22
Aug

Which Mobile Device Approach is Best for Your Life Sciences Organization

Which Mobile Device Approach is Best for Your Life Sciences Organization

Which Mobile Device Approach is Best for Your Life Sciences Organization White Paper

When it comes to implementing mobile technologies at your company, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. Over the years, there are four distinct methods of deploying mobile solutions in the enterprise that have emerged: BYOD, CYOD, COPE, and CLEO.

Download this whitepaper to learn what BYOD, CYOD, COPE, and CLEO mean, what are the benefits and challenges with each approach, and what are the best practices that other Life Sciences companies employ with managing mobility.

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21
Aug

Why You Need Mobile ERP

Why You Need Mobile ERP

When you’re thinking about what applications need to be mobile, you might be tempted only to include those which are customer-facing. ERP doesn’t often fall into that category – it helps companies manage business processes and back-office functions. So, choosing a mobile ERP is a waste of time, right?

Wrong – mobile ERP solutions are vital to your firm. They’re not just a nice-to-have app; they can actually help your organization to increase productivity, function more efficiently, and boost revenue.

Download this whitepaper to learn the benefits, challenges, risks, and best practices of mobile ERP.

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7
Aug

D365UG / AXUG Summit 2017

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Join Merit Solutions at D365UG / AXUG Summit 2017 in Booth #410.

October 10th – 13th
Nashville, TN

Request an AXUG Summit Meeting


One Summit Attendee Will Win A Caribbean Vacation!

Consider yourself an expert on Microsoft, Dynamics,
the Dynamic Communities, or industry trends? Put your knowledge to the test and match wits with other 2017 Summit attendees in the SUMMIT TRIVIA CHALLENGE.

  1. Register to receive an alert when you can download the app from all app stores.

  2. Earn points by correctly answering trivia questions related to the Microsoft community. The faster you answer, the more points you get.

  3. Challenge other players and steal points from them.

  4. Each day is a new game! The winner each day will be placed into the Grand Prize drawing.

  5. One player will win an all-inclusive 5 night stay for 2 at a RIU Palace in the Caribbean!


What is AXUG Summit?

D365UG / AXUG Summit is focused specifically on education for end users of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Dynamics AX. Summit 2017 will include 200 user-led, role-based educational sessions covering current and past versions of Dynamics 365 / AX. With thousands of Dynamics users and partners expected to attend, Summit also provides a unique opportunity to make resourceful connections with Dynamics peers in the same role, industry and geography. Summit is dedicated to helping companies using Dynamics be more successful.

Watch this video or keep browsing below to learn more about D365UG / AXUG Summit 2017.


Merit Solutions is supporting the following AXUG Summit sessions:

Top 10 Tips for Manufacturers Going Live on AX/365
Wednesday, October 11
Time: 1:30-2:30pm
Room: Tennessee Ballroom B

Mobility: Solutions for Digital Innovation
Wednesday, October 11
Time: 1:30-2:30pm

Life Sciences: Validating the Cloud: A Look at Microsoft Dynamics 365
Wednesday, October 11
Time: 1:30 – 2:30pm
Room: Governor’s Chamber A

What’s All the Buzz? Introduction to IoT, Machine Learning and Data Intelligence
Wednesday, October 11
Time: 2:45-3:45pm


Life Sciences Roundtable
Thursday, October 12
Time: 8:00 – 9:00am
Room: Jackson A

Mobility and IoT: Data-Driven Solutions for Digital Innovation
Thursday, October 12
Time: 9:15 – 10:15am

Your Project is at Risk! Now What?
Thursday, October 12
Time: 2:30 – 3:30pm
Room: Presidential Chamber A

Life Sciences: Lessons Learned from Implementing Dynamics 365 in Life Sciences
Thursday, October 12
Time: 3:45-4:45pm
Room: Governor’s Chamber B


Request a meeting with Merit Solutions at AXUG Summit to discuss:

 

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19
Jun

Best Practices for Mobile Technologies in Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are meant to determine whether devices, medications, or other developments in the medical field are safe for public use. These developments are at the cutting edge of the field, yet frequently, the trials to test their safety don’t incorporate the latest technologies (such as mobility).

There are reasons that companies have been leery of implementing mobile technologies in mobile trials: they’re concerned about regulatory issues, patient adherence, and cost. However, with the adoption of best practices, firms should no longer be concerned about using mobile technologies during regulatory trials.

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8
Jun

Mitigating the Risk of Mobile Device Usage in Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are long, costly, and generally a huge undertaking for companies. Mobile devices can change that – they enable patients to participate remotely, saving money and time. That being said, mobile devices present some risks. Those risks can be mitigated, though. Read on to learn the risks of using mobile devices during clinical trials and how to mitigate them.

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8
May

Why You Need Mobile ERP

When you’re thinking about what applications need to be mobile, you might be tempted only to include those which are customer-facing. ERP doesn’t fall into that category – it helps companies manage business processes and back-office functions. So, choosing a mobile ERP is a waste of time, right?

Read more

24
Apr

Creating touch responsive (animated) button in Xamarin.Forms Android

Sometimes we would like to have a bit more user action responsivity when handling our apps. This post explains how to create tactile buttons in Xamarin.Forms using custom renderers to do so for Android.

First, we need a custom control that would represent our tactile button, so let’s create it.

Next, we would need to create a custom renderer class that would take care of button’s touch sensitivity.

To create the button pressed look and feel, in this example, we need to animate the button or to add a scale animation when button is pressed and un-scale when button is released. One of the ways to do that is to subscribe to button’s touch event. Implementing these overridden methods in your custom renderer takes care of subscribing and unsubscribing from the button’s touch event.

Finally, animating the button to have a little touch responsivity here comes down to scaling to a smaller size on mouse down, and returning to original size and launching command (if exists) on mouse up.

All you have to do now to start using these new buttons is to add them to your view!

Cheers!

21
Apr

How Life Science Industry Field Service Technicians’ Usage of Mobile Technology Can Save Your Bottom Line

When you think about mobile technologies, what most likely comes to mind is the concept of efficiency and increased productivity. What you might not realize is that mobile solutions can also boost a company’s profits or save money. This holds true of the life sciences industry. When field service technicians use mobile technologies, they can actually improve their firms’ bottom line – read on to learn more.

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31
Mar

What Are Mobile Device Best Practices for Field Service Technicians?

Mobile technologies can boost a firm’s productivity, efficiency, and its revenue… if implemented correctly. Many of the articles and lectures praising the virtues of mobile devices leave out that crucial fact. That’s why it’s vital that if you’re going to implement mobile technologies at your organization, especially if it’s one that employs field service technicians, you understand what the best practices are so that you get the most out of these solutions. Read on to learn what steps you can take to ensure that the implementation goes smoothly and you reap the maximum benefits.

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16
Mar

Can Mobile Technologies Improve Revenue When Field Service Technicians Use Them?

By now, you’ve probably read enough articles and sat through enough presentations about how fantastic mobility is for the enterprise. You’ve heard how it can boost productivity and effectiveness. But that’s not the only things they can do. Mobile technology can also increase profitability, especially if you have a business with field service technicians. Read on to learn how you can increase your bottom line with this kind of company if you use mobile technologies.

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