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  • Graham Sawell
    Check out the new forms functionality - It's great11100%
    Topic posted April 26, 2019 by Graham SawellBlue Ribbon: 750+ Points, tagged API / Integration, Configuration, Mobility / Mobile Apps in Field Service Forum > Field Service public
    Title:
    Check out the new forms functionality - It's great
    Summary:
    Quick overview of some of the things I've been playing with. Would be great to see what others have done!
    Content:

    If you haven't got stuck into the functionality of the new form logic that came with 19A yet, it's well worth it!

    Just finished up a small development for a client where I wanted to back out my custom plugin development and make full use of it, and it's worked flawlessly. The technicians are now able to draw, sketch, comment and generally enhance the data volume and quality of site data they capture without hardware or connectivity limitations.

    I re-purposed the signature capture as a 'sketch' pad for back-of-the-cigarette-packet drawing, and I love the new draw on photo feature, modelled by Toy Story 4 and my awe-struck daughter! With a small ICS integration, I was able to poll the subscription and move the valuable data into OSvC for > 90 day retention, and with a DBaaS replication to OAC we can even do sentiment and clustering analysis on the measurable data captured. Oracle Cloud has never felt more connected.

    Hopefully, we'll get some feature detection ML in OAC in the future and then who knows what we could do with all of those images!

    Attached some shots of it in action

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  • Graham Sawell
    OFSC Open Source Developments - Data Loader100%
    Topic posted May 4, 2019 by Graham SawellBlue Ribbon: 750+ Points, tagged API / Integration, Capacity / Quota, Collaboration, Configuration, Dashboard / Reporting, Dispatch Functionally, Inventory / Parts, Learning / Statistics, Mapping, Mobility / Mobile Apps, Resource Management, Routing / Optimization in Field Service Forum > Field Service public
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    OFSC Open Source Developments - Data Loader
    Content:

    Hello OFSC community. A few have asked me about using the data migration and management tool I built for OFSC. Apologies if I didn't respond, I have just been very busy. I'd like to open source the project, that way we have the best chance of keeping up with the rapid pace of development, and it starts to build a free and healthy open source culture in the community.

    I have some other projects I'd like to open source, including a collaboration event triggering system for the new 19B patch, which I'm very excited about.

    I'm keen to learn if there are others in the community who invest any of their time in an open source group. It would also be good to connect with users, both those who have some spare time to help test, document, and who would like a voice in driving an open source roadmap supplementing OFSC's fantastic capabilities.

    I put a lot of thought into making the data loader as dynamic as possible, which means that it has features like synchronisation with the metadata API, so the moment you add a new field in OFSC, it is available in the tool. I'm working on tools to batch load testing/dummy data for easy routing trials!

    I have a couple of points to iron out on deployment and security with the help of the OFSC team, so if anyone would like to get early access then please get in touch.

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  • Graham Sawell
    OFSC LinkedIn Group1100%
    Topic posted July 12, 2018 by Graham SawellBlue Ribbon: 750+ Points in Field Service Forum > Field Service public
    Title:
    OFSC LinkedIn Group
    Content:

    Hi all,

    I've set up a LinkedIn group for those of us interested in networking and connecting with other OFSC users/experts. https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13610209

    We often have clients who are in need of contractor support or are looking to recruit on a permanent basis, or even are just looking for some user sentiment/advice, but the talent bank for OFSC is very sparse compared to the rest of the CX portfolio. I have trained hundreds of consultants on OFSC implementation over the years but unfortunately I don't have everyone's contact details, so if I trained you then hello again, and if not I look forward to meeting you smiley

    Please feel free to join and invite those you know who experienced or new to OFSC so we can make the most of the community.