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Asset tracking and management
The section above generally relates to items which would be used or deployed on behalf of the business, this could be complete items, individual service modules which are swapped out on site. Bolt on modules, loan or replacement modules and the internal items needed to make them all function. These will often be owned by the client. Asset management is generally based around tracking internal assets of the company.
  • Vehicles, including service intervals and due service dates based on time and/or mileage. Service history including scheduled and unscheduled part replacements
  • Asset purchase date and current value (both real and depreciated) current software/firmware revision along with actual files if required. Who is assigned which license F.A.C.T. like to see this.
  • Current assignment, linked to resource application if required, useful for P11D.
  • Link phone, track usage, many companies now issue soft copies of phone charges on CSV file. Easily track who calls who and when.
  • Useful for Insurance, employee XX Laptop is stolen.

Engineer/Resource Management & Contractor Management
Resource management centers around the people and the sites within your company, the data you may need to track will be unique and may be subject to EU law, and the various Data protection acts currently in force throughout the EU.
  • Biographical data, names address, role, NoK, and other base data
  • Current and historic work assignments
  • Length of service, full employment history
  • Assigned items, contact details and possibly a link to expenses

Project Management
Project Management has been a Quickbase Staple for many a year now and has all of the features you would expect from a stable, mature platform. Of course the trick with Projects is not the reporting tool but the initial project plan.
  • All usual reports and outputs
  • Tracks all aspects and automatically shunts dates as required.
  • Fully customizable, automatic mails, notification, and reports
  • Manages all aspects of Project with a high level of granularity including costs, workloads and milestones.