Month: November 2017

New features

Wow – it’s been two weeks since my last blog! Shows how busy we are here in FM Central. Well, I suppose it’s time for a catchup on the last two weeks, then. Up until recently, we recorded the features and bugs of our field service management software in an internal database, marking then done…
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new manual site

Last month, we proposed writing a book to explain how to use FieldMotion, but realised that a much more useful reference would be similar to WikiPedia, where every subject has its own article which we can expand as we need to, with links branching off to related subjects. In the late 90s, a company I…
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selecting all assets in the app

When filling out a form in the app, it’s sometimes needed to select all assets that belong to a parent asset. Or even all of the customer’s assets. Example one: You are asked to inspect every fire extinguisher belonging to XYZ Ltd. So you create a job in your FieldMotion fire risk assessment software, assign…
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import system rewritten

An issue that comes up with our field management service software clients more and more often lately is that most of our file uploads and importers are written using Flash to enable the file upload. The reason for this is that up until recently, there was no other way to upload files without having to…
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Adding more field-based autonomy to the app

Generally, the way that service management software works is that you have an office-based staff which handles the apportioning of the jobs, and the field workers go out and handle those jobs. In some of our clients’ cases, they like to do it all out on-location. This involves bringing a laptop, because the CRM part…
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