Product-oriented businesses review and value their “product roadmap”. The vitality of a product-based company depends on the on-going development of a product roadmap and continuous innovation. Future market growth and company valuation are, in part, determined by this roadmap.
As field service has evolved from a cost center to a critical revenue source and competitive differentiator, large organizations have directed more resources to their field service management (FSM) and automation efforts. In many of these companies, the IT department has an outsized influence on the purchase and implementation of these enterprise-level software systems. As such, IT leaders often direct the company to purchase FSM solutions from their existing ERP vendors – these software behemoths like SAP, Oracle, etc., typically offer a field service module or add-on solution. And the same is also true of CRM vendors as they see a growing market for service management software.
No matter your industry, deploying a machine-to-machine (M2M) or internet of things (IoT) application is a complex endeavor.
With analyst firms forecasting exabytes of IoT-related network traffic by the mid-2020s and billions of IoT devices projected to be connected, it’s clear that IoT networks need to be optimised to minimise the impact of IoT traffic on other services using cellular networks and to ensure maximised utilisation of network resources on other types of networks. The application traffic is only part of the challenge, the number of devices involved in IoT will mean a radical increase in the volume of non-app related traffic as devices send messages in the control plane of networks.
Selecting a cost-effective software testing service providing company is an extremely ambiguous task for every developmental company seeking software testing services. An important thing that a person must keep into consideration is the company’s experience.
Social media marketing is an ubiquitous term, familiar to anyone who has had to manage a company in the last decade. While in the past, it was recommended that any company, regardless of the industry it operates in, should have a presence, however minimal, on social platforms, nowadays a profile is not nearly enough to set you apart from your competition.
2019: Navigate Ever-Increasing Customer Demands In An Evolving Service Landscape.
As field service organizations double down on their customer experience initiatives, these five technologies are imperative.
Learn the most common mistakes companies make when investing in GPS fleet management so you can avoid them.
Skedulo, the leader in mobile workforce management, recently announced the closing of a $28M Series B funding round led by M12, with participation from returning investors Blackbird and Costanoa Ventures, bringing the company’s total fundraising to $40.5M. As part of the financing, Priya Saiprasad, Principal of M12, will join Skedulo’s Board of Directors.
Even the world’s best service organizations are tackling a new generation of field service challenges. One of the major challenges is keeping up with trends without compromising the bottom line. You owe it to yourself to take a few minutes and a step back to evaluate the fundamentals of service organizations that will allow your businesses to thrive - no matter the technological advancements ahead.
You need to know what is happening in the field, where work is being done and needs to be done. Staying current on field activities can be a hit and miss exercise, but it doesn’t have to be. ArcGIS field apps help you use the power of location to achieve improved coordination and greater operational efficiencies in field workforce activities.
The phrase, “Digital Transformation” has become a buzzword in the service world over the last few years. Yet it is a concept that has many definitions, depending on whom you ask. There is no one right answer. But the “right” answer is what will work for your organization. If you’re NOT one of the 53% of service leaders that have a clear transformation strategy in place, this on-demand webinar is for you.
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.