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Session Logs and Site Monitoring

There are two new features in Calem Enterprise R10r release for monitoring user sessions and Calem Service Sites. They are user session logs and Google Analytics integration. User Session Logs Successful user logins are recorded for administrators to analyze user activities. They help answer the following questions: ​H...
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Mandate Failure Codes in Work Orders

Reporting failure/action/cause codes in corrective maintenance (CM) work orders allows tracking and analysis of failures and resolutions. The codes are not required in preventive maintenance (PM) work orders. There are two ways to mandate failure/action/cause in CM work orders. You may choose to use option 1 only, or use it with option 2 to ma...
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Data Upload Part 3: Preventive Maintenance

  This blog series demonstrate the data setup through uploading data from excel templates. Previous blogs include: ​Data Upload Part 1: Inventory Module Data Upload Part 2: Asset and Location Here are some background about excel templates and data upload: ​An excel data template is generated for each table in Calem. Customers can download the ...
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Data Upload Part 2: Asset and Location

This blog series demonstrate the data setup through uploading data from excel templates.  ​Data Upload Part 1: Inventory Module Here are some background about excel templates and data upload: ​An excel data template is generated for each table in Calem. Customers can download the archive of all the templates at http://support.calemeam.com/view...
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Work Order Time Display by Sites

This feature facilitates multi-site work order scheduling by displaying work order times in the time zones of the sites where asset and location are referenced. For instance, a planner is scheduling work orders in multiple time zones, all work orders can be scheduled in local times. The feature covers the various aspects of...
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Data Setup Part 1: Inventory Setup

This blog series demonstrate the data setup through user interfaces. They can be used together with the data upload counterparts. For example, this blog can be used along with the data upload process for Inventory Setup . Inventory setup is also discussed in another blog at a higher level. Step 1. Manufacturer and Vendors Manufacturers and Vendors ...
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Multi-Currency in Calem Enterprise

Multi-Currency in Calem Enterprise allow organizations to operate sites across currency boundaries. The following use cases are supported: ​ Single-Currency. A single currency is used in an organization. Multi-Currency. Multi-currency is used in an organization. There is only one site in the organization.  Multi-Currency for Multiple Site...
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Access Control for Part Creation

​Role based access control is available in Calem Enterprise. See this blog for the complete list of customization you can do with Calem. We will cover user access control here. The use case is to limit parts creation:  ​ Only authorized users can create parts in Calem. The steps to achieve this goal include: ​ Create a user group for...
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Asset and Location Lookup Tree

In the coming release of Calem Enterprise R10q the asset and location lookups can be done via asset tree. The lookup tree makes it much easier to find an asset through its site/location hierarchy. When creating a work order, service request, or a PM, you may type in the asset number if you have it. Calem brings up a candidate list (called look...
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Mandatory Work Order Steps for Completion

Work order steps are the instructions to complete work orders. A work order can be completed without completing all the steps.  Org Configuration Organization may choose to require all steps be completed before work orders can be completed. The following screenshot shows that both corrective and PM work orders require steps to be com...
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Mass Update of Item Numbers

​Item numbering is key in inventory management. There are cases that item numbers need to be re-tuned based on changing business needs. This blog discusses a way in Calem to update item numbers in bulk. Step 1. Export Items The first step is to export items including IDs. The IDs are used to uniquely identify each item.  Go to Inventory module...
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Multi-Site Logos

Multi-site logo is designed for the following business case: ​ An organization have sites in different countries and locations. Some of the sites have their own logos and business names.  A different logo can be configured for a site. Work order, requisition and purchase orders can be printed with a site's logo if defined. Here are the st...
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Work Order Completion Time

​In Calem Enterprise R10p release, the work order completion time is validated against labor reports. Here is the business case: When labor hours are reported in a work order, the start and end time of labor reports are calculated. When completing a work order, the actual start and finish time must include the start and end time...
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Asset System Tree in R10p

A host of user friendly en hancements have been implemented in asset trees in  Calem Enterprise R10p. You can now search the asset tree and view an asset in the asset tree. A new asset system tree based on category and sub-category is also available. Search in Asset Tree The free text search has been very useful in asset list vi...
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Default Steps in Change Management

​Change management can include steps to complete. Organizations may follow a predefined set of steps for a change. In Calem Enterprise R10p a set of steps can be defined at site or company level so one can have a single set of steps for all the sites, or a different set of steps for each site.  Step 1. PM Plan PM Plans are used ...
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Meter Rounds

Meter rounds is a meter reading application in the coming R10p release of Calem Enterprise. It enables a technician to walk  a route and take meter readings.  It uses features in Calem including meter round, PMs, and work orders. Here is the process to set up reading rounds:  The first step is to define a meter set with meters and th...
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Data Upload Part 1: Inventory Setup

​This blog series demonstrate the data setup through uploading data from excel templates.   Here are some background about excel templates and data upload: ​An e xcel data template is generated for each table in Calem. Customers can download the archive of all the templates at  http://support.calemeam.com/view.php?id=4046 ....
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Vendor Setup

​Vendors are authorized suppliers for parts and services in maintenance operations. Calem allows you to set up vendors and items they supply by sites. After vendors are configured, they can be used in requisitions and purchase orders in Calem. This blog discusses the steps to set up vendors. Step 1. Vendor The first step is to c...
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Service Request without Login

The service request module in Calem allows an organization to capture issues from internal and external customers. There are a few options to report service requests.  ​ Service requests by users logged into Calem. Login users can report service requests from web or mobile applications. Service requests by users without logging into Calem. Thi...
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Asset Item and Bill of Material (BOM)

​Bills of Material (BOM) are parts or assemblies of assets. They can be tracked in Calem Enterprise as asset items. Calem provides two options to manage BOM. ​Asset Item - manage BOM by asset item Asset - manage BOM by asset Set asset tag for specialized items - these items are specifically for an asset. 1. BOM by Asset Item The firs...
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