Ten years ago most people operating in Australia's trade services industry were still scribbling quotes, invoices and their daily schedule on the back of any scrap of paper they could find.
The integration means simPRO users can automatically import catalogue and supplier invoices from CNW Electrical Wholesale and Energy Solutions, Sherriff Electrical Wholesalers or Samios Plumbing Supplies.
With the number of connected devices worldwide expected to jump 12% on average annually, the Internet of Things (IoT) represents significant opportunity in the trade services market.
The Librestream Onsight platform allows users to share live visuals from remote visual inspections (RVI) and non-destructive testing (NDT) instruments with remote experts for rapid decision-making in the field.
The IFS Field Service Management 6, built for the cloud but also available on-premise, offers a reimagined user experience and a 50% performance improvement.
The AFL aeRos open, cloud-based, workflow management platform allows users to easily and efficiently manage their test process from end to end.
Let's face it, if you are relying on whiteboards, spreadsheets and handwritten notes to drive your service operations, then you are going to have an uphill battle on your hands.
The latest version of Emerson's AMS Device Manager features alert optimisation capabilities and mobile device health dashboards.
NextService, cloud-based field service software built for NetSuite, is designed to be easy to use and accessible anytime, anywhere.
simPRO's update to its mobile app Connect allows field technicians to send official quotes, capture customer signatures for quote acceptance and start a job all in one site visit.
ServiceM8's field service management app allows trades and services businesses to take control and work smarter with real-time communication between their office, field staff and customers.
Mindfields' Automation as a Service (AaaS) automates a company's consulting and delivery processes.
Field service management (FSM) software is becoming increasingly sophisticated, and ever-more robust feature sets can be something of a red herring.
Ground-penetrating radar (GPR), also known as ground-probing radar, ground radar or georadar, uses radar pulses to provide images of subsurface locations. It is a reliable, non-destructive means to locate subsurface targets such as cables and rock, and helps to make what could be an extremely difficult job a relatively simple one.
Improving productivity is a key goal for every organisation, and one that's particularly relevant for those in the service sector. Whether it's maintaining power lines, repairing machinery or building a new treatment plant, completing tasks as quickly and efficiently as possible is vital.