In this the fifth of various (of at least six) analyses of mobility and RoI, five examples from administrative situations are described.
- A manufacturing company deployed 150 iPads to operators in on its highly specialized production line. The result is that operators can check machine settings or look up tolerances in an on-screen browser, rather than referring to pieces of paper or dragging unwieldy laptops around. This company’s IT department calculates that replacing ageing laptops with iPads,immediately saved $67K, mainly delivered by removing the cost of refreshing those laptops. In addition the tablet deployment, once completed across the all the company’s factories, will save about 30 minutes per shift as a result of improved efficiency. This is equivalent to savings of almost US$1M/year.
Content Contributors: Charles Brett