How a work order management system can benefit your organization


Nuno Gomes, on August 17, 2020

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Before we look at what a work order management system can do for your organization, it is important to understand what a "work order" is. In this article we will explain the benefits of work order management system, what work orders are and how you can manage them more efficiently. One of the first steps in the introduction of a work order is to set up a system to collect data on your ordered work. Work requests, maintenance and work orders are all part of a single management system, not a collection of different management systems. [Sources: 2, 5, 16]. By accessing the data already stored in your facility management platform, your organization can gain efficiency by automating the work order process. You can also easily generate this data and access it for your employees and all other people involved in the work order process, as well as for other employees. [Sources: 11, 15] 

    

A job order management that promotes process visibility can help you identify and address work that is done faster and often in real time. Second, you can create and submit comprehensive work orders in the time it takes to do the same for ordered manual work. A work order management system should allow you to complete faster work orders that have really high priority, so you will have to set fewer priorities for later. [Sources: 4, 7, 9, 12] 

    

In order to save time, it is an important task in job order management to determine what work needs to be done, what is required to complete the work and when it should be done to save time. The creation of a digital work, order and management process will encourage workers to pursue small tasks that may seem unimportant but require hours of work every week. [Sources: 4, 9] 

    

A successful work order and management process should be structured, standardized, smoothly transition from one stage to another, and flexible enough to move smoothly between them. What makes a perfect working order is the passing on of the right information through all phases of the process. Once you have defined each step of your customer journey, you can move on to the next step of the customer journey. [Sources: 1, 2, 14] 

    

By digitizing your work order program, you can improve your operational and administrative efficiency by streamlining job submission and automating interaction with contractors. Secondly, an easy-to-use work, order and management module reduces the administrative burden for processing orders and orders. [Sources: 9, 15] 

    

A good work order management system should give you the flexibility you need to effectively manage your work orders. In addition to these features, one of the most important aspects of implementing a work order automation system is the automated staking and order package, which uses a combination of components that work together to automate the entire work process, from the first draft to the final design. Work order management and maintenance software breaks down the processes and tasks that need to be done to fulfil the work ordered and ensures that they are carried out in the most efficient and productive way. It assigns different jobs to different workers in the same work or in a way that suits the workflow of your process. [Sources: 10, 11, 13] 

    


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[0]: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/field-service/field-service-architecture

[1]: https://www.ensightplus.com/the-work-order-management-process-explained/

[2]: https://blog.infraspeak.com/maintenance-work-orders/

[3]: https://www.websitesupport.info/hc/en-us/articles/115000072673-Processing-and-Completing-Work-Orders

[4]: https://mydatascope.com/blog/en/7-steps-to-build-a-better-work-order-process/

[5]: https://www.reliableplant.com/work-order-software-31608

[6]: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/efficient-work-order-management-process-ashok-mohanty

[7]: https://blog.ezofficeinventory.com/maintenance-work-order/

[8]: https://www.purchasecontrol.com/blog/what-is-a-works-order/

[9]: https://softwareconnect.com/work-order/

[10]: https://www.dpsi.com/blog/work-order-management-need-know/

[11]: https://electricenergyonline.com/energy/magazine/79/article/Automating-the-Work-Order-Process-the-Final-Step-to-Pulling-Utility-Systems-Together.htm

[12]: https://www.hippocmms.com/blog/how-to-organize-work-orders

[13]: https://www.glovia.com/on-premise-manufacturing-erp-software/on-premise-manufacturing-erp-modules/manufacturing-management-erp-solution/work-orders/

[14]: https://www.softwareadvice.com/resources/work-order-process/

[15]: https://servicechannel.com/what-is-work-order-management-software/

[16]: https://smallbusiness.chron.com/work-order-procedures-3465.html

    



Written by

Nuno Gomes


Entrepreneur, Software Engineer, Founder at Withprocess.

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