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Can we train remote technicians if they have never worked within a field role?

Martin McLean reflects on whether it is possible to train remote technicians to solve customer issues as effectively as those who have a previous background working in field service.

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Field Service Costs Rose Sharply in 2022 Despite Overall Service Improvements

On average, bottom-performers of service organizations cost 67% more than top-performers, indicating that the skills gap is a major factor in rising costs – in addition to inflation.

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How To Improve Your Field Service Management Software

Managing your workforce involves many moving pieces. In this article we look with the team at Aquant at how field service management software can help organizations process job orders, automate scheduling, keep track of service and repair tasks, manage customer service contracts, and more.

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How to prevent “quiet-quitting” in the field service industry

Learn how, with a little help from technology, service leaders can increase workforce engagement and prevent “quiet-quitting” in their teams.

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What is Workforce Management (and How Does it Work)?

What does Workforce Management (WFM) mean exactly and why it is important to have an efficient workforce management process in place?

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Is There a Secret Ingredient in the Fujifilm corporate DNA?

Is There a Secret Ingredient in the Fujifilm corporate DNA? In October 2021, Field Service News hosted the inaugural European Field Service Awards to celebrate the ingenuity and excellence of an industry that had kept the world turning as the pandemic swept across the globe. In the category of Best Field Service Team, there were …...

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How do we tackle diversity within our field engineering workforce?

How do we tackle diversity within our field engineering workforce? The #FSN20 is Field Service News’ annual celebration of excellence, innovation and leadership within the global field service sector. One of this year’s members is Patrick Jansen, Product Owner, Field Services, Clevr. Prior to joining Clevr, Jansen had shown...

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The positive correlation between the wider distribution of asset data and improved service delivery

The positive correlation between the wider distribution of asset data and improved service delivery In a changing world of operations and technology, two key topics dominate the discussions within the field service industry. These are servitization and digital transformation and the importance of asset data lies at the heart of each of...

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Attracting a new generation into the world of engineering

Attracting a new generation into the world of engineering The #FSN20 is Field Service News’ annual celebration of excellence, innovation and leadership within the global field service sector. One of this year’s members is Sarah Brettle, Director, Customer Service Division, Ford. Having joined Ford in 2010, Brettle has served...

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Working towards inclusivity and diversity within an engineering workforce

Working towards inclusivity and diversity within an engineering workforce The #FSN20 is Field Service News’ annual celebration of excellence, innovation and leadership within the global field service sector. One of this year’s members is Sarah Brettle, Director, Customer Service Division, Ford. Having joined Ford in 2010,...

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