Adam Casey

Adam is part of the Digital Marketing Team at Crystal Ball. He frequently blogs about the latest news and tips for running a productive and efficient mobile workforce.

Recent Posts

Why knowing a good plumber can help you through the Mongol Rally

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 17-Oct-2014 09:22:00

In the final installment of our Mongol Rally series Harry and Alec share more stories about life on the road with us and explain how the Crystal Ball's mobile tracking app really came into its own.

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Tracking the Adventurists

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 16-Oct-2014 09:00:00

We’ve caught up with Harry and Alec, the Adventurists who completed the Mongol Rally with the help of our MobileTrack Pro application, to find out more about their travels.  We interrupted the boys earlier this month as they arrived in Munich to sample the delights of Oktoberfest and luckily they were more than happy to share a few stories about life on the road…

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Not Your Ordinary Mobile Tracking Job

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 15-Oct-2014 11:43:00

The Crystal Ball team are always keen to make the daily grind a little easier and a little more fun, so when we received an unusual request from one of our customers we were keen to find out more.

KTwo Hire and Sales is a plant hire business in Burntisland, Fife, which uses Crystal Ball’s FleetTracker in 14 of its vehicles.  Alec Mitchell, the son of its Director Craig Mitchell, had recently graduated from Newcastle University and was planning to take part in the Mongol Rally long distance driving challenge with fellow graduate Harry Richardson.

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Top Gear's Burma Special looks tame compared to this...

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 18-Jul-2014 17:00:00

Jermey Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond look out, your Top Gear road trips are about to look proper wimpy! That's because the No Turning Back team of Alec & Harry are about to start their engines and take off on the epic Mongol Rally

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26 awesome delivery services you never knew you needed (until now!)

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 27-Jun-2014 17:14:00

We work with lots of delivery companies to ensure their goods make it to your door on time. Some of our customers deliver some pretty interesting things, which got us to thinking. What other weird & wonderful things can you have delivered right to your doorstep?

Well here's 26 of our favourite finds from here in the UK....


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16 types of M2M data your business should be measuring

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 18-Oct-2013 07:02:00

M2M or Machine to Machine communication is an emerging technology you may or may not have heard of. It refers to technologies that allow "both wireless and wired systems to communicate with other devices of the same type” (Wikipedia) and it is fast becoming a must have tool for businesses looking for a competitive edge.

 

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Lone worker protection app integrates latest NFC technology.

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 04-Jul-2013 11:53:00

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Android phones under £150 with NFC

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 13-Jun-2013 17:00:00

Near Field Communication is one of the latest technologies to provide businesses with rich location based business intelligence. The data captured can help businesses to understand how effectively and efficiently their mobile workforce is performing and improve customer services.

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Keeping data secure

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 13-Nov-2012 10:45:00

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Enterprise Mobility: 5 Infographics to bring you up to speed

Posted by: Adam Casey Date: 08-Nov-2012 08:51:00

With sales of smartphones and tablets about to pip the 1 billion mark in 2013 and with two thirds of the mobile workforce predicted to be using a mobile smart device in the workplace by 2016. (Gartner) 

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