• 5G And The Future Of Work

    5G is here and so is the need to roll out 5G networks and infrastructure. How can telecoms optimize their field service operations to keep pace?

  • The Utilities Evolution: How To Build A Smart Grid

    Gone are the days when organizations could manage their operations with whiteboard schedules and analog phones. There are too many sites to visit, crews to support, and data points to analyze. Utility companies today can be divided into five stages of technology maturity: Pen and Paper, Early Digitization, Full Digitization, Early Automation, and Full Automation.

  • 10 Things We Hate About Manual Scheduling (And What To Do About It)

    With so many moving parts and daily surprises to cope with, there are an awful lot of ways a complex field service operation can go wrong. Too much information? Too little? Different parts of the organization trapped in their own silos? This ebook outlines challenges of scheduling and dispatching, and how automation software can help streamline your processes.

  • How To Reduce Field Service Costs To Meet Optimization Goals

    Field service organizations have long been implementing measures to reduce their high operational costs. In particular, technician dispatches are a huge drain on operating expenses when considering labor costs, vehicle expenses, and the opportunity-cost of having technicians unavailable for revenue-producing activities.

  • Why Your Field Tech Organization Should Measure Customer Effort

    As field service organizations transition to a more customer-centric model, customer effort is becoming of higher importance. As a central part of CX metrics, Customer Effort Score (CES) is emerging as a core KPI in field services, and the most predictive for brand loyalty.


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  • The New Must-Haves In Field Service

    The global COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we do business, particularly in the Field Service industry. Everything from customer habits to how field service organizations interact with their team has rapidly changed as we all navigate these uncertain times.

  • Expanding The Value of Virtual Support In A Touchless Environment

    "Touchless support" has suddenly jumped into focus for service organizations. With heightened safety precautions limiting service visits, virtual support offers the security and convenience customers want. The BUNN service team has a solution, Help Lightning's virtual expertise software.

  • How COVID-19 Has Permanently Changed The Future Of Field Service

    2020 has been characterized by waves of disruption due to COVID-19, and organizations have been forced to make quick decisions about how to mitigate loss and reorganize their business. At an unprecedented speed, businesses needed to make hard decisions about staffing, travel restrictions, and new regulatory requirements.


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