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Build vs. Buy: Field Service Workforce Management Software

Over the past few years, field service has continued to change and evolve alongside consumers’ wants and needs. Technological advances have certainly contributed to much of the industry’s growth in recent years. As industries grow, more focus has shifted to excellent customer service, efficient scheduling tools and easy in-field payment options.  These things have become […]

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The Differences Between Residential and Commercial Solar

The solar industry has a bright future ahead, with a 42% annual growth rate over the past decade. As hardware costs decrease and demand rises, solar becomes a more promising energy source. In such a competitive industry, it’s essential to maximize your productivity and stay on top. If you’re considering offering commercial solar services, you’re already ahead of […]

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2021 & 2022 MINI-PSU Meetings [NEW DATES ADDED]

PSU is hitting the road! Come check out one of our MINI-PSU meetings for Dataforma’s latest updates and learn more about our exciting road map in these educational, one day events. To minimize travel, we have selected multiple regional locations across the country to host our customers in a smaller, more interactive environment. Find the […]

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Age Shift in the Solar Industry Workforce

As many Gen Xers head toward retirement and millennials begin to take their places in the workforce, demographics in the manufacturing and service industries are changing. The solar industry is seeing the brunt of these changes. Current statistics show that 47% of the workers in the solar industry are 20-30 years old, while 35% are 30-40 and […]

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Why Your Solar Management Software Must Be Integrated in 2021

In the solar industry, having technological solutions to manage key requirements is critical to keep operations moving and provide necessary services for customers. Whatever your needs, we can work with you to deliver innovative capabilities to meet them. At Dataforma, we’re continually evolving and developing our software solutions to offer advanced capabilities for our customers’ […]

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Impact of Soft Costs on Your Solar Business and How to Combat Them

For consumers, there are many benefits of going solar. This renewable energy lowers people’s electric bills, increases property value and reduces the strain on the electric grid. Many programs have made going solar more affordable for homeowners in recent years, but there’s a catch — while hardware costs have dropped, soft costs have remained steady or […]

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4 Ways Field Service Management Software Can Improve Your ROI

Is field service management software worth the investment? This technology offers your team of contractors and back-office staff a host of capabilities that increase efficiency and return on investment. Consider these four benefits of field service management software on your company’s ROI. 1. Improve Customer Service Retaining happy, paying clients starts with how your team […]

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Why Using Excel Isn’t Enough in Workforce Management

Optimizing your business performance is essential to managing a successful company. Effective workforce management (WFM) can increase your business’s productivity and foster an efficient work environment. While Microsoft Excel was a positive solution for WFM in the past, modern technology allows us to take it one step further for quicker, more accurate data and better […]

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4 Steps to a Successful Software Deployment in Your Field Service Business

The software deployment process is unique in the field service industry. Rapidly developing work schedules and hands-on employees require the leader to plan around both personalities and technical needs.  Want to learn how to guide your organization through software deployment? With experience with more than 10,000 users, customer relationship management (CRM) software developer Dataforma has […]

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