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Deploying asset management software in mid sized facilities


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  • 1. Ed Powerful Visibility. Superior Decisions. Deploying Asset Management in Mid-Sized Facilities
  • 2. Today’s Discussion1. What is EAM, and what does it do?2. Deploying EAM: The 5 Critical Success Factors3. Case Studies / Success Stores4. Review & Questions
  • 3. EAM:What Is It?“The whole life optimal management of the physical assets of an organization to maximize their value.”
  • 4. EAM Software Basics:What It Does• Asset Tracking• Work Order Management• Preventive Maintenance• Reporting & Analysis• Cost of Ownership
  • 5. Isn’t everyone doing this ?• Large company EAM systems don’t meet mid-size requirements• Low-cost CMMS’s don’t have needed functionality
  • 6. Mid-Market Defined• Size and budget factors, of course, but…..• Solutions are often being driven by folks in operations
  • 7. Why It Makes Sense• Worldwide/Offshore Competition• Margin Compression• Budget Cuts• Government Regulation
  • 8. Today, Even Smaller Enterprises Cannot Have Island Solutions• Parts & Inventory Management• Asset Management• Work-Order Management• Haz. Mat Tracking & Disposal• Mobile technology• Interoperability?
  • 9. 5 Critical Success Factors• Interoperability• Ease of Use• Flexibility• Safety & Environmental Compliance• Cost & Implementation
  • 10. Success Factor #1Interoperability• Integrate with ERP/Financials for seamless data transfer• Interconnect with factory/plant production and/or HMI for real-time costs, conditions, scheduling• Simple, easy access, via multiple platforms• Web-enabled architecture (XML)
  • 11. Success Factor #2Ease of Use• Short learning curve• User-friendly graphic interface• User-defined functionality/data access• User-selectable information display• Mobile device accessibility
  • 12. Success Factor #3Flexibility• Flexible asset attributes & data capture• Customizable work order & data history• Configurable asset lifetime efficiency• Information presentation in formats that support operations
  • 13. Success Factor #4Safety & Environmental Compliance• Cradle-to-grave hazmat tracking & disposal• Safety-related maintenance work orders
  • 14. Success Factor #5 Cost & Implementation• IT Infrastructure impact• Start-up and implementation time/expense• Total project cost• Faster Deployment = Higher ROI• Ease of use = use = Higher ROI
  • 15. Case Study:Savage Arms• Small arms manufacturer• 40% drop in consumables• Dramatic tool crib efficiency• Inventory cut 23%• MRO expense reduced 20%
  • 16. Case Study:City of Bellingham• Water Treatment Facility• Looking for more complete solution• Customized Asset Management to fit unique needs• Low implementation costs
  • 17. It’s All About a Focused Solution• From an operations/plant perspective• Contributes to LEAN initiatives• Scalable• Reporting and visibility w/o a PhD.
  • 18. Summary• Pick a EAM/CMMS built for mid-sized companies• 5 key factors for successful EAM deployment• Great opportunity for productivity improvement & expense reduction
  • 19. Questions?