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EAM Showdown! IFS vs. Mincom vs. CHAMPS
Using our EAM Evaluation Center, we compared Mincom Ellipse, CHAMPS, and IFS head-on. For the overall rankings, we looked at the vendors in two basic

electricity choice  to be reliable, the electricity must flow, your computers must remain online, and your delivery trucks must be operational. If just one of these assets breaks down unexpectedly, your operations may be interruptedand this can impact your bottom line. We selected two integrated EAM solutions, Mincom and IFS , and one best-of-breed EAM solution, CHAMPS . Integrated solutions combine core EAM functionality with human resources (HR) and financials (back office), thereby providing a complete solution. On the

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ERP for the Utilities Industry

Utilities (gas, water, electricity, and energy) software is typically built off customer billing systems encompassing a suite of modules covering fleet management, maintenance management, GIS, AMR, financials, and human resources, among others. 

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