- September 02, 2009
September 2, 2009 - Service Pack 3.6 has been released for Provideam OEE Monitoring Solution. This release delivers several new features, including Manual Data Entry and Plan Adherence Reporting.The new Provideam Manual OEE Module allows users to enter data collected manually from production machines and to analyse this data in an easy to use intranet application. The Provideam Manual OEE Module has many advantages over paper-based or Excel-based approaches including;1) Multiple simultaneous users2) Analysis of data over any period – shift, day, week, month etc.3) Robust reliable database data storageA short training video on the Manual Entry Module can be found on the Provideam website. To celebrate the launch of its new Manual OEE Module Provideam is offering 50 complimentary licences to use the Provideam OEE Monitoring System. These licences will entitle clients to use Provideam to analyse data from 2 machines. To get a licence, simply register for the Provideam Newsletter on the company’s website. The new Provideam Plan Adherence Module allows companies to fill the information deficit between Planning Departments and Operations Departments. The module enables users to monitor production performance versus a planned schedule and also to predict the start and completion dates of future orders.There are two aspects to the Planning Module, 1) Data Entry and 2) Reporting.1) The Data Entry section enables users to enter current and future Work Orders / Production Requests. These Work Orders can be entered manually or imported via CSV or script. (Support for ISA 95 Messaging will follow in due course)2) The Reporting section enables users to create Gantt Chart Style reports which indicated the actual, targeted and predicted start/end times of each of the Work Orders for specific period ranges.The Provideam Plan Adherence Module is an excellent low cost alternative to MES for Production Plan Adherence.A short training video on the Plan Adherence Module can be found on the Provideam website. Provideam is a fully automatic (and now manual) OEE Monitoring Solution. Both automatic and manual Machines can be analysed in a wide variety of reports and views. Provideam can be used to monitor from 1 to 100s of machines.