As another year draws to a close, this is the perfect time to evaluate the new technologies and trends in field service solutions. We saw a lot happen in 2015, the most transformative change was the broad adoption of field service mobile solutions. Over the course of 2015, field service software rose as the differentiator between mediocre and superior service organizations by increasing first time fix rates, reducing mean time to repair, and decreasing customer wait times (if you still aren’t using mobile, you may want to start here). Now that 2016 is upon us, let’s take a look at the hot technology trends that will be driving field service even further into the future.
Wed, Dec 16, 2015
Mon, Nov 30, 2015
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When you think of mobile field service solutions, what’s the first topic that comes to mind? Is it how your organization is currently managing your mobile workforce? Or do you instantly think of your current bring your own device strategy (BYOD) & how it aligns with your 2016 goals? No matter what you may initially think of when the term mobile field service solutions comes up, it’s safe to say that as an executive, the most important aspect of any investment is the ROI. Download our ROI calculator to see how much you can save!
Thu, Jul 02, 2015
While there is a considerable amount of debate about what the best service scheduling software is, there are three features that can make or break your business. When it comes to scheduling services, you have to have these features to ensure your clients are satisfied.
Wed, Jul 01, 2015
Scheduling service personnel and other field management resources with efficiency requires utilizing the latest technology. With the right dispatch scheduling software, field service managers and asset-intensive organizations are able to conduct operations in a way that improves productivity and customer service, also allowing you to meet your key performance indicators.
Tue, Jun 30, 2015
Knowing that a comprehensive enterprise asset management (EAM) system can improve operability and agility, while significantly lowering organizational capex and opex, has caused many companies to consider integrating this beneficial technology. Yet, it is exactly that integration process which presents a host of queries.
Thu, Jun 25, 2015
Asset-intensive organizations face a myriad of daily operational challenges. And although it’s true that every industry has its own special headaches, frustrations, and performance limitations, those whose primary functions involve field service management face obstacles unlike almost any other.
Mon, Jun 22, 2015
Every year more asset-intensive organizations recognize the advantages of implementing an EAM system. The ability to manage assets across facilities, departments, locations and business units, while standardizing workflow processes and developing improved utilization and performance, gives organizations the tools they need to compete in today’s highly competitive, global marketplace.
Thu, Jun 18, 2015
EAM systems offer succinct, manageable methods for reducing an asset-intensive organization’s cost of operation and capital expenditure. The system improves productivity and customer service, while ensuring that actionable performance records are kept for every task so that organizational efficiency can be easily examined. However, many organizations are unfamiliar with the exact meaning of the work order management process.
Wed, Jun 17, 2015
Asset-intensive organizations need actionable, intelligent tools to manage, assess and track a vast range of human, physical, and technological assets, without incurring huge management workloads that erode profits. For this reason, many organizations are turning to integrated solutions, similar to those that were developed in the late ‘70’s to standardize and improve manufacturing processes. Indeed, it was from those very (it seems so now) primitive MES designs that today’s highly-functional EAM systems were spawned.
Tags: Asset Management
Wed, Jun 10, 2015
For any business, improving productivity, eliminating down-time, and controlling wastes are legitimate concerns. However, field service providers in the utility sector need integrated solutions that conform to the complexity and mobility of their operational environment.