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  • Defining Mixed Workforce Management In The Field Services Sector

    The American workforce has changed drastically over the past decade due to the emergence and crystallization of the so-called gig economy. An estimated 15.5 million US residents maintain alternative employment arrangements wherein they work as independent third-party service providers or bounce between a number of regular temporary assignments, according to research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These floating professionals operate within numerous industries, from the peer-to-peer service arena populated by companies such as Uber and TaskRabbit to traditional spaces like construction and mining.

  • How Mixed Reality Technology Transforms Knowledge Management In Field Service

    Field service management becomes more complicated every year. Companies face rising expectations from customers who demand instant service delivery and professionalism. At the same time, businesses complain about insufficient resources to manage the tasks and young employees demanding advanced tools supporting their work. With these obstacles, delivery of excellent service and earning customers’ trust become areas of concern.

  • A Hand-On Guide To Customer Engagement In Service Delivery

    When we assess customer service effectiveness in a company, we focus mostly on KPIs based on time – SLA compliance, mean time to complete a work order, and number of orders per day. However, time should be perceived as a key driver of service development, not only as one efficiency indicator.

  • Is It Time For You To Consider A Remote Expert Solution For Your Team?

    Remote Expert guidance is the ability to connect with virtual specialists immediately by sharing live video, audio, telestration and augmented content.

  • The Traveling Salesman Dilemma

    Have you ever heard of the “traveling salesman” problem? It goes like this: If a salesman must visit all 48 capital cities in the continental United States and visit each city only once, what path should he take to yield the shortest overall distance?

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Strategic Field Service Takes Hold Strategic Field Service Takes Hold

I’ve witnessed significant progress among field service organizations this year. If asked to summarize what’s happening, I’d conclude that in 2018 field service has become more strategic. Born from the recognition that field service can be a profit center versus a cost center, companies have begun to realize that being more intentional about how they’re delivering field service can truly transform their business.

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  • Optimize Your Field Operations With The Power Of Location

    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.

  • Demystifying Digital Transformation

    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.

  • Today’s Innovation For Tomorrow’s Digital Transformation

    We’ve made major technological advances in recent years. Most of those advances have practical applications in businesses that impact the level of service to customers. However, what’s really driving digital transformation? How are these drivers affecting OEMs and their bottom line? Where is the service continuum ultimately leading our service delivery organizations? Finally, what can stakeholders do today to prepare themselves for tomorrow’s service demands?

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