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Debunking Common Misconceptions Around Field Service Management Software

Field Service Management (FSM) software is a familiar friend for many service-based businesses in the UK and around the world. However, for some businesses, very little is known about these transformational tools. In this article, we’ll debunk some of the most common misconceptions around FSM software and try to help eliminate your fear of changing the way you operate. 


Misconception 1: “FSM software is too expensive”

Of course, whether a purchase is too expensive is relative to your circumstance. Nevertheless, we understand that when utilised to its full potential, FSM software offers exceptional value for money and can in fact reduce your overall costs as a business.  

We have seen the value that FSM software brings for our customers time and time again. The efficiencies and consistency that tools like Husky offer enables customers to see their investment pay itself back in no time. 


Misconception 2: “It’s complicated and too difficult to use”

What’s easier, walking 3 miles or driving 3 miles? Well, it would depend on who you ask, right? Obviously, someone who has never driven a car may find it easier to walk 3 miles. But it would take them much longer than someone who can drive.  

The same principle applies to any software. Once you understand how to use it, you will never look back – and in the technology-driven world we live in today, being unable to use software will undoubtedly result in your business being left in the dust behind your competitors. 

With that being said, using FSM software isn’t rocket science. Yes, it may take a short period of time to adjust, but you will certainly reap the benefits in the long-run. With the right support and guidance from our team, there should be nothing standing in your way of becoming software-savvy. 


Misconception 3: “I don’t need FSM software”

If you’re set on this opinion, you’re entitled to it.  

Not all field service businesses have FSM software, and they still manage to get by. If your goal is to simply survive, then FSM software might not be the software for you. On the other hand, if your company is striving for growth, FSM software like Husky is an important tool to have. If nothing else, it helps your company keep up with the growing demands of the market in this technology-oriented future that we’re travelling towards. The choice is yours. 


Final Thoughts

Thank you for taking the time to read our article. We hope we have debunked some of the misconceptions you had around FSM software. If you have any questions regarding any of the topics discussed in this article, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. A member of our expert team will always be happy to help. 

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