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These are the official blogs about CalemEAM.
Jan
03

Part III: Work Order Status Control


This is the third installment of work order status control. We have reviewed the work order status control based on access control configuration in Part I, and by scheduled/reported labor in Part II. In this third part we will discuss work order status control based on work order owner. Here is the use case: ​Many users can be assigned to...
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Dec
28

Part II - Work Order Status Control


This is the second installment of work order status control. We have reviewed the work order status control based on access control configuration in Part I (http://eam.calemeam.com/index.php/calemcustomers-2/work-order-status-management). In this second part we will discuss work order status control based on work conducted by users s...
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Dec
19

Archive Work Order History


Archive function allows administrators to store historical data in files and purge the data from Calem Enterprise. The function is useful for organizations with large data sets. For instance, an organization with tens of thousands work orders may archive and purge work orders that are over four years old. The archive function extracts his...
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Dec
12

PM Plan from Work Orders


A great feature is available in the just released Calem Enteprise R10i. It allows one to turn a well documented work order into a PM Plan. Here is the business case for this function: ​A work order is completed, a review is performed. The work order will need to be performed in the future. PM Plans are standard job templates in Calem.&nbs...
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Nov
28

Department KPIs for Work Orders


Calem Enterprise provides detailed KPIs for departments. Department codes can be a functional segmentation of assets. For instance, a plant can have department codes defined based on manufacturing functions. These department codes can then be used to produce KPIs for insights into operations of a functional area.  The departmental KP...
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Nov
21

Part I - Work Order Status Control


Work order life-cycles are managed through their statuses. Calem Enterprise provides role-based work order status control which allows organizations to achieve advanced processes in managing work orders: Team leaders can complete work ordersSupervisors can accept or reject work ordersPlanners can close work ordersTechnicians are not allowed to edit...
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Nov
14

Work Order Logbook


The work order logbook is an operational tool for customers of Calem Enterprise. Technical staff can start their work day by reviewing what was done previously and schedule their work properly. The log book includes the following information: Work orders that are completed in the past 1 dayWork orders that are not completed, ready to be worked...
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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
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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