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TEC Helps Major Paint Retailer Simplify Its Software Evaluation and Selection Using TEC Methodology
Kelly-Moore Paints, the largest employee-owned paint company in the US, recently engaged the services of software evaluation firm Technology Evaluation Centers

eam selection reports  research phase, Kelly-Moore's project team learned about TEC, and discovered that TEC's decision support engine and methodology could help it better navigate the complex decision-making process. TEC offers support for software selection and implementation projects from business process modeling (detailed requirement-gathering) through the research evaluation and selection stage, concluding with the planning, implementation, and post-implementation activities. Kelly-Moore began with TEC's request for infor

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CMMS - EAM Software Evaluation Report

The EAM Software Evaluation Report is geared toward groups that need to analyze requirements for a system, which supports maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. This Software Evaluation Report includes criteria for comparing general computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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How Flakeboard Aligned Its Multisite Organization by Applying TEC's Evaluation and Selection Methodology


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eam selection reports  IT environments. A project team was assembled to assess all Flakeboard site locations, systems, and needs in order to provide the best solution. The project involved evaluating the existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to determine if it could adequately support and integrate with the multiple systems already installed in the newly acquired companies. Once the evaluation was complete, the team needed to decide between upgrading and implementing a new system. The new system would also have to Read More

10 Pitfalls to Avoid when Selecting a CMMS/EAM


As you look for ways to get the most out of your existing operating assets, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solutions are key. However, when it comes to researching, selecting, and implementing the right EAM/CMMS software, you need to avoid several mistakes. Discover 10 common errors you should avoid if you’re looking for a new or replacement EAM or CMMS solution.

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eam selection reports  ERP for Mining (including EAM/CMMS) is not the highest-rated product in TEC's ERP for Mining Industry knowledge base (KB) , it is competitive with other vendors (see figure 14). All of its' modules' ratings are higher than the software industry's KB average. To improve existing weaknesses, some modules and functional areas can be further developed. For example, some functionalities in sales management and available-to-promise (ATP) require customization (see figure 15); functionalities in the process manu Read More

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Anatomy of a Technology Selection


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eam selection reports  EAM Enterprise Infor EAM is a configurable enterprise asset management (EAM) solution. It allows companies to improve capital asset management in ways that increase reliability, enhance predictive maintenance, ensure regulatory compliance, reduce energy usage, and support sustainability initiatives. Available in industry-specific editions, it also gives organizations the flexibility to zero in on specialized industry requirements. Read More

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eam selection reports  CMMS by Smartware Group CMMS/EAM Certification Report Bigfoot CMMS by Smartware Group Inc. is now TEC certified as a computerized maintenance management/enterprise asset management (CMMS/EAM) solution. Bigfoot CMMS delivers an easy-to-use and powerful horizontal solution to meet the CMMS/EAM needs of manufacturing-related industries and other industries that need to control their assets and efficiently manage the work associated with those fixed assets. For product analysis, comparison with the industry Read More

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I just want to make a quick point to address a popular software selection misconception. Here’s the misconception:  “The best accounting package for my business is the software that supports the most comprehensive breadth of accounting functionality.” And below are a couple of graphics from TEC Advisor (based on a hypothetical accounting software selection project) that show why this

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