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Learn about preventive steps you can take to prevent master data during an EAM Migration. For one, you can make sure that your master data is of good quality by cleansing it. Further, you have to ensure that you are planning and testing the migration properly. Lastly, migrating in increments is better as migrating large amounts of data at once can be riskier.
EAM migrations can fail for several reasons. Understanding exactly why migrations fail can help your company in doing preventative maintenance. Lack of adequate planning and testing both play apart in migrations failing, but poor quality EAM data is one of the biggest reasons that EAM migration failure can occur.
A system is only as good as the data that’s in it. Cleaning data prior to a migration is critical or else you will not be able to get the results you hope for when migrating over to a new system. Otherwise, your planning, maintenance, operations and asset integrity could all suffer.
Before doing an EAM Migration it’s important to make sure that its master data is fixed beforehand. An EAM migration is the best time to do this since you are transferring your data anyway. By doing so, you will be able to optimize your new EAM system.
Obsolete parts come about through poor demand forecasting, products that perform worse than expected, new trends in technology (etc). They can be problematic as your company can incur higher inventory costs and write-offs because of them.
Duplicate parts can cause a variety of issues and lead to hidden costs such as increased inventory costs, purchasing costs as well as ordering costs. Learn in detail about the problems duplicates create and how you can solve them.
If time and money is spent in to creating BOMs its important they are done right. To create good quality BOMs you must improve accuracy, consider audience and audience and use clear visuals.
Although spreadsheets are a common way of building BOMs, it may not be the wisest. Spreadsheets are extremely error prone, costly, time consuming, make it difficult to collaborate and more.
The Benefits of Spare Parts Management include saving on inventory costs, improving productivity, preventing disruptions in the production process and reducing the amount of duplicate and obsolete materials within your EAM system.
Material cleansing can help maintenance workers find spare parts within their company’s EAM system. Through material cleansing, workers are able to prioritize spare parts, classify them effectively, have more accurate BOMs and more.