THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2002
By Mr. Dean
Managing Director, Mobile Enterprise Practice
Open to the Public. 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. No fee.
The Pub Talk begins at 6:00 p.m.
large portion of the enterprise has largely been void of automation
to date. It is one of the most critical elements of the enterprise
food chain and the element that also deals with the most critical
of processes. . . . change of ownership of goods and services. While
much effort and resources have gone into automating inside the walls
of the enterprise, the fringes of supply chains or service chains
processes are still being executed on Clipboards. There is an emerging
recognized need for automation in the form of "Practical Mobility"
industrial solutions. Dean L. Frew of Incucomm Consulting will share
with the Pub attendees Incucomm's perspective to "Practical
DEAN L. FREW
Frew recently joined Incucomm to head its Mobile Enterprise Practice.
For the last two years, Mr. Frew has been the Vice President of
Customer Solutions and Operations for GlobeRanger, a VC-funded company
developing innovative mobility based software solutions. In that
role, Mr. Frew lead the company in becoming an industry leader in
supply chain, field service and field sales enterprise process innovation.
Under Mr. Frew's leadership, GlobeRanger developed solutions and
consulted for customers such as Ford, Anheuser-Busch, Ikon Office
Solutions, Service Master (multiple service brands), Exel Logistics,
EGL Logistics, BAX Global Logistics, Ruan Logistics, Hon Furniture,
and Dell. Mr. Frew was also the GlobeRanger representative to the
MIT Auto ID Center Technical Board, developing standards in next
generation RFID and the system that will use them. Previous to GlobeRanger
Mr. Frew held executive positions as Vice President, eLogistics
for a vertical industry exchange and General Manager of a Wireless
Business Unit in a Raytheon subsidiary, Crosspan. Mr. Frew's background
also includes 13 years of experience at Texas Instruments where
he was the Director of Technology Programs where he started a wireless
supply chain software business that included the acquisition of
Savi Technology and the Management of the Advanced Logistics Program
for the Department of Defense. At TI, he was also one of the companies
leading technologists in microelectronics packaging and holds 3
patents in that area.
was founded in May of 2000 and focuses on providing high impact
advisory services and technology as well as company incubation within
the communications sector. Located in the Telecom Corridor in Richardson,
Texas, Incucomm has three primary advisory practices: mobile enterprise,
strategy, and technology.
Mr. Dean L. Frew
2099 North Collins Blvd., Suite 200
Richardson, TX 75080
T: 866.824.6700 Toll Free
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