Featured Field Service Articles

  1. Field Service IT News For VARs — December 17, 2014

    In the news, an article lists what to watch for in the trucking industry in 2015 — including technology.

  2. Field Service IT News For VARs — December 10, 2014

    In this week’s news, an article points out how technology provides lines of communication, a measure of safety, and data for adjusting to how the company reacts to weather events in the future.

  3. Survey Shows Field Service Mobility Trends And Usage

    Field service workers use a variety of different mobile devices to help them perform their tasks while away from the office.

  4. 2015 Mobile Trends: Big Screens, Big IP Ratings, Big Interest In Android

    CEO Jerker Hellström, CEO of rugged computer maker Handheld, anticipates three important trends in mobile computing for 2015,according to Wireless Forum.

  5. What You Need To Know About Keeping Your Customers Connected With Wireless

    With machine-to-machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT) applications dominating current talk in the field service market, an area that you can’t forget is wireless connectivity, the necessary part of the solution that allows the data and communications to travel back and forth.

  6. Field Service Predicted To See M2M And IoT Growth

    With an expected 26 billion connected devices to be in use around the world by 2020, field automation is the next big area of growth for M2M (machine to machine) and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, especially in the coming six months to a year.

  7. Field Service IT News For VARs — December 3, 2014

    News includes how third-party logistics will see major growth by 2016, must-have tools for contractor fleet management, and a few ways to manage solar assets in a growing market.

  8. QR Codes: The Way Of The Future When It Comes To Safety On The Road

    In an effort to save time when lives are on the line, Mercedes-Benz Canada started using QR codes on it vehicles to supply rescue teams with important vehicle structural information. According to an Autosphere article, the information includes the location of vehicle components like the airbags, battery, and fuel tank. The data can greatly speed rescue procedures used during lifesaving procedures in an automobile accident.

  9. Field Service IT News For VARs – November 26, 2014

    This week’s news includes the Equipment Leasing & Financing Foundations Monthly Confidence Index for November, coverage on how the use of mobile apps is affecting the travel industry, and how planning an exit strategy is an important part of a field service business plan.

  10. Why To Make Batteries A Managed Asset

    Whether mobile devices are used by employees in the field or on premise, keeping the devices working properly represents a big investment for a company.