Mobility is an essential component of project management

Although consumers can stream movies, play games, and pay their bills on their smartphones, project managers and field technicians still spend time printing forms, affixing them to clipboards, and manually entering data at the end of long days. Operating like that creates a lot of extra work and untrustworthy data, reduces productivity, and hurts collaboration. Sitetracker is investing in the success of project management in the field. At Sitetracker we are constantly updating and improving our platform, which includes Sitetracker Mobile, based on industry needs. The Sitetracker Mobile app is …

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In the field: photographs of telecom, utilities, smart cities, and alternative energy

Sitetracker recently held a photography contest asking project managers in the telecommunications, utilities, smart cities, and alternative energy industries to capture their respective projects in the field. The results were astounding and shed light on what it means to be a project manager or field technician. Winners spanned all four verticals, and more, taking daring selfies at pole tops and getting up close with barbed wire for the perfect shot. Sitetracker photo contest winners Judges’ Choice Grand Prize Matthew Harang Toast of Telecom Thomas Lease Nicole Gillam Utilities Unicorn Cimarron …

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CIO Review awards Sitetracker top prize in utility technology

  After DistribuTECH 2018 — the largest and most well-respected utility-focused event in the United States — the CIO Review embarked on a mission to identify the most innovative technology platforms for the utility industry. Following months of research and analysis, Sitetracker has been named the Best Utility Project & Asset Management Platform. The full-lifecycle platform, with functionality designed to support asset and project managers along with field technicians and remote workers alike, is poised to deliver on its mission to help their customers build the future faster.     …

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3 Steps to Maximizing Your Operational Efficiency

[PART I]   It’s not news to anyone that streamlined workflows or processes generally result in tremendous savings in both time and cost. Indeed, it would be surprising if every business leader did not have several ongoing initiatives designed to optimize their overall effectiveness. After all, small improvements in productivity can be a key differentiator between yourself and your closest competitors or hitting board and investor targets. This is especially true for capital-intensive industries (telecom, utilities, etc.) where these efficiencies are even more pronounced due to their business models.   …

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6 Questions for Data Led Project Managers

Project Managers: Ask yourself these 6 data-related questions – NOW!   Picture this: it’s a beautiful summer’s day and you’re cruisin’ down the highway at 80 mph. You’re playing your favorite tunes and you haven’t got a care in the world. The rubber is on the road and the wind is in your hair – you’re loving life. Now imagine trying to do the same drive and only being able to use your rearview mirror. How long do you think you will last before you crash? If you drive anything …

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SDR field report: smart meters in San Antonio

As a sales development representative, you rarely get the opportunity to step away from the office. This past week was an awesome opportunity for me to get out and join a few members of our executive staff and sales team at one of the largest utility conferences in the world, DistribuTECH. Our primary goal was to meet with potential customers as well as to make Sitetracker a household name in the utility industry. I had no idea what to expect. Nonetheless, I could tell you that after just a few …

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