SAP EAM


Enterprise Asset Management

is the combination of software, systems, and processes to maintain and control a company’s operational assets and equipment. It helps to reduce cost for emergency repairs, increase asset lifecycles and maximize uptime through preventative maintenance. With enterprise asset management, organizations can be proactively prepared for audits and inspections, save money on fines, and avoid negative publicity.

Enterprise Asset Management

is the combination of software, systems, and processes to maintain and control a company’s operational assets and equipment. It helps to reduce cost for emergency repairs, increase asset lifecycles and maximize uptime through preventative maintenance. With enterprise asset management, organizations can be proactively prepared for audits and inspections, save money on fines, and avoid negative publicity.

SAP EAM is a software solution to help maximize an organization’s asset health and performance. It supports the maintenance and service of physical assets with real-time insights, loT, machine learning, mobility, and advanced predictive analytics. The solution allows companies to plan, schedule and maintenance operations better by the integration of intelligent technologies to deliver new value and optimize processes. Real-time insights help maintenance teams make better decisions, enhance efficiency, perform preventative maintenance, and maximize investments in physical assets.

Key Capabilities of SAP Enterprise Asset Management are:

  • Asset Performance. Risk estimation and evaluation, reliability methodologies, and AI predictive maintenance.
  • Field Service. Workforce scheduling and dispatching, analytics reports and dashboards, mobile field service.
  • Mobile EAM. Work order management, compatibility with multiple devices, and mobile asset management.
  • Asset Tracking. Collaborative EAM, centralized asset data hub, and automated equipment tracking.
  • Maintenance Operations. Asset operations and planning, maintenance scheduling, and maintenance execution.
  • Geographic enablement. Standalone geometry explorer and editor, geospatial enabled solutions, and GIS data.
  • Crowd service. Collaborative service ecosystem, skill and qualification management, and AI-enabled technician empowerment.

Benefits of Enterprise Asset Management are:

  1. Reduce overall maintenance costs by preventative maintenance
  2. Schedule and plan maintenance proactively
  3. Understand the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)
  4. Automate equipment alerts and communication
  5. Ensure regulatory compliance

Key considerations for SAPinsiders are:

  • Take Asset Management Planning to the Next Level. In this article discover how to bring an advanced and strategic approach to asset management. Including balancing cost, risk, and performance in your company’s objectives.
  • Discover SAP’s Approach to Intelligent Asset Management: The Convergence of EAM and APM. This event presentation talks about how the processes and systems have grown with managing enterprise asset management. Capabilities now include managing the entire life cycle covering both enterprise asset management (EAM) and asset performance management (APM).

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  1. Two Methods to Procure Third-Party Services in SAP EAM

    Published: 29/March/2013

    Reading time: 16 mins

    Organizations sometimes seek services from external agencies for maintenance functions. Learn how materials management and plant maintenance functions integrate for handling those external services in Enterprise Asset Management. Key Concept You can generate a single purchase order per breakdown occurrence or preventative maintenance requirement with external services. For periodical services, you can settle each service…...…

  2. Introduce Multiple Maintenance KPIs with an Enhanced Counter Plan in SAP EAM

    Published: 30/July/2012

    Reading time: 12 mins

    Learn about the detailed process of setting up enhanced multiple counter plans in SAP Enterprise Asset Management (EAM). With this preventive plan, you can maintain assets using multiple cycle sets. Each cycle set can correspond to a specific counter-based (performance-based) reading or to the lifetime of the equipment. After meeting the defined criteria of preventive…...…

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    Published: 25/September/2009

    Reading time: 21 mins

    Learn how to create team goals and cascade them to your team. Also, see how you can perform team calibration and have the new calibrated final rating updated automatically in the appraisal documents. Key Concept SAP ERP HCM Performance Management enhancement package 4 became available for ramp-up customers in October 2008 and widely available in…...…

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    Published: 10/May/2010

    Reading time: 12 mins

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    Published: 15/December/2008

    Reading time: 30 mins

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    Published: 01/March/2009

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    Published: 30/June/2009

    Reading time: 15 mins

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    Published: 24/November/2009

    Reading time: 9 mins

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    Published: 01/May/2007

    Reading time: 15 mins

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