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KPI for Work Order Summary by Department

Work order summary by department is ​a new KPI available in Calem Enterprise R10f. It includes the following metrics: Open WO for 10+ days Open WO count Completed WO count % Completed PM WO count Average time in hours per completed WO Here is a screenshot of the KPI. You can change the month and number of days open for the KPI.
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Sending Parts for Offsite Repair

In the coming release of R10f, you can track parts sent for outside repair from a work order. The outside repair tracking supports the following use cases: ​Track assets sent for outside repair. Track parts sent for outside repair. For parts tracking you specify a part number, optionally a serial number for the part, a vend...
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Attaching Multiple Files

Multiple files can be attached in the coming release R10f at once. Here is one use case: ​A user created a service request. In the attachment list, click "+" to add attachments. One can drag and drop multiple files to attach to the newly created service request.  One can also select multiple files though file selection. This feature is en...
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Dashboard without Flash Player

The dashboard graphs are rendered with Adobe Flash by default. In the coming release of R10f, the dashboard can be rendered without the Flash player. To switch from the default Flash, see the Admin Guide for more information. There are are advantages to render graphs with the Flash player. The rendering quality is good and it supports the most...
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CalemEAM Inc. named to CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising Enterprise Asset Management Solution Providers 2016

FREMONT, CA—Aug 23rd— CalemEAM, Inc. has been included in the list of 20 Most Promising Enterprise Asset Management Solution Providers 2016 by CIOReview. "It's a great honor to announce CalemEAM, Inc. as one among the 20 Most Promising Enterprise Asset Management Solution Providers 2016," said Jeevan George, Managing Editor of CIOReview. "CalemEAM,...
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Lock-out and Tag-out

​ There are a few ways to perform lock-out/tag-out in Calem Enterprise: Option 1: use "Safety measure" or "Step" in work order or PM Plan to define the lock-out/tag-out processes. Option 2: use a special permit with type being "Lock-out/Tag-out". Define processes for electrical, mechanical and fluid. Calem Enterprise also provides an online form fo...
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PM Safety and Step Repositories

PM Safety and Step repositories are seeded safety measures and step instructions that you can use when creating PM Plans. Menu path: PM module | Codes | Safety Repository, and Step Repository Add safety measures and steps to their repositories so they can be used in PM Plan creation. An item in the repository can be deleted if they are not used in ...
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Open Work Order Alerts

This feature allows one to define alert emails for open work orders based on their priority and open days. It also allows administrators to configure site-specific alerts and default alerts for the system. Menu path: Admin module | Data Design | Open WO Alert You can define multiple alerts for a work order priority. For instance, here's an exa...
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PM Cloning

​PM Cloning is a feature that allows one to add PMs for other assets or locations. Here is one scenario that you can use the PM Cloning to speed up your PM build out: ​Define a PM Plan for a group of assets. For instance, you define a PM Plan for three-month maintenance for a group of grinder machines. The PM Plan includes labor, material, safety m...
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Asset Relationship Diagram

Asset is a general term used in Calem Enterprise. It includes both EAM assets for maintenance and configuration items that are not related to maintenance. The assets in Calem Enterprise can be used as a configuration management database (CMDB). Asset relationship represents the dependencies between assets. It can be used for impact analysis wh...
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Work Order Acceptance

Work order acceptance can be performed by work order accepters who are customers of maintenance operations. Accepters are defined by site.  Menu path: Organization module | ACL Profiles | WO Accepter; or from EAM or Customer's site screens. An accepter can add the following info when accepting a WO:  Comments about the acceptance Wor...
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Turning off Email Notification for WO Planners

Work order planners are configured by sites. They receive some work order email notifications per site.  There are cases that a user needs to be of WO Planner role for operating weekly schedules or dispatch boards by teams, but does not need to get all the emails for the planners (for given sites). There is a new flag ...
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Launch Server Processes from Client

Server processes in Calem Enterprise are typically executed in the server as scheduled jobs. This feature allows users to launch he server processes after changes made to PMs or user schedules so that the work orders or user schedules can be generated and viewed right away (without waiting to see the results the following day).&...
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Work Order Duplicate Detection

​Duplicate work orders require resources to view and filter out. It is more efficient to avoid duplicate work orders. Calem Enterprise provides the following processes to reduce duplicate work orders: ​Work order generation from PM. The generation process uses PM and its due date to determine duplication and will skip work order generation for a PM...
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Calem Enterprise R10d Release

We have just made available the R10d release today. R10d includes interesting enhancements based on customer feedbacks and bug fixes. Here are the highlights of the release.  Work Order duplicate check in WO creation. This feature prompts you about potential duplicate work orders and allows you to continue or cancel out the work orde...
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Work Order Step Enforcement by Status

Work order steps can be enforced by statuses. For instance, step 10 to 20 must be completed before a work order can be set to "In Process" status. The enforcement can be configured for PM and corrective work orders and by sites. Here are the steps to set up: Build out step enforcement by statuses. Menu path: Admin module | Data design | WO Sta...
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Custom Dropdown Set

This feature is designed to show different dropdowns for different sites. Here is a use case: In a multi-site deployment one site does not use work order "Detective" and "Calibration" categories while "Detective" and "Calibration" are used by other sites. Here are the steps to achieve site specific dropdowns: Define custom dropdown sets to for excl...
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Asset Custom Fields in Work Order Generation from PM

A preventive maintenance (PM) object is a preventive job to be performed regularly by schedules. A feature has been added in Calem Release R9.0h to copy custom fields of PMs to work orders when the PMs are generated into work orders. This feature is extended to copy custom fields from the asset of the a PM to the work ...
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Two New KPIs in KPI-10

​Two new KPIs have been added to KPI-10 (the key performance indicators in "KPI-10" tab of Calem Enterprise Dashboard). WO Open for 10+ days: work orders that have been open for 10 or more days. Open WO Count: total work orders that are open. You can change the number of days that work orders are open by "Set Days" menu.​ You can switch to lis...
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Iterative Implementation of Calem Enterprise


Iterative implementation means to implement Calem Enterprise with small, repeatable steps. Each iteration implements one one or more functions for a selective data set. It enables you to have an operational EAM/CMMS solution from the get-go, then extend it incrementally.  The Iterative Implementation was presented at WAI OPERATIONS SUMMIT &...
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