If indeterminate MRO material master identities are a real business problem, why aren’t they a bigger deal?

Or how to get visibility so the problem gets solved? Poorly identified MRO materials IS a real problem in asset intensive industries. It’s a weak spot that has existed since the dawn of enterprise systems, sitting in no mans land. Software developers and implementation consultants say “that’s a business problem”. In the early days it was often owned by IT, now likely it’s SCM. The people most impacted are often in maintenance. The friction and mistakes caused are felt broadly resulting in higher costs, increased safety risk and when things […]