MoMo #38: Mobile Field Service on 13th of October 2014 in Zürich
Date: 13th of October 2014
Venue: Daycrun.ch, Hardturmstrasse 185, 8005 Zürich
Start time: 18h00
Please register at this link:https://fr.surveymonkey.com/s/DNWXDHJ
The Field Service Domain is going through a major transformation, driven by the macro economic changes starting with the financial crisis. As Product and Equipment sales have slowed, Field Service is becoming more strategic and transforms at an accelerated rate from a reactive, break fix model to an SLA and Efficiency based model moving towards Service Intelligence and IoT. Both legacy Enterprise data vendors as well as a new generation of Mobile & Cloud based vendors seek to innovate in this space and enable significant efficiency, productivity gains with rapid value capture and Customer Experience improvements as a consequence. Mobile and Cloud plays a pivotal role to accelerate innovation and to provide front line Service Technicians with the knowledge, tools and insights to enable a better customer service business.
Markus Schwarz, Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) in EMEA
Markus Schwarz was also the President of the German Chapters of the Association for Services Management International (AFSMI) and author of several magazines articles in the services domain.
In his talk, Markus will touch upon several topics including major business trends and drivers for Field Services, technology trends and drivers for Field Services – including the role of mobile and cloud technology. Further Markus will also share some interesting examples of industry leading practices and results, and how TSIA plays a role in the services industry
Gert-Jan den Boer – Alstom Power, Baden, Switzerland
Gert-Jan den Boer is Manager Global IS Projects for Thermal Services – IS, and Mobility Strategy & Projects for Power Sector at Alstom Power.
Gert-Jan is leading a global team working on a program to improve the performance of Alstom’s Service Business by standardizing the Service processes and introducing a new cloud and mobile based service concept for the Alstom Field Service Community. In his previous role, he was responsible for the implementation and rollout of a global CRM application to approximately 1000 Sales Managers of the EMEA region. He started his career in 1989 in ABB transportation Systems in Engineering, Project- and Product Management for Locomotive Control Systems and worked in different ABB Units as Project Manager and Process manager. Gert-Jan holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from HTS Rotterdam and since 2008; he is a 6-Sigma Black Belt.
In his talk, Gert-Jan will share some insights and experiences from the current Mobile Field Service project at Alstom Power.
Jos Nickmans – coresystems ag, Windisch, Switzerland
Jos is responsible for sales of the coresuite field service solution in EMEA at coresystems. Prior to joining coresystems Jos has held senior global and regional leadership roles in the IT industry, both at established leaders such as HP and Business Connexion, and as well at startups and new ventures. Jos is a Belgian native living in Switzerland, and he has also lived and worked in South Africa and Australia.
In his talk, Jos will explore how a company’s drive to serve its customers better not only will result in increased field service process efficiencies, but also how it also needs to embrace all “service” touch points. Examples include the use of smart phones and tablets to deliver personalized self-service, or improve the knowledge of the product requirements through real-time data collection. Making the “Internet of Things” beneficial for both the manufacturer and the customer – where, when or how.
Future Upcoming Events
- Win a ticket to Swiss Mobicamp! – November 6, 2014
Swiss Mobicamp, Switzerland’s pre-eminent mobile event is returning to Bern on 6th November and explores ‘What’s on the horizon for Mobile’?
Mobile has evolved into a horizontal enabler, creating opportunities for innovation in many industries across the globe. This autumn at Mobicamp they will investigate how mobile talent, resources and knowledge can influence and disrupt areas such as Connected Cars, The Internet of Things, , mHealth, mobile payments and wearable computing, in turn creating sustainable revenue opportunities.
Mobicamp features over 15 international speakers including one of the industry’s most respected analysts, trusted by the likes of Amazon, Mozilla, Google & Intel. He will be joined by a diverse range of speakers including one of the world’s leading industrial designers, the editor of the only dedicated website to wearable technology, as well as Vodafone’s former global head of mHealth. Knowledge and insights are shared via their signature blend of high octane keynotes, interactive workshops, 1-1 sessions and extensive networking opportunities.
As a proud partner, we’ve negotiated a 10% discount off tickets for our members to this great event. Just use the code MoMoCH when you register. In addition one lucky MoMo Switzerland member who uses this promo code will get their ticket reimbursed if they tweet using the #mobicamp hashtag. The winner will be announced at the next Mobile Monday in Zurich on 13th Oct. Good luck! www.mobicamp.ch
- MoMo #39 – Mobile Sales
Howare Mobile and Cloud technologies changing the way sales people work, and how they can create and accelerate success and value for their customers and for their business?
- MoMo #40 – Digital Mobile Marketing
Explore the fusion of traditional marketing withthe use of mobile technologies in creating and delivering personalised, impactful marketing messages based on context aware, individual, historic and location based information. Showcase leading edge practitioners as well as leading edge technology providers in creating the forefront in Digital Mobile Marketing. Discuss the impact of the evolution of enabling technologies such as iBeacons, Analytics and how it impact retail from a vendor and consumer perspective.
- MoMo #41 – Mobile Music / Media / Content
What is driving the change in how we consume and interact with Media, Music and other content such as gaming – and howare our usage patterns and preferences changing as a result of mobile (smart phones and tablets) being a constant part of our lives, with always on connectivity and ability to consume and interact with different content?
We are now looking for speakers for all these upcoming events, so please send us your suggestions to email@example.com and let’s help each other to put together new exciting MobileMonday events for the coming months. Thanks for your support