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How to Choose a Service and Maintenance Application
If you’re not using a service and maintenance application, you may have reached the point where manual systems no longer support the pace of business. Where to

account maintenance  need to override an account segment? Do you track work in progress? Do you track billings and revenue separately? When or how do you recognize revenue and costs? Do you calculate burden and overhead allocations?   Information Gathering Do you need any specific information tracked in the system using custom fields? Do you need to keep notes and stamp them with the time they were written? Do you require a function that triggers you to follow up with a customer or job? Do your customers have multiple

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Since 2002, Bigfoot has helped more than 10,000 users worldwide improve facility and equipment maintenance operations with advanced computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) capabilities that include preventive maintenance (PM) and predictive maintenance, work order scheduling, maintenance requests, asset life cycle management, parts replacement inventory, and built-in reporting. Bigfoot CMMS pairs powerful functionality with a simple user interface designed specifically for maintenance professionals.

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