Posts Tagged ‘enterprise’

It’s More Than Technology in the Car Rental Industry

Although investing in technology plays a big role in digital transformation, transforming or growing a car rental company isn’t just about the deployment and modernization of front- and back-end systems. Transformation initiatives also require the development, implementation, and execution of strategies and programs capable of delivering operational efficiency, reducing expenses, and increasing revenue. For example, […]

The Backbone of Operations in the Car Rental Industry

Digital transformation can absolutely be thought of as improving a website through which a car rental company sells its used vehicles – an important source of revenue for the company. It can also be thought of as enhancing a mobile app that enables customers to make, modify, or cancel reservations, view a car’s mileage and […]

How You Interact Digitally Matters in the Car Rental Industry

While mobility and connected cars remain two of the most talked-about topics in the industry, car rental companies continue to invest heavily in other forms of digital transformation because they realize that providing an incredible customer experience is important to their business. Whether it involves making a reservation on the company’s website or making a […]

Connected Cars Present Great Opportunity for Car Rental Companies

Similar to mobility, connected car technology (e.g., telematics) has been around for some time, but only recently has the car rental industry truly exploited the massive opportunity it presents. The Internet of Things (IoT) has allowed companies to leverage new technology that better manages their fleets of cars. It’s also helping businesses, such as those […]

Why Self-Driving Cars Are Good for Car Rental Companies

New partnerships with companies that are developing self-driving car technology have also been formed. Avis Budget Group’s partnership with Alphabet’s (Google) Waymo and Hertz’s partnership with Apple are two examples. This is a trend that car rental companies are getting behind because they understand that autonomous vehicles could eventually replace today’s cars. At the 2016 […]

Car Rental Companies Riding the Car- and Ride-Sharing Wave

A white-hot topic in the car rental industry is mobility. It’s no secret that more people are relying on ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, as well as car-sharing services from companies like Zipcar. In fact, a report published by Certify, a provider of expense management software, states that “ride-hailing accounted for 68% of the […]

[Guide] 2018 State of the Car Rental Industry

Everyone in business knows: if you’re too late to the game, your competitors can overstep your position and take away market share. But it can be incredibly challenging to determine the right time to pivot and focus on the trends that may completely transform an industry. Enterprise Holdings, Hertz Global Holdings, Avis Budget Group and […]

Every Version of the Microsoft Dynamics Family Explained

I love Microsoft. Between their powerful technology and comprehensive support, I’m never left wanting for functionality or help. But with a legacy of great products as large as theirs—which includes upgrades, updates, and versions of most of their platforms and packages—it’s easy even for hardened Microsoft veterans to get lost in the verbiage and name […]

5 Criteria to Consider for an Internet of Things Platform

In the current market research trend there a leaders across various IoT industries setting trends for how companies can start utilizing IoT, and how. Current leaders in the Internet of Things platform market consist IBM, PTC, GE, Microsoft, and Amazon Web Services. How do you choose a platform for your company? Consider this criteria: Connectivity: […]

Mulesoft IoT – 3 Capabilities that Enable Your Strategy

MuleSoft positions as a leader in many of Gartner’s Magic Quadrants. The two most relevant are Enterprise Integration and API Management where MuleSoft sits in the Leader quadrant among few vendors. These commendations prove that MuleSoft has the capabilities to support trends such as Internet of Things with the MuleSoft Exchange connector market, cloud and […]

Swift 3 – Quick and Dirty API Request to Test JSON Data in Xcode/iOS

At this point the UI is developed, we’re binding the “Pulse” text to our controller “Received Actions” graph_steps function, based on “Pulse” tap on the screen. This code is an easy way to get started with testing a new API endpoint when the data is incoming. By no means is it a “best practice”, but […]

Enterpise IoT – Considerations and Architecture,  1 of ∞

  Welcome to the Internet of Things series aligning to Enterprise introduction of smart devices! Skipping the introduction to “What is IoT?”, as this has become a buzz word that has many meanings, and utilities, we will focus on the following foundation: How to select hardware, protocols, and create a hub network to stream data […]

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