Tom Paquin

With experience across a wide array of disciplines, Tom Paquin supplies service management industry expertise and thought leadership to IFS through his written and media content. Before joining IFS, Tom was Principal Analyst, Service Management at Aberdeen, where he worked closely with industry practitioners and software providers to help organizations navigate the technology trends transforming field service.

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Can you Accurately Measure the Business Impact of Service Technology?
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During my time as an independent analyst covering field service, I had the opportunity to speak with countless service practitioners…

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The State of Service Management Software Deployment is in the Cloud. Are you there yet?

A few months back, Gartner released its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management, and for the fourth consecutive time,…

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Reverse Logistics Software Buyer’s Guide

It’s easy for organizations to think about reverse logistics as parts management in reverse, and because of that, many firms…

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Five Ways the IFS World Conference will Make your Service Firm Better
IFS World Conference 2019

This October, IFS will once again showcase its broad and powerful technology portfolio and vision for Enterprise Resource Planning, Enterprise…

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The Death of the Service Dispatch
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Last month, Gartner released its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management, and for the fourth consecutive time, IFS has…

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Managing The March Towards Zero-Touch Service
Managing the March Towards Zero Touch Service

A few weeks ago, Gartner released its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management, and for the fourth consecutive time,…

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Four Key Takeaways on the State of Service, As Told by Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management
Four Key Takeaways on the State of Service

Gartner has just released its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management, and once again, IFS has been named a…

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IFS is Named a Leader for the Fourth Consecutive Time in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management
IFS Named Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for FSM

Gartner has announced that, once again, IFS has been named in the Leaders’ section of the 2019 Magic Quadrant for…

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Next-Generation AI Applications That Will Change the World of Field Service
next-generation ai

We’ve reached an important inflection when it comes to adoption of emerging tech for Digital Transformation. Use cases for Artificial…

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AI: A Cornerstone of Your Digital Transformation Strategy
AI: a Cornerstone of your Digital Transformation

When business leaders think about Artificial intelligence (AI), they usually do so in one of two ways. Either they think…

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What Factors Should Be Guiding Your Digital Transformation Journey?
What Factor should be guiding your digital transformation

It’s easy for an organization to decide to digitally transform their enterprise. They’ve bought into the buzzwords, read the research,…

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Don’t Overlook the Cultural Implications of Digital Transformation
Don't Overlook Cultural Implications of Digital Transformation

One of the most common mistakes that plagues organizations attempting to chart a path to true digital transformation is the…

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