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3 ways to turn your field service operation into a revenue-generating machine 

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For decades, companies have relied on skilled technicians to repair equipment and engage with customers in the field. While these technicians were often the only representation that the customer would see, their skills, processes, and systems were seldom seen as critical aspects of the company’s revenue cycle. Until recently, many field technicians or field service…Read more

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2022 release wave 1 brings true mobility to field service management 

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The pandemic has greatly influenced the way we work. For many of us, the option to work from home was a relatively smooth transition. Video calls, instant messaging, and other digital tools filled the colleague collaboration gap—replacing in-person meetings and chats around the water cooler. Office-based workers overcame a few technological speed bumps; however, business…Read more

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4 key elements to a successful field service transformation 

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A successful digital transformation requires weaving together technology, data, process, and operational change. If one of these domains fails to make the grade, your entire transformation may be in jeopardy. These four domains have one thing in common and that is they rely on people and what they bring to the table. It’s the people…Read more

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6 field service trends to watch in 2022 

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The global field service market is continuing to grow at a quickening pace. In 2016, the field service market size was estimated to be $1.78 billion USD, and now that number is predicted to hit $4.45 billion by the end of 2022—an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.5 percent.1 Much has changed since…Read more

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Microsoft is named a Leader for Field Service Management 

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The past year has cultivated many personal and professional changes. No person or industry has been untouched. Even field service has embraced seismic changes as a result of the ongoing global pandemic. For many field service organizations, being dispatched to the customer’s location to diagnose and resolve an issue became more complex than ever before….Read more

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Dynamics 365 Field Service named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ 

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Field service is evolving quickly and changes in technology have made a quantum leap forward in customer engagement, elevating frontline worker effectiveness and optimizing service operations. New technologies and advanced analytics are reshaping field service to dramatically improve service levels, personalize the customer experience, increase productivity, and enhance perceived value. It is these differentiators that…Read more

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Transforming service operations with Connected Field Service 

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You have probably heard of Connected Field Service as a buzzword these days, but some of you may still wonder what it actually entails. Field service management (or FSM) typically refers to the management of a company’s resources employed at or en route to the client’s location.1 FSM typically involves the installation, service, maintenance, or…Read more

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Accelerate time to market with Dynamics 365 Remote Assist for HoloLens 2 

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In today’s fast-evolving global economy, organizations are increasingly pressed to find ways to accelerate their time to market and unlock value to achieve a significant return of investment (ROI) on their technological investments. Companies worldwide are fast realizing the costly consequences of not having robust business continuity plans and remote-capable tools especially in times of…Read more

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Driving empathetic, connected service experiences with Dynamics 365 

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The ongoing global pandemic has permanently changed our lives—from how we interact, where we work, and how we work. If there’s one major takeaway we’ve learned from the continuously evolving macroeconomic climate, it’s that efficient, reliable, and timely service delivery has become more critical than ever. The sophisticated, often complex machinery and equipment that keep…Read more

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Introducing new capabilities to transform customer service and field service 

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Today we’re announcing new capabilities to help customer and field service teams deliver more consistent and engaging experiences, from the call center to on-site visits. The new features for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Service and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Field Service. provide the agility to adapt to changing customer needs, as well as streamline agent and…Read more

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Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Teams: extend collaboration across teams 

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Think about the time spent between the moment you open an email or chat, find, and reply with the requested information, and then get back into the flow of your work. Add up those minutes-long interruptions, and you begin to realize why we often can’t finish everything on our to-do lists. We want to dramatically…Read more

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Innovation on the service suite of Dynamics 365 applications 

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With service at the heart of businesses’ relationships with their customers, our passion to enable those businesses to earn customers for life through exceptional service delivery fuels our innovation on the service suite of Microsoft Dynamics 365 applications. Businesses are racing to transform their service organizations from cost centers into profit centers through always-on, world-class…Read more

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