The Field Service Industry is one of the largest and fastest growing industries. It can be defined by work carried out at a customer or client site and often involves the repair, planned preventative maintenance, installation or inspection of equipment or 'assets' in the field.
The Field Service market is expected to grow to nearly $8 billion by 2026 and much of that growth will be driven by the need to offer remote solutions to businesses who's operation expand beyond on centralised location. There's a huge variety of exciting roles within Field Service and it's drive for greater efficiency, environmental impact and skills development has meant it's become a leading industry for innovation and introducing new technology to service their clients.
Virtual and Augmented Reality, Smart Machines
, The Internet of Things, Productivity Software
and Building Management Software are just a few of the ways Field Service businesses are innovating.
Despite being a fast growing industry the Field Service industry is not without its challenges. In a recent survey
carried out by Klipboard, we found out that finding new business, managing their team's workload and communicating with their client are their biggest obstacles. Many are turning to field service Job Management Software to meet those challenges.