The benefits of adopting mobile technologies to optimize the workplace have long been documented. Logistics companies like FedEx have been mobile for as long as I can remember, and even in the last few years, entire industries have emerged with the likes of Uber and DoorDash, all thanks to mobile technologies.
There’s a huge opportunity in healthcare settings to introduce smartphones to maintenance technicians to ensure they have the latest work assignments, on-hand parts quantities and instructions while on the move around your property. It can reduce wasteful walks back to the maintenance shop to get further assignments; it enhances data accuracy through barcode technology, simplifies documentation through photo attachments and enables further costing data through job timers. Thousands of TheWorxHub™ users log on to our mobile web app each day. This simple touch-driven design allows for quick adoption and an experience focused on getting things done.
We’ve been tracking data around mobile usage since 2010, and although somewhat intuitive, there are a few findings worth noting.
We saved an hour per technician per day in travel time as well as $1,000 per month in paper costs because we used to print all of our work orders.
So maybe I’ve convinced you, and you’re ready to go mobile. Great! You’ll need a plan. Here are some recommendations:
Thankfully most everyone has touched a smartphone in the last few years, and there will be team members who are experts. Introducing mobile isn’t just about TheWorxHub, it covers an entirely new paradigm and it’s worth noting a few recommendations.
To learn directly from our clients using mobile on TheWorxHub, you can watch this recorded webinar to see how they benefited, the challenges they faced and powerful lessons learned.