Category Archives: Data Management

Helping Installers Work Easier – Lowe’s IMS Portal

Cilio CiO is proud to announce a host of new functionality that is available to create a smoother and more efficient experience when working between Lowe’s IMS portal and our CiO application! Here’s the latest: Lowe’s New API portal: CiO is fully integrated with Lowe’s newest API platform after participating in the test pilot during […]

Top challenges for managing installation crews – and how to solve them

When it comes to your installation crew, what do you think are your biggest inefficiencies?  When we talk to installation company managers, we hear them complain about: Paperwork, paperwork, paperwork. Work orders, change orders, completion orders, measurements, photos, schedules. From the office manager to the installer, everyone is bogged down printing out, filling out, and […]

The Lowe’s IMS portal: is it everything an installer needs to run their business?

  As Lowe’s rolls out exciting new digital capabilities with its IMS portal, installers are asking questions like: Why would I need other field service software in addition to the portal? Isn’t IMS supposed to give me all the automation I need? IMS provides great new functionality that allows installers and Lowe’s to share job […]

Don’t Let Your Office Challenges Turn Into Office Fires

Fire.  It’s one the our most basic necessities for survival. You use it to heat your home/office, cook your food and it may even be generating the electricity you are using to view this post.  Fires have their place in your life, but they shouldn’t be suffocating your business. Now I’m not talking about actual […]

Ask The Right Data Management Questions

Have you ever purchased scheduling and or data management software to solve a business problem only to discover shortly afterwards you need to configure the “extras” yourself which costs more money or even worse yet, the solution doesn’t account for some of the other uses you thought of after paying for it? Problem happens more […]