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Nov
07

Work Order Summary KPI


A new summary KPI is available for work orders in Release R10g. Maintenance supervisors can get a quick overview of their maintenance operations with the following information:  ​Average time spent in completing a work order by month.Work orders that are open for 10 or more days by monthWork orders that are still open by monthTotal w...
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Oct
31

Work Order Clone


​Work order clone is available in the coming release of R10g.  Work order clone is a handy function to creates a new work order from an existing work order. It copies both work order header and detail information to a new work order. The "Clone" menu is available in work order read screen of the DataView or the "Submission"...
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Oct
24

Asset Part Usage and Bill of Material


Asset part usage and bill of material can be updated based on usage by Calem. You can also define bill of material for assets manually. Asset Part Usage Asset part usage will be shown in a new tab in the asset screen. A technician can view parts used for an asset in the past and decide which parts to use for the current job at hand. Asset Bill...
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Oct
17

PM Schedule Calendar


Preventive maintenance (PM) in Calem Enterprise consists of schedules, action steps, materials, documents, and assets/locations.  Time-based PMs can be forecasted and shown in calendar formats. Here are the screenshots of the PM Calendars. There are two calendars in the generated excel file: The first tab is a 12-month...
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Oct
10

How to Manage Resource Schedules


Calem Enterprise provides the tools to manage your employee work schedules from single shift weekly schedule to multi-shift and multi-week rotational schedules. Here are the components in Calem Enterprise to manage employee schedules: 0. Verifying Schedule Setup Once the schedules are managed by Calem Enterprise, a planner can view employee availab...
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Oct
03

Barcode for Part Checkout


This is the second installment of barcode module. Barcode module has been added in Calem Enterprise R10f. It allows storeroom staff to manage inventory transactions efficiently through barcode labels. You may use a barcode printer such as Honeywell PC43T to print barcode labels and place them on your inventory items. The barcode module support...
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Sep
26

Barcode Printers/Scanners and Inventory Physical Count


Barcode module has been added in Calem Enterprise R10f. It allows storeroom staff to manage inventory transactions efficiently through barcode labels.  1. Equipment Required The following equipment may be necessary based on your requirements. Barcode Label Printer for 1D and 2D Barcode (such as Q-R Code) E.g. DYMO LabelWriter 550 Tur...
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Sep
19

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 countAverage time in hours per completed WOHere is a screenshot of the KPI. You can change the month and number of days open for the KPI.
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Sep
12

Sending Parts for Offsite Repair


Note: this blog is deprecated. It is replaced by the blog: How to Track Asset 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 par...
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Sep
05

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 enable...
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Aug
29

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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Aug
23

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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Aug
08

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 for...
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Jul
27

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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Jul
26

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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Jul
26

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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Jul
26

Asset Relationship Diagram (Deprecated)


This blog is deprecated and superseded by a new blog.​ 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 dependencie...
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Jul
08

Work Order Acceptance


Work order acceptance can be performed by work order accepters who are customers of maintenance operations, or maintenance managers. Accepters are defined by site.  Menu path: Organization module | ACL Profiles | WO Accepter; or from EAM or Customer's site screens.A category set may be configured to indicate what work orders an accepter can ac...
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Jul
05

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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Jul
05

Launch Server Processes from Client


This blog is deprecated - ​it is superseded by this blog​ 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&nbs...
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