When you spoke about wanting to streamline your materials management process and make it easier to navigate, we at Hexagon PPM, sure were listening. Which is why, we are pleased to announce the release of the new and improved version of Smart Materials.
Smart Materials 2020 (also known as Smart Materials Web) includes significant enhancements and is a lot more engaging and streamlined than what you are accustomed to. Though it has all the important old features, it comes packaged in a format that is easy to use as well as understand.
So, what’s new, you ask?
Well for one, it’s sure to save costs on your IT infrastructure. And secondly, it offers easy customization which facilitates less IT overhead meaning that all you need to access this version is a browser and nothing more. Absolutely no middleware required.
The Smart Materials 2020 version also offers a modern user interface that will ensure that you face as little resistance as possible, facilitating a faster onboarding process. By focusing more on the process rather than the IT part, it helps in making your onboarding experience a hassle-free one.
If decision making has been one of your major worries with material management, then the introduction of graphical charts and real-time ad-hoc analytics in this version will certainly bring simplicity to your complex data, thereby hugely facilitating your decision-making.
With the real time availability of data, Version 2020 enables functional or discipline users a free hand in the use of the system with lesser interventions from the administrator in terms of data entry. It uses third-party APEX Office Print ensuring that this version requires no IT involvement, thereby hastening the creation and configuration of reports.
Many of the screens have also been grouped by their function, with updated Administration, Bill of Materials, Requisition, and Site modules that are completely browser-based with zero footprints on your computer, thus allowing you more efficient work processes.
To name just a few of the improved features, the following are a must mention:
A new UI that is simple to use
Quick Access functionality that’s highly user-friendly
Dashboard screens with grid action functionality which is exactly like MS Excel
Easy navigation using breadcrumbs
Home-screen links and hyperlinks that intuitive and informative
Cloud-based help content that can be viewed using the internet on any computer or mobile device
Summing it all up, we promised you an integrated solution to materials management, and we deliver on that promise with the new and improved Smart Materials 2020, because when you use Smart Materials, it just works!
Here's a glimpse of what you can expect from the Smart Materials Web Version 2020
Click here to check out the upgraded version of our cloud-based Smart Materials Web Help for a deeper understanding of the product from the documentation point of view.