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Keep reading for March’s top stories on Field Service Digital.
Today, manufacturers recognize that simply building quality products isn’t enough to keep customers satisfied. Customers want service, and manufacturers are happy to oblige with advanced service contracts that open new revenue sources. Read why service leaders are embracing the servitization trend. More.
GE’s recent investment in commercial drone company Airware suggests the emerging technology will soon play a major role in field service and maintenance. And GE’s not the only one seriously considering drones — venture capital investments in drone startups doubled in 2014 compared to the year prior. More.
A looming talent shortage is an ongoing concern for field service leaders, who must also focus on attracting and retaining strong talent. Fostering an entrepreneurial culture among your top performers is one strategy to keep them around. More.
The aviation industry is testing the limits of 3D printing. Early successes at GE, Boeing and BAE Systems show the exciting new technology’s potential in field service. More.
Field service interviews typically consist of boilerplate questions that assess a candidate’s technical aptitude and customer service skills. But to see how fast your interviewees can think on their toes, consider one of these more offbeat questions. More.