Etisalat (News - Alert) recently announced the launch of the Mobile Work Force Management Solution in association with Syclo, an eminent provider in Enterprise Mobility. This solution is mainly for businesses and consumers. The Mobile Workforce Management Solution facilitates businesses to improve field worker efficiency and communication. It also leverages the ubiquity of mobile devices to organize work management mainly in the business operations such as Field Force Management, Inventory Management, workflow approvals, IT Asset management, fleet management and facilities management. This solution enhances improved productivity for businesses. This is done by a real-time three hundred and sixty degree view on operations, decreased costs, and an increase in the lifetime of assets.
In a release, Abdulla Ebrahim Al Ahmed, Senior Vice President, Business Solutions at Etisalat, stated, “Etisalat is a pioneer in the development of enabling technologies and we’re proud to have taken a leadership position in the area of Mobility solutions. The launch of Mobile Workforce Management solution in partnership with Syclo is yet another validation of our vision to offer efficient and comprehensive mobility solutions that will increase productivity for businesses. This solution will in essence, provide enterprise data into the hands of field service personnel, offering an unprecedented capability to fully automate a company's mobile supply chain.”
Several backend systems such as SAP (News - Alert), Maximo, Oracle, and Esri will be integrated with the Mobile Work Force Management Solution. The solution is able to run on numerous devices with accurate cross-platform support, and does not require generating and maintaining separate codes for each device platform. Peripherals such as GIS, GPS, Barcode scanning, RFID and Bluetooth can be integrated with the solution.
Marc Chesover, Managing Director of Syclo International, stated, “We are excited to partner with a leading organisation such as Etisalat to offer access to some of the most advanced mobile technology available in the world. Additionally, the partnership speaks volumes about the reach of Syclo’s strategic global ecosystem and the scalability of our business model. Given the strong growth in demand for our proven mobility applications in the Middle East and Africa, we can jointly deploy and support a wide variety of mobility solutions in 2011 and beyond.”Carolyn John is a Contributor to TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please columnist page.
Edited by Rich Steeves