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Consumer expectations and labor shortages pose a challenge for frontline workers as they struggle to meet demands with significantly fewer resources and more pressure. While consumer-grade technologies may lower adoption rates for faster productivity, these devices ultimately inflate costs, damage productivity, and frustrate workers. Studies indicate that consumer devices are three times more likely to fail in the first year compared to rugged devices and could cost up to 50% more.
Lower costs can boost the value of rugged devices, especially in challenging environments. Additionally, studies show that every device failure can result in up to 260 minutes (about 4 ½ hours) of lost mobile worker productivity and increase the internal support required. Therefore, the cost of just one or two instances of device failure easily shows how beneficial a rugged device can be, despite higher up front costs. Enterprise technology helps alleviate these concerns and other challenges such as:
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