• Hardware

    How to Use a Ground Power Unit to Jumpstart an Aircraft

    Written by: Start Pac The process of jumpstarting an aircraft is nothing like jumping a car battery. It’s true there is a battery involved, but everything about the process is different. From the kinds of connections you need, to the requirements for voltage, great care must be taken to ensure the power is transferred properly to the plane. These tips will help you to use ground power to jump an aircraft if you’re ever in the need. Fixed Ground Power There are basically two types of ground power unit. The first is a portable one that can be carried out into the tarmac. It’s usually on a trailer of some…

  • Technology

    Improvements to Time and Attendance Systems

    Written by: Allied Time The technology behind time and attendance systems has changed significantly over the years. Early clocks functioned much like a rotary phone, with later clocks using a card system to record punches. Today’s clocks are almost all digital. This is a huge benefit to employers and employees, who will deal with fewer incidents of time clock fraud and a much smoother process of tracking paid hours. Biomechanics Today, an electronic time clock can come outfitted with several features that help to cut down on fraud. It’s not uncommon to see clocks utilizing biomechanics to verify an employee clocking in. These systems scan fingerprints, and may have advanced…

  • Business Services

    Tips for Mobile Advertising

    Mobile advertising is a fairly new form of digital advertising that relies on some techniques that are similar to desktop. You will still find banner and rich media ads, but the sizes and locations will be vastly different. Test different formats to find the ideal ads for mobile. Ad Hosting Special care should be taken in figuring out where an ad is actually hosted. Some ads are hosted within a smartphone application, which can present problems when it comes time to track conversions. Other ads are hosted on Web pages, which can present issues if the site isn’t properly scaled to match the mobile experience. Speed is another issue. File…