Month: June 2017

upcoming voting feature for clients

We’re trialling a system in-house at the moment which allows us to throw our ideas into a database and then vote on which ones get priority. This way our field service management software development work is not dominated by one or two voices, but is led by consensus need instead. If this works out well,…
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Fieldmotion is now ISO 27001:2013 compliant

We signed up quite a large client a short while ago who required that we pass a few stringent business tests, including a penetration test for computer/data security, disaster recovery plan for general business continuity, and ISO 27001:2013 for software-based business practices. All of these serve to make FieldMotion stronger. The penetration test was the…
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Why does FM software update so frequently?

One of our clients asked us why we release new versions of our workflow management software app and CRM so often. image: the Waterfall Model is the general model of software development we follow to ensure that our clients experience only the most stable version of FieldMotion available (Maintenance in the model), unless they choose…
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Customer Spotlight: Montgomery Refrigeration

Tell us a bit about your company Originally a refrigeration and airconditioning installer and maintainer, grown into full FM services and building contract and fit out company   Please tell us a little about your position in the company Account manager for Major supermarket retailer covering fridge, M&E, food prep and building maintenance What problems…
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if you used FieldMotion, you would already be setting up the barbecue

It’s already well-known that field service management software cuts down on the time you waste filling in reports, so let’s just get past that. image: barbecue image by Kornekar Wouldn’t you prefer to be outside working on your sunburn or showing the neighbours how well you can burn your kebabs? If you want to take…
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What is Workflow Software?

According to Wikipedia, a workflow management system “provides an infrastructure for the set-up, performance and monitoring of a defined sequence of tasks”. The words themselves are usually enough to give a good idea of what it is, but there is an actual industry standard that defines what is or is not a workflow system. image:…
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Exporting completed jobs through FTP

A third-party water management company that sends out jobs to a few of our clients wanted to receive the completed job information back in XML format sent through FTP. It made sense to us to automate the process in order to save our clients a little more time and effort. Instead of writing something specifically…
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Four continents and growing

Today, we signed a client in Asia, adding to our collection of continents (Europe, Africa and North America are already mounted and stuffed on our walls). We’re now working towards total world domination with our field service scheduling software. The image is a friend’s contribution to the cause, a poster to sell FieldMotion to penguins…
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FieldMotion as Pest Control Software

I’ve been looking at how people arrive on our website, and a lot of people are here because they’re looking for mobile pest control software, which I haven’t talked much about before on the blog. FieldMotion does everything that a pest control engineer needs. We have quite a few clients in the pest control business,…
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FieldMotion as a workflow management system

Earlier today, I wrote about Zapier integration with FieldMotion, to make sure that when a customer is created in FieldMotion, it is also created in …whatever you’re connecting it to (Zapier has literally thousands of end-points) Integrating your FieldMotion account with outside applications is just one more example of why ours is one of the…
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