News Feature | January 21, 2014

Field Service IT News — January 21, 2014

By Amy Taylor, contributing writer


Field Service IT proves that businesses are only as strong as their data, as the most recent push is made to integrate information across platforms. The news includes how a combination of mobile, cloud, and Big Data can benefit your customers. Also, the EIA predicts oil production in the U.S. will rise by 48 percent by 2019.

How Your Customers Benefit From A Combination Of Mobile, Cloud, And Big Data

Business 2 Community outlines how combining mobile, cloud, and Big Data helps your field service customers reach optimal performance daily. The article points out mobile will be necessary to keep up with competitors who are performing tasks more quickly and efficiently. Adding cloud makes information accessible anytime, anywhere. You also can help them use Big Data to analyze individual, route, or fleet performance.

EIA Predicts Oil Production Will Rise 48%

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that oil production will rise by 48 percent between 2012 and 2019 in the U.S., and output from the Gulf of Mexico is anticipated to rise by about 26 percent between 2014 and 2019.

DataScan Field Services Acquires Two Audit Companies

North Fulton reports that one of the largest floor plan audit and vehicle inspection companies, DataScan Field Services, has acquired Launch Technologies and Field Logic, two adjoining companies that provide floor plan auditing technology and audit services to financial institutions.

Field Service IT Talking Points

The Market Oracle offers three ways your customers can save money on their fleet of vans or cars. “Have a Fleet of Cars or Vans? 3 Ways to Save Money” suggests stronger IT solutions, extending leases, and downsizing the options available.

Mike Monocello, editor-in chief of Business Solutions magazine thinks now is the right time to sell backup and recovery or BDR (backup and disaster recovery), or business continuity.

For more news and insights, visit BSMinfo’s Field Service Tech Center.