• 29 March 2018     EAM, Press Release

    lowering the ‘normal’ cost of maintenance

    Considering how maintenance and parts inventories have evolved in recent years, and the increasingly strategic approach to Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), it is apparent that visibility is one of the most important drivers at every step in the manufacturing and plant engineering process. There was a time when the process for maintaining mission-critical equipment and […]

  • five good reasons why modern hotels use EAM
    9 February 2018     EAM, Hospitality

    five good reasons why modern hotels use EAM

    By Barry Diedericks, EAM Subject Matter Expert at Softworx, Infor’s Master Partner in Africa In the hospitality industry, “be our guest” holds more promise than ever before. Businesses operating in this sector are under pressure to make better decisions faster, manage their online business in real time, use mobile technology to streamline operations, and build […]

  • 1 February 2018     EAM, Facilities Management, Press Release

    eyes on buildings: drones offer inspection, maintenance benefits

    Drones allow maintenance and engineering managers to maintain assets and facilities while also reducing costs and safety risks, says Jane Thomson, Managing Director at Softworx, Infor’s Master Partner in Africa. In facilities management, inspecting large institutional, engineering, manufacturing, mining and commercial facilities and assets can be a challenging, dangerous, and dirty job. Ensuring that assets […]

  • top 5 EAM predictions for 2018

    top 5 EAM predictions for 2018

    Throughout 2017 digital transformation increasingly became one of the biggest strategic focus areas. Yet some businesses have still not realised the potential that this move offers to businesses. To some, replacing legacy systems sounds ominous; but it’s not nearly as scary as being left behind by the competition. A recent article in Supply Chain Management […]

  • 20 January 2018     EAM, Press Release

    SA’S FM, manufacturing and fleet pain points revealed in USSD poll

    A recent poll has revealed that the South African facilities management, manufacturing and fleet management industries face four distinct pain points; work orders, asset registers, downtime and contractors. The challenges within these areas include value and visibility. Enter technology, which (if used correctly) can offer reliable solutions, turning pain points into profit areas. The poll […]

  • how EAM promotes good manufacturing practice
    8 January 2018     EAM, Manufacturing

    how EAM promotes good manufacturing practice

    Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) were developed to ensure products are produced at a consistent level of quality. These minimum quality standards must be met in every manufacturing sector; from food and beverages to chemicals and medication. The purpose of GMP is to ensure risks are minimised in the production and distribution of the items manufactured. […]

  • four benefits of EAM for facilities management
    8 January 2018     EAM

    four benefits of EAM for facilities management

    With exposure to the elements, power failures, general wear and tear, and accidents, South African businesses are hard pressed to ensure that their facilities are well-maintained, safe and aesthetically pleasing. According to Barry Diedericks, EAM Subject Matter Expert at Softworx, Infor’s Master Partner in Africa, there are four main areas where facilities management (FM) can […]

  • 28 December 2017     EAM, Press Release

    the EAM shoppers’ checklist

    To maximise the life and performance of equipment and machinery, companies should deploy an EAM solution that provides six key elements, says Heilet Scholtz, Executive at Softworx, Infor’s Master Partner in Africa. TechTarget defines enterprise asset management (EAM) as; “a broad term vendors use to describe software that provides managers with a way to view […]

  • be our guest; reducing costs and improving warranties with hospitality eam
    19 December 2017     EAM, Hospitality

    be our guest; reducing costs and improving warranties with hospitality eam

    In hospitality, it’s all about the guest. For an accommodation provider to obtain repeat business and ultimate success, guests must feel safe, cared for, and comfortable. They must experience a well-maintained property. Attractive, well-kept facilities play a powerful role in creating a welcoming, professional impression. As anyone in the industry will tell you, however, it […]

  • 14 December 2017     EAM, Hospitality, Infor, Press Release

    master profitability in hospitality with effective EAM

    When asked what it takes to be successful in the hospitality industry, most would say; the personal touch. It’s about attention to detail and delivering service excellence – from the greeting at the entrance to the turn-down service. The hotel’s facilities must be immaculate and offer guests the utmost in luxury and convenience. Collectively, industries […]

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