FEATURED THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
How Enterprise Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and the Consumerization of Software will Revolutionize Manufacturing.
Predictive, Not Reactive: Why IoT Is Transforming Field Service
Predictive maintenance is the future of field service — and it just may be here. Here’s what you need to know about implementing predictive maintenance in your organization.
Why IoT Projects Fail: Six Critical Capabilities You Need To Consider
Despite the rising and rapid pursuit of IoT by companies across virtually every industry, the complexity of this new world of technology continues to outpace its potential. As organizations attempt to navigate the unforeseen intricacies of the IoT ecosystem, challenges arise and businesses suffer from delayed time-to-market, slowed revenue realization, technology incompatibilities, budget overruns, and even complete project failures.
FIELD TECHNOLOGIES MAGAZINE
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.
FIELD TECHNOLOGIES WEBINARS
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?
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.
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.
GPS Insight Acquires Field Management Software Provider ServiceBridge
GPS Insight, a leading provider of fleet software for organizations with vehicles, trailers and other mobile assets, today announced the acquisition of Chicago-based ServiceBridge, a leading field service management software company for small businesses and franchises with tools that empower field service teams to better serve their customers.