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We’ve recently been working with fire safety inspectors to help reduce their workload. One of the early adopters of our field service management software was HSP (

the best field service management software! and other news

While reading up on the news today in the field service industry, I found yet another example of a field services management company which is just one of many similar companies, claiming to be the “leading” company in the industry. They get away with this because “leading” doesn’t really mean anything measurable when used in…
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managing assets with FieldMotion's field service management software

Most of the clients that come to us are in service management of some sort or another. In the beginning, our largest clients were in housing management, where workers would be assigned to go check on customer complaints such as broken doors, faulty boilers, etc. Lately, though, we get a lot of companies that work…
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recent Field Service Management news

A global marking and printing specialist, Markem-Imaje, has increased their lead generation by 60% and decreased on-site customer service appointment times by 20% by adopting field service management software. Predictive maintenance involves using artificial intelligence to crunch the numbers on already-examined assets in order to predict future work needed. The medical equipment manufacturer Medivators uses…
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using the FieldMotion API for your own project

We sometimes have customers who ask if they can link to FieldMotion so their internal systems can be updated automatically. If it’s something very common, then we might already have that built into our Zapier plugin, but if they’re looking for a more indepth connection, we ask them to use our API. An API (Application…
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field service software for fire and security

Fire and security inspections are hard work. Everyone we’ve dealt with had the same problem – they would do the inspection, which might take only a few hours, but then the tedious work happens – hours and hours of documentation. Of all the field service management industries we’ve addressed, fire and security inspections appear to…
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Scaling up in field service management software

Every now and then, we have a client ask us whether it’s possible that we could just install our field service management software in their datacentre (or even their office). At one time, about five years ago, we might have been able to say “Yes” to that, but the system is now so large that…
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how we got into field service management

FieldMotion started out (under a different name) as simply a way to record and upload forms on the phone. I was asked in 2012 or so to build a simple piece of software that could do this, and quoted a measly few hundred euro for the job. We laugh about that now, as the job…
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Artificial Intelligence in Field Service Management Software

A recent news article discussed how ServiceMax is using AI in their own software, but didn’t go very much in-depth into what’s being done. In FieldMotion, we use artificial intelligence in many areas, from the obvious ones such as real-time voice recognition in text entry fields, to less obvious areas such as optical character recognition…
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Zapier integration coming to FieldMotion

One of the questions we are asked a lot when talking with clients is, “Does your service management software integrate with […]”, followed by any number of different software products, such as Quickbooks, Opera, Sage, Xero, Google Calendar, etc. Instead of spending decades and linking individually to each of these, we decided to use the…
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