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What’s the Most Powerful App on Earth? It’s not banking, trading, or social…

The discussion for the most powerful app is often centered around the financial world, focusing on dollar amounts for trades, savings, and transactions. A new category of application is now at the forefront of the discussion, thanks to the Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) focused app from Fulcrum Technologies, which has a powerful app two decades in the making. Fulcrum’s mobile solution, which includes a powerful app for Asset Tracking goes so far beyond any financial or productivity app you can find. This unique app has tracked hundreds of millions of dollars of critical assets for some of the top Communication brands today. It also serves as a front end for all connected business systems, such as ERP, OSS, BI, WMS, and more, thanks to Fulcrum’s data reconciliation and integration.


The Most Powerful Mobile App on Earth

You’ve seen the annuallists of “best new apps” and “top apps of the year.” After scanning them you wonder – what is it that makes these apps any better or tops over the tens of thousands of others in app stores? Usually it’s a pop culture focused app with a catchy name and super slick animations that grabs your attention.


The Secret to Fulcrum’s Success? (Hint, it’s the people factor)

Fulcrum Technologies is famous for having the most complete end-to-end Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) software solution with their CATS Product Suite, which spans field data collection to asset reconciliation to business systems integration.


How barcode scanners can give your business more efficiency & accuracy.

When it comes to streamlining business and making processes leaner, having pragmatic barcode scanning is an absolutely critical need. Barcodes, and barcode scanners are the foundation for improving what has traditionally been a time-intensive man-powered process.


Most Powerful Mobile App on Earth? Fulcrum’s Jami Oster Might Have a Case:

In the battle for most powerful application on earth, Fulcrum Technologies has been making a strong argument for two decades. Fulcrum’s mobile solution, which includes a powerful app for Asset Tracking goes so far beyond a normal “productivity” app you can find in the App store. This particular app has tracked hundreds of millions of dollars of critical assets for some of the top Communication brands today. It also (thanks to Fulcrum’s data reconciliation and integration) serves as a front end for all connected business systems, such as ERP, OSS, BI, WMS, and more.


Asset Tracking for SAP and Oracle Databases

Oracle & SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), financial planning and analysis (FP&A), revenue recognition, risk management, governance, compliance, procurement, project planning, tax reporting, and other solutions are the technical platform choices for many organizations. Their modern, connected back-office applications deliver the functionality, analytics, security, and social collaboration tools that help foundationally run businesses.


3 Steps to a Perfect Asset Database of Record

Step 1: Get the damn data. (All of it). If you want to harness the power of your collective IoT, implement a mobile solution front end to track and manage your critical assets, infrastructure, and equipment. This (and/or any modern scanning hardware)has a few “must-have” features.


Ghost Assets: How To Find And Remove Every Single One

Ghost assets are components that are lost, stolen, or unusable… but are still listed as active in the fixed asset database. You want to maximize spares and avoid paying taxes on ghost assets you don’t possess, so the vanquishing of ‘ghosts’ is critical for your CAPEX optimization.


How Tech is Perfecting Spare Inventory Levels

Most companies are faced with the challenging task of finding a balance between managing inventory and how many spare parts are necessary for optimal utilization. Having spare parts on hand is essential for reducing downtime, but obviously having too many can cost you in up-front CapEx. On the flip side, if they aren’t on hand and available, it can up operational wait times, cause production loss, and may even get you in trouble with your organization’s adherence to local and state laws. Being able to effectively manage your spare parts inventory is one of the most important and cost effective things you can do, while also reducing risk of asset failure.


How to Thrive in the Virtual Workplace Transformation

With the 2020 corona-virus (COVID-19) officially being categorized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a pandemic, all companies have felt the incredible impact of changing work paradigms. With physical office spaces seen as a risk, big brand names such as Facebook and Microsoft are encouraging or mandating that staff adopt a work-from-home policy.


