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MRO Inventory Optimization

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Move the 'Previous Item' and 'Item state' icon to the right hand side of the screen

I personally think it would be more useful to have the 'previous item' sitting next to the 'next item' rather than to the far left of the screen, especially as more companies are moving toward the wider single monitor. I find I'm constantly scanni...
about 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

1 click to set to Override rules and set to Optimal

Ideally we want the decision status to be Optimal so when I see the potential OOB ROP and OOB Max as 0/0 and the status hold zero I will 'Overide' rules, then change SAP ROP and SAP Max to 0. I think it would be very useful and time saving to have...
about 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 2 Functionality already exists

Ability to track parts transfers out from a site and to the receiving site

Useful for tracking the flow of transferred inventory, including dead and re-deployable inventory, and which site are supporting this process.
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 2 Functionality already exists

System rejected materials due to refresh to the original settings from the initial submission

Materials that are not approved before the MRO IO system refresh, either Delta or monthly, are rejected and returned to the Items list in MRO IO in the base state that they were originally in prior to review by planners or maintenance personnel. T...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Functionality already exists

Historic import data retrieval

Users should be able to download 12 months of imported data in zip format.
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Planned for future release

PU failure rollback and alert

Upon PU failure the system should revert back to a useable state and notifications sent to users who are subscribed to that alert type (see https://ibm-ai-apps.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/MRO-I-112). Ideally this would also automatically create a support ...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Planned for future release

Enable the Equipment Module (and Where Used) to be able to link to BOM’s using just ‘DIVISION’, instead of DIVISION and DISTRICT_CD

This is useful as it will allow client to filter through on materials issued against equipment at Division level and get the right count when they view that material against all District_Cd affected
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Planned for future release

Set ROQ to One as a new ROQ Method

Many of our clients manage their 'Repairable' stocked materials by setting a Re-Order Qty (ROQ) = 1. In the case of our SAP clients, this means setting the Maximum to be the same as the Re-Order Point (ROP). This request is to create a new ROQ Met...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Planned for future release

User Access management Enhancement - Archiving users

Some clients have hundreds of user accounts that are "inactive" accounts due to user turnover for instances that are a decade old. The accounts need to be retained so the user action/notes retain integrity, however it would be useful to have an "a...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Not under consideration

BULK Attachment option to add in BULK Edit

At Present, while creating a bulk workflow -- we need to go into each item to add an attachment (e.g. if create a Bulk workflow of 100 materials, then we need to go into each material 100 times to add an attachment to have a future reference) It ...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Planned for future release