Major Aerospace Company Automates Asset Management
- Functional Applications - Enterprise Asset Management Systems (EAM)
- National Security & Defense
- Asset Lifecycle Management
The O&M division of an aerospace and global security company was using spreadsheets to manually track more than 3,000 assets assigned to students and staff. Maintaining audit trails for this high volume of equipment became increasingly time-consuming and challenging. The chore involved knowing precisely what equipment was on hand, what had been issued, its location and the name of the custodial owner of each item. Every aspect of this task was carried owner of each item. Every aspect of this task was carried out by individuals with spreadsheets. Manually documenting the full lifecycle of each asset added to the burden. This included tracking maintenance requirements and records, incidents and damages, repairs, calibrations, depreciation, and end-of-life data.
While researching potential vendors, managers at the facility visited the Apptricity website. The decision-makers became interested and requested a demonstration of Apptricity’s asset management solution, Apptricity Asset. They were impressed not only with its ability to address their initial needs, but also with the long-term benefits Apptricity’s integrated product suites could deliver by supplying capabilities beyond asset tracking.