Multi-Currency in Calem Enterprise




Multi-Currency in Calem Enterprise allow organizations to operate sites across currency boundaries. The following use cases are supported: ​ Single-Currency. A single currency is used in an organization. Multi-Currency. Multi-currency is used in an organization. There is only one site in the organization.  Multi-Currency for Multiple Site...
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Access Control for Part Creation














​Role based access control is available in Calem Enterprise. See this blog for the complete list of customization you can do with Calem. We will cover user access control here. The use case is to limit parts creation:  ​ Only authorized users can create parts in Calem. The steps to achieve this goal include: ​ Create a user group for...
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Asset and Location Lookup Tree





In the coming release of Calem Enterprise R10q the asset and location lookups can be done via asset tree. The lookup tree makes it much easier to find an asset through its site/location hierarchy. When creating a work order, service request, or a PM, you may type in the asset number if you have it. Calem brings up a candidate list (called look...
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Mandatory Work Order Steps for Completion


Work order steps are the instructions to complete work orders. A work order can be completed without completing all the steps.  Org Configuration Organization may choose to require all steps be completed before work orders can be completed. The following screenshot shows that both corrective and PM work orders require steps to be com...
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Mass Update of Item Numbers







​Item numbering is key in inventory management. There are cases that item numbers need to be re-tuned based on changing business needs. This blog discusses a way in Calem to update item numbers in bulk. Step 1. Export Items The first step is to export items including IDs. The IDs are used to uniquely identify each item.  Go to Inventory module...
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Multi-Site Logos


Multi-site logo is designed for the following business case: ​ An organization have sites in different countries and locations. Some of the sites have their own logos and business names.  A different logo can be configured for a site. Work order, requisition and purchase orders can be printed with a site's logo if defined. Here are the st...
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Work Order Completion Time



​In Calem Enterprise R10p release, the work order completion time is validated against labor reports. Here is the business case: When labor hours are reported in a work order, the start and end time of labor reports are calculated. When completing a work order, the actual start and finish time must include the start and end time...
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Asset System Tree in R10p





A host of user friendly en hancements have been implemented in asset trees in  Calem Enterprise R10p. You can now search the asset tree and view an asset in the asset tree. A new asset system tree based on category and sub-category is also available. Search in Asset Tree The free text search has been very useful in asset list vi...
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Default Steps in Change Management



​Change management can include steps to complete. Organizations may follow a predefined set of steps for a change. In Calem Enterprise R10p a set of steps can be defined at site or company level so one can have a single set of steps for all the sites, or a different set of steps for each site.  Step 1. PM Plan PM Plans are used ...
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Meter Rounds












Meter rounds is a meter reading application in the coming R10p release of Calem Enterprise. It enables a technician to walk  a route and take meter readings.  Mete r rounds is integrated with PM module to generate work orders for taking meter readings by schedules. The processes to set up and implement meter rounds are discussed...
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Data Upload Part 1: Inventory Setup


​This blog series demonstrate the data setup through uploading data from excel templates.   Here are some background about excel templates and data upload: ​An e xcel data template is generated for each table in Calem. Customers can download the archive of all the templates at  http://support.calemeam.com/view.php?id=4046 ....
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Vendor Setup







​Vendors are authorized suppliers for parts and services in maintenance operations. Calem allows you to set up vendors and items they supply by sites. After vendors are configured, they can be used in requisitions and purchase orders in Calem. This blog discusses the steps to set up vendors. Step 1. Vendor The first step is to c...
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Service Request without Login


The service request module in Calem allows an organization to capture issues from internal and external customers. There are a few options to report service requests.  ​ Service requests by users logged into Calem. Login users can report service requests from web or mobile applications. Service requests by users without logging into Calem. Thi...
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Asset Bills of Material




​Bills of Material (BOM) are parts or assemblies of assets. They can be tracked in Calem Enterprise as inventory items. The first step is to define an asset group for the assets for BOM tracking. Next, define parts for the asset group in "Part" tab of the asset group screen.  ​Multi-level BOM can be tracked by defining BOM for e...
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Fixed vs. Floating User Seats


Calem Enterprise Edition is an enterprise EAM/CMMS solution including advanced features and modules for enterprise customers. Customers can have as many users defined in Calem as needed. However, a valid license seat is required for a user to log into Calem. There are two types of user seat options: ​Option 1 -  Unlimited Users....
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Add Search Box to a Detail List





​A detail list is a list view in a master-detail form. For example, the requisition form has a detail list of items to be purchased. There are cases a detail list may have hundreds of records. Fortunately, you can add a search box to any detail list in Calem when needs arise.  I will use the requisition form as an example to demonstr...
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Work Order Invoicing by Steps


​Work order invoices allow maintenance organizations to bill customers. By default the invoice cost lines are reported by work orders. There are businesses that need to show cost lines by work order steps. Calem Enterprise provides a configuration for such businesses to turn on step-based cost lines. ​Contact Calem support to enable this ...
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Module Bar Minimization




A quick background about Calem module bar: ​ The module bar in the AjaxWeb shows the modules available for the login users. One can click a module button in the module bar to jump to a module with module menu bar showing at the top of the Calem desktop screen. See the screenshot below. Minimizing module bar makes more space available for ...
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Customization of PO Print




PO print uses templates by default for HTML and PDF output. You may customize the prints through a combination of Calem designer and templates. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Calem Designer Use Calem Designer to customize PO headers.  ​Menu path: Purchase module | All POs | Check a PO and use "Customize" menu to customize PO print headers Templates PO lines and PO...
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Configuration for Large Data Set

Calem Enterprise is engineered for performance at its core. The AjaxWeb client uses browsers to cache certain data sets for instant user interaction. For example, assets are pre-loaded and cached in the browsers.  This approach works well for data sets that are small to intermediate where record counts are from hundreds to ...
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