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5 Simple Field Service Management Apps for Android

Do you run a business with workers out in the field? Then you’ll be delighted to hear that there are a whole bunch of field service management apps that are perfect for tracking your workers.

Knowing what field technicians are doing, why appointments or meetings weren’t done or why some take so long is a big part of managing a modern workforce and vitally important for companies in the service industry that rely on customer referrals and positive reviews to generate new business.

There are now lots of top field service management apps for Android that service and repair-based businesses can use to enhance the efficiency and reliability of their offsite workers. Although features and functionality differ between software, all good field service management apps offer mobile apps for field workers that managers can tap into on desktop to track locations, shorten billing cycles, reduce paperwork, and deliver a better service to customers. Most Android field service applications offer a lot more too, such as CRM features, invoicing and integration with accounting software.

Businesses that use Android field service management apps are able to achieve better on-time results, deliver a better service and get more word of mouth referrals and positive reviews from satisfied customers.

So we’ve chosen five of the best Android field service software apps to help you manage your workforce out in the field. All of them are free but require a subscription to the service in order to actually use them.

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I like to think of myself as a hard worker with a time-wasting problem. I don’t procrastinate. I just accidentally get caught up in tech articles, Instapaper and Twitter. I need all the help I can get to stay on track.

That’s one of the reasons I was interested when I heard about Mobile Worker, a time management app that was supposed to be perfect for freelancers and independent contractors. The app helps you stay organized and ensures efficiency. For me, I just needed a little extra kick in the pants to keep going. I downloaded the free version of the app to see if it would give me what I needed. Read on for my thoughts.

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Simple, Pretty Time Tracking In A Jiffy

Productivity is relative. There are a ton of definitions and as many opinions about what productivity is and how you measure it. Irrespective of what your version is though, one of the best ways to measure how well you are utilizing your time is to track it in the first place.

In spite of the ubiquity of the task of tracking and analyzing time, there aren’t too many tools to do so effectively, more so on the mobile platforms. Jiffy tries to solve that problem on Android with a beautiful and minimalistic interface that caught my eye the moment I saw the screenshots. Whether it did enough to adequately solve the problem for me, I had to find out for myself. (more…)

You know the old adage, “Time is Money”? These words couldn’t be more true for us freelancers who get paid based on the amount of time we spend on a project. Good time tracking and invoicing software is important; it needs to allow for client and project management and invoice generation, and it needs to be mobile. The Time Tracker for Harvest Android app aims to be your best friend when it comes to time tracking by doing just that.

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