Ever heard of predictive maintenance? Well, thanks to the Internet of Things, predictive maintenance is rapidly becoming a real and sustainable business. Imagine utilizing the IoT to help solve problems before they happen. The Internet of Things is enabling maintenance services operators to transform their business models by becoming enablers of 100% uptime, rather than break-fix repairmen.
The field service industry is huge, encompassing 20 million field technicians in vans spread across the world, maintaining everything from hospital equipment to office elevators, heavy manufacturing machines and wind farm turbines, and there are a lot of efficiencies which can be made.