• Your Mobile Deployments Don’t Have To Suck, But Here Are 5 Reasons They Do

    When a dog breaks their leg, they tuck it under their body, avoid putting weight on it and keep walking with their other three legs. This might minimize the pain for the time being, but it doesn’t help the leg to actually heal.  This is the same thing we see many field service organizations do with broken training processes, particularly after a new mobile app or device deployment to the field. 

  • Accelerating Mobile Deployments For Firstline Workers & Operations

    Today’s businesses recognize that they can’t equip their employees with dated devices and applications while expecting success. However, deploying new devices and software for your field and operations teams is tedious and expensive. You’re forced to take workers out of the field to train them, resulting in downtime.

  • 5 Ways Remote Expertise Is Delivering Value

    The Augmented Reality (AR) market continued to create value in many market segments in 2019. We did see struggles in the smart glass market as Magic Leap failed to meet unrealistic expectations and a number of AR companies collapsed including Meta, ODG, Blippar, and Daqri.  However, we did see AR take hold in a few markets including product promotion and remote expertise.

  • Why Field Service Must Invest In Digital Transformation

    We’re at a defining moment for field service management — invest in digital transformation or risk getting left behind.

  • 3 Companies Doing A Great Job At Fleet Management

    Fleet managers must balance ever-shifting routes and customer needs — all while keeping drivers (and the public) safe. Three fleets are applying technology to better serve their customers, improve their efficiency, and boost the bottom line.



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  • NAFA Fleet Excellence Awards Nominations To Close February 7

    NAFA Fleet Management Association, the vehicle fleet industry’s largest trade association, announces the nominations process for the 2020 Fleet Excellence Awards (FLEXY) will close on February 7. FLEXYs are a well-respected fleet management industry award and a valuable opportunity to reward innovation and solutions that yield strong results. 



  • Overcoming The Barriers To Servitization

    Around the world, organizations that once sold products are looking to “as a service” business models as a way to future-proof themselves. It all begins with a focus on customer outcomes, rather than products or services. Competitiveness is no longer about offering cheaper, faster or better products, but about disrupting the market by transforming into an organization that’s agile, customer-centric and ultimately focused on delivering a superior experience. However, this represents a profound change in mindset and behavior.

  • A Cohesive Approach To FSM And Service Parts Planning

    Astea partners with Baxter Planning to bring you an interview with Astea's Emily Hackman and Baxter Planning's Mike Ross about how to integrate FSM and service parts into one solution. 

  • Discover The Power Of The Cloud For FSM

    Can you guarantee your customers uninterrupted service? Your customers demand fast, uninterrupted service. Can you guarantee your in-house servers that host critical systems such as your FSM platform—won’t ever go down unexpectedly?


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