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November 12, 2020

TRUCE Software Awarded U.S. Patent for Contextual Mobile Device Management (CMDM)

Patent reinforces TRUCE’s breakthrough approach to mobile device management and policy enforcement.

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October 26, 2020

Addressing the Dangers of Distraction

Mobile devices can be a powerful tool for contractors, but can also be a contributing factor in workplace accidents.

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October 20, 2020

TRUCE Software Launches ‘No Accident,’ a Podcast Aimed at Showcasing the Connection Between Business Success and Safety Excellence

Biweekly podcast features innovative safety leaders and industry pioneers on how the safety programs and policies they put in place can deliver tangible results to a company’s bottom line.

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October 8, 2020

Utilize Technology to Keep Drivers Safe

Telematics, video and communication apps can help ensure the safety of drivers for your construction fleet.

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October 7, 2020

How to Safeguard Employees from Distraction Dangers in Increasingly Unsafe Times

A technological edge can help team members in critical settings to tune out the mounting distractions beckoning from their mobile devices.

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October 6, 2020

Drivers are More Likely to Wear a Mask Than Drive Without Using a Cell Phone, According to Survey From National Safety Council and TRUCE Software

During the 10th anniversary of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, NSC and TRUCE find far too many risky behaviors – and an unwillingness to let them go.

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September 30, 2020

TRUCE Software Partners with Terminix to Showcase the Role of Employers in Reducing Distracted Driving

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, announces it is partnering with Terminix, one of the largest pest management companies in the world, to promote the role of employers in helping to reduce the risk of distracted driving.

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September 30, 2020

Customizable Software Platform Mitigates Distracted Driving

Listen to this episode of GroundBreakers as Joe Boyle, CEO Truce Software discusses how the company’s products can help increase driver safety and reduce distracted workers.

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September 23, 2020

NSC to Observe 10th Anniversary of Distracted Driving Awareness Month this October

In advance, NSC releases new report on the dangers of distracted driving and calls on lawmakers, employers, manufacturers and drivers to make life-saving changes and #justdrive.

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September 15, 2020

TRUCE Software Launches Free Solution to Manage Mobile Devices Used by Field-based Workforces

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, announces the launch of TRUCE MDM, a cloud-based platform for the provisioning and ongoing management of mobile phones and tablets used by field-based workforces.

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July 31, 2020

Active Driver

Companies across industries are being plagued by mobile device distraction in the workplace at an alarming rate. In the construction industry, mobile device distraction causes significant annual claims and losses which affect the entire value chain of the organization.

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July 30, 2020

Roads Are Becoming Less Safe. How Can Fleets Reaffirm Safety Culture?

Safety experts reveal alarming data points during the pandemic. While mileage is going down, fatality rates and distracted driving are on the rise.

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June 26, 2020

Analysis: Pandemic Increases Distracted Driving From Truck Drivers

Vehicle mileage fell sharply during the coronavirus lockdown but is returning to pre-pandemic levels.

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May 5, 2020

Eliminating Cell Phone Distractions with Technology

Texting while driving might as well be the new DUI. As of New Year’s Day, 48 states and the District of Columbia have a ban on texting and driving.

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April 22, 2020

TRUCE Software to Help Reduce Distracted Driving to Debut on Geotab Marketplace

TRUCE, a solution designed to reduce distracted driving, will soon be available on the Geotab Marketplace, the companies announced.

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April 21, 2020

TRUCE Software Partners with Geotab to Launch on Marketplace

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, and Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, today announced the upcoming availability of TRUCE – the intelligent solution designed to reduce distracted driving – on the Geotab Marketplace, a growing portfolio of mobile apps, software Add-Ins and hardware Add-Ons that enable Geotab customers to better manage their fleets. 

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April 19, 2020

Using Contextual Intelligence To Promote Workplace Success

Mobile devices have fundamentally changed the work environment across a wide range of industries over the past decade. Smart devices assist companies with capturing and managing data to streamline and optimize their operations, and smartphones have become a primary communication tool and an essential resource for employees to quickly complete tasks from anywhere, at any time.

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March 25, 2020

Put It Down

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and one insurer is pushing for hands-free laws in all 50 states, as the ones that have already passed such legislation—only 21 states and the District of Columbia as of February—have seen an average 15.3% decrease in vehicle fatality rates.

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March 20, 2020

McKenney’s Slashes Accidents with Anti Technology-Distraction Technology

Mechanical contractor with growing fleet of work trucks makes drivers safer with TRUCE Software that limits access to mobile phones while driving.

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March 20, 2020

Inside Innovation: New tech can keep employees safe everywhere

Employees need to be protected in three distinct ways: from each other, from jobsite dangers, and from themselves. Each is unique and can be addressed with market-ready technology solutions.

