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Thomson Directories streamlines distribution with help from MapMechanics

Encouraging results as company recruits own teams to trial 'scientific' approach In support of a programme to streamline the door-to-door distribution of its famous, blue directories, Thomson Directories has invested in the GeoConcept mapping and geographical information system from MapMechanics, along with some specialised routines developed by MapMechanics for this …

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Computing Technology Industry Association breakaway conference

Twenty-five years ago, five micro-computer dealerships banded together to find a better way to do business, launching the Computing Technology Industry Association. Today, their creation CompTIA counts more than 22,000 member companies from more than 100 countries, and is considered the leading association in the $1 trillion-plus IT industry. Growth …

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Maginus appoints Simon Weeks as CEO

Manchester, March 20, 2007 – Maginus, a leading provider of multi-channel retail and distribution solutions, has announced the appointment of Simon Weeks as CEO. Simon Weeks joins Maginus from K3 Business Technology Group, where he was Managing Director of the company's multi-channel retail and distribution business. He brings over 15 …

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Intermec Names Ian George New UK Managing Director

Reading, Berks, March 13, 2007 – Intermec, the global provider of RFID, mobile computing and bar code technologies, has appointed Ian George as UK Managing Director. He joins the company from Zebra Technologies, where he was Regional Director EMEA. Ian brings to Intermec an outstanding record of driving sales and …

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New Weatherproof Charger from CMP

Chloride Motive Power has introduced a new range of weatherproof chargers designed for use outdoors for such applications as airports, railway repair yards, retailers, wholesalers, DIY distributors or any other sector that has an electric vehicle fleet predominantly working outdoors. These specialist chargers may negate the need for a dedicated …

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SWORD’s Innovative Document Control System Reduces Costly Project Delays

SWORD, the international IT products and services company, has launched an innovative document control system aimed at significantly reducing the costly delays associated with existing systems used in complex projects by the engineering, energy, transport and other industrial sectors. The C2Share Document Control system is based on Microsoft's powerful SharePoint® …

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Hot applications transportation

A good example for 'hot applications' in mobile computing is the Swedish National Rail system which carries more than 19 million people annually. They recently implemented what Christer Kohler describes as “the first computerised conductors in the world” equipped with hand-held computers and portable printers with integrated magnetic card reader. …

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