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  • Revamping The Digital Tool Belt: On Technology In Field Service

    The industry is experiencing a paradigm shift when it comes to providing field service. What does the service model of the future look like? At this point, it is still transforming, but there are certain indicators that show that the future model will be a lot different than it is today. Consider the following four observations about customers and machines.

  • Mastering IoT Security

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has taken center stage in our increasingly technological world. Connected devices are becoming more practical and fordable for mainstream consumers, as well as an integral part of many businesses. We trust M2M applications to transmit confidential and personal information, monitor valuable assets, and control mission-critical devices.

  • Leveraging Remote Monitoring And Mobility To Create A Smarter Service Presence

    By leveraging mobile technology, field service management (FSM) vendors have evolved their software offerings from desktop-bound, reactive products into real-time, anywhere- access solutions. Now the next step in this market’s technological evolution has begun, integrating FSM with M2M (machine-to-machine) remote monitoring to enable a uniquely proactive and predictive field service model.

  • Innovative Solutions For The Insurance Industry

    By virtue of its nature, insurance interactions usually include policy holders unhappy with paying for something that might never be used, and in a less than positive state of mind when it is needed. What can insurance companies do to increase sales and retention? They cannot differentiate on price alone in this competitive market.

  • Revolutionizing M2M Connected Services And Conditional Scheduling

    To ensure customer retention and satisfaction, as well as ensure revenue targets, FSOs must utilize technology to evolve to proactive scheduling models.

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FROM THE EDITOR

5 Keys To Mastering The Customer Experience

5 Keys To Mastering The Customer Experience

Competition is fierce. Products are commoditized. Automation technologies and tools are now attainable for just about any size company. So how do you set your organization apart in today’s complex service landscape? By focusing your efforts on mastering the customer experience.

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    The GPS Insight Fleet Tracking Solution is a vehicle and asset tracking software that offers you complete insight into all aspects of your fleet operations.

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    PocketJet 6 Full Page Mobile Printers

    The Brother PocketJet 6 Plus mobile printers feature high-quality, 300 dpi printing for applications that require the best output for fine text and graphics.

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    With rising fuel costs, tighter margins and more challenging business environments, organizations are increasingly looking for effective GPS Fleet tracking solutions to help them manage their mobile assets and workforces.

  • Reverse Logistics & Depot Repair
    Reverse Logistics & Depot Repair

    Returns represent one of the most logistically challenging processes in your service chain - for you, your suppliers, your distributors, and your customers. For organizations in industries like consumer electronics, high technology or medical device manufacturers with large volumes and complex, global service networks, the challenge is even more daunting.

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RECENT WEBINARS

  • 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.

  • Go Mobile! 10 Steps To Prepare You For Successful Mobilization

    You’re probably well aware of the potential business benefits of using technology to manage your service business and stay competitive. The productivity gains and customer experience improvements that mobility can bring are incredible. But, mastering mobility can be complex.

  • Tablets, Laptops, And Convertibles: Determining The Right Mobile Device Mix For Your Organization

    At the head of today’s Enterprise field service driven industries is the abundance of increasingly capable and functional mobile devices from traditional laptops, to convertibles to tablets. The variety of mobile form factors continues to expand, but only one thing is certain - there is no one single device or form factor that will meet every field worker’s needs. Deploying and managing the ideal device mix for your organization is critical to maintaining a productive and effective workflow. 

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