“Azzy Notes”

How focusing on your maintenance budget can positively impact your organization

A “repost” from The VIZIYA Team @  www.viziya.com

The beginning of a new year means different things for different people. Some use it as a time to reboot, others think little of it at all. When it comes to business however, the beginning of a new year can be a momentous occasion. Businesses will often pair announcements, new strategies, new products, and new tactics to the start of a new year. A common similarity amongst businesses is the new year often means the beginning of a… Continue reading

Mobilization Justification

Tangible reasons why you should be considering using a mobile solution as part of your EAM/CMMS strategy.


Reduce Overall Maintenance and Repair CostInventory on Azzier CMMS

The best reason to use a mobile solution in your maintenance function is to increase efficiency.

Industry experts believe an increase of 35% in maintenance efficiencies can be achieved by introducing the use of mobile technology. Who could not use another 35% in their budget?  Of course, this will vary with each organization but just imagine how much time can be saved by reviewing your inventory and reserving an item before arriving at… Continue reading

Fast ROI and Hard Savings Keep the CMMS Software Market Healthy

The success of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) solution can be directly related to a strong croiorporate focus on profitability and productivity. A CMMS can provide a substantial and quick ROI.

In an effort to become more competitive, managers are turning over every stone to find areas for improvement and cost savings. As they study the maintenance function, companies have found that maintenance makes up anywhere from 15% to 40% of total product cost. They are also discovering that dollars saved in maintenance can avoid significant expanse later. In larger companies, reducing maintenance expenditures by $1 million contributes as much to profits as increasing sales by $3 million. In the competitive markets that most companies find themselves, being able to improve maintenance and decrease unnecessary maintenance expenditures by $1 million is much easier and likely to occur than finding $3 million in new sales.

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CMMS Software AzzierThe computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is a specialized management software tool which performs a host of advanced functions including the tracking of O&M activities and other management functionalities. It also helps a maintenance team to keep a record of all the assets that they are responsible for, maintain a historical record of the tasks that they perform, and schedule & track maintenance jobs as well.

Hence CMMS software is a database application that helps to streamline and track each and every aspect of an organization’s maintenance operations. As the operations grow more complex and larger, the need for maintaining a centralized database system becomes absolutely essential.
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 How Important Is Maintenance?ImportanceOfMaintenance

It’s quite funny. I often find myself trying to explain to others what I do for a living. Well, I say, “I provide asset maintenance software and related services to my customers who deliver maintenance services.” Sounds simple, right? Not really, they rarely get it. Well, have you ever really considered what maintenance means to us? Have you ever considered the fact that almost EVERY man made item on earth needs maintenance? The office building you’re probably reading this article from, requires a great deal of planned maintenance to make it a warm, clean, safe place to work in. It’s all around us, every day.

There’s really no end to the examples one can find related to maintenance and our everyday living and sometimes our health. The air we breathe, the roads we travel on, the schools we send our children to, are all dependent on good sound maintenance practices. Try driving to work and finding all the infrastructure on the way that requires maintenance.

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Azzier CMMS - InterfacingThere are many different flavors of business software on the market today.

If you have an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) you can stop reading this article now. In theory, you have very little need for an interface because your ERP, does it all. Examples of this type of software are, SAP, People Soft, JD Edwards. On the other hand, if you have a best of breed system, it might require interfacing to another best of breed system to accomplish all the tasks at hand for you company. OK, if you have an ERP, you may find it doesn’t fully meet… Continue reading


So you’re thinking it’s Time to Upgrade?Integration image of Azzier cmms


If you have been paying an annual maintenance fee for your software, you’re probably expecting the vendor to provide you with an upgrade, that makes just makes sense. But be careful what you wish for…..you might get it! And when you do, will you be ready and prepared for it? Will you make the most of it? Will you realize the benefits that the vendor was hoping you would? These are just a few questions that should be explored prior to pressing the upgrade button.  What follows, is a look… Continue reading


Azzier Asset Maintenance Management Software

Web Work Azzier is the latest release of the worlds first commercially available true 100% web based CMMS Web Work. This release breaks new ground with the most advanced asset maintenance functionality available in a fully browser based asset maintenance management program.

Azzier is the most feature rich web based asset maintenance solution available due to it’s exclusive use of advanced web programming. Mobile device connectivity is built into the core programming making Azzier the most powerful, mobile Enterprise Asset Maintenance solution available.

Azzier is the premiere asset maintenance management system for operations… Continue reading