Field Service Technicians

3 Ways Mobile Technology Makes Field Service Technicians Happier and More Efficient

Mobile technology is revolutionizing field service by streamlining processes, saving time, and enabling better customer experiences.

The 3 Biggest Field Service Challenges a Software Application Should Address

Software applications need to address field service challenges with analytics, scheduling solutions, and insights into the market.

Janam Boosts Workforce Productivity with New Android-based Rugged Mobile Computer

XG200’s unique design and unmatched power enable mobile workers to perform tasks more efficiently.

doForms’ Secret to Success: Apply “The Art of War” for Business

Applying Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” for business can ensure you’ll be successful, even before your product hits the market.

A Letter to ISVs: To Sell or Not To Sell Hardware

Faced with the decision of whether or not to sell hardware? Christophe Naasz of Star Micronics outlines the pros and cons to help you make the right decision for your business.

Opportunities for ISVs Created by Windows Embedded/Windows CE End of Support

Support for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 just ended on June 10, 2018, and Window Embedded Handheld 8.1 will end on June 9, 2019, followed by Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 on January 14, 2020. DevPro Journal asked James Pemberton, director of global ISV and developer strategy for Zebra Technologies, to...
Partnerships

6 Tips for Selecting a Thermal Receipt Printer Vendor Partner

ISVs in the retail point of sale (POS) space are facing an increasingly complex market where new payment solutions are emerging every year that cater to a wider array of merchant scenarios (mobile payment, pop-up stores, line busting). There are also new entrants on the hardware side, many of...

5 Payment Trends in Field Service Creating Opportunities for ISVs

The field service industry is comprised of many professions from HVAC installers to landscapers to cleaning services. Although the list is quite expansive, they all have the same core beliefs when it comes to their business model — reduce costs, streamline operations, and offer convenience for clients. Looking at...

5 Features of Field Service Apps Your Clients Will Love

Your next big opportunity may not be developing an application meant for use inside a client’s facility. The global field service management market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.5% to reach $4.45 billion by 2022. North America is expected to lead market growth, due to its...

Brother Mobile Printers Win Elite Certification To Support Omnitracs Intelligent Vehicle Gateway

Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS) today announced that its PocketJet 7 Series of full-page mobile printers and RuggedJet 4 Series of small format mobile printers have been fully certified for use in support of Omnitracs, LLC’s Intelligent Vehicle Gateway (IVG). Omnitracs’ IVG is a next-generation, ELD-compliant telematics solution offering a suite...

The Anatomy of the Perfect Blockchain Developer: Skills You Need for Success

If you’ve been reading DevPro Journal’s series on blockchain, you may be wondering if you’re an ISV who has what it takes to be a successful blockchain developer. In our articles from Blockchain 101 to Blockchain as a Service, DevPro has been encouraging ISVs to investigate the opportunities blockchain...

One Way or Another, Blockchain as a Service Will Impact Your Development Business

Blockchain has joined the long list of technologies that are available “as a Service.” In DevPro Journal’s series on blockchain, including Blockchain 101: An ISV’s Guide and 4 Steps to Becoming a Blockchain Developer, you can find links to companies that have established Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) offerings...

How Software Developers Can Capitalize on Rising AI Trends

Technology is getting smarter. Using increasingly sophisticated algorithms to analyze data and predict outcomes, artificial intelligence (AI) enables computers and devices to perform tasks that only humans could do before. With AI, they can virtually see, hear, speak, and make decisions. You may be wondering if there is a...

Janam Launches Rugged Mobile Computer Focused On Versatility

Janam Technologies LLC, recently introduced the newest addition to its XM series of key-based, rugged mobile computers. The XM75 optimizes productivity for organizations that require a flexible device for capturing and processing business-critical data. With a 4.3-inch capacitive touch screen and backlit numeric keypad, the XM75 is one of the...

5 Practical Steps to Successful Partnerships with Offshore Software Development Teams

In this industry, talent can be hard to find. Forrester released the results of a study that found you may have to pay 20% above market salary rates this year when you’re looking for particular skills.  When your ISV company needs to expand its resources, partnering with an offshore...

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