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May
31

Calem Enterprise R10c and KPI-10


Calem Enterprise 10c is available on May 31, 2016. It is a major release including new features, enhancements and bug fixes. All customers are recommended to upgrade to this release. Here are the highlights of the release: New Key performance indicators for work orders Graph relation diagram for assets and non-assets Enhancement of skill ...
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May
27

Work Order Step Enforcement


Work order steps are the tasks for staff to complete. The steps can be defined in PM Plans and used in work order creation. For PM work orders the steps in PM Plans are copied to work orders when PMs are generated into work orders based on PM schedules.For CM work orders (i.e., corrective work orders) the steps in PM Plans are c...
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May
24

User Assignment by Skill Match


Enter your text here ... Work order assignment can be made based on skill match. Here are the key points: ​Define skill matrixDefine skill requirement for a siteDefine user skillsCalem will use work order's site to determine skill requirement and display users meeting the skill requirements. The first step is to define skill matrix: Define business...
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May
17

Saved Searches in Calem


​Saved searches are queries stored in Calem. They are efficient tools in analyzing data in Calem. Here is one use case: ​A login user needs to view all his or her work orders, and also in the following groups:New: work orders submitted, and to be approved.Approved: work order approved, and to be planned and released.Released: work orders ...
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Apr
25

Implementing Meter Readings in Work Orders


This section is intended for a business case that work order are used to collect meter readings. The meter readings can be readings of asset meters,  or environmental readings of locations.  Calem Enterprise supports both asset meters and location meters. You can take advantage of location based meters where you do not need to have a...
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Apr
25

Work Order Print Customization


Work order print customization is often performed during Calem Enterprise implementation. The customization is just like customizing a multi-tab form. The first step is to select the group to customize for. Typically the work order print is customized for all the groups. So, select the "Custom system" group, and click "Group design" to start the cu...
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Apr
25

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 starb...
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Apr
22

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"O...
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Apr
14

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 re...
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Apr
11

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 location-b...
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Apr
03

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 b...
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Apr
03

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.1. WO StateWO State is at the highest level. It indicates if a work order is in-process (Open state), done (Closed state), or done but made workable again.A WO is reopened by menu: More | R...
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Apr
01

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 ste...
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Apr
01

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-cy...
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Mar
31

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 ce...
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Mar
31

Asset Relation (Deprecated)


This blog is deprecated and superseded by a new blog.​ 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 a...
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Mar
25

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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Mar
23

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. 1. Calem Touch 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.Cale...
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Mar
22

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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Mar
22

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 listAdd a default module orderingCustomize module ordering through drag-and-drop per group ​ St...
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