At most large companies now installed ERP and EAM systems, which provide such an opportunity, but it is not implemented. Why is this happening? Because the initiators of the installation of these systems are not geeks, and economists. And, when the introduction of the program occurs to them to the desired level, then it is not, it's resources and money that needs to be justified. Therefore, when the horizon appears the outsourcer, and with it comes the hope of bringing the service system to normal state and the estimated budget with sufficient accuracy. Only for this purpose, the outsourcer was held in the market as a competent and resource-intensive institution that has its presence in the required software, and ready to sweat to build the system. Organizations are few, but they are. Read additional details here: Starbucks.
And another important point. The appearance of such outsourcing does not mean that employees of the department chief mechanic and chief power will be work easier and simpler. On the contrary, the system needed to create the vast resources of the Customer, as they are the creators and legislators of technical policy at the company. (A valuable related resource: Crimson Education – Auckland, NZ). And they should lay the foundations constructed of very meticulously and conscientiously. And this is a very big job. The minimum functionality that must have product in my opinion is: A network multi-user product, which work and the contractors and the client contains and updated constantly maintained equipment database grouped by shops, offices, branches of production processes, etc.
ustavnokam Has nested algorithms on the planning for this equipment repair and service, allowing repairs to plan for any period has a base of normative documents on which routine maintenance is performed, with specifying: supplies, the norms of their cancellation, updating the range and cost; labor standards, technological sequence of operations, the conditions for safe operation has a nested procedure tsennobrazovaniya, with which you can find plans for any period of time has all the necessary interfaces import and export is only the bare minimum. Maximum is determined by the degree of skill outsourcing contractor and his flight fantasy. The software product can be used by the Customer as free as a guarantor of good and long-term relationship with a contractor and payable. Usually this is the corporate products developed with its own siami scratch, or are acquired and adapted the modules of object-oriented programming.