at the moment is indoor navigation and mapping. We’ve got a long history of developing online locators and trip planners for all sorts of different companies, now we’re starting to look at taking that experience one step further – not just guiding people to the door – but also inside the building.

Indoor Navigation

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Store Bought Wi-Fi Visitor Analytics

Today I am going to discuss an exciting new area of location technology called Visitor Analytics. In my previous post, I covered how to make a Wi-Fi based solution to monitor foot traffic using RaspberryPi kit computers. The focus of this post will be on MapData Services’ Wi-Fi based Visitor Analytics offering, that brings a lot more polish to the concepts I discussed previously.

Showdown

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One location based app, many devices – responsive layouts to the rescue!

Today I am going to discuss a problem that many developers face when designing a website in 2014; the rapidly expanding number of devices on which it can be accessed.
This has created a unique problem for modern web developers as we strive to create web apps that work on as many platforms as possible. The answer to this in part, is to implement a responsive layout.

Too many devices

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