Why Field Operations Teams Need More Reliable Mobile Technology - and What “Reliable” Even Means
- Aug 25, 2021 9:36 pm GMT
By Jennifer Berg, Sr. Manager, NA Government & Rugged Field Service Markets, Zebra Technologies
The number of natural disasters impacting global communities is growing every year. In 2021 alone, Americans have faced some of the largest forest fires in California history, irregular winter storms in states like Texas, major flash flooding across the South, and the hottest July on record. Though many were originally deemed 100-year events, recent reports indicate these extreme incidents might be the norm going forward. With Mother Nature becoming more unpredictable and aging infrastructure becoming more unstable, field service workers need to be better equipped to respond to the rising number of customers calling for assistance with fixing damaged powerlines, burst pipes and more. People’s lives depend on access to water, electricity, and gas services.
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