Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems as we know them have been around since the 1990s: the glory days when instead of iPhones we used PalmPilots
. However, much like the now obsolete PDAs, on-premise ERPs are starting to show their age.
These techniques were realized and supported through technologies like the 'cradle' for the PalmPilot
and its requisite HotSync software.
It uses a laser, prism and poles to map the terrain and downloads that information into a handheld PalmPilot
. From there, the information can be loaded into the Atlas system.
Computers were in his blood, and the PalmPilot
made him realize he could marry medicine and hand-held computers to master the lack of organization that bedeviled many hospitalists and their ability to recover fees.
I feel that I should begin the interview by saying, "Hi my name is Don and I am addicted to my Blackberry, or as some of my friends refer to it, my 'Crackberry.'" My first PDA was a PalmPilot
that I was given about 10 years ago.
Joyce flipped out her sleek PalmPilot
, but then its dark screen tattled that her son had taken the batteries.
One idea emerging is the hyper-local newspaper--it helps newspapers provide more localized information that's produced in-house than is available anywhere via iPod video, PalmPilot
, or Internet TV.
Apple's Newton was the first major PDA in 1993 and was followed, in 1996, by the industry-leading PalmPilot
Use iPod as a video player, as a photo column, and even as a PalmPilot
, or play songs across a network with iTunes.
Lawyers who regularly use a PalmPilot
, Blackberry, or similar personal digital assistance can easily update emergency staff information as well as client and case information for use in an emergency.
delivered what some called the first truly compelling handheld computer, the PalmPilot
The iPod can be used as a PalmPilot
, as an eBook, as a Gameboy--even as a substitute hard drive.