Diebold Boosts Field Service Efficiency With Video Collaboration
Diebold Boosts Field Service Efficiency With Video Collaboration

Real-time video has helped cut training time by 35 percent and improve call resolution times.

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  • The Mobile Knowledge Worker And The Connected Commercial Vehicle Of The Future

    The commercial telematics, fleet management, mobile work force, and resource management industries continue to experience strong growth fueled by addressing new segments and verticals, expanding into new regions, and adopting more scalable technologies such as cloud and converged devices.

  • Why The New ELD Mandate Is Both Beneficial And Important

    In December 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the passing of a new electronic logging device (ELD) mandate for the trucking industry, becoming effective on Feb. 16 of this year. An ELD is a device that captures movement of a commercial vehicle. Anytime that vehicle is moving, the device will measure the number of miles moved, where it’s located at any given time, and both truck and driver statistics.

  • Is Your Mobile PC Really Built To Last?

    In a recent Intel Grid Insights blog, I spoke about how IT and systems engineers are constantly seeking out the best-fitting technology available today to execute their programs – whether they’re working on the next Apollo-like space mission or trying to automate field service workflows in the age of smart grid. I noted that NASA would never launch an Apollo module on top of a Saturn V rocket today because the technology used for Apollo was great in the 1960s, but is now outdated.

  • It’s Not Just All About Field Service Management; You Also Need To Build Warranty Management Into The Mix

    Finally, a solution for managing all of your field service operations in house. From warranty claims to managing 3rd party networks, ServiceOperations provides you with complete visibility, giving you the power to control all of your field service processes.

  • Why Prevent When You Can Predict? Affordable PdM Has Arrived

    Many facilities managers use Preventive Maintenance (PM) to reduce losses from unforeseen downtime. While helpful in managing regular inspections and keeping up on maintenance, PM is fundamentally still a run-to-failure approach. It  attempts to extend runtime as long as possible, while hoping to catch failures in time to schedule repairs. Failures are just minimized to the point of being palatable.

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INDUSTRY REPORTS

  • 5 Critical KPIs For Field Service
    5 Critical KPIs For Field Service

    In an increasingly competitive field service landscape, setting and measuring KPIs is necessary for success. In this special report we reveal our top five KPIs for field service success.

  • Field Mobility 2016: Learn How Your Peers Are Leveraging Today’s Technologies
    Field Mobility 2016: Learn How Your Peers Are Leveraging Today’s Technologies

    Are you looking to learn how the latest technologies and trends are transforming the mobile workforce? Field Mobility 2016 provides analyst insight, research on what technologies Field Technologies’ readers are currently using and looking to invest in next, and perspective on the latest topics and trends.

  • Real-World Advice For IoT Success
    Real-World Advice For IoT Success

    The best way to learn how your peers are successfully leveraging M2M/IoT within their organizations is from those peers themselves. This special report features firsthand insight from companies that have been through the IoT selection and deployment process and are reaping the benefits.

  • The Top 5 Fleet Management Mistakes To Avoid
    The Top 5 Fleet Management Mistakes To Avoid

    Hindsight is 20/20, but you don’t have to make these same common mistakes companies make with fleet management. This special report provides crucial considerations for selecting the right fleet management solution for your business.

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Can Field Mobility Backfire And Decrease Productivity? Can Field Mobility Backfire And Decrease Productivity?

I read an interesting article recently on Field Service Digital titled “Tune Out the Technological Distraction Factory.” The piece was written by Donald B. Stephens, a 30-year senior customer service engineer with the Xerox Corp.

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  • Focus On Field Service Processes To Overhaul Profitability

    Field service is the lifeblood of companies like United Subcontractors Inc. (USI).  And, like you, USI is always looking for ways to make its business more efficient, profitable, and effective. Join us as we discuss live with Jim Liverseed of USI the ins and outs of how the company is tackling field service profitability.

  • The Quantum Leap: Schedule Optimization Of The Future

    Join us as we discuss one of the latest technologies impacting the field service space: quantum annealing. Quantum annealing harnesses the cloud and distributed computing to bring the type of scheduling power that only NASA or Google had access to in the past to the field service industry.

  • Field Service Has Changed, Is Changing, Will Change

    New technologies like social, mobile, analytics, and cloud continue to impact our daily lives in meaningful ways. They’re also changing the way field service is delivered.  Even newer technologies like IoT and Virtual Reality promise more changes on the horizon. 

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