Utilities

The Woes of Remote Management & How to Remedy Them

By |2019-05-10T15:24:29+00:00April 27th, 2018|Actsoft, Advanced Wireless Forms, Blog, Comet Tracker, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

Though it seems a lifetime ago, we really don’t have to look too far back to remember a time when the traditional workweek was considered Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Of course there were always exceptions to the rule, depending on the industry and demands, but that was long held to

Managing the Effects of Severe Weather Using Modern Solutions

By |2019-03-12T13:53:22+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Actsoft, Advanced Wireless Forms, Blog, Comet Tracker, Utilities|

In Tampa, Florida, Actsoft’s home city, intense weather can at times be commonplace. During the spring and summertime especially, pulses of violet-colored lightning frequently slice across the waterfront’s horizon, illuminating the bay’s rippling water at the edges of Tampa’s Riverwalk district. The city is commonly referred to as the “lightning capital of the USA” due

The Importance of Teamwork in the Workplace

By |2019-03-12T13:54:22+00:00April 9th, 2018|Actsoft, Blog, Construction, Education, Field Service, Great Place to Work, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

When it comes to business teamwork, the different aspects of a company are like gears in a mechanism. Each cog must be finely tuned to its own specifications, but also mesh perfectly with the other parts of the machine to help it accomplish a defined purpose. A successful business is predicated on hardworking individuals that

The Best Apps for Preventing Distracted Driving

By |2019-05-10T15:25:15+00:00March 12th, 2018|Actsoft, Blog, Field Service, Tips, Transportation, Trucking, Utilities|

Distracted driving — and the wave of devastation that comes with it — is a major issue today. In 2015, it was the cause of nearly 10 percent of all U.S. motor vehicle fatalities and around 16 percent of overall automobile injuries. Cellphone use has taken the forefront as the target goal for distracted driving

How Can I Prevent Expensive Repairs to My Car?

By |2019-03-12T13:56:59+00:00March 8th, 2018|Actsoft, Asset Tracking, Blog, Comet Fleet, Transportation, Utilities|

Routine car maintenance is an important thing that a lot of people tend to neglect or forget about altogether. An illumination of the dreaded “Check Engine” light is often times a scary thing for a car owner to see, and they may put off necessary vehicle checkups related to this occurrence out of fear of

Form Workflows: The Latest Addition to Wireless Forms

By |2019-03-12T13:57:16+00:00February 27th, 2018|Actsoft, Advanced Wireless Forms, Blog, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

Users of Encore’s Ultimate tier now have access to a powerful new enhancement that can transform the ways in which their employees complete forms from the field. Aptly named Form Workflows, this revolutionary new tool ushers in a new era of user-friendly software that is designed to increase the collective teamwork of a business’ employees,

Photography: A Historic Snapshot

By |2019-05-10T15:25:33+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Actsoft, Advanced Wireless Forms, Blog, Construction, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities, Wireless Forms|

We live in a photo-centric world. There’s no doubt about that. We voluntarily chronicle just about every aspect of our lives, thanks in part to the proliferation of image-based social-sharing applications like Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Tumblr. “If it’s not on social media, did it ever really happen?” is sort of the unofficial mantra of

Tracking a Lost Car in New York City

By |2019-05-10T15:25:47+00:00February 9th, 2018|Actsoft, Advanced Wireless Forms, Blog, Fleet, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

“Dude … where’s my car?” I remember muttering those words — and no, I wasn’t referencing the movie, nor was I talking to anyone in particular — the instant I approached the place I was sure I parked my car the day prior, only to be presented with a vehicle that was decidedly not mine. I was

How Has Communication Evolved?

By |2019-03-12T13:58:02+00:00February 6th, 2018|Actsoft, Advanced Wireless Forms, Blog, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities, Wireless Forms|

Communication is one of the most important things to society, and it has continued to transform as time has churned forward. In contemporary times such as these, advances in technology have played huge roles in improving people’s access to one another, as they have simplified the logistics of communicating across far distances significantly. Cell phones

Why Taking Vacations is Essential for Productivity

By |2019-05-10T15:25:55+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Actsoft, Blog, Business Tips, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Office Life, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

Are you in the habit of making sure your staff is regularly taking their earned vacation time before it disappears at the end of the year? Because chances are — according to a recent survey conducted by Glassdoor — they’re not. The average U.S. employee eligible for paid time off only takes about half their

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