Thoroughly modern mobility: Are you making the most of mobility in your asset management strategy?

Industry pros address issues and opportunities for mobility in asset management.

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It wasn’t long ago that plant service work revolved around stationary workstations. Maintenance, inventory, and supervisory personnel needed these computers to find their work schedules and instructions, log activity, and review job statuses. Mobile solution developments are saving an extraordinary amount of time in the plant, the storeroom, and out in the field, and the benefits extend to greater safety, performance and reliability. Still, there are underutilized opportunities for mobility in enterprise asset management (EAM/CMMS) as well as lingering challenges to implementation. Analysts, end users, and solution providers are actively addressing these concerns and…

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