• IoT Industry Impact: Field Services

    The future of the field services space is bright — valued at $1.78 billion globally in 2016, it is forecasted that this market will reach a value of $4.45 billion by 2022, equating to a 16.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). Enabled by technological advancements that have taken place over the last decade, these growth numbers can largely be attributed to the economical shift taking place in many organizations to service-based models which expand the focus from simply selling a product, to monitoring, maintaining, and creating other value-added services to add to a product offering.

  • Fleet Manager's Guide To IoT, Part II: Addressing The Challenges

    In Part I of our series on Fleet Management and IoT, we examined trends and challenges the industry must address, including logistical issues related to online shopping, driver shortages, driver safety and productivity, and fuel price volatility. In Part II, we will look at how IoT is helping to address these challenges.

  • 4 Considerations For Bringing Your Fleet IoT Application To Life

    The transportation industry is undergoing unprecedented transformation. Fleet management professionals are faced with new challenges, regulations, and decisions on a rapidly increasing basis.

  • How to Avoid Common Communication Failures In Business

    Company communication problems affect almost every aspect of a business and lead to hours of lost productivity, unhappy employees, upset customers and more. In this post, we’ll run through 3 common internal communication failures in business and how to fix them.

  • 3 Employee Retention Techniques For The Deskless Workforce

    Three employee retention techniques that will help you better connect and support deskless teams so that they’ll want to stick around.

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  • 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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