field workforce management

The top 3 trends impacting field workforce management in 2017

Written by Franklin Morris | December 9, 2016 | Business

Managing a workforce in the field is no easy task, but advances in technology are continuing to bring the discipline of field workforce management into the connected, mobile era. The ability to optimally plan and dispatch field workers to geographic locations in a timely manner is a core mission for many businesses. Getting this right, more

What is Field Workforce Management (FWM)?

Written by Matt Bellias | November 17, 2016 | Business

Managing field operations for asset-intensive industries is challenging – it can be complex, costly and risky. Many companies require centralized systems for managing field services, and are mandated to increase the efficiency of these operations. This pressure is driving growth in the Field Service Management (FSM) industry, which is predicted to grow to a $5.1B more

The benefits of a field service management solution

Written by Franklin Morris | January 4, 2016 | Business

Field service management (FSM) — the ability of a business to plan and dispatch workers to a location in order to meet service commitments — is a complex discipline with a number of important, interlocking pieces: Managing demand: Forecasting the number of work orders to plan the staff that is needed Scheduling: Using predefined rules more