CHAMPS EAM Features

CHAMPS EAM

Enterprise asset management

4.1/5 (40 reviews)

CHAMPS EAM Feature Summary

  • Asset Optimization

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Cost Tracking
Customizable Reporting
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Mobile Integration
Purchasing Management
Status Reporting
Work Order Management
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CHAMPS EAM Feature Reviews

25 reviewers had the following to say about CHAMPS EAM's features:

Anonymous
A verified reviewer

Have worked with this software and company for over 20 years. Always cheerful and ready to assist.

2018-01-24

Equipment history, Work Orders, PMs, Parts/Materials, Work Requests, Bill of Materials, hyperlinks to equipment documentation, electronic routing for approvals, Work Schedule, tracks Service Contracts/Warranties.

Pros

Straight forward, ease of use. Our user community hit the ground running with minimal training provided, even new users that have never heard the name

Cons

After all the data is input, the reports are the primary retrieval method.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Patrice Batchelor-Robinson

Champs is a software that is easy to use and quite helpful for Inventory & Purchasing.

2018-01-24

The ease of use and the functionalities that assist in making my day to day activities more effective and efficient.

Pros

I love the audit trail in Version 13 that captures all changes.

Cons

Its ability to have glitches that are hard to replicate since said glitch is normally manifested inspite of following the requisite steps within a process.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Capterra
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Triveni Singh

It is an excellent system supported by very talented and customer focused staff.

2018-01-19

It provides you with the ability to track problem areas in your maintenance side of the business and optimize the resources.

Pros

I like all of the modules that are related to equipment repair work orders, parts inventory, tracking repair labor and material costs, etc.

Cons

We have had internal issues with integration between corporate financial system and the CMMS

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Wilburn Pottinger

Good & Cost Effective CMMS

2015-06-26

Pros

I like best the following: The suite is an integration of procurement, inventory and maintenance management system - three interwoven functions If used properly, the system software will facilitate paperless initiative Up to this point the system has proven to be a cost effective solution

Cons

The problem in processing (returning, re-issuing and correctly tracking) serialized parts

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

8/10

Recommendations to others considering CHAMPS EAM

Have clearly define needs and requirements, Ensure that proper users test are conducted.

Source: Software Advice
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Anonymous
(Higher Education company, 1001-5000 employees)

CHAMPS has been a great experience, it is hands down an excellent software program for any business.

2018-01-22

Pros

CHAMPS software is great for the company that wants everything in one place; purchasing, inventory, payroll, work orders, preventative maintenance, calibration, etc.

Cons

I think the biggest con for CHAMPS is that the reports that come with the software could stand to be updated/enhanced a bit.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Bill Lynch

Review of CHAMPS Software

2015-06-03

Pros

Ease of use in that getting from place to place is intuitive.

Cons

Some data in one field is in a number format while the same data in another table is text.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering CHAMPS EAM

The better you understand your requirements the better the decision will be made.

Source: Software Advice
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Marsha Peters

Williams College experience

2015-06-24

Pros

I particularly like CHAMPS because I know it can do many different aspects of a business; work orders, purchasing, payroll, account payable, inventory, scheduling, lock-out tag-out, etc.

Cons

I would like to see more canned reports in the software application.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering CHAMPS EAM

I firmly believe that CHAMPS is a great software application. I have been using it for many years and I could see it used in business across the world. Give it a try, just like any other software there is a learning curve but once you master that... the sky is the limit.

Source: Software Advice
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Brady Stock

Great Support, Smooth Transition, Training Availability

2018-01-22

Less to manage from an IT standpoint. Easy for users to understand.

Pros

User Friendly Customization Excellent Support Not resource intensive Clear Error Messages Support Multiple Browsers Easy Process to roll out new modules Active Directory Integration

Cons

The inventory process.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Nico Lauw

Utilization of CHAMPS in the COT Asset Management Program Environment.

2015-06-25

Pros

It is a simple database and reporting system to monitor processes.

