| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Agility, Moment of Service, Service, Service Management
IFS Named a Leader for Sixth Consecutive Time in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Field Service Management

Gartner has named IFS a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management with IFS positioned furthest in completeness…

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| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Customer, Customer Engagement, Digital Transformation, Moment of Service, Research, Service, Supply Chain
90 percent of Companies in the Process of re-engineering their Business 

A huge 90 percent of companies have already or are in the process of reengineering their businesses in the past year to deliver better moments of service. Yet many are…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Energy, Utilities & Resources, Service, Transform Your Business
Tech Trends for Utilities: Our Reality is Now a Merged Reality
Remote Assistance Helps Service Delivery

We are seeing unprecedented change across the industry. The addition of a global pandemic layered on top of increasing natural…

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| | Estimated reading time: 1 minute | Service
How Long Does it take to Schedule 40,000 Service Tasks?
Service Tasks

So, how long does it take to schedule 40,000 service tasks? With IFS, you can adjust the schedules for tens…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Energy, Utilities & Resources
How will utilities survive? By truly embracing service
Service Utilities

The old utility model is under threat. Electric utility companies can fight back by doing what they were always designed…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | IFS Cloud, Moment of Service, Service
Defining Your Moment of Service
Moment of Service

I’ve been in the industry long enough to understand that what drives exceptional businesses is often exceptional service. Service has,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Manufacturing, Service
Industrial machines – a move to servitization and circularity
Servitization

The servitization megatrend is upon us. Industrial machine manufacturing companies are adding service revenue streams and changing their business models,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Service
The Future of Service Software Flexibility Hinges on Containerization
Containerization

I have always been of the mind that the most important thing that software—any software—can do is to get out…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Service
Planning and Scheduling Optimization and Managing Your Carbon Footprint
Carbon Footprint

A few weeks back on The Future of Field Service, I wrote an article on the importance of proper parts management and reverse logistics for…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Service
Is there a Place for Field Service in Retail?
Retail Field Service

I am a creature of the retail world, having spent my young and early professional life in it, both directly…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Allgemeines, Service
What Does Better-Than-Desktop Service Mobility Look Like for Telco Companies?
Telco

The telecommunications profession isn’t what it used to be. With new entrants to legacy businesses, the encroachment of new technologies…

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| | Estimated reading time: 7 minutes | IFS Cloud, Service, Service Management
Three Predictions for How Service Emerges Stronger Than Ever in 2021
2021 Service Trends

In a year fraught with such fear, turbulence, and complexity as 2020, it has sometimes taken effort to see the…

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