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What type of enterprise software is most important in your job?

Used for everything from timesheets to manufacturing and supply chain management

Used to manage the maintenance and operation of machinery, vehicles and major capital assets

Used by mobile technicians, including work orders, scheduling and dispatch

I don’t use ERP, EAM or FSM software

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Do your organization’s different business units and divisions, at home or abroad, have access to the same set of customer, product and supplier data?

We can all see and use the same data

Most departments have access to shared data

Some units are in-sync, but not all

There is little to no consistency

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How good is your access to up-to-date management information when you are using a phone or other mobile device?

I can view and interact with data across the whole application

But I can only use and interact with some of the data

I can view some data but not interact with it

I need to return to the office to do that

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How well does your enterprise software help you adapt to major changes like entering new regions, or adding new services or product lines?

Our software can accommodate that

With some planning, we can usually alter the system enough

We need extensive modifications to adapt

Our software is too hard to change

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How well would your enterprise software accommodate adding a newly-created division or a newly merged or acquired company?

Our software can accommodate that

With some planning, we can alter the system to do this

We need extensive modifications to adapt

Our software is too hard to change

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How well would your enterprise software help you cope with a major supply-chain disruption like a plant shutdown or supplier business closure?

We can make supply chain, logistics and process changes in real-time

Given time, we can use our software to work around these kind of problems

Our software does not accommodate rapid change

We would switch to spreadsheets or other tools to respond

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How well would your enterprise software help you cope with sudden increases in customer demands requiring outsourcing, hiring or other measures?

Our software allows us to model and respond rapidly to spikes in demand

With some planning, we could make the changes to manage extra demand

It would be hard to get our software to model and action our response

We would need to piece together a response using spreadsheets or other tools

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How well does your ERP software handle complex project management like engineer-to-order, product development, and other operations that happen in real-time?

Our ERP supports all of these

It supports some of these

It supports a few of these

Our ERP is only for simple processes only

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How well does your EAM system support the entire asset lifecycle from engineering through operations and maintenance to accounting, HR and risk management?

It supports all functions across the entire asset lifecycle

It supports some of these functions but not all

It supports a few functions

Our EAM system is for maintenance/work orders only

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How well does your field service management software help you model operational changes such as adding new service areas, or cutting field staff?

Our FSM software supports this kind of predictive modeling

Our software helps us piece together forecasting

It takes us a while to work it out

Our FSM isn’t can’t model this kind of change

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How many employees are there in your company?

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Which of the following best describes the industry you work in?

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What is your role within your business?

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How many countries does your company operate in?

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How agile is your business?

When things change, a lack of enterprise software agility in the business world can leave you with a mountain to climb. Take our quiz and compare your business with others to see if you’re agile enough to tackle anything.

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