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myZaurus.com: Transportation and Railroad [Case Study]

Jul 03, 2003, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"Sharp Electronics Corporation and 10East have teamed together to provide a mobile information management system built on sophisticated hardware and software that securely simplifies the workflow and helps to manage a railroad's transportation infrastructure.

"For many, a handheld computer is viewed as a simple PIM (Personal Information Manager) device that enables the user to keep tabs on daily activities. This mini-case study details how field force automation, using the Sharp Zaurus and RailDOCS, produced actual cost reductions and provable gains in efficiency of one of America's largest Fortune 100 transportation companies...

"CSXT expressed a desire to eliminate the massive amounts of paperwork and manual labor required for documenting Federally mandated tests. They also identified the need to be able to automate management systems to provide real time data relating to compliance. They asked 10 East to research the possibilities and develop a strategy that supported these initiatives..."

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