Avigail Shabtai

Recent Posts

5 Reasons CFOs Are Relying on Automated Workforce Data

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Mon, Feb 17, 2014

Field service companies employ a large, skilled and diverse workforce. The use of sophisticated mobile workforce scheduling software helps optimize field service. 

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Tags: Field Service Management for Enterprise, Mobile Workforce Management

Top 3 Emerging Global Asset Management Trends of 2014

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Wed, Feb 05, 2014

Enterprise asset management is a concept that involves managing the physical assets of an organization in such a way that maximizes that content's overall value and potential.

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Tags: Enterprise Asset Management

5 Energy Asset Management Lessons From 2014 Winter Storms

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Fri, Jan 17, 2014

In the aftermath of severe weather events nationwide, electric utilities are being pressured by regulators to rapidly restore service and invest in cost-effective storm preparedness to minimize outages.

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Tags: Field Service Management for Enterprise, Mobile Workforce Management

Averting Scarcity and Waste: Enterprise Mobility Software in the Water Sector

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Fri, Dec 13, 2013

Asset management has been effective in infrastructure management and has helped to reduce operations expenditures. EPA defines assets in water and wastewater systems as components of a facility with an independent physical identity and function. Examples are pump, motor, sedimentation tank and main. Renewal and replacement of these assets are an ongoing support for our national water infrastructure.

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Tags: Field Service Management for Enterprise, Enterprise Mobility

7 Benefits of Smart Metering in the Water Utilities Sector

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Wed, Dec 11, 2013

Smart Metering technology is enhancing the world’s water management and conservation resources.  Prior to Smart Metering, public utilities had to either manually read water meters or use Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) systems, which transmit data at fixed intervals to a central data base. 

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Tags: Workforce Management Tips, Developments in Field Service Management

4 Field Service Mobility Lessons From Typhoon Haiyan

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Thu, Nov 14, 2013

Super Typhoon Haiyan has many field service industries asking – is my company prepared to withstand a super storm? The truth is – no field service provider can predict whether something as tragic and epic as Typhoon Haiyan will someday afflict their service area. Preparing for the worst is all you can really do in response to such horrific worldly news.

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Tags: Workforce Management Tips, Developments in Field Service Management

Top User-Friendly Mobility Gadgets for Workforce Management Software

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Fri, Nov 01, 2013

The field service industry is a fast paced environment that requires every component working flawlessly together to drive business at a competitive pace. This fact is especially true for service technician fleets that out on the road every day.

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Tags: Mobility, Field Service Management for Enterprise, Mobile Workforce Management

Enterprise Connection: 4 Mobility Needs for Field Service Management

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Fri, Sep 06, 2013

Service based companies are all about being on the go and in constant motion. As such, your enterprise mobility needs far exceed those within other industries. With employees driving from job site to job site and dealing with unexpected changes, it's important that you are able to keep a close eye on where everyone is and what is going on.

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Tags: Field Service Management for Enterprise, Enterprise Mobility

Why Constant Communication With Your Field Service Team Is Integral to an Optimal Work Environment

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Fri, May 31, 2013

Does it ever feel as though your business is divided in two? If you employ both office staff and field technicians, there may be an uncomfortable "Us vs. Them" mentality. While office personnel are concerned with quickly scheduling service calls and improving profit margins, the field workers may be left feeling frustrated as they are sent from one side of town to the next in order to meet customer demands. So what's the solution? By investing in a reliable mobile workforce software, the gap between the office and the field can be bridged. Here's how service software programs can improve your staff's communication skills and boost job efficiency and profitability.

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Tags: Workforce Management Tips, Field Service Optimization, Mobile Workforce Management

Part 3: When Equipment is Stolen: Options

Posted by Avigail Shabtai

Mon, Feb 11, 2013

The National Insurance Crime bureau reports that equipment theft can be as high as $1 billion annually. Everything from vehicle computer systems and scanners to large pieces of construction equipment are stolen and then turned around to be resold.

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Tags: Enterprise Mobility, Workforce Management Tips, Mobile Workforce Management