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MRO Inventory Optimization

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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 2 Planned for future release

Hide Recommended (Export) ROP, Recommended (Export) ROQ fields for MTC/OPS User Role

• As part of Item request feature roll out, end users (maintenance planners) will now need to submit item requests (stock level change requests) in MRO IO. More than 500 end users will now have read only access to MRO IO. • As we all know material...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Designing a notification system - The Bell and notification centre window

Having a notification system could be useful in following areas: 1- Incoming request notifications, for example, notifications for workflow review requests which are assigned to a user to take an action on 2- Notification for action taken, for ex...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Denied Workflow Corrections directly from within Workflow list view

Frequently when a workflow change is denied, the approver has asked for something to be changed or corrected on the record being submitted (set size is incorrect, business Impact is incorrect, reorder levels adjusted to a lower number, etc). The s...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Planned for future release

Add an API to add/remove/change Users in the access control list

Clients would like the ability to manage a user Group with their own tools (for audit purposes). If they could use an API to modify the MROIO user list, then they could manage the list on their side.
almost 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 2 Not under consideration

Track users' changes for each item

This feature can be implemented as a new widget in item form or a new tab under Recent activity widget along with Note and workflow and only should display changes that users have made to an item. It's kind of an audit log and can be used in troub...
almost 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Planned for future release

Workflow Completion Notificaton

One of my workflow clients is putting the inventory controller at the end of the approval workflow so the controller is aware that approvals have completed. This is highly inefficient as it causes an additional lag in processing time (particularly...
almost 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Planned for future release

Equipment Linked to Item - Bulk Download Capability

It's great that the Equipment module allows you to search the equipment and then list the items attached to them. However, we need the ability to show, and download, the referenced Equipment for the Item.
almost 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 3 Functionality already exists

Add options to expand equipment module items search

Many Clients have hub-spoke materials distribution, a central distribution center where replenishment occurs and stock is held in an "on-shore" plant, which supplies an one or several "off-shore" plants via transfer order. The way Equipment module...
almost 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 2 Planned for future release