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March 18, 2020

Smart Devices Provide Plenty of Workplace Distractions

Many small business owners consider that mobile phones are productivity killers. If you also do the same, you’re right in your observation. According to a new survey from TRUCE Software, 34% of employees have 1-2 mobile apps set up to send alerts. And needless to say, constant mobile alerts can distract employees, affecting their performance.

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March 5, 2020

TRUCE Software Survey Gauges How Smart Devices are Impacting Employees’ Workday

Survey measures counter-productive and unsafe digital behaviors in the workplace such as receiving automated alerts, extending breaks, taking calls when driving.

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March 5, 2020

Ahead of National Day of Unplugging, TRUCE Software Surveys Employees to Gauge How Smart Devices are Impacting Their Workday

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, today announced its survey results timed to National Day of Unplugging that confirm a ‘tug of war’ between employees and their mobile devices.

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February 21, 2020

Calling a Truce on Mobile Phone Use

Distracted driving has real consequences. CAF asked Joe Boyle, CEO at TRUCE software to expand on how the company’s Contextual Mobile Device Management software can address them in the Feb/March issue of Canadian Automotive Fleet.

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February 3, 2020

Eliminating Workplace Distractions with Joe Boyle, CEO of TRUCE

ISHN Magazine sat down with Joe Boyle, CEO of TRUCE, to discuss strategies for eliminating workplace distractions.

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January 28, 2020

TRUCE Software and Wireless Business Consultants Launch Partnership

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, and Wireless Business Consultants, the leader in mobility solutions and managed services, announced today the launch of their partnership to provide wireless business customers with the industry-leading solution to optimize mobile usage across their workplace, and eliminate the distractions associated with mobile device misuse.

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December 23, 2019

TRUCE Software and Inside Innovation: Apps Can Address Job Site Mobile Distraction

Mobile devices are in wide-spread use on and around job sites — the latest construction management software programs depend on that immediate, direct connectivity in order to be effective. However, that same phone or tablet can also take eyes and minds away from the work being performed. In response, TRUCE offers software that allows management to control which apps are available to employees, based on their location during work hours, on-site or off.

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December 19, 2019

[UNIQUE] Smartphones Aertssen Drivers Blocked While Driving

Aertssen Group, a specialist in earthmoving, has launched a revolutionary system. Thanks to the TRUCE Beacon app, drivers can no longer use their smartphone while driving. With the initiative, Aertssen wants to encourage safer traffic and invites other companies to take similar initiatives.

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December 19, 2019

Aertssen Does Not Use Smartphones in Vehicle

Aertssen Group is thoroughly  Belgian family business with an open view of the world. Safety and road safety are very important to them. This year, the company started installing TRUCE Beacon in their trucks.

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December 17, 2019

Auto Mode? Does Not Have My Smartphone!

Car mode is not really an option on the smartphone, such as airplane mode. It stands for the conscious choice to avoid distraction in traffic by putting the smartphone out of reach, on “do not disturb” or stop it. According to the VSV, the willingness among Belgians to go into “car mode” has increased.

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December 4, 2019

TRUCE Software Wins Gold and Silver in 9th Annual Best in Biz Awards

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, has been named a gold and silver winner in multiple categories in Best in Biz Awards 2019, the only independent business awards program judged by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America, including AdWeek, Associated Press, Barron’s, USA Today, Wired and more.

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November 21, 2019

New Total Economic Impact Study Finds TRUCE Software Delivers 360% Return on Investment

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, today released the results of its November 2019 TRUCE-commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting coined, ‘The Total Economic Impact™ of TRUCE Software.’

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November 14, 2019

TRUCE Software to Host Live Webinar Featuring Acclaimed Leaders in Device Distraction Initiatives

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, today announced its live webinar taking place Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. (CST) titled, “Hacking Distraction.” Nir Eyal, the bestselling author of “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products” and “Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life” will join Rick Frawley, former chief legal officer at Ferrellgas Partners, to discuss managing and combating device distraction in our personal and professional lives.

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November 12, 2019

TRUCE Software Expands its Award-Winning Platform with Introduction of Real Time Utilization Dashboard

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, announced today the release of its Employee Utilization Dashboard.

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September 23, 2019

Ferrellgas Rolls out Software to Help Prevent Distracted Driving

Ferrellgas is taking a proactive approach to safety by using technology to reduce the dangers of distracted driving. The nation’s second-largest retail propane company implemented TRUCE Software, a mobile device management platform that limits distractions behind the wheel. Ferrellgas rolled out the software earlier this year in 3,500 company vehicles nationwide.

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September 18, 2019

TRUCE Software to Host Live Webinar on Role of Contextual Mobile Device Management in Today’s Workplace Policies

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, is holding a live webinar coined, “The Silent War on Mobile Devices.” The session will feature discussion on the August 2019 study conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by TRUCE Software titled, “Unleash The Full Potential Of Mobile With Contextual Mobile-Device Management.”

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September 13, 2019

TRUCE Software Among Winners at 20th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Award

The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) recently revealed the winners of the 2019 CityLIGHTS Awards at its premier annual event this past Thursday, Sept. 12 to commemorate the momentous achievements of the regional tech community.

