Ask the Experts about Innovative New Technologies
By Your Edge Blog Team | January 12, 2021

Ask the (Google and Zebra) Experts: What are Some of the Most Innovative Technology Solutions You are Working on Today?

Hear firsthand how new mobile, cloud, artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities will help both small businesses and large enterprises better execute edge operations in 2021 and beyond.

Did you know that it has been 10 years since Google and Zebra first “met”? Though some may say that’s a long time for a relationship, we can’t believe that it has only been a decade since our initial engagement.

We’ve overcome so many technological hurdles, reached countless innovation milestones, and literally gone to the edge of the earth together!

Okay, that last part is a bit of an exaggeration. We’ve only reached the edge of the enterprise. But if you think about where the operational edge exists for the retailers, shippers, healthcare providers, first responders, utilities, governments and the many other businesses that use our technology every day, it’s not a stretch to say that we’ve literally reached every corner of the world! And now, we’re shooting for the sky. (Check out our latest collaboration around Google Cloud in this blog post.)

But our success is not ours alone. Nor are the challenges we face or goals we set.

The whole reason we became partners in 2011 was to ensure our other partners and customers would always have the technology tools and intelligence needed to support their partners and serve their customers. This diamond anniversary celebration isn’t about what we’ve accomplished together so much as it’s about what you’ve been able to do for the industry as a result. (Just read any one of our Android™ success stories to see the colossal impact our collaborative innovation has had on businesses small and large.)

As someone once said, “little by little becomes a lot.”

That’s why Zebra and Google just renewed our commitment to one another for at least another five years. We know you’re dealing with a lot of little challenges – as well as some very big ones – that could benefit from innovative technology solutions. In fact, our teams are hard at work as you’re reading this, coming up with even easier ways for you to derive valuable insights from the data that’s at your fingertips. We’re also fine-tuning your favorite technologies so that you can quickly get those actionable insights into the hands of your employees. They’re the real change-makers, after all.

Curious about the new technology solutions and features that you’ll be able to get your hands on in 2021? Listen to our latest podcast episode for the full scoop:

Ask the Experts: What Innovations Do Zebra and Google Have Up Their Sleeves to Give Me a Leg Up Over the Competition?

In this 10-minute discussion, Jeff Stark, Director of the Strategic Partner Team within Zebra’s Design, Management and Operations Group, and Amy Eschliman, Managing Director for the Americas for Google Cloud’s Retail Solutions, divulge:

  • The secret behind the success of our partnership (and the effect on our customers’ successes) over the past 10 years.
  • The technologies that we expect to make the greatest impact on businesses in the next year or two.
  • Which of Zebra’s technology capabilities have been strengthened and, in some cases, made possible by our synergies with Google.
  • The real reason why we’re seeing more and more technology innovation shift to the cloud.


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