Tag: Digitalisation

Digital Transformation, Analysis, Feature

Is a lack of trust in data holding us back?

We explore whether it is a lack of trust in data that is holding us back from truly being able to leverage and unlock the powerful insight we could have within our asset data

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Digital Transformation, Analysis, Feature, Home Page, Analysis

The importance of the on-site service call in an increasingly digital world

We hear from Rob Ballantyne as he reflects on how the in-person customer touch point that the on-site field service visit offers is now more important than ever.

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Digital Transformation, Analysis, Feature, Home Page, Trending

Are Digital Transformation Initiatives Stalling?

When the conversation within field service turns to the value of asset data, invariably, we talk about digital transformation projects. However, the reality is that the overwhelming majority of such projects appear to be taking longer than anticipated and, at worst, failing.

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Feature, Home Page, Analysis, Service Operations

Is the experience of pressure in the field key to what makes a great remote service specialist?

Martin McLean outlines how the experience of working in the high pressure environment on-site with the customer is a critical part of what makes an effective remote service engineer.

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Feature, Home Page, Analysis, Service Operations, Service Operations, Trending

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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Feature, Home Page, Analysis, Service Operations, Analysis

Do we want our most experienced technicians in the field or remote service specialists?

Martin McLean draws on his experience as a technician both in the field and now as a remote service specialist to reflect on a critical question – where do we place our most experienced technicians?

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Feature, Service Operations

Overcoming potential customer barriers to adopting remote service tools?

Martin McClean talks us through how he personally approaches overcoming any barrier to remote service his customers have

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Feature, Home Page, Trending

Field service engineers are becoming an increasingly scarce resource

While embracing new technologies such as AR and AI to drive productivity is desirable, the reality is that in the shadow of a very real ageing workforce crisis, doing so may be a matter of survival for many field service organisations…

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Feature, Home Page, Analysis, Service Operations

How are customers reacting to Konica Minolta’s remote-first policy?

Martin McClean reflects on how customers have reacted to Konica Minolta’s shift to a remote-first-as-a-default policy

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Digital Transformation, Digital Transformation, Analysis, Feature, Home Page, Trending

Our industry will only become more data driven and we need Artificial Intelligence to make it work

With the exponential rise of data across almost all aspects of business, we are on the cusp of true industrial revolution. Industry 4.0 is no longer a vision of the future but is today’s reality. However, without AI, many organisations are set to drown in their own data lakes and oceans…

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