The state of independent contracting in IT field services
To understand the landscape of independent contracting in field services, Field Nation surveyed over 800 field service technicians. Download our research study to see how contract work has evolved and why it’s preferred.
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Our EVP of Strategy, Wael Mohammed, recently went live on LinkedIn to talk about the current state of the field services market, address possible economic scenarios in the coming year, and answer viewer questions. Watch his live stream and get the insight you need to plan for a successful 2023.
Three IoT trends that will shape retail technology in 2023
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IoT (short for "Internet of Things") technology connects everyday objects and produces invaluable data about how we interact with household appliances, industrial tools, consumer interfaces, and more. Learn more about the three biggest trends in IoT.
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Whether your business is trying to scale or cut back on costs, there is a path forward, and it’s one savvy service leaders have leveraged to slash labor costs, boost efficiency, and protect profitability.
Field Insider: How to win more work and fulfill work with confidence
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2023 is shaping up to be a year defined by volatility. But having the right data can help you make more informed decisions, even during unpredictable times. Here are three key ways that Field Nation's MarketSmart Insights feature can help you tap into the data you need to succeed.
Field Nation arms field service industry with proprietary intelligence
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With millions of work orders and billions of data points, Field Nation is uniquely positioned to arm field service industry with proprietary intelligence. Unpredictability lies ahead for 2023, but by looking at past trends and insights, service companies can better plan for the future during volatile times.
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To guide field service leaders through current market volatility, we've dug into data from the millions of field service jobs completed on our platform. We've cultivated insights to help you understand the drivers of market volatility and learnings from previous periods of economic uncertainty. And we've developed three concrete strategies to help you survive (and thrive) in the here and now.
Three point of sale trends to watch going into 2023
Point-of-Sale, For businesses, Field Intel, Industry Trends, Retail
From self-checkout technology to the ongoing multichannel transformation in retail, point-of-sale (POS) work is rising to meet the moment. Read about three of the biggest POS trends impacting the retail industry.
Demand for field services relating to CCTV, security, and alarm work is up 45% YoY. Service companies with the capacity to meet this heightened demand can capitalize on the security boom. Here are three security trends to watch out for.
Jeff Novotny (Field Nation’s Director of Network Development) and Shawn Fields (Field Nation’s Senior Field Services Strategist) are veterans of the field service industry. In this conversation, they compare viewpoints on the market conditions affecting field service and predict where the industry is going next.
Clearing up myths about field service cost (part 2)
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Jeff Novotny (Field Nation’s Director of Network Development) and Shawn Fields (Field Nation’s Senior Field Services Strategist) are veterans of the field service industry. In this conversation, they address the myth that on-demand labor is more expensive than a W2 workforce and offer advice to service leaders looking to protect their margins.
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To help service providers better plan for what work is coming, and where, and when, Field Nation partnered with IHL Group, a global research and advisory firm specializing in customized intelligence for retailers and retail technology vendors, to produce this actionable report on how to capitalize on the current wave of work.
What you need to know about the blended workforce (part 1)
For businesses, Industry Trends
Jeff Novotny (Field Nation’s Director of Network Development) and Shawn Fields (Field Nation’s Senior Field Services Strategist) are veterans of the field service industry. In this conversation, they share their individual perspectives on the blended workforce model and clear up some common misconceptions.