A Comparative Review of Municipal Work Order Systems

A Comparative Review of Municipal Work Order Systems

We are sharing with you an interesting article written by By Jim Force

The nonprofit Water Finance Research Foundation (WFRF) has completed a review of major computerized maintenance management and infrastructure asset management systems used by municipal governments and water and wastewater utilities. The idea is to help municipal water management professionals like yourself make better choices for your specific application.

The foundation evaluated the software systems on the basis of cost, vendor service and support, work management, asset inventory and inventory control, Esri GIS integration and mapping, among others. Software systems from 14 different suppliers were evaluated (in alphabetic order): Accela, Agile Assets, Azteca System’s Cityworks, Cartegraph, Cityview, EnerGov, IBM’s Maximo, Infor/Hansen, Lucity/GBA, Maintenance Connection, Novotx’s Elements, Oracle, Pubworks and Vueworks. WFRF ranked the systems from 1-5, with 5 being the highest.
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