The huge variety of softwares and apps that exist today allow us to optimize our performance in field operations of all types.
Operational efficiency is, without a doubt, one of the most important element of all production or service activities. In addition, precise control of field operations can be the difference between achieving goals and losing competitiveness.
Below is a list of the softwares that can help you with your company’s field operations at all levels.
Pix4D is a must for all your photogrammetry and drone flight configuration needs.
With Pix4D, you are in complete control of all aspects of your project and have access to:
- Defining specific areas of interest
- Selecting processing options.
- Adding ground control points.
- Editing point clouds.
SimPRO Software: Project and inventory management
SimPRO is a powerful field service management software which was designed and created by trade contractors, for trade contractors.
If you’re struggling to come up with offers, manage multi-stage projects, manage inventory, connect the office to the field or any other area of your workflow, SimPRO provides a streamlined platform to meet all your most pressing needs while helping you increase your productivity and profits at the same time.
Coral Collect: Mobile data collection
Coral Collect is a solution for the collection and management of field data.
If you want to carry out inspections and readings or make checklists, this solution is ideal for you. In addition to being very easy to use, it allows you to automatically create databases and reports from data collected in the field.
In addition, all the information collected is georeferenced so that you can view it on an online map or other mapping software.
Coral Collect is without a doubt the best value for money in terms of solutions for data collection in the field. Coral Collect offers free plans and an unlimited number of users.
Slack: Communication first and foremost
Slack is one of the most widely used employee-to-employee communication platforms in companies today. You might think that only office workers use Slack, but it’s in fact an excellent tool for communication with field teams thanks to its linked mobile application.
In addition to being free, the application allows you to communicate with all the members of your organization and create specific channels for each team.
TOMTOM: Full control over your vehicle fleet
The TomTom software technology appears to be a very effective option for managing vehicle fleets in real time.
This solution has a simple and user-friendly interface with clear lines and no complexity. It instantly displays traffic information, providing more detailed visibility of the exact status and location of monitored vehicles.
With TomTom’s Dashboard function, it’s possible to:
- View the status of fleets
- Check the individual performance of each driver, as well as evaluate their equipment,
- Obtain a full overview of all fleet members and equipment at your fingertips.
- Get access to the most relevant information, so that the supervisor can detect (and even prevent) possible unforeseen events.
This means that users can make better strategic decisions relating to:
- Adjustment of variables.
- Choice or change of routes based on traffic conditions.
- Sending of new instructions to drivers.
- Warnings when too much fuel is being used, excessive acceleration is detected, or the brakes of a vehicle are performing poorly.
- The app is a flexible tool and has mobile versions for iOS and Android systems too.
We hope this list of softwares that can be used during field survey work was useful. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding the Coral Collect app.