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Wisconsin Mill Explosion — Actsoft in Emergencies

By |2019-03-12T14:30:53+00:00June 5th, 2017|Actsoft, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

An explosion tore through a corn and ethanol mill in Cambria, Wisconsin, late on Wednesday, June 1, 2017. The subsequent fire claimed the lives of three employees within the plant and wounded over a dozen more.  The cause of the explosion remains unknown, but medical helicopters and several fire departments quickly responded to the blaze.

Tackling Risk Management

By |2019-03-12T14:31:13+00:00May 26th, 2017|Advanced Wireless Forms, Asset Tracking, Comet Mobile Worker, Construction, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Small Business, Timekeeping, Tracking, Transportation, Utilities|

Workforce management continues to grow more complex as time marches onward. As technology increases the scope of what comprises a workforce, the risks faced by companies increase as well. These risks are areas in which the companies are susceptible to experiencing losses. Three of the most exposed areas for risk are payroll, records, and safety.

Busting Burglars: Home Appliances and Tracking

By |2019-03-12T14:31:42+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Actsoft, Comet Asset, Comet Fleet, Construction, Small Business|

Imagine having just slated a recently constructed home for closing. There could be anywhere from a few days to a week before the closing actually occurs. During this window, appliances are installed within the home. This is also when thieves tend to target these homes to steal those appliances. Charlotte, North Carolina experienced a string

Trucking, Tracking, and Safety

By |2019-03-12T14:31:51+00:00May 12th, 2017|Comet Fleet, Small Business, Transportation, Trucking|

A lone truck driver was traveling along a cliff-side roadway, midway through completing a long haul. While navigating one of the roadway’s curves, the brakes fail. The truck, its cargo, and driver all go over the edge, with no witnesses to the incident … Elsewhere, winter snows assault another driver as he travels into the

Distracted Driving & The Workforce

By |2019-05-10T16:15:07+00:00May 5th, 2017|Comet Fleet, Small Business, Transportation, Trucking|

This story is a familiar one: A lone person is driving along an often-traveled route, confident in their ability to navigate without giving the road their full attention. Their phone, sitting in a cup-holder to their right, vibrates with a notification. The driver picks up the phone. It is a simple text: “What do you

Too Fast, Too Furious — Monitoring Employee Speeding

By |2019-03-12T14:32:11+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Actsoft, Comet Fleet, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Small Business, Transportation, Trucking, Utilities|

People love to move quickly. It is equal parts the desire to reach a destination faster and the desire for the thrill. Track meets, drag races, and fighter jet displays are just some of the methods used to achieve the thrills of speeding. However, the thrill of speeding drivers pose a detriment to your business

Achievement Through Diversity

By |2019-03-12T14:32:23+00:00April 21st, 2017|Actsoft, Small Business|

Just like in previous years, Actsoft has once again been recognized as a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay, FL. Earning recognition for nearly five consecutive years, Actsoft has continued to establish itself as one of the premier workplaces within the region. The Top Workplaces contest is an annual competition wherein 100 businesses within the Tampa

Idling Vehicles and The Fight Against Fuel Consumption

By |2019-03-12T14:32:34+00:00April 14th, 2017|Comet Fleet, Public Sector, Utilities|

The City of Ontario, California, recently implemented a pilot of anti-idling software across a variety of vehicles. In June 2016, according to the city’s fleet services manager Craig Grabow, Ontario calibrated five vehicles within its fleet with the software, while establishing an equal number of vehicles as the control group. Three of the vehicles operating

What Makes a Good Website From a Marketing Standpoint?

By |2019-03-12T14:41:02+00:00April 7th, 2017|Actsoft, Small Business|

Website design has grown into an art form unto its own in the current day-and-age. A broad spectrum of teams put their time and energy into a website in order for it to come to fruition, the gamut running from development to executive. Once it reaches completion, your website becomes the first impression your brand

Data is King — The Road to Self-Driving Vehicles

By |2019-03-12T14:41:12+00:00March 31st, 2017|Comet Fleet, Small Business, Transportation|

Data is the “cash cow” of the digital age. Like gold and oil in decades past, there is a rush to accumulate as much data about consumers as quickly as possible. Companies like Facebook and Google are acquiring and making a fortune off the sale of said data. Matt McFarland of CNN tech explains the

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