Company: 3M
Headquarters: St Paul
Size of Company: 1,000 or more employees; more than $1B in revenue
Industry: Consumer packaged goods — house, health, beauty product
Primary Product Line: Adhesives, abrasives, light management products, non-woven materials, nanotechnology
Name of Project: Centralized Wireless Device Management
Project Objective: Automate firmware and configuration updates by using wireless infrastructure and centralized device management technology; reduce time IT workers spend locating and updating devices; increase device uptime
Technologies Employed: Wavelink mobile device management software
Accomplishments/ROI: Automatically adjust user interfaces on devices based on location or function, and manage security configuration changes; ROI in time saved, less strain on IT staff, greater operational efficiency, and less downtime