How does equipment management software make a difference?
The new year is a time for both reflection and new beginnings: what did we do right this past year and what did we miss out on? Most importantly, were we happy and did we accomplish the goals that we set for ourselves? Our personal and professional goals are not always that different, what with the ultimate objectives of success and happiness. Therefore, when businesses set financial and productivity goals for the new year they should also consider planning for a happier work environment. The importance of keeping our employees happy is further illustrated by Dee Hock, the founder and CEO of VISA Inc.:
“An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.”
In a happy work environment, employees look forward to working and are subsequently more engaged, motivated and productive. Having an organized management process in place helps in creating such a stress-free and constructive work environment. Here is how an equipment management software allows professionals to smooth out their workflows and make equipment management easier in order to achieve a more favorable work environment. Continue reading
Why the Elves are Revolting in Favor of Asset Tracking Software
The holiday season is an exciting time of the year, packed with presents and merry get-togethers. However, things are not so merry at the North Pole where the Elves are overworked and stressed out. Turns out, the old method of using spreadsheets to track assets and equipment just isn’t working anymore. Equipment malfunctions, missing tools and asset scheduling clashes have drastically affected both the quality and quantity of production. The Elves are now looking towards asset tracking software to decrease costs and production delays and increase productivity. Here are some reasons why the Elves believe that the software will be the best productivity tool for them. Continue reading
Why use CMMS?
‘Should have checked that before,’ is a phrase that is commonly used in situations where we have to swallow the bitter pill of things not going as planned. Oversights don’t always lead to disasters in the traditional sense, but they can be lethal for SMEs. Construction delays, equipment downtimes, employee overtime, and substandard work are only a few of the dangerous outcomes of equipment oversight. Such outcomes are what escalate costs and damage reputations. Fortunately for construction companies, computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) is there to save the day. The software enables companies to plan equipment maintenance well in advance and avoid unexpected equipment breakdowns and related obstacles. Continue reading
Procurement Management is a vital part of all asset tracking software aiming to track the complete lifecycle of business assets. Every single event in the life of an asset – from acquisition to retirement – needs to be logged meticulously and in adequate detail. Only then can businesses generate in-depth data from reports, lower long-term costs, and streamline their processes.
Procurement Management is significant as it enables businesses to log what was purchased, keep track of all pricing negotiations, and manage vendors and suppliers all under one system. Continue reading