Air Canada Takes off with Maintenix
Read the Interactive Session: Technology, and then discuss the following questions: 1. What problems does Air Canada hope that Maintenix will solve? 2. How does Maintenix improve operational efficiency and decision-making? 3. Give examples of three decisions supported by the Maintenix system. What information do the Maintenix modules provide to support each of these decisions? Answer:
1. What problems does Air Canada hope that Maintenix will solve? • The Air Canada hope that the Maintenix will solve the problem that the system weren’t able to interact with one another or with finance and inventory systems. • The Air Canada hope that the solution will provide additional functionalities to Air Canada's Engineering, Planning, Materials Management, Line Maintenance and Technical Records departments and is expected to be fully implemented at all Air Canada locations by 2010. 2. How does Maintenix improve operational efficiency and decision-making? • Matintenix provides a system platform that is accessible via the Web and easy to deploy to all stations around the world. About operational efficiency ：Mxi claims that their software reduces repetitive tasks and time chasing missing or incomplete information by allowing maintenance, engineering, and finance divisions to easily share information. • The Mxi Maintenix(R) software uses a modern architecture and provides advanced capabilities such as a role-based Web browser interface, automated workflow, integration adapters, electronic signatures, and support for portable wireless devices. In addition to supplying Maintenix, Mxi provides a full range of services including Maintenix implementation, business consulting, systems integration, training, and support. 3. Give examples of three decisions supported by the Maintenix system. What information do the Maintenix modules provide to support each of these decisions?...
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