Honeywell Operational Intelligence Software Helps Companies Manage Lifecycle of Their Mobile Computers
March 06, 2019
FORT MILL, S.C., March 11, 2019 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) todayunveiled HoneywellOperational Intelligence, an intuitive cloud-based software solutionthat systematically tracks, manages and optimizes mobile computers – across alllocations – throughout the operational lifecycle and the return to manufacturerauthorization process.
The enterprise asset management solution is both softwareand hardware agnostic, which means that it supports Android and iOS operatingsystems as well as devices from any manufacturer, including Honeywell.
“Honeywell Operational Intelligence gives a competitiveedge by providing analytics across a company’s fleet of devices to make smartdecisions in real time,” said Peter Howes, president of Honeywell’s Productivity Products business.“This solution helps companies reduce technology costs, streamline IT processesand is designed to be the only portal for mobile asset management a companywould ever need.”
The solution also provides actionable insights to helpavoid unnecessary spending on additional equipment and ensuring devices in thefield are ready to perform. Honeywell Operational Intelligence gives companies visibilitywithin their device pool to:
Reducecostly unnecessary returns. As many as one in four devicesshipped to service centers are found to be in good working condition and do notneed repairs. The costs associated with servicing working devices – which includesshipping, handling, labor, diagnostics – could be on average $75 per device.
Right-sizespare device inventory. Companies can reduce capital expendituresfor spare devices by actively managing spares pool usage and historical trendsrather than arbitrarily and through guesswork.
Right-placeassets. Companies can reduce expenditures by knowing deviceutilization across sites, producing visibility to move underutilized assets tofacilities that require more devices.
Consolidatereturns processes into one efficient system. Companies can createoperational improvements and simplify operations by consolidating tools andprocesses from different vendors.
Verifyadherence to vendor return contracts. Companies can reduce risk andimprove operations by combining process workflow and service-level agreementcontract information to monitor contract adherence and compare vendorperformance.
“We have been perfecting the asset management process fordecades across our worldwide ecosystem and customer base and have millions ofdevices we use and support in almost every industry in every possible condition,”Howes said. “Knowing the disposition of every device can make the difference ofwhether you have successful outcomes in every workplace, every shift, everyworkflow and every worker.”
Honeywell OperationalIntelligence is included in the Honeywell Marketplace, an enterprise app storedesigned to provide businesses with direct access to software and solutionsdeveloped by Honeywell and third-party developers. To access the Honeywell Marketplace and viewsoftware solutions, please visit marketplace.honeywell.com.
HoneywellSafety and Productivity Solutions (SPS) provides products, software andconnected solutions that improve productivity, workplace safety and assetperformance for our customers across the globe. We deliver on this promisethrough industry-leading mobile devices, software, cloud technology andautomation solutions, the broadest range of personal protective equipment andgas detection technology, and custom-engineered sensors, switches and controls.We also manufacture and sell a broad portfolio of footwear for work, play andoutdoor activities, including XtraTufTM and Muck BootTMbrand footwear.
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune100 technology company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospaceproducts and services; control technologies for buildings and industry; andperformance materials globally. Our technologieshelp everything from aircraft, buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains,and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and moresustainable. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.