The simPRO Blog

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Prevent the ‘lone wolf’ attitude

Many years ago, I was on lunch with two other techs when one asked, 'Have you seen Tom around lately?'

Tom was a bit of a 'lone wolf' so it wasn’t too strange that we hadn’t run into him, but our manager had also requested a few times that we take his service calls.

I decided to call Tom to find out why he had been MIA for the past few weeks.

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The unconventional convention in San Francisco

So what’s Xerocon all about? Why is it touted as the world’s most beautiful conference for leaders in cloud accounting? What makes the convention unconventional?

Well, you might have to experience the wonder that is Xerocon for yourself, but I can help answer a few questions to inspire you to make the trip to the land of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge this August.

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Aussie technology firm set to shake up US trade services industry

Australian job management software company simPRO Software has re-located senior management to new offices in Boulder, Colorado, ahead of a major push into the US market.

simPRO has been slowly introducing its cloud-based job management software to the US market since early 2015, but will embark on an aggressive growth strategy following the opening of the new office.

Several key corporate staff, and the global CEO Brad Couper, have re-located to Boulder as part of the new push.

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Service management extravaganza at London’s ExCeL

Three days, 45,000 visitors, more than 6,500 exhibitors and one unrivalled field service community.

Such was the United Kingdom’s leading service management event – the Service Management Expo – which took place at London’s renowned ExCeL centre last June.

The event formed part of the Protection & Management Series 2016, and brought together those in the security, safety, fire, facilities, workwear and service management industries from the UK, Europe and beyond.

We were fortunate to be there.

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Field service mobility? There’s an app for that

Field service mobility is fast becoming one of the greatest must-haves of any business in the trade and service industry. But why?

First, we must understand the concept of field mobility. While mobile devices have been around for quite a while, they haven’t always had such advanced functionality. (I’m talking before the ‘cloud’, when you staved off boredom in queues and waiting rooms with the Snake game on your old Nokia.)

And while they’ve often been used by office workers, they hadn’t quite made it to assisting with the day-to-day of a field service worker. Until now.

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4 easy tips for building a successful brand

Every successful company, large or small, has a strong brand. In fact, the most important and valuable asset of some of the largest companies in the world – Apple, Google and Coca-Cola –  is their brand.

But you don’t need a massive marketing budget to build a successful brand. It can be done with just a few simple changes to the way you think about and operate your business.

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