INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • Smart Service: Are You Providing It?

    How a field-service technology platform with the right tools can help your organization provide faster, smarter service.

  • An SFGSM Analyst's Take

    The state of the global security systems services market is strong – and one of the fastest growing segments in the global services marketplace. In fact, according to research analyst firm, Stratistics MRC, the “global Home Security Solutions market [was] valued at [US]$31.6 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach [US]$57.73 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 8.9%.”

  • Integration Best Practices

    In this new video “Integration Best Practices” featuring Astea COO David Giannetto, you’ll see just how easy it is to drive digital transformation, create new service offerings, and expand existing customer contracts with Astea Alliance.

  • Avoid Accident Costs Hidden In Your Blind Spot

    According to insurance agency estimates, each dollar of direct accident cost equates to three dollars of indirect costs. The hidden costs associated with an accident are often hard to measure but leave a lasting impact on your company’s bottom line. 

  • Don’t Pay The Price For High Risk Drivers

    Poor drivers can significantly impact your bottom line. The Occupational Safety and Health administration (OSHA) reported that motor vehicle crashes cost employers $60 billion annually in medical care, legal expenses, property damage and lost production alone. This does not include indirect costs.

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FROM THE EDITOR

Women In Field Service: A Female Field Technician’s Perspective Women In Field Service: A Female Field Technician’s Perspective

In my conversations with field service leaders, one of the most pressing issues coming up again and again is the quest to find – and attract - new talent. As a woman covering the field service space, I’ve of course noticed how male-skewed the profession is – and I’ve thought many times about how broadening the appeal of the job to women would make a significant impact for companies struggling in their recruiting and hiring efforts. I’m in no way saying that hiring women is the complete answer to the labor issue field service organizations are facing – the issue is further-reaching and multifaceted, but it is an important part of the conversation.

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RECENT WEBINARS

  • Rugged Mobility Is Getting A Reboot: What You Need To Know About The Next Generation Of Tablets, Handhelds, And Laptops For Field Service Applications

    Nearly every field service organization has equipped its mobile workers with rugged tablets for over 20 years – long before the idea of the first iPad launched. However, the expanded computing capabilities of handheld devices, along with the shrinking size and weight of clamshell-style mobile computers, are leading many organizations to re-evaluate which mobile device form factor is really right for their different types of mobile workers, and the many different jobs they complete every day.  

  • Service Fulfillment For The Connected Consumer

    In this webinar, learn how consumers expectations of service have changed with the advent of IoT and connected products. Learn how to better connect with these consumers and deliver faster, smarter service.

  • The State Of Service Parts Logistics: Practices, Trends, And Solutions

    How have service parts logistics practices evolved over the past five years? Which capabilities do leading manufacturers and service organizations look for in service parts optimization solutions? Bill Pollock, President and Principal Consulting Analyst, Strategies for Growth, PTC Vice President of Business Development, Steven Caldwell, and Capgemini’s Principal Digital Supply Chain, Dave Williams, will discuss Pollock’s latest survey on the top trends, objectives, and practices among service parts logisticians.

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