Many companies have embraced technology to improve their ability to manage their assets. The technical evolution may begin with implementing a formal Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system, like Maximo, to replace their existing jumble of spreadsheets, clipboards, and post-it notes that emerged out of necessity to keep track of the assets in their world. At the far end of the journey, emerging technologies like IOT connected meters and monitors can automate data collection, enable sophisticated condition monitoring, and support predictive analytics to anticipate failures before they occur.
A new version of Informer Inventory Management (iIM) has been released. Version 1.1 enables accurate tracking and usage of Inventory Reservations against Work Orders, preventing users from issuing inventory that has been reserved, and affording users the flexibility to fill those reservations from the stock that is available.
On January 27, 2020, Interloc Solutions released the Mobile Informer 5.8 Product Update. The new 5.8 version of Mobile Informer makes partitioned Catalogs a first-class feature, providing significant backend performance improvements in environments delivering data strictly via clearly-defined partitions for offline usage. This is especially relevant for customers with separate, disjoint data sets who need that data available offline at all times. An example being assets spread across factories or inventory spread between storerooms at different sites.
In the new IBM SmartCloud Control Desk (SCCD), there are very good Service Catalog and offerings applications that you can take advantage of and use in a production environment. In this blog, Interloc's Pete Morell shows you how to create a Service Catalog offering and add it to a catalog.