Improving armoury and weapons management with auto-ID

Armoury management is not just about keeping weapons appropriately stored in a secure RFID cabinet or reinforced room. It’s also about managing allot of information associated with highly-sensitive assets – each with their own story to tell – in the context of complex workflows and compliance requirements. Continue reading “Improving armoury and weapons management with auto-ID” »

Transforming inspection programs with enterprise asset intelligence

Organisations with mission-critical assets know that in order to make smart decisions about their operations they need a complete and accurate picture of the condition, state and history of all their assets, across the enterprise. Routine asset inspection programs and maintenance activities offer the ideal opportunity to capture this critical data. However, despite the proliferation of enterprise asset management systems [EAM’s] and computerised maintenance management systems [CMMS’s], many companies fall short when it comes to integrating this intelligence into strategic, tactical and operational decision making. Continue reading “Transforming inspection programs with enterprise asset intelligence” »

Should you rip-out, re-write or re-invent your legacy enterprise asset management system?

Deloitte’s just released their annual technology predictions for 2016 which focuses on 8 trends likely to disrupt business over the next few years. Whilst much of the report concentrates on futuristic technologies, what is most interesting, is that this year, one trend was dedicated to the coal-face challenge of modernising and extending the value of legacy systems.

An example relevant for our clients is legacy enterprise asset management systems [EAM’s], computerised maintenance management systems [CMMS’s] and enterprise resource planning systems [ERP’s]. Whilst these systems have been essential for the financial and operational management of assets, they were never designed to provide the granularity of detail demanded by today’s complex global enterprises, or readily integrate with emerging asset tracking technologies, auto-ID [RFID, NFC, barcode, DPM etc.] and field mobility applications. Continue reading “Should you rip-out, re-write or re-invent your legacy enterprise asset management system?” »

We’re a finalist in 2015 MAL Industry Innovation Awards!

We were very excited to learn that our assetDNA technology solution has been named a finalist in the Pacific 2015 Maritime Australia Limited [MAL] Industry Innovation Awards.

Our finalist placing was based on an asset intelligence technology-based project we undertook for the Royal Australian Navy’s [RAN] new Landing Helicopter Dock’s [LHD], where our asset intelligence solution – assetDNA – is providing a new automated means of capturing real-time operational data from asset inspection rounds and watch-keeping programs.

So here’s a quick run-down of the project! Continue reading “We’re a finalist in 2015 MAL Industry Innovation Awards!” »

‘What is asset intelligence?’ now showing on the new assetDNA YouTube channel

We are excited to have just launched our first full HD YouTube video – the first in what will be a series of short videos released over the coming months that will introduce the capabilities of our integrated software, asset tagging & mobile data capture solutions. Continue reading “‘What is asset intelligence?’ now showing on the new assetDNA YouTube channel” »

Seeing the bigger picture with mobile data capture

Mobile enterprise asset management systems enhance field productivity. But does mobile data capture from anywhere, anytime, any device offer up an even greater prize?

Industry leading companies are 2.5 times more likely to integrate mobile technology with enterprise asset management; according to the Aberdeen Group’s research into manufacturing organisations. But what benefits are these organisations experiencing? And how can you leverage them across your organisation? Continue reading “Seeing the bigger picture with mobile data capture” »