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Asset Structure Template

​ Asset Structure Component Template (ASC) was introduced in Calem Enterprise to help customers with the setup of assets with child assets and meters where child assets have meters and are maintained by their own schedules. Here is one business case: A ship has three main engines (port, center and starboard) and two auxiliary engines (port and star...
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Report Print/Export not Working

​I have seen support cases of Calem Enterprise reports not working at all. The root cause is often the browser's popup blocker that prevents a new browser tab to print or export Calem Enterprise reports. Here is an example when exporting "Open WO" reports from Chrome: ​Go to open work order reports: Work Order module | Reports | Open WO "...
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Work Order Status Control

​Work order status control can be useful when managing users of different roles. For instance, supervisor would like to review work order statuses before they can be closed. Here is a typical workflow: Work order planners schedule work orders and make them ready to be executed. Maintenance staff take work orders and complete them. Supervisors ...
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Access Control by Location

​Calem Enterprise allows one to restrict asset access by locations. Here is a business case: Specialized assets are deployed in various areas of a facility. The areas are managed by groups of maintenance staff. Each maintenance group should only access assets for their areas. Each area is mapped to a location in Calem To implement locatio...
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Work Order Summary Dashboard

New WO summary counts have been added to the "Summary" and "My summary" pages in the dashboard modules. One can click a dashboard row to drill down to work orders.   The summary is based on the sites accessible to the login user: WOs to be approved WOs to be planned WOs to execute WOs to be accepted WOs to be printed  My summary is ...
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A Note of Work Order Life-Cycles in Calem

WO life-cycle can be viewed from different detail levels. State, Stage and Status Status is at the most detail level and drives both states and stages. WO State is at the highest level. It indicates if a work order is not done (Open state), done (Closed state), or done but made workable again (Reopen). ​ WO Stage is at the middle level. It enables ...
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Query of Asset Item from Assets

Note: "Asset Group" is renamed to "Asset Item" from Calem Release R11d.  ​ The background: Assets are linked to inventory items via its "Asset group" which is also an inventory item. Query of asset group fields from asset forms are not available out of the box. Query of custom fields added in asset groups are not available out of the box. The ...
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Work Orders to Print

There are use cases where work orders are printed out and handed over to teams. The "WO to Print" list can simplify the print process. The new list form is  in menu path: "WO module | Open | WO to Print". Planners and supervisors can open the list form and print work orders as they are ready to be worked on. Work orders go through a life-...
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Work Order Cost Centers

Work orders can be created for assets or locations. Calem uses the following logic to find the cost center when a work order is created: If cost center is set by users in the work order the steps below are skipped. It is done. If a work order is created for an asset, the asset's  cost center is used if available. Otherwise, the cost ...
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Asset Relation

​ Asset is a general term used in asset module. It includes both EAM assets for maintenance and configuration items that might not be related to maintenance. Asset relation represents the dependencies between assets. It can be used for impact analysis when changes and maintenance are performed. Here are the steps to manage asset rela...
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Restore from Recycle-Bin

Restoring deleted data from recycle-bin will be available in Calem Enterprise R10b release in April 2016. When data is deleted from Calem user interfaces, it is moved to the recycle-bin and removed from the original data tables. Administrators can restore deleted data from the following menu path: Admin module | Open | Recycle-bin Multiple rows can...
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How to Add Pictures in Calem Touch App?

Calem Touch is the client implementation of Calem Enterprise for mobile users. Calem Touch can be used as device app or accessed from a browser as a web app. Search for "CalemEAM" from AppStore or Google Play Store to get the app installed in your devices. Device functions are available including camera and barcode. Calem Touch is availab...
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Dashboard for Management of Change

Dashboard has been extended to include MOC information. MOC indicators are integrated in the "Summary" and "My summary" pages in the dashboard modules. The summary is based on the sites accessible to the login user: Changes to be pre-approved Changes to be planned Changes to be reviewed Changes to be approved Changes to execute Changes to...
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Module List Order

Modules are list in alphabetical order by default with Favorite module showing up at the top. You can turn off the alphabetical ordering and order modules the way you wanted through the following steps: ​Turn off alphabetical ordering for the module list Add a default module ordering Customize module ordering through drag-and-drop per group ​ ...
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Enhancements to Management of Change

The module of Management of Change (MOC) can be used to manage changes in your organization. Here is the workflow in implementing MOC: The following configurations are necessary before a first MOC request can be created. See Admin Guide for more information. Line Manager  Pre-approve MOCs. If a line manager is assigned the MOC has to be p...
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Clay Li
Calem does support Arabic. You can enter Arabic content into Calem forms.
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 16:51
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Work Order Times in Local Time Zones

​Multi-site planners may schedule work orders in different time zones. This feature allows a planner to schedule work orders based on local time zones based on asset or location sites.  Work orders show times based on local time zones of their sites.  Work order time zones are defined at site and company levels: Time zones defined at...
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TaskView for Work Orders

​ "TaskView" is added to Calem. The original work order screen is the "DataView". Task views show work orders by progress stages. ​ The stages are managed by Calem when statuses are changed. If work order status graph is customized, you should add custom statuses to the stages. See Admin Guide for more information. By default DataView is displ...
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Work Permit

Work permits are special procedures to be taken and approved before work orders can be started. For instance, hot area work orders must complete a "Hot Work Permit" before work orders in hot areas can be started. Calem provides the following facilities to manage work permits. Permit templates define the special permit measures or procedures to...
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Work Premature Ending

​There are cases a worker has to stop on a work order prematurely and hand the work over to someone else.  Calem supports the use case through the use of "On Hold" status. Here're the steps: Identify the work order that one needs to stop prematurely. Edit the work order and change its status to "On hold". Save the status change. Cale...
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Default Permit as a Boilerplate PM Plan

This blog is a tutorial about using boilerplate PM Plan as a default work permit. Here's the use case: A work permit consists of several security procedures. The work permit should be performed for every corrective work orders. This use case can be implemented by a boilerplate PM Plan. Create a PM Plan for the default work permi...
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