The top five business tasks tech has made easy

The top five business tasks tech has made easy

If you asked somebody for their email address in the mid 90s, the most common reaction would be either bewilderment or disdain. Why would anyone send a letter ‘electronically’ when we have paper, envelopes and a postal system?

A lot has changed since then.

Digital technology is now fused into our everyday lives - including our working lives. And while we still have workplace moans and groans, it’s worth remembering just how much simpler it is now to get things done.

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Why paper-based management is an endangered species

Why paper-based management is an endangered species

If your company still uses piles of paper to manage its mobile workers then you’re carrying out a valiant service.

You’re trying to preserve a tradition that’s heading for extinction; a way of working which is destined to go the same way as dinosaurs, dodos and...black football boots.

Because ever since paper was first invented by the Chinese in 100 BC it has remained our main method of creating, sharing and storing information

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The best apps to keep solo workers safe

The best apps to keep solo workers safe

In the not so distant past, there was little that employers could do to protect the safety of their lone workers.

You could provide mobile workers with proper safety training, support and advice but once they were out on the road, they really were on their own.

If they had any kind of accident or found themselves in danger, you wouldn’t know about any problems unless they were able to make a phone call.

It meant that, more often than not, managers would only find out about accidents and incidents after they had occurred.

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How to grow your field service business

How to grow your field service business

Building up any kind of a business is tough but when it involves providing field services, it’s that extra bit challenging.

Because not only do you have to handle all the usual management shenanigans but you’re having to do it while your employees are scattered about out on the road.
 
It’s the reason MyMobileWorkers was created, to provide companies with a much better way to manage and monitor their field workers.

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What’s the best way to manage your invoices?

What’s the best way to manage your invoices?

When you’re running a company, you’ll know that getting a job done is only the start of the hard work.

You then have to collect job details, create an accurate invoice, send it out to the customer and then make sure it gets paid.

Fail to keep on top of this and things can quickly get sketchy. At any one time, it’s estimated that UK companies are owed £8.2 billion in various late and unpaid invoice payments.

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Is the time right for mobile workers to use smartwatches?

Is the time right for mobile workers to use smartwatches?

There’s one thing you can rely on from the world of technology - it will always be yelling about the next ‘big thing’. It’s always something that’s ‘revolutionary’ - that’s much, much better than what we already have.

And many times - it is.

It’s something that can improve the way we live our lives, like smartphones or sat nav technology. But other times...

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The Top 5 smartest Internet of Things…things

The Top 5 smartest Internet of Things…things

Imagine a world where your washing machine gets into a strop because of all the quality time you’ve been spending with your dishwasher lately. This is the kind of strange world which is made possible by the Internet of Things (IoT).

It’s a term used to describe the way that more and more of the everyday objects are getting smarter. We are now seeing technology being integrated into everything from our kitchen appliances to our clothing.

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How do I make sure my mobile workers are safe?

How do I make sure my mobile workers are safe?

The first thing any parent will do to protect the safety of a young child, is to keep them close - to keep a keen eye on what they’re up to. What they don’t want is for them to start wandering off.

And that’s why making sure mobile workers are safe is such a tough challenge. As a manager, keeping an eye on your workers is hard when they’re scattered out across the map.

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