By gathering information about the facility and activities in one place you can quickly find what you are looking for and can be sure that the information is updated. You get an effective information management, avoid time-consuming task of searching through emails and contact your colleagues if they have the “latest” version of what you seek. There will also be a clear and effective internal routine when it is the information in the current system. Through smart search tools and the visual map you can quickly find what you are looking along with the information that is located in a structure related to the appropriate level at the same time, which means that the other information you seek is readily available. We have words, a product structure with different levels of information which reflects a normalization image of a larger company that has recurring concept in their facilities.
Today, many large companies have fragmented information structure by several systems used to capture the total amount of information about facilities and activities. By connecting external information channels from other systems we create an umbrella for the total amount of information. Examples are plant data and images that are often stored in other systems.
Many people have mobile workers in the field where smartphones and iPads become more common. Many observations and decisions coming from the on-site visit makes it easy to use these mobile devices to take notes and take pictures. Problems often arise when the information will remains on your phone or ports.