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The IoT wave — adapt or perish

13 November, 2018 by Peter Darley, General Manager Australia*

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.

simPRO integrates with BGW Group

07 November, 2018

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.

IoT and its impact on trade services

26 July, 2018

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.

Librestream Onsight platform

29 June, 2018

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.

IFS Field Service Management 6

14 May, 2018

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.

AFL aeRos workflow management platform

09 May, 2018

The AFL aeRos open, cloud-based, workflow management platform allows users to easily and efficiently manage their test process from end to end.

Five reasons contractors need to automate service operations

10 November, 2017 by Rob Stummer*

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.

Emerson AMS Device Manager

25 October, 2017

The latest version of Emerson's AMS Device Manager features alert optimisation capabilities and mobile device health dashboards.

NextService cloud-based field service software

23 October, 2017

NextService, cloud-based field service software built for NetSuite, is designed to be easy to use and accessible anytime, anywhere.

simPRO Connect field service app

23 October, 2017

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 field service management app

18 October, 2017

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.

Automation solution

17 October, 2017

Mindfields' Automation as a Service (AaaS) automates a company's consulting and delivery processes.

How should businesses evaluate field service management solutions?

01 May, 2017

Field service management (FSM) software is becoming increasingly sophisticated, and ever-more robust feature sets can be something of a red herring.

How does GPR technology actually work?

31 January, 2017

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.

Boosting the productivity of field service teams

24 January, 2017 by Graham Hill, Channel Director

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.

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