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Requirements Definition For Package Implementations
How do you go about defining the requirements of large package systems, particularly those with the all-encompassing scope of ERP, EAM, and CRM software, and

eam definition  for the entire project team to see the final version of all of the process flows. This could mark the start of breaking down of the barriers that may exist between departments and eliminate the tunnel vision that may have infected the organization. If not eliminated, these obstructions will become more contentious in an integrated ERP or CRM environments. To Be Phase In the To Be phase, you get a chance to play king or queen for the day. As if you owned the company, you can legitimately ask, How should

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CMMS – EAM

Enterpise asset management (EAM) solutions support maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. EAM typically includes computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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Software Usability Challenge for Electric Power Industry


Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) usability is a challenge for the electric energy industry according to a study conducted for IFS North America. This paper outlines study results of 100 electric energy industry executives and offers advice for selecting ERP and EAM for maximum usability. ERP and EAM with enhanced usability increases productivity and system usage, maximizing value realized.

eam definition  for selecting ERP and EAM for maximum usability. ERP and EAM with enhanced usability increases productivity and system usage, maximizing value realized. Read More

What Keeps EAM/CMMS Away From PLM?


Today, many assets are designed and manufactured with the help of product lifecycle management (PLM) tools and systems, which contain highly valuable product definition information for enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) operations. That being said, if there is a way to tie the two systems (EAM and PLM) together, the result will be beneficial

eam definition  PLM system on the EAM side. More precisely, a product data management (PDM) system will suffice for the requirements of better managing product/asset definition information, since EAM will be able to manage the rest. Disregarding the cost of embracing another system, this solution has another difficulty—the intellectual property (IP) issue. As an asset owner, even if you have an in-house PDM system, how likely is it that your equipment providers will share their detailed design information so you can Read More

10 Pitfalls to Avoid when Selecting a CMMS/EAM


As you look for ways to get the most out of your existing operating assets, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solutions are key. However, when it comes to researching, selecting, and implementing the right EAM/CMMS software, you need to avoid several mistakes. Discover 10 common errors you should avoid if you’re looking for a new or replacement EAM or CMMS solution.

eam definition  Selecting a CMMS/EAM Infor EAM (Enterprise Asset Management) enables manufacturers, distributors, and services organizations to save time and money by optimizing maintenance resources, improving equipment and staff productivity, increasing inventory efficiency, and strengthening their ability to collect on warranty-related claims. Source : Infor Resources Related to Ten Pitfalls to Avoid When Selecting a CMMS/EAM : Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) (Wikipedia) Enterprise asset Read More

Who Needs Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Anyway?


What is EAM? As the acronym implies, EAM is used to manage assets in a company, which can be a module in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution or a standalone product. EAM is also known as computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), or computerized maintenance management information system (CIMMS), and it is a software package used to plan, control, and monitor assets from

eam definition  or a standalone product. EAM is also known as computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), or computerized maintenance management information system (CIMMS), and it is a software package used to plan, control, and monitor assets from acquisition to obsolescence. Who Needs EAM? In order to understand who needs this type of system, the definition of  “asset” is required. According to businessdictionary.com , an “asset” is defined as “something valuable that an entity owns, benefits from, Read More

Captured by Data


The benefits case for enterprise asset management (EAM) has been used to justify huge sums in EAM investment. But to understand this reasoning, it is necessary to explore how asset data can be used to further the aims of maintenance.

eam definition  also placed the modern EAM system at the centre of corporations that are driving to improve asset performance. On the surface it appears to be a logical approach for problems relating to asset performance, and using this approach companies do, of course, achieve results. The implementation of these products, when bought for these reasons, often focuses on optimizing processes to capture the dynamic data on asset failures, which is then used throughout the system. Maintain, repair, and overhaul Read More

Infor EAM—Asset Management in the 21st Century


Infor EAM v11 brings many improvements to the venerable product, including a re-engineered user experience developed in HTML5. TEC's Ted Rohm had a demo of the product and reveals all that's new with the latest version of Infor EAM.

