Entries by Erik Kennedy

Introducing iPadOS

Apple just released their new tablet operating system, iPadOS.   This immediately followed the release of iOS 13 for iPhone and iPod touch.  The iPadOS is built on the same foundation as iOS and can be considered a branch from iOS 13.  We invested a significant amount of time testing our PowerTrack iOS Mobile application on […]

Automating Daily Reports From The Field

Construction companies take advantage of a fast-changing technology landscape in the hot economy It is the strongest economy in years, and construction companies are investing to achieve optimum results. Even the most myopic construction executives cannot help but notice the fast changing technology landscape. Fueled by investments in infrastructure, cellular carriers have extended their coverage […]

Biometrics for Construction

Enterprises are increasingly implementing biometrics into their workforce management solutions for access control and to eliminate both intentional and error-driven time theft, which by industry estimates amount to 1.5% to 10% of gross payroll. Biometric readers offer the only effective means of dealing with buddy-punching, the practice of one worker clocking in or out for […]

Construction Companies Barcoding Inventories – Where to Start?

Our company has deep roots in barcoding. In fact, we were helping retailers and manufacturers with their barcoding systems long before we introduced our first mobile solution for the construction market. It is exciting for us to now be working with so many construction companies on their barcoding needs – whether for inventories, tools or […]

Grid-Style Time Entry

Not all customers are the same, and this is certainly true when it comes to mobile timekeeping.   As time entry using smartphones continue to grow in popularity, we have found that there are some cases where a different approach may be warranted.   I am referring to a grid-style timesheet entry, which necessarily requires […]

Mobile in Construction – Blazing New Trails

I recently organized a trail ride for my family while on vacation in Oregon. Since several in our party had never been on a horse, our trail guide took care to match each rider with a suitable horse, even sharing the personality of each horse. While the horses traveled at the right pace for our […]

Introducing the PowerTrack Guy

We are pleased to introduce Axel, the PowerTrack guy, to the construction world.  If you visit us at a tradeshow, you will find us by looking for this guy on our booth backdrop.  They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Mobile devices are taking the construction industry by storm, and our mascot, Axel,  […]

Our Company Name Change

Control Solutions, Inc., parent company of PowerTrack, announced today that it will be named POSDATA Group, Inc., effective immediately. The name change is part of a re-branding initiative and corporate restructuring. “The rebranding will allow us to better leverage our marketing efforts and create a greater impact on the market” said Jeffrey Creighton, company President. […]