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September 6, 2019

Study Finds Mobile Device Policies Based on Context Bridge Enforcement and Compliance Gap

A majority of decision makers believe enforcing mobile device policies based on context will help protect company assets, improve safety and streamline operations.

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September 4, 2019

TRUCE Software Launches Global Partner Network

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, announced today the launch of the TRUCE Partner Network, a program that furthers TRUCE’s commitment to customers in making mobile smarter.

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September 4, 2019

How to Create a Mobile Device Policy for Your Small Business

Smartphones and other mobile technologies are as important to the modern office as paper and pens were years ago. They help your small business increase productivity by 85% if used properly. But there are security and employee use concerns.

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August 29, 2019

Digital Distraction Limiters Reduce Accidents and Lift Jobsite Productivity

Mobile devices have proliferated into all aspects of modern society. They enhance communication and enable us to navigate, look up information, play games and music, stay on top of news – the applications are endless.

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August 20, 2019

Where Does Worker Safety Begin and End?

Leading construction companies are recognizing the cost and productivity benefits offered by innovative tech solutions. As the industry approaches a digital revolution, the need to thoughtfully and effectively manage the serious risks associated with mobile devices and smartphones being used on the job is now more important than ever.

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August 20, 2019

Empowering Employee Success: Maintaining Work-life Balance through Contextual Mobile Device Management

Today’s workforce prioritizes work-life balance, and employers are taking note. To support healthy digital habits at work, leadership must free employees from mobile device distraction and unleash the power of today’s tech in the right usage context through contextual mobile device management.

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August 15, 2019

Independent Study Finds That Most Current Mobile Device Policies Fail Businesses and Their Employees

Contextual-based approach is most effective in aligning employer needs with employee compliance.

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August 15, 2019

Contractor Keeps Workers Safe by Blocking Unnecessary Smartphone Use on the Job

Walsh Construction is seeing enhanced safety and clearer communication by blocking mobile device distractions for 1,000+ workers, and counting.

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August 12, 2019

New Tech Helps Fleets Enforce Policies for Mobile Device Use

Distraction related to cell phone use, eating or general inattention is the second leading driver-related cause of fatal truck crashes in commercial vehicle fleets.

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August 5, 2019

TRUCE Software Selected as Finalist in 20th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards

TRUCE Software, the global leader in contextual mobile device management technology, has been selected as a finalist for Illinois Technology Association’s 2019 CityLIGHTS Rising Star Award. Presented to the company with the strongest potential to emerge as a leader in the technology industry, TRUCE Software received its nomination among a list of innovative, high performing companies that have displayed exceptional growth and excellence.

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July 16, 2019

Distraction Limits Cut Accident Rates and Bolster Jobsite Productivity

Contextual Mobile Device Management is reducing distractions and cutting accident rates by as much as 35% to 45%.

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June 28, 2019

Engage the Smart Workforce with a Smarter Solution

How manufacturers using contextual mobile device management can increase worksite safety and productivity in an increasingly connected world.

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June 5, 2019

Contextual Mobile Device Management: The Next Generation of Worksite Safety

Leading companies in construction and industrial workplaces are recognizing the promise of mobile computing and smart devices on the job, as well as quickly learning how to make the most of this technological shift. Smartphones and tablets are assisting contractors not only with capturing and managing data but also with optimizing and streamlining their operations.

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May 21, 2019

TRUCE Software Awarded US Patent for Expanded Mobile Device Management Technology

TRUCE Software, the global leader in mobile device management technology, announced today the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company a new patent that supports its ground-breaking methods for contextual mobile device management (CMDM) in the form of U.S. Patent No. 10,268,530 for “Managing Functions on an iOS-Based Mobile Device Using ANCS Notifications.”

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May 16, 2019

Software Counters Hazards of Cell Phone Use on the Job

Distracted driving due to the use of cell phones and other mobile devices is an ongoing problem on the road, but the stakes can be even higher for operators on a job site, where the sheer tonnage of the equipment being operated carries a higher risk for serious injury and death.

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May 10, 2019

Construction Technology and Software Rundown: May 10, 2019

TRUCE Software (formerly Cellcontrol) distracted driving mobile device management software, Contextual Mobile Device Management platform, reduces the risk of dangerous job site conditions.

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April 12, 2019

Employers Can Limit Cellphone Use to Reduce Distracted Driving

Distracted driving not only puts lives at risk, it also exposes companies to legal liability and lost productivity when their employees are the ones texting, talking on the phone, taking selfies, posting to social media or engaging in other risky activity behind the wheel.

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April 2, 2019

Cellcontrol Announces Corporate Name Change to TRUCE Software; Introduces Contextual Mobile Device Management Platform

Cellcontrol, the global leader in technology for distracted driving, announced today that it is changing its corporate name to TRUCE Software, effective immediately.

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