Entries by Mike Kapp

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. […]

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 introducing Axel, the PowerTrack guy, to the construction world this week at the TUG Conference—The Users Group for Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Mobile devices are taking the construction industry by storm, and our new backdrop gets that point across with a single […]

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 […]

Biometrics Going Mobile

According to a recent market research report, the global biometric reader market is expected to grow over 17% per year through 2016. Biometric readers, which recognize fingerprint, palm, face or iris scans, provide a higher level of security than other authentication methods. Enterprises are increasingly implementing biometrics into thier workforce management solutions for access control […]

Automating Daily Reports From The Field

Construction companies take advantage of a fast-changing technology landscape as they emerge from recession It is no secret that the construction industry has borne the brunt of the Great Recession. After three years of dramatic declines, construction companies are working to achieve better results. Even the most myopic construction executives cannot help but notice the […]