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 tec perspectives on salesforce

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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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tec perspectives on salesforce  of the most recent TEC Buyer’s Guide, the 2014 Buyer''s Guide on Mobile BI applications , we took the opportunity to survey users of mobile business intelligence (BI) applications and collect their impressions in regard to these tools. Most of the results of this survey with more than 250 respondents were captured in an Infographic . Additional information garnered from the survey, while not conclusive, may provide a glance into the sentiment of the respondents on their use of mobile BI applications. In Read More

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