• Using Subcontractors In Field Service Without Losing Control

    Once the work is outsourced, you may fear that you’re losing control or may feel that it’s out of your hands. But remember that you’re outsourcing the work, not the management of that work.

  • Real-World Examples Of IoT-Powered Field Service

    While the Internet of Things has gained in popularity, connecting equipment, assets, or products, and using that information to improve service isn’t new. We’re not talking about the future. We’re talking about what’s happening now.

  • The Buck Doesn’t Stop At Sales: Integrating Team Member Communication

    Industry competition continues to be one of the most challenging aspects of sustaining a successful field service operation. As the idea of brand or company loyalty is driven now more by convenience and better savings, field service organizations and service technicians constantly have to grow, adjust, and change to meet the endless demands of today’s consumers.

  • Mobile Workers Take Note Of Tablets’ Handwriting Skills

    Did you know that cursive has been dropped from the Common Core Curriculum Standards shared by all U.S. states? Yet handwriting is still the fastest way to write in this digital – or should I say mobile computing – age. And, despite being the most efficient way to capture data in long or short form, cursive has been replaced by typing – at least in mandatory school lessons.

  • What You Don’t Know About Your Mobile Enterprise May Run You Out Of Business

    Mobile workforces have become the norm.  Three years ago, using mobile technology was a powerful differentiator. However, it is no longer enough just to have taken one or more business processes and transitioned them to a mobile device.  Organizations must find new ways to take advantage of fast evolving mobile technologies to create and sustain competitive advantages.

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According to Aberdeen Group’s Field Service 2013: Workforce Management Guide, 64 percent of respondents reported using third-party technicians to complete at least some of their work.

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  • Integrated Service In Manufacturing: Changing The Game

    The manufacturers’ competitive landscape is changing and after-sales services are fast becoming the standard and a mandatory part of the product lifecycle.  Join this webinar to understand how this continually changing landscape is transforming service into a profit center and what you can do to stay ahead of the curve.  Stephen Jeffs-Watts, a seasoned service management professional, talks about how manufacturers are changing the game with informed product-based decisions driven by agile, integrated service management systems. In this new environment, service is no longer just important for manufacturers: it is essential and a game changer for the industry. 

  • Predictive Analytics In Field Service Management

    Ever wonder what is really going on in your business? Wouldn’t it be easier to have a system in place that helps you analyze your data?

  • More Completed Jobs = More Profit

    Mobile Workforce Management solutions can turn any mobile device into a powerful productivity tool.  When you have visibility into the location and activities of your employees in the field, you have valuable information for real-time decision-making.  Decisions that allow your company to get more jobs done every day, improving both customer satisfaction and your bottom line.

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