An Enterprise Asset Management system is used for the management of assets throughout their lifecycle. EAM software is multidimensional and usually includes maintenance management, planning and scheduling, support mobility, supply chain management and Safety (EHS). When used correctly, it can improve asset performance management (APM), enhance operational efficiency, assist in maintaining a safe place to work and accelerate digital transformation.

MaxGrip has a track record in deploying, using and managing different EAM software solutions, such as IBM Maximo, IFS Ultimo, SAP PM and SAP S/4Hana, Hexagon EAM (formerly Infor EAM) and others. MaxGrip’s extensive team of consultants will support by applying their domain expertise and change management skills to have your workforce get the most out of the software and realize the benefits.

Why should you use EAM software?

Using Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software is essential for all asset intensive organizations worldwide that manage a significant number of physical assets, such as machinery, vehicles, equipment, and infrastructure. Here are key reasons why EAM software is beneficial:

  1. Enhanced Asset Lifecycle Management: EAM software provides a comprehensive view of each asset’s lifecycle, from acquisition and installation through operation, maintenance, and eventual disposal. This holistic management helps in maximizing the asset’s value and extending its useful life.

  2. Improved Maintenance Management: EAM software enables effective scheduling of preventive maintenance, reducing the likelihood of unexpected breakdowns. This proactive approach to maintenance can lead to lower repair costs and extended asset life.

  3. Increased Operational Efficiency: By streamlining maintenance processes and enabling efficient work order management, EAM software helps in reducing downtime and enhancing productivity. It allows for better planning and allocation of resources, leading to smoother operations.

  4. Cost Reduction and Control: EAM software helps in tracking and analyzing maintenance and operation costs, enabling better budgeting and expenditure control. It aids in identifying areas where costs can be reduced without compromising on performance or safety.

  5. Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management: EAM software assists in ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations by maintaining accurate records, scheduling necessary inspections, and documenting maintenance and safety procedures.

  6. Data-Driven Decision Making: The analytics and reporting capabilities of EAM software provide valuable insights into asset performance and maintenance effectiveness. This data-driven approach supports informed decision-making and strategic planning.

  7. Inventory and Spare Parts Management: Efficient management of spare parts inventory is facilitated by EAM software, reducing the risk of stockouts or overstocking, which in turn helps in optimizing inventory costs.

  8. Safety and Reliability: EAM software helps ensure that assets are maintained properly and operate within safety parameters, reducing the risk of accidents and enhancing overall workplace safety.

  9. Sustainability and Environmental Compliance: By optimizing asset use and maintenance, EAM software can contribute to energy efficiency and environmental compliance, supporting sustainability goals.

  10. Scalability and Flexibility: As organizations grow, EAM software can scale to accommodate additional assets and more complex operations, adapting to changing business needs.

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Why Partner with MaxGrip for you EAM System Implementation and Deployment?

EAM System Implementation vs Deployment

EAM deployment and implementation means that the EAM software is installed and ready to be used by the organization. Deployment is the next step: full user adoption, meaning that the workforce is able to harness the full potential of the EAM system. That is where MaxGrip comes in. We have a global track record in EAM system implementations and deployments.

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We are an independent consultancy firm and respected by our partners and clients for providing our combination of domain expertise and change management skills. Our consultants have experience in multi-site projects with various EAM systems, such as:

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Achieving Organizational Change

For a successful deployment of an Enterprise Asset Management system, change management plays an essential role. We understand that your people are pivotal in your ability to succeed with a project like this, as it brings about a significant change. MaxGrip’s holistic approach to organizational change is an integral part of our services. The combination of our domain expertise and change management experience are a powerful way to realize transformation, sustain growth and achieve goals.

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Maximizing Your EAM System Potential: Steps to Achieve Optimal Result

The journey to realizing the full potential of an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system involves a series of strategic steps, designed to ensure both immediate and long-term value. At MaxGrip, we understand the importance of aligning the EAM system deployment with your unique business context. Our approach is focused not just on implementing a system, but on transforming how your team interacts with it. Here’s how we guide you through each crucial phase:

  1. Strategic Blueprinting and KPI Establishment:

    • We begin by creating a strategic blueprint for your EAM system. This involves understanding your specific business needs and outlining a plan that aligns with these objectives.

    • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are set up to measure success and ensure that the system delivers tangible benefits aligned with your business goals.

  2. Enhancing Data Quality:

    • A core component of effective EAM implementation is ensuring high-quality data. We work on refining data accuracy and reliability, which forms the backbone of decision-making processes.

  3. Functional Implementation and Process Optimization:

    • Our team assists in the functional deployment of the EAM system, ensuring it integrates seamlessly with existing workflows.

    • We identify areas for process improvement, ensuring that your EAM system enhances operational efficiency.

  4. Comprehensive Training, Documentation, and Coaching:

    • To ensure smooth adoption, we provide thorough documentation, coaching, and ongoing training. This empowers your team to effectively utilize the new system.

    • Training is tailored to various roles within your organization, ensuring everyone is proficient in using the EAM system.

  5. Organizational Readiness and Change Management:

    • Preparing your organization for change is vital. We focus on change management strategies to facilitate a smooth transition.

    • Getting buy-in from key stakeholders and system users is a critical step in this phase, ensuring widespread acceptance and use of the new system.

  6. Effective Project Management:

    • Our expert project managers oversee the entire deployment process, ensuring adherence to timelines and budgets, and coordinating different aspects of the project.

  7. Advancing APM Strategies:

    • As part of the EAM system implementation, we also enhance your Asset Performance Management (APM) strategies. This ensures that the system supports proactive asset management and maintenance.

By following these steps, we ensure that your EAM system is not just a tool, but a transformative solution that brings lasting benefits and maximum efficiency to your organization. Our aim is to ensure that your team not only adopts the new system but fully embraces and excels in this new way of working.

Get the Most Out of Your EAM System with MaxGrip

For more information, feel free to contact us here. Our team of experts is ready to guide you on the journey to an optimized enterprise asset management process. Together, we can leverage assets as strategic business drivers, enhancing your organization’s operational efficiency, and boosting performance.

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Strategic Blueprint and Global Deployment of EAM System for FMCG Company

Achieving Organizational Change

For a successful deployment of an Enterprise Asset Management system, change management plays an essential role. We understand that your people are pivotal in your ability to succeed with a project like this, as it brings about a significant change. MaxGrip’s holistic approach to organizational change is an integral part of our services. The combination of our domain expertise and change management experience are a powerful way to realize transformation, sustain growth and achieve goals.

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Alex Lemuz

Alex Lemuz
Sales Manager - Americas

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T: +1 832-933-1602