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How can you apply a modern Silicon Valley ethos to an ever-evolving aftersales market?

How to Apply a Modern Silicon Valley Ethos to an Ever-evolving Automotive Aftersales Market

For most businesses, future profitability is a key driver. While future profit can never be guaranteed, creating a business model will ensure consumer spending is a powerful indicator of future success. The use of an “ecosystem” model by the likes of Apple, for example, has allowed the Silicon Valley giant to achieve very high levels of customer retention. It has created a “community” of […]

LumiBond® 2.0: A Rugged Touchscreen Without Equal

LumiBond® 2.0: A Rugged Touchscreen Without Equal

A device’s screen quality is one of the most important elements of the perceived comfort and enjoyment of its usage, especially if it’s a touchscreen. But if your business has never used rugged computers before, touchscreen quality might not be the first or even the second thing you consider when contemplating a purchase. However, it’s really very important – for three reasons. One, rugged […]

Prevention as key focus for safety management

Prevention as Key Focus for Safety Management

Ensuring workplace safety is top priority for Ivan Lin, who oversees Getac’s manufacturing operations. Ivan has been with the company since 1997 and recognizes hazard as a part of factory life. In all aspects of work, he aims to neutralize risks inherent in working with heavy machinery. He also works to minimize human error. This means being aware of hidden dangers and having a […]

Getac Utilities and Field Services

How Rugged Mobile Devices Improve Customer Service in Utilities and Field Repair

Utilities are changing in keeping with increasing regulatory and other pressures. Here’s how rugged mobile devices are helping with utility asset management and facilitating the journey to digital transformation. The customer-provider relationship in utilities is no longer a passive one-way street. Customers interact with utilities in real time, often through personalized platforms that keep them informed of consumption trends, maintenance/repair, and service problems. In […]

8 Unique Ways to Boost Productivity in Your Workforce

Productivity is a common goal no matter what your industry is. When working with a highly productive and efficient team, members experience high levels of satisfaction. Being able to encourage your workforce and employees to be productive is crucial to maintaining high productivity and positive results. Making some small changes can have a huge effect on your workforce’s productivity levels.  Here are some of […]

How Do Offshore Communications Work?

Advanced Offshore Communications

Thirty years ago, communications between onshore bases with remote offshore oil rigs and exploration vessels were typically constrained by narrow bandwidth, limited to two-way radios, and confined to daily operational reports. Crews were extremely isolated by distance and poor communications. However, good operations required that these remote offshore installations be staffed by on-site management teams capable of making quick decisions. Since then, thanks to […]

Your Getac: Celebrating the Dads in Our Family

We’re introducing a “Your Getac” series where we’ll get to know more about Getac employees’ lives both inside and outside of the office. We know that being a Getac team member is only one part of what makes our team amazing, and we look forward to learning more about all the incredible people we have in the family. In honor of Father’s Day this […]

Comprehensive Body-Worn Camera Training Determines Success

When it comes to guaranteeing the success of your Body-Worn Camera (BWC) program, there is no better way than training. If done right, everyone from law enforcement to the public will reap the rewards. Body-Worn Camera Training Program: Four Fundamentals There are four areas that must be included in your BWC officer training according to the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). These […]

A Clearer Picture of Video Evidence

Even as little as ten years ago, it was rare to have video evidence in a court case.1 A lack of video surveillance and the integrated systems needed to access that data left law enforcement as well as the public vulnerable. Now, it is estimated that 80% of crimes include some sort of video evidence.1  With the ever-evolving increase of technology and tools, law enforcement agencies have been able to implement […]

Sally Wu, Finance and Accounting

Getac Profile: Sally Wu, Finance and Accounting

Getac accounting manager, Sally Wu, drives our accounting team to provide timely financial information to our community. Sally loves to travel, so when she’s not working, she’s most likely watching food and travel shows. What do you do at Getac? I am an accounting manager in charge of monthly closing, cash management and providing financial reports to HQ and auditors. Why did you decide […]

Getac Real Time Command: Turning Information Operational

In the minutes following a 911 call, a flood of information comes into the station. Data from internal and external records management systems, news media and eyewitness accounts are just the beginning of the overwhelming and oftentimes unorganized influx of data. That’s where Getac Real Time Command comes in. Getac Real Time Command collects all the gathered data and information, ingests it, filters it and displays […]

Your Getac: Making Health and Wellness a Priority

Your Getac: Making Health and Wellness a Priority

Among the many employee perks at Getac is our Healthy at Getac program, which helps employees make health, fitness, and wellbeing a priority. This program includes activities such as boot camps, boxing, and barre classes, to name a few. During the coronavirus pandemic, we transitioned all Getac-sponsored wellness classes to virtual experiences for our teams to participate in promoting healthy activities like yoga and […]

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