FEATURED THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
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.
FIELD TECHNOLOGIES WEBINARS
Expanding The Value of Virtual Support In A Touchless Environment
"Touchless support" has suddenly jumped into focus for service organizations. With heightened safety precautions limiting service visits, virtual support offers the security and convenience customers want. The BUNN service team has a solution, Help Lightning's virtual expertise software.
How COVID-19 Has Permanently Changed The Future Of Field Service
2020 has been characterized by waves of disruption due to COVID-19, and organizations have been forced to make quick decisions about how to mitigate loss and reorganize their business. At an unprecedented speed, businesses needed to make hard decisions about staffing, travel restrictions, and new regulatory requirements.
10 Tips And Tricks For The Field Service Industry
Fieldpoint is an enterprise field service and project management job costing system. The application is fully web-based responsive in design so it runs on any device. Technician resources in the field, specific mobile applications for Apple and Android for both phones and tablets are also available. This video focuses on the resource planning and assignment of projects and jobs.
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.
Gilbert Goes Digital: Booming Arizona Town Migrates Workforce Technology To The Cloud, Launches Workforce Dimensions From Kronos
Kronos Incorporated today announced that Gilbert, Arizona – a high-performing service organization and one of the fastest-growing communities in the U.S. – is migrating to the cloud-native Workforce Dimensions suite from Kronos.
Mindbody Adopts RingCentral’s Modern Cloud Communications Solution To Keep Its Distributed Workforce Connected
RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today announced that Mindbody, the leading technology platform for the wellness industry, has adopted RingCentral’s unified cloud communications platform to keep its distributed, global workforce connected from anywhere on any device, across the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Field Service Virtual Summit + Expo
September 30, 2020 - October 2, 2020