RUGGED RANTS

RUGGED RANTS

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Hosted by the Panasonic TOUGHBOOK team, RUGGED RANTS dives into the future of tech innovation and what we can expect as work changes across industries. We’re rugged, ranting and ready to tackle anything!


10: Tech Powers Our Lives, But Can It Power Our Finances, Too?
Dec 11 • 19 min
In its early days, financial technology – or fintech – focused on monetizing technologies and value-added services for the financial industry. But since its inception, fintech has ultimately reinvented the way we handle our money, our business operations…
9: What Does Your Business Need From Strategic Partnerships?
Nov 27 • 20 min
As technological innovation continues to change the way we work, new devices and software are permeating organizational strategy and value-creation models. In turn, executives are adapting by forging strategic, effective partnerships to drive business…
8: In a Crisis, How Can Tech Help?
Nov 13 • 25 min
In any crisis – whether it’s a natural disaster, a terror attack or an industrial catastrophe – every second counts. This year, hundreds of first responders and industry partners will gather at the third annual Operation Convergent Response (OCR) event in…
7: How Are Millennials Impacting the Workforce?
Nov 6 • 31 min
Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce. As they increasingly enter decision making roles, businesses are figuring out new ways to adapt to the needs, wants and skillsets of this new generation, which expects constant connectivity and…
6: Defining the Mobile Workforce – Who They Are & What They Need
Oct 23 • 17 min
When laptops first came onto the market decades ago, they enabled workers to move freely amongst offices and buildings without leaving their work behind – something they hadn’t been able to do before. Fast forward twenty years, and mobility has advanced…
5: Deploying Wearables in the Workplace
Oct 8 • 18 min
Since the release of the Fitbit activity tracker in 2009, wearable technology has taken the market by storm as top brands like Apple, Microsoft and even Nike consistently release more and more wearable products to a consumer base hungry for the latest…
4: What’s ProServices and Why Does It Matter?
Sep 20 • 19 min
Rugged devices are reliable and sturdy, but what makes them even stronger is the product planning, deployment, security, repair and replacement services behind them. In this episode Host Barry Ross, senior product and marketing manager at Panasonic, and…
3: Let’s Talk Global Connectivity
Sep 20 • 19 min
Getting wireless connectivity isn’t as easy as it should be for mobile workers – that is, until P.180 was born. In this episode, Host Barry Ross, senior product and marketing manager at Panasonic, speaks with Mary Beth Hall, Panasonic’s director of…
2: Redefining Work With the TOUGHBOOK 55
Sep 20 • 16 min
Released in early September, the TOUGHBOOK 55 is the latest rugged laptop from Panasonic bringing unprecedented battery life, modularity and customizability to customers. In this episode, Host Craig Jackowski, group manager of product management at…
1: What Do You Really Know About 5G?
Sep 20 • 18 min
Over the past year, 5G connectivity has taken center stage as leaders in the telecommunications space jockey for market share, fueling excitement around the idea of a faster, stronger, more powerful generation of wireless. But what does 5G really mean? In…