As a service business owner or operator, you’re juggling many variables daily. Fundamentally, you must focus on serving your customers with excellence, and one way to accomplish this is to recruit the best staff in the industry. However, there is one challenge. According to Aberdeen, field service organizations identified skill shortages as a top current market pressure.
Drone Imaging Applications are increasing rapidly, providing cost-effective solutions compared to conventional methods. It is a growing technology that is creating many business opportunities in various industries, leading more and more companies to follow these trends. Drones can quickly, easily and frequently collect images that can be imported into a Geographic Information System and converted into 2D and 3D products. It is not surprising that they are now being used in a myriad of business applications to be more effective, save time, save money, save resources and reduce risk.
In this Aberdeen report, we’ll look at how organizations today are challenged to both deploy the Internet of Things (IoT) and to do so effectively. We’ll also analyze how leading businesses are upgrading and optimizing their network infrastructures to better handle the wave of data that is coming from IoT.
Approvals – finance requires them. Managers detest them. Approvals aren’t just a matter of compliance and controls. Many are actually critical to executing important business processes such as approving a sales discount quickly to win a customer’s business, a purchase requisition to expedite time-to-market, or even expense reports for accurate end-of-quarter reporting. A clunky approvals process that doesn’t move at the pace of the business creates real operational drag and can impact the bottom line. Here are 3 Top Tips for improving your approval processes – to make your organization more agile.
Approvals processes are vital to every part of your business, helping to govern processes in Finance, Procurement, Sales, Operations, and HR. However, the business applications that power your approvals processes are extremely complex and difficult to access, introducing significant delays in each process. Since many managers spend most of their workweek away from the corporate office, the time delay to access the right system to conduct the approval can be hours or even days. With some approvals requiring numerous different approvers, the operational drag is compounded and the impact can be costly.
Today’s motor vehicle is no longer for transportation only – it’s also a highly advanced mobile office that integrates voice, data, video, warning and operating systems. As new technologies evolve, vehicles are becoming more complex – and so do their upfits. Vehicle upfits for mobile offices must solve specific business problems and meet work function requirements, all while accounting for occupant safety and ergonomics concerns – not to mention time and budget constraints.
Learn the processes, technologies, tools, and tricks leading field service companies today are using to optimize operations and prepare for the next phase of field service.
From basic overview to solution selection criteria, this report is your go-to guide to ensuring compliance with the ELD mandate.
Practical insight for ensuring a smooth transition from basic to advanced to next-generation field automation.
Discover how your peers are using today’s mobile technologies in field applications to transform their businesses.
Scope AR, the pioneer of enterprise-class augmented reality solutions, recently announced the launch of Remote AR for Microsoft HoloLens, marking the first cross-platform live support video calling solution available for HoloLens.
Discover how leading companies are using IoT in parts management and discover new tools to achieve your margins and customer retention goals.
The service industry continues to grow year over year, and it continues to be increasingly important to offer the best possible service to maximize customer satisfaction. Those organizations that offer unrivaled customer experiences will pull ahead.
Most field service organizations cite mobility as a critical priority for their organization, yet more than a third are not happy with the speed at which their business is adopting mobile applications. There are 3 key mistakes field service organizations are making.
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.