3M

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