A new white paper from the analyst team at Light Reading has drawn a comparison between Field Engineer’s approaching Network Maintenance, and the burgeoning shared or gig economy.
The team has highlighted the way that some of the most popular shared economy platforms serve to be a bridge between the supply and demand side of a particular marketplace. These app-based platforms successfully match people looking for a service with multiple potential suppliers of that service. The apps do more than provide the names – they are full of the required relevant detail as well as reviews posted by previous buyers of the service.
In fact, the most rewarding of these shared economy apps remove any need for a ‘buyer beware’ style warning. The app makes it obvious what the service will be, how much it cost, who will deliver it, their qualifications to provide it and their track record of having done so successfully.