As assets represent the operational units responsible for value creation along the entire supply chain, it is essential that they function properly and interact with each other in an integrated and seamless manner creating a continuous production flow. In an Industry 4.0 scenario, the ultimate goal is to achieve the optimal balance between this uninterrupted production while keeping costs down. All developed digital solutions strive to get closer to this vision, with SAP offering several technologies that let you take a big step in the right direction.
Traditionally, it was sufficient to execute the day-to-day maintenance tasks within the classic ERP system. However, in recent years the perspective changed from executing reactive and paper-based maintenance tasks to evolve to more agile and high-speed maintenance execution and predictive insights. The standard processes within ERP are not designed for these extensive scenarios. SAP has discovered three major areas of expansion whose essence lie within the deeper knowledge of your supply chain by collaborating with partner firms, implementation of sophisticated equipment health assessment tools and methodologies to perform predictive maintenance. This is all rounded up by the introduction of execution and analysis applications for mobile devices to make maintenance execution more flexible. The combination of the different solutions is key for a successful and competitive asset management portfolio. The S/4HANA Asset Management system represents the basis where data is gathered and maintenance work is executed, with the mobile solutions serving as its extended and flexible arm, and the SAP Intelligent Asset Management Solution providing advanced analysis and collaboration functionalities.
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Integrate the Mobile Asset Management solution and the functionalities it comes with within a time-horizon of just 10 weeks. With the Asset Manager operators can leverage functionalities to easily execute maintenance tasks and track their activities on the fly. Through the inclusion of condition-based monitoring and analysis tools, the Asset Manager serves as the extended and agile arm for the S/4HANA or ERP system.
Increase in effectivity and productivity due to informed decision-making.
Extensive governance features that can be used to determine the degree of control exercised on the maintenance process.
Easy to use application through intuitive design and visual representations on a geographic map of equipment, functional locations, work orders, notifications, …
Meeting of compliance requirements through extensive tracking and documentation capabilities.
With SAP S/4HANA Asset Management, SAP offers a solution for the analysis, planning and execution of maintenance in companies. Many terms are used in parallel to maintenance, such as SAP Asset Management, SAP Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), SAP Maintenance Management or SAP Plant Maintenance (PM). They all can be grouped under “Asset Management”. SAP S/4HANA Asset Management focuses on four main topics:
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