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Crafting The Perfect Field Worker
While the industry is focused on the technology of the smart grid, the human element is often left behind. But, the field worker is of very vital-importance to the reliability and sustainability of the grid infrastructure. So, while we buy new equipment for substations, we really shouldn’t neglect smarter, more effective tools for the fellow in the field. To keep up with the advanced systems, he needs advanced options, including specialized mobile solutions that help him communicate details on outages, productivity and assets.
Mobilizing Oil And Gas: Crucial Considerations For Industrial Mobile Initiatives
While oil and gas companies are battling rising competition, costs, and public scrutiny, their profitability and operational efficiency are increasingly impacted by highly constrained resources, equipment reliability, and policy changes.
Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS): 5 Key Considerations
The mobile enterprise landscape is undergoing a dramatic revolution. As more enterprises begin to embrace a mobile-first strategy, the demand on the developer is growing exponentially. Now, not only are developers tasked with the challenge of creating high-quality, intuitive user experiences, but they must do so while working within the framework of a limited resource pool and a shortened development lifecycle.
Mobile Apps For Field Service: Proven Strategies From Roll-Out To ROI
Enterprises recognize that their field service organization is the primary point of contact for their customers and a key driver of business success. The field service team represents the face of the company, and is vital to building relationships, driving customer satisfaction, and often increasing revenue through cross-sell and upsell opportunities. Better service and efficiency from the organization leads to achieving operational excellence, and SLA compliance leads to better customer service. All of these benefits translate to differentiation in the market place.
From Current Transformer To Customer Tablet: How To Give Your Utility A Digital Makeover
It’s no secret that digital is having a major impact on enterprises in all industries. The shift to digital and mobile operations is transforming the way that companies do business, and utilities are no different. Over the past 12 months, there has been increased demand and traction for mobility solutions across the multiple channels within the public utilities industry as customers embrace mobile devices like cell phones, iPads and other devices to pay their bills, view energy usage and to stay informed about power outages and policies.
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|Field Mobility 2015||5 Keys To Fleet Management Selection|
|Learn how the latest technologies and trends are transforming the mobile workforce.||Crucial considerations for selecting the right solution for your business.|
Columbus Center For Human Services, Inc. Increases Business Using NexTraq Fleet Tracking
NexTraq, a leading GPS fleet and asset tracking company, recently announced that its client, Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc., has expanded business throughout four different counties while improving fleet efficiency within two months of using the NexTraq Fleet Tracking solution.
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You have a growing mobile workforce that depends on wireless connectivity to enterprise applications in order to perform those jobs at a high level. NetMotion Mobility® gives your workers reliable, secure wireless connectivity. And it gives you more control, so you can get the most out of your mobile investments.
Field Force Automation: What Does The Future Of Field Service Hold?
Deploying mobile apps for field service technicians has been a key initiative for enterprises in the last decade. But what are the next generation of technologies and tools you can use to create a competitive advantage? Join us to hear about the future of Field Force Automation, and how some up-and-coming solutions will build on the use of mobile apps to drive further value for field service organizations.
A Solid Change Management Strategy Will Make Or Break Your Mobility Project — Here's How To Get It Right
Whether you're moving from paper to mobile, or from one mobile solution to your next-generation solution, change management is absolutely critical to the success of your project. Greg Parker of Trane has experience in both areas, and during this webinar he'll share with you some of the ways successful change management makes an impact on an organization. His insight is something you won't want to miss!
The Future Of Field Service Is IoT: A Sneak Peak Of What That Means For You
Wouldn't your field service team love a crystal ball to predict who will need service and fix it before it fails? IoT has the potential to be a transformative force in the service economy. Particularly in industries like medical devices and industrial manufacturing, the machines you service are already generating massive amounts of data -- the trick is to make it useful and to get it to the experts who need it -- namely your service technicians.
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Field Technologies Online is the premier resource for the optimization of your field workers, service, and assets. Our goal is to provide companies in the field service, transportation/distribution, government, public works, and utilities industries with information on mobile technologies that can be used to improve productivity and drive efficiency. Here you’ll find valuable resources on topics including field service software, mobile computing, fleet and asset management, and M2M. From real world, firsthand accounts of how your peers are using mobile technologies to drive business benefits to thought leadership on the latest technology advancements and trends; Field Technologies provides the information you need to determine how mobile technology could be improving your organization.