Featured Field Service Articles

  1. Research Finds $30 Billion Wasted In U.S. On Unused Software

    Global organizations are wasting money on software that is not used, according to a new report from Software Lifecycle Automation company 1E. The report The Real Cost of Unused Software analyzed the results of a four-year study of more than 1,800 software titles deployed on 3.6 million desktops, in 129 enterprises, across 14 industries.

  2. The End User’s Perspective: Mobility, Cloud, IoT Solutions — And How To Sell Them

    Having insights into what end users want from IT solutions is always valuable, and this perspective will be particularly valuable as mobility, cloud computing, and Internet of Things (IoT) technology continue to converge. End users joined a panel discussion at the Smart VAR Summit: Age Of Intelligence — IoT, Cloud, And Mobility Convergence, powered by ScanSource, Zebra Technologies, and Business Solutions on October 14 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA.

  3. Zebra Study: ROI Of Mobility Tools Includes Lower Costs And Additional Revenue

    Your field and fleet management clients could have more money to spend on mobility solutions in the next five years.

  4. ASIS 2015 Scheduled To Kick Off On Sept. 28

    The ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2015) will bring 20,000 security professionals from both the operational and cybersecurity disciplines together for the security conference and trade show Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, in Anaheim, CA.

  5. Geofencing May Soon Be Required For All Drones

    Mandatory geofencing of drones may soon be in effect, according to a new report from IDG New Service.

  6. How To Sell Your Field Service Clients On The Value Of Software

    How can you sell your field services clients on the real value of management software? An infographic from The Service Manager (TSM) provides a quick comparison between manual processes and field service management software that can prove useful in the selling process.

  7. New Throwable Cameras Provide Innovative Tool For Law Enforcement

    Bounce Imaging, founded by an MIT alumnus in 2012, is helping law enforcement assess danger in unseen areas with its new device, the Explorer. Now, the Boston-based startup will be deploying 100 of the new gadgets to police departments nationwide, and it aims to expand to first responders and other security clients in the near future, according to MIT News. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Sensors Can Help Your IT Clients Fight Freight, Equipment Theft

    Electronic sensors are helping decrease cargo theft in freight, according to an article from Fleet Owner.

  9. FMCSA To Issue Proposed Final Rule On Electronic Logging Devices This Fall

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) plans to issue a proposed final rule for electronic logging devices this fall.

  10. Study Shows Communications Solutions Are Vital To Field Service Companies

    A field service study from TechnologyAdvice Research explores customers’ opinions toward service visits and found that while field service technicians are performing fairly well, opportunities still exist for solutions providers to help their clients increase brand loyalty.