6 Ways Data Collection Tools Can Help Improve Workplace Safety

Takeaway:  Data collection tools will help you to better organize what seems like endless paperwork. Between training, audits, and preventing incidents, it is easy to become overwhelmed with safety-related data. By inputting everything into a system, you not only will save time and energy, but you will be able to get a better picture of safety in your workplace.   …

What Constitutes High Quality Data and How Does It Improve Business?

The advent of digital technology has changed the way certain terms are used. This includes “High Quality Data,” which has been especially prevalent in recent years. Despite its frequent use, there’s a lot of misinformation about data. Terms like “data,” “information,” and “knowledge” are often used interchangeably so many people don’t realize they have different meanings. Data refers only to numbers, …

What is Mobile Data Collection? Is it Important for your Business?

When we think of data collection, often the first things that come to our minds are the NSA or surveys. The reason that data is used in these examples, however, is the same reason that businesses record data, and that is to extract information in order to achieve a greater goal. Information and data are two different things, although they …

Using Mobile Data Collection to Manage Contractors

Managing Third Party Contractors While prime contractors understand that proper third party contractor management leads to an increase in the value of the services received, most companies do not broadly manage their sub-contractors’ performances due to the labour and resources it would seemingly involve. Across a large project, this lost value can work out to a few percentage points of …

Mobile Data Collection for Condition-Based Asset Maintenance

According to a 2014 global survey conducted by PWC, senior executive respondents believe that asset performance management has the highest scope for improvement within the Power and Utilities sector. Improving asset management can not only reduce costs and improve profitability but is also an important component of safety, productivity, and risk management. Improving asset management within the utilities is a …

How Mobile Data Collection Can Predict Scheduled Maintenance

One of our favourite features in our data collection and asset tracking solution is the Next-Service-Due Report. This little beauty provides true visibility and transparency into the status of individual pieces of equipment and asset life cycles. Understanding the Maintenance History of an Asset Once an asset has been tagged with a uniquely identifying QR tag, all the information pertaining …

The Importance of Data Collection for Your Business

Make Better Business Decisions According to a Helical IT survey, if a decision is made relying on data rather than pure intuition, the chances of succeeding are 79% higher. By implementing a centralized data collection process, an organization is able to make data-driven decisions. Once a system is in place, the quality and quantity of data that a business collects …