BlueFolder Field Service Management Blog

5 Things to Look for in a Mobile Workforce Management Software in 2022

If you’re shopping for mobile workforce management software for a field service company, you’re not alone. Many organizations have realized that workforce management with paper and spreadsheets is no longer viable for a workforce that is out in the field and on the...

5 Mobile Field Solutions that Enhance Productivity for Field Service Teams

Few businesses have more use for mobile field solutions than field service providers. Technicians are on the road most of the time, and they need to be able to find customer locations, get to appointments on time, and make sure they have the right manuals, parts, and...

Assigning Work Order Categories in Your System

Field service businesses run on work orders. Everyone uses some kind of work order to kick-off each job, track status, and trigger invoices. But many companies leave out a crucial detail from this process – the work order category. It may not seem obvious that...

Five Things to Look For in a Work Order App

When your field service business is humming along, you’ll rarely see techs in the office – they’re out completing jobs. But they still need to access work order information and update status as they go. A mobile work order app can make this process convenient and...

8 Best Practices in Managing Your Maintenance Work Orders

For facility maintenance and field service businesses, maintenance work represents a reliable revenue stream. However, managing a constant influx of requests, keeping up with technicians in the field, and tracking equipment can overwhelm your staff, especially as...
How to Implement a Preventive Maintenance Program

How to Implement a Preventive Maintenance Program

Short-term expenses keep many businesses from implementing preventive maintenance plans. But a well-considered and streamlined plan can boost productivity, decrease waste, and help organizations meet their future maintenance needs. In fact, a report by BOMA (the...

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Three Strategies to Improve Work Order Management

Three Strategies to Improve Work Order Management

You're probably familiar with the quote that goes something like, "if you want different results than you're currently getting, you'll have to do things differently than you currently are to get those results." The same mantra applies to how your organization...

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How to Improve Your Work Order Process at Every Stage

How to Improve Your Work Order Process at Every Stage

How to Improve Your Work Order Process at Every Stage You're probably familiar with the quote that goes something like, "if you want different results than you're currently getting, you'll have to do things differently than you currently are to get those results." The...

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