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Welcome to the WORKman Blog.  Here you will find comments about the culture and implementation of FSA/EAM/CMMS systems based on our experiences. Feel free to submit a comment and to subscribe via RSS to the blog posts.

Do the math

Don't be put off by the title of this blog - it's going to be easy math. Your 8 year old can do it.

How many times have you been approached by a salesperson wanting to sell you a computer to improve your working life; and how many times have you told yourself the cost was too high?

Let's do some math.
Posted by Mark Chimes

Accurate paperwork

Consider this scenario.

You have a customer with a large number of assets spread over a large site. Many of the assets are very similar in nature, and may even be grouped together. You receive a call from the customer telling you that one of the machines has broken down. The caller is unable to provide a serial number or a plant ID, but assures you that the technician will be shown the exact machine needing repair when he arrives on site.

You know you have repaired some of these machines for the same customer before, but what you don't know is ...
Posted by Mark Chimes

Solving the mobile worker problem

One of the problems with mobile workers is managing the work they do and ensuring the customer is properly charged for the services provided. Lost paperwork, incomplete or missing information on job forms, no customer signature; the list of issues can seem endless.

Now, there is an easy solution to these problems.
Posted by Mark Chimes

Ruggedised Tablets

Tablet computers have been around for many years, but the advent of the Apple iPad has thrust them into the focus of mainstream users. Our exposure to tablets has increased dramatically over the past 18 months to the point where they are now a major consideration in every enterprise project.
Posted by Mark Chimes

Active Ink Distributorship

It is not every day that a significant event occurs in a business.  We recently were awarded the distributorship of Active Ink's range of products for Queensland and the Northern Territory.

This is a significant event for us. The outstanding functionality of Active Ink, and the extraordinary increase in accuracy and process for mobile field staff makes this appointment something we were eager to obtain. We now are able to offer a complete end-to-end mobile field staff solution that is easy to use, and doesn't cost a fortune.
Posted by Mark Chimes

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