Mobile crew management system for distributing work order assignments to mobile field crew units

DC CAFC
  • US 6,633,900 B1
  • Filed: 04/26/2000
  • Issued: 10/14/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/08/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method for distributing work order assignment data to a field crew using a system having an enterprise computing system and at least one mobile field unit, comprising the following steps:

  • (A) updating a database on the enterprise computing system to indicate an assignment has been assigned to the field crew;

    (B) notifying the field crew of the assignment;

    (C) in response to the input of field crew login data, verifying field crew identity;

    (D) notifying the field crew of successful login;

    (E) retrieving and presenting a list of assignments to the field crew;

    (F) in response to field crew input selecting an assignment from the list of assignments, retrieving detailed assignment data for the selected assignment;

    (G) displaying the detailed assignment data to the field crew; and

    (H) in response to field crew input identifying an action was taken with regard to the assignment, updating the detailed assignment data.

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