eam definition  marketplace. Infor places the EAM product as a pillar of its enterprise software product offerings such as ERP and CRM, and today more than 10,000 organizations worldwide use Infor EAM to better manage, maintain, and track assets. Infor EAM is a complete product offering that manages all asset management challenges—not just the management of assets, but also asset strategies, sustainability, and the business processes needed to support these challenges (Figure 1). The expanding EAM ecosystem, including Read More

IFS Applications (version 8.0) for CMMS/EAM Certification Report


IFS Applications (v. 8.0) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of computerized maintenance management systems/enterprise asset management (CMMS/EAM) in the Asset Management Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

eam definition  Applications (version 8.0) for CMMS/EAM Certification Report IFS Applications (v. 8.0) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of computerized maintenance management systems/enterprise asset management (CMMS/EAM) in the Asset Management Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-de Read More

Infor EAM Solution Rated on Over 3,000 Criteria for CMMS/EAM [Infographic]


This infographic shows how Infor EAM rates against other computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)/enterprise asset management (EAM) solutions.

eam definition  EAM Solution Rated on Over 3,000 Criteria for CMMS/EAM [Infographic] Infor EAM is on top of key technology trends and delivers a thoroughly modern user experience. Check out this snapshot of how Infor EAM rates against other computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)/enterprise asset management (EAM) solutions. A full product review report is also now available. Read More

MicroMain Corporation


MicroMain Corporation provides software and services for computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)/enterprise asset management (EAM), facility management, and capital planning to organizations worldwide. Since 1991, MicroMain has been providing software and services to customers in industries such as manufacturing, health care, property management, hospitality, and the public sector.

eam definition  systems (CMMS)/enterprise asset management (EAM), facility management, and capital planning to organizations worldwide. Since 1991, MicroMain has been providing software and services to customers in industries such as manufacturing, health care, property management, hospitality, and the public sector. Read More

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EAM versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part Four: IFS and Intentia Responses


The primary benefit of enterprise asset management (EAM) is the reliability-centered maintenance. Let’s face it: any process that can help you improve what you are doing now and enables you to do it better in the future is the best thing since "sliced bread". Providing data to feed back into a process can only increase operational revenues and decrease maintenance expenses. Nonetheless, beware of EAM vendors explaining the ease with which these interfaces can be constructed and modified in the future based on new software releases.

eam definition  internally developed ERP and EAM modules. On the other hand, some best-of-breed CMMS/EAM vendors may provide applications program interfaces (API) between their products and selected, usual-suspect ERP suites. Nonetheless, these are subject to true strategic intentions and cooperation between these disparate ERP and CMMS/EAM solution providers. This is Part Four of a four-part note. Part One defined EAM and CMMS. Part Two discussed integration concerns. Part Three began the analysis of two major vendors. Read More

Asset Data for Accurate Lifecycle Management


Among the areas where modern enterprise asset management (EAM) systems provide substantial benefits is the driving out of inefficiencies in business processes. This is why the development of effective maintenance policies is generally the foremost consideration for modern asset managers.

eam definition  Prior to installing the EAM system, they were working with job cards in separate systems; once the EAM went live, these were collated and assigned to all similar assets regardless of operational context. This is where RCM-style methodologies contribute to the modern EAM or computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) system. By providing the content that the system needs to manage, they are ensuring that the right job is being executed in the right way. This is common sense, and practitioners of Read More

A Definition of Data Warehousing


There is a great deal of confusion over the meaning of data warehousing. Simply defined, a data warehouse is a place for data, whereas data warehousing describes the process of defining, populating, and using a data warehouse. Creating, populating, and querying a data warehouse typically carries an extremely high price tag, but the return on investment can be substantial. Over 95% of the Fortune 1000 have a data warehouse initiative underway in some form.

eam definition  Definition of Data Warehousing Biographical Information Bill Inmon Bill Inmon is universally recognized as the father of the data warehouse. He has over 26 years of database technology management experience and data warehouse design expertise, and has published 36 books and more than 350 articles in major computer journals. His books have been translated into nine languages. He is known globally for his seminars on developing data warehouses and has been a keynote speaker for every major computing Read More