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To take full advantage of new capabilities made possible by IoT, developers must be prepared to build solutions that are easy-to-use, intuitive, reliable and secure. Here are the most crucial IoT tests that must be performed, as well as several remedies to make testing tasks run smoothly.
The Future Of Service Delivery: Humans, AI And Automation
The field service market is growing rapidly, with some estimates projecting it to more than double in size by 2022. At the same time, customer expectations around the speed and quality of service are increasing. In order to keep pace, field service organizations are investing in new tools and systems. Most companies are somewhere on the path to digitization, but they need to do more. Simply wrapping a layer of technology around traditional pen-and-paper processes is no longer enough -- they should be looking to drive efficiency through intelligent automation.
Three Ways IoT Is Changing Field Service
Smart machines are everywhere -- in our homes, our driveways, even our power grids and assembly lines. The number of connected devices has almost doubled over the last three years, from 15 billion in 2015 to more than 25 billion today. By 2025, that number is expected to eclipse 75 billion.
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Service Growth Portfolio Management
Revenue and market growth are accelerated by a new approach to leading a service business. The Service Growth Portfolio concentrates on value and capability creation in three distinct investment areas: 1) Service Product Offering, 2) Workforce Skills and Behaviors, 3) Enabling Technology.
Does Technology Enable Or Delay Transformation?
The race to implement the latest platform or build an application to manage a process within service or just move from paper to something mobile has transfixed the service world. Technology has become the primary focus of much of what we read about and captures much of our budgets as we look to transform.
Wearable Computers, Augmented Reality Solutions Emerging
The use of wearable computing and AR-based field service applications is increasing, but vendor volatility is still a concern.
Net Promoter Score: The Sum Effect Of Customer Interactions
Customers interact with a company across multiple touch points such as sales, customer service, and technical support. Interactions are not limited to human contact; customers interact with a company’s systems, channels, and products that mold their view as well. These experiences customers have over the myriad interactions influence their perception of an organization.
5 Failures of Customer Journey Maps – And How to Avoid Them
Your field force are the key people who interact with customers, day in and day out. One of the foundations often used to ensure that your customers have a consistent experience is to create a customer journey map. When properly trained on and executed, it will guide your team to take the right actions at the right time and to ensure they understand when and how to best engage customers around different circumstances.
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How Can Manufacturers Build Effective Field Service Today?
Discrete manufacturers are still learning how to make field service successful in today’s world. Luckily, our tools can help. You can now streamline your processes, so that every job gets done safely and correctly, resulting in fewer customer interactions.
Adapt To Change By Engaging With Customers And Empowering Employees With Real-Time Interactive Support
Customer service has never been more strategic or mission critical to an organization. Scaling up customer service and changing the way to deliver service is essential in adapting to meet the changes of the market and the customer. Organizations are faced with an increase in case volume, growing customer expectations to deliver remote support, and prioritizing the health and safety of their employees and customers. These priorities create a blueprint into how to scale up and rise to expectations equipping organizations to meet the changes of the market and the customer.
Rising Expectations: Accelerating Field Service Maturity Driving The New Normal For CX
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been many changes to how services organizations need to conduct business effectively. Based on our field service maturity model we see service organizations are rapidly evolving, thanks in part to a necessary race towards digital transformation and a customer-focused approach to service delivery.
Real-World Advice For IoT Success
The best way to learn how your peers are successfully leveraging M2M/IoT within their organizations is from those peers themselves. This special report features firsthand insight from companies that have been through the IoT selection and deployment process and are reaping the benefits.
TCP Demonstrates Continued Growth Strategy With The Acquisition Of Humanity
TCP (TimeClock Plus), a leading provider of workforce management and time and labor solutions, today announced the acquisition of Humanity, an industry-leading cloud-based employee scheduling platform that enables its customers to easily and accurately create dynamic schedules for staff.
KeepTruckin Launches Powerful Command-Center Visibility Across Daily Fleet Operations With Newly Integrated GPS Tracking Technology
KeepTruckin, the leader in fleet management technology, today announced a next-generation GPS tracking portfolio powered by best-in-class live visibility to help fleets maximize productivity and better serve their customers.