Now that many field-based construction and utilities workforces are getting back to work, they need to establish what elements from the ‘old normal’ they wish to retain and what elements are no longer needed or relevant. Some may think that it is only a matter of time before things get back to where they were before, the ‘old normal’, so to speak. What the virus has shown, is that companies with digitised field operations have performed best and are ideally positioned to move forward and gain market share. These are also the companies that have quality and security at their core, and that have eliminated data silos. These digitised field practices promote collaboration, flexibility and safety - now the most agile will survive and prosper. The old days are not coming back and all field operations companies must prepare for a new world. This, however, is not a destination – but more so, a journey.
Here are some thoughts from GeoPal Field Operations Customers: