Digitalization improves productivity!

digitalization, productivity, profits, services, technology

The Harvard Business Review recently published an interesting pulse survey on how technology has affected productivity and collaboration in companies. The paper is called “The Connected Workforce”. The study was conducted with 241 respondents consisting of Executives, IT staff, Sales and Business Development personnel at companies employing a minimum of 500 people.The high-level conclusion of the survey was that 90% of the respondents stated that computing systems and technology has led to productivity improvements in their companies. In addition…

A study concludes – Manual labour still beating cleaning robots

automation, Cleaning Technology, Efficency, Manual Labour, robotics

A very interesting field study was conducted in Finland when manual labour was compared with cleaning robotics. The conclusion was that, at least for now, robots are still too slow to replace the cleaner in work. Three public cleaning organizations in Finland conducted a common field study with cleaning robots. It was stated that a professional cleaner makes cleaning of floor 20 times faster than the cleaning robot.The test was made to find out if some of the manual…

Technology Trends in Cleaning Industry

application, automation, digitalisation, integration, payroll, quality, robotics, smart devices, smart phone, tablet

Digitalisation will eventually affect all the actors in cleaning industry. There is a need for that. People and companies buying cleaning services ask constantly for lower priced services but still the demand is for first class quality. Many would say, impossible equation!  When this is true, and for some part a current scenario, companies needs to be more effective on their operations. A change in the industry is inevitable. However, with a positive attitude towards the change, companies can…

Electronic, real time, work time tracking – how to utilize it?

benchmarking, integration, payroll, time tracking, work management

Building service contractors have almost all the staff working at remote sites. The people could be, on a daily basis, moving around between different locations. That will challenge the work planning and managing the work which is very much time consuming. Companies could have hundred or even thousands of mobile workers working remotely changing between locations. There is a potential threat for ineffectiveness and non-profitable operations. With real time time tracking and work management solutions the above mentioned challenges…