Technology for field services

Field services technology news and information. Keeping you informed of new hardware, software and practices for a small team or one technician business.

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Tablet for Your Business.

The new wave of tablet PCs means incredible potential for using field services software. As an independent tradesperson or SME choosing a tablet for business use, start by asking the following 3 questions: 1. Which OS (operating system)? Apple’s iOS‘, the same OS iPhones use, benefits from the app store and its hundreds-of-thousands of apps; Google’s Android‘ …

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Apps for Small and Medium Business: Google Vs Microsoft.

Field services software, and cloud computing in general, are giving small and medium business a major new advantage. Google and  Microsoft are both hustling for the top spot in cloud based apps for business, and as a result are providing smaller companies with tools that were previously either too costly or inaccessible. With the emergence of Google apps …

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What is cloud computing and how can it help my business?

Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and now Apple are all pushing cloud computing, and the technology paparazzi are yelling like it’s the the new black’. But what is cloud computing, and how can it help SMBs (small and medium businesses)? In its simplest form, cloud computing is storing software and data on a remote server, rather than …

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Digital Television industry gets a boost from $308 million subsidy 2011

Australia announced a $308 million subsidy scheme last month that will see the government pay for the installation and supply of digital set-top boxes for pensioners. Dr Coleman says a similar scheme may be implemented in New Zealand but he is not yet sure of the details. Full article is here. http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/77407/digital-tv-switch-dates-finalised I imagine there …

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I’m trying to give you work Tradie, and you’re not organised enough

This blog does not have anything to do with Mr Tradie in NZ. Mr Tradie in NZ is a great service and we have only heard good things about them. Paul Tyrrell Customer Service, Scheduleflow.com Our blog post is about other tradesmen who are not organized. This is an experience from a person who’s plumber is …

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