Here's something you should know: if you're chasing success in field services, you need to be looking at your business data.
Mobile solutions are a significant driver in the service sector and job management technology market. This is due to their ability to take engineer knowledge and performance to exciting new levels.
Data is more than the buzzword it's become in recent years. It's a crucial business tool that professionals cannot afford to gloss over any longer.
For many field service businesses there’s normally one recurring issue, an issue that can no longer be ignored, that prompts the leap from paper & spreadsheets to business management software. It’s usually either financial, operational or procedural, but when an issue spans all three the need for change becomes business critical.
This February, QuickBooks opens the doors to its annual conference - QuickBooks Connect London 2019. simPRO are delighted to be exhibiting once again.
What is business management software?
All businesses have various processes that they rely on to function - HR, sales and finance for instance. However, it’s normal and often the case for a business to grow in an ad hoc way, with software solutions brought in as, and when, they’re needed to help the business grow.
If you’re not up to date on the story so far, make sure to take a look at my latest post highlighting the pitfalls of missing valuable opportunities here.
And so the boiler replacement experience continues…
The concept of skill shortages is no foreign entity to the UK’s trades industries - as years have gone by, the number of available and skilled contractors and engineers has seemingly found a familiar pattern through which it ebbs and flows.
Since I joined simPRO 12 months ago, I’ve been working with trade businesses with a view to help them improve their business operations with software. So when I recently needed to call on the services of a plumber to fix my boiler at home, I was disappointed that the service I received didn’t meet the standard I expected.