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4 Ways to Maximize the Value of Predictive Job Duration

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4 Ways to Maximize the Value of Predictive Job Duration

Field service is full of in-day surprises that can lower efficiency and cause SLA violations and poor customer experiences. To minimize the amount and impact of disruptions, it’s important to have an accurate schedule and ensure each job is assigned to the appropriate person. Predictive field service, powered by machine learning and data science, is key in making this happen. An important part of predictive field service is accurately estimating job duration. And it’s not as simple as usi...
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ClickSoftware | February 14, 2018

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In the past, field service organizations’ service delivery was compared only to that of service providers in the same industry. But today, field service organ...
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Steve Smith | January 17, 2018

5 Reasons Predictive Field Service Management Becomes Reality in 2018

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Paul Whitelam | January 2, 2018

Empower Field Service Decisions with Machine Learning

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ClickSoftware | December 27, 2017

Webinar Replay: Field Service Management Trends You Can’t Ignore

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What is Predictive Field Service?

While field service delivery always starts with a plan, it’s never set in stone. In reality, there will be factors beyond anyone’s control that could spoil ...
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Altech Netstar Sparks Efficiency with Better Visibility

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