• Contractor Management: Strengthen Service With A Third-Party Field Service Team

    At the heart of the service experience is resolving a customer need. The imperative nature of meeting fluctuating demand to solve customer issues on their timelines — and not based on internal operational constraints — has led organizations to look at ways to supplement resources. Speed of service, cost-effective resource management, and a need to maintain a high level of quality service has made third-party or contracted field service workforces a necessity for many organizations.

  • Contractors And A Seamless Customer Experience: A 5 Step Process To Master The Moment

    As an enterprise service provider your customers are expecting superior service from you from start to finish, no matter what happens in between. Most service businesses today will use some sort of third party contractor to help with the service and installation of their products. Of course, once you start using a third party, you may start feeling a bit out of control.

  • The Power Of Prediction

    Ninety-nine percent of mobile device failures are not predicted but are predictable, and for the most part, avoidable.

  • A Daunting Task Made Simple

    Mobile deployments are nothing new, but the factors causing performance problems have grown enormously in recent years. However, it may be surprising to learn that a recent survey showed 95% of companies reported deployment issues – and most had no idea how to resolve them.

  • Increasing The Performance Of Your Mobile Deployment

    A recent Aberdeen survey on Enterprise Mobility Management reported that approximately 80% of companies contacted had mobile device deployments.  However, only 8% of the deployment managers could measure how the devices performed.

More Featured Articles


How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Field Service The Field Service Software Selection Survival Guide
How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Field Service The Field Service Software Selection Survival Guide
What you need to know about how the IoT is impacting the future of field service. 4 keys to mastering software evaluation and selection.
Field Mobility 2015 5 Keys To Fleet Management Selection

Field Mobility Supplement: Understand How Your Peers Are Leveraging Today's Technologies

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.


Aberdeen Group CTIA Enterprise Mobility Exchange
IWCE Strategies For Growth The Service Council
The Smart Van TSIA Logo VDC Research


Newsletter Signup
Newsletter Signup
Get the latest field mobility news, insights, and analysis delivered directly to your inbox
Join 40,000 of your peers
By clicking Sign Me Up, you agree to our Terms and that you have read our Privacy Policy.


More Industry News


How Do We Make Field Service More User Friendly?

How Do We Make Field Service More User Friendly?

I had a conversation about Uber the other day that really got me thinking about the state of field service today versus where it needs to be.

More From The Editor


  • The GPS Insight Fleet Tracking Solution
    The GPS Insight Fleet Tracking Solution

    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.

  • Trailer And Asset Tracking
    Trailer And Asset Tracking

    Teletrac’s trailer and asset tracking unit was specifically designed to locate, manage and recover company equipment. Position tracking and reporting for company assets is managed within Fleet Director’s web-based client interface.

    KORE PRiSMPro™ API KORE Telematics has released Version 3.0 of its PRiSMPro API designed to help machine to machine application service providers by delivering tighter integration and even greater control over their network services and devices on the KORE Network.
  • 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.

More Mobile Solutions


  • 7 Steps To Successfully Evaluate Field Service Technology

    Field service leaders across industries are looking for ways to digitize and increase productivity for their service organizations. In fact, The Service Council found that 84% of service executives have little or no reservations about using a cloud-based offering to run their Field Service operations. But more often than not, automating field service requires important organizational change that requires a thorough cross-functional evaluation.

  • Optimized End-To-End Service Delivery

    Your field service operation has countless moving parts that all need to be managed accurately and efficiently in order to ensure maximum productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction. Luckily, there are a number of field service management solutions on the market today that can enable you to intelligently automate, track, and monitor all of these disparate business functions simultaneously and precisely so you and your team can do what it does best - service customers.

  • Modern Tools For Today’s Modern Workforce

    Service is a competitive industry. And the technologies and tools you can use to get a leg up on your competition are changing rapidly. Does your business have all the tools necessary to compete in today's field service environment? Are you on pace with current technology?

More Webinars


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.

Please take a moment to join our community and discover the benefits of your free membership. If you have feedback, we’d love to hear it – please email us at info@fieldtechinfo.com.

Sign Up For Field Technologies Magazine