How to eliminate redundant purchases, waste, and fraud – Interview with Jami Oster

How to eliminate redundant purchases, waste, and fraud? Fulcrum Technologies has solved this problem for two decades for some top brands throughout Communications, Utilities, Data Centers, ISPs, Renewables, Oil & Gas, and more. Regardless of the cause, the result is the same – the organization is faced with purchasing duplicate assets which in turn inflate the budget, delay projects, increase storage costs, etc.


Manage Governance, Risk and Compliance with Asset Lifecycle Management

Jami Oster, CEO of Fulcrum Technologies, gives us some insight into how to use Asset Lifecycle Management to ensure you are compliant. Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) is critical to give regulatory bodies (and financial departments) visibility into what is real - in "real time". As assets move, the applicable regulations can shift.


Futuristic IoT & The Impact to Asset Lifecycle Management

What will the IoT universe look like in 2030? For starters, the Internet of Things (IoT), is going beyond the buzzword of “smart”, pushing into the ridiculously smart realm. When you wake up in 2030, smart sensors will trigger a custom lifestyle workflow. Researchers from all over the world are introducing novel and imaginative platforms to use “machine learning technologies”, virtual reality, and augmented reality.


Asset Management Phases, From Fulcrum CEO Jami Oster

Whether you are in Communications, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Renewables, Data Centers, you have to reduce overall costs – while improving the overall level of service in your technology, infrastructure, or IT department. This is done through effective asset lifecycle management, also known as ALM.


Mobility Solutions: Q&A with Fulcrum CEO Jami Oster

We sat down with Jami Oster, CEO of Fulcrum, at her Downtown Seattle office. Fulcrum actively helps clients manage geographically distributed assets through its proprietary asset life-cycle management software, CATS. Whether your people are in the field, the warehouse, or back office, they will need a reliable, consistent method of capturing ALL transactional data to feed your fixed asset database.


XO’s Supply Chain Journey | ISEMAG

She knew this new trip also had unpredictable environments and unforeseeable twists and turns. As XO Communication’s Director of Sourcing and Logistics with years of Six Sigma experience, knowledge, and training, she was well-equipped to plot a course to adopt and integrate an ALM solution into the supply chain.


The CCA Voice (RCAB) - Fall/Winter 2019 CFOs in 2030: Rise of the Super Hero

By: Brent Bauer, CEO, Fulcrum Technologies

As the industry finishes the overall conversion to digital transformation, telecommunications CFOs are facing an unprecedented deluge of data with regard to critical assets and infrastructure having a direct impact on their CAPEX and OPEX margins.


Asset Lifecycle Management in a Perfect World - ISE Magazine - YouTube

Subarno brings a wealth of real-world experience in finance, supply chain, and telecom. Having implemented the asset management program at the world's third largest wireless carrier, Subarno leverages his expert knowledge to guide clients towards the best solutions for their unique needs.


ISE Magazine, February 2016

View the digital edition of ISE Magazine February 2016.


Asset Management | Pipeline Magazine | ICE Technology

By: Cosmin Stejerean When Yvonne Sabatini, Director of Sourcing and Logistics at XO Communications, was recognized for establishing a “Best in Class” Supply Chain at XO Communications, it came with one caveat; she needed Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM), to close out that last mile and give her true visibility, insight, and control of her assets from end-to-end.


The Asset Lifecycle Management - YouTube

This video will discuss best practices for Asset Lifecycle Management, to give you visibility, insight, and control of your network assets, infrastructure, and supply chain from end-to-end.


Fulcrum's Partnership with Skytap

Read how Fulcrum delivers the best quality to our customers utilizing our cloud partner Skytap.


Perfecting Your Supply Chain with Asset Management

Fulcrum is featured in the October 2016 issue of Pipeline Magazine, focusing on XO's Asset Lifecycle Management implementation using CATS.

Why Asset Life Cycle Management is Critical

Read Fulcrum's argument for why Asset Lifecycle Management is critical for above ground infrastructure in the September 2016 issue of AGL Magazine.