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EAM versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company
This article looks at where computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) end and enterprise asset management (EAM) takes over, focusing on features and

catering layouts  single central database, thereby catering better to entire enterprises, rather than departmental or individual plant needs. To that end, both IFS and Intentia's EAM offerings can schedule preventive maintenance and manage these activities as well as unplanned maintenance. However, these products seamlessly extract and update data from Microsoft Project workplans, a popular project management tool. Additionally, Intentia's EAM is integrated with Movex Advanced Production Planner ( APP ), its production

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EAM Versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part One


As companies continue to look for more areas from which to squeeze out revenues and reduce expenses, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) software continue to receive good press as the systems providing an answer--and with justification. But what software makes the most sense for your company and from which providers--EAM/CMMS best-of-breed incumbents or enterprise resource planning (ERP) "newcomers?" Read on to understand the key differentiators.

catering layouts  single central database, thereby catering better to entire enterprises, rather than departmental or individual plant needs. To that end, both IFS and Intentia's EAM offerings can schedule preventive maintenance and manage these activities as well as unplanned maintenance. However, these products seamlessly extract and update data from Microsoft Project workplans, a popular project management tool. Additionally, Intentia's EAM is integrated with Movex Advanced Production Planner ( APP ), its production Read More

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catering layouts  providing well-attuned pricing, and catering to the evolving scalability and migration needs of customers through products of upward compatibility are necessary tenets for success in the SME market segment. SME customers continue to increasingly realize the importance of seamless integration between front-office and back-office applications, and to consequently look for one strategic vendor (i.e., one throat to choke ) to fulfill and be solely accountable for the vast majority of their business Read More

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