Cons

The complexity in making changes within CHAMPS when business process improvements are identified.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

8/10

Recommendations to others considering CHAMPS EAM

Ensure that your teams are made up of experts in the appropriate processes, not just experienced in using computer systems. As CHAMPS is a good tool to support business processes, each business has their own model, and those team members must be experts in the process model and processes.

Source: Software Advice
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James Hernandez

For the user coming off the street, CHAMPS is a very cumbersome software.

2018-01-23

I can add photos to a sku, and generate all the reports I need based on the data given.

Pros

Many useful and different reports are available.

Cons

Too many screens are needed. They should be consolidated into one screen. It should be drag and drop when adding photos to a SKU. Filters should be added for the user to what he she is trying to accomplish

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

5/10
Source: Capterra
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Aldon Green

CHAMPS Maintenance Management System

2015-06-24

Pros

Its ability to provide real time cost tracking (labour and material) and to automate maintenance alert for critical equipment.

Cons

It relates to the Bill of Material (BOM) per asset, which requires that when an asset reaches its retirement age, you would want to be able to identify all the associated parts that are related to it for disposal, so those parts do not build the inventory level unnecessarily.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

8/10

Recommendations to others considering CHAMPS EAM

Make sure that the Maintenance managers identify their desired outcome at their facility and match that with what the Maintenance system being presented is able to provide. Make sure that the key stakeholders are involved in the decision making.

Source: Software Advice
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Triveni Singh

Use CHAMPS from a manager point of view for plant maintenance.

2015-06-26

Pros

The vendor is very supportive and customer focused. There are some areas of the CHAMPS ver. 11 that could be improved upon. As I understand it, ver. 12 has addressed most of them. We will converting to ver. 12 soon.

Cons

The search feature could be simplified.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

8/10

Recommendations to others considering CHAMPS EAM

Before purchasing a product like this, list your expectations features you want in great detail. Once you do get the product, a significant amount of effort needs to go in to setting it up. This will simplify the user's life later.

Source: Software Advice
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Don Degner

CHAMPS works well out of the box. The Installation and Training teams are top notch.

2018-01-22

It has helped to improve our management of maintenance by allowing us to analyze trends and apply consistent standards to all areas of the mill.

Pros

Over the years, CHAMPS has done a good job of making the user interface more consistent.

Cons

The web based system is not available for all modules. This forces us into the client/server model, which is a bit more difficult to upgrade.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Heidi Fregoe

I use CHAMPS to issue POs,track invoicing, create PMS and Work orders.

2018-01-25

Easy to make my own reports that I can customize for my dept needs.

Pros

I can save a report to adobe and download to excel.

Cons

TAB page of POs if you hit the tab or wrong button, instead of the ENTER key, after you have typed in formation, you loose what you have typed, and have to start over. Also, sometimes doesn't save the information on this page after that happens. Have to close po, get back in, retype it.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Rickell Muir

My experience using the application has been great, I learn how to man over the application.

2018-01-19

Pros

Very Efficient when tracking inventory parts.

Cons

There are no rollback mechanism in place and CHAMPS may need to take a look at that in the near future.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Source: Capterra
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Paul Veeneman

The upgrade to the CHAMPS version was executed without issue, even with customization.

2018-01-18

A single source platform for Preventative Maintenance management for facilities and operations that scales from a medium sized manufacturing installation to a large scale nuclear power plant, and everything in between...a one size can fit all platform.

Pros

The customization of the mobile interface increased the efficiency of the PM operations.

Cons

There is a small component that is required to operate outside the core server. This piece is called the Spooler. In future versions it would be great of the Spooler functionality could operate autonomously within the core server, but as a secondary system, reducing the licensing need for additional single use Windows system.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Roberta Senecal

I use the program every day, multiple times a day. I find it easy to use.

2018-01-19

Organizes issues with the rental units.

Pros

I able to run a quick report with information on the work orders entered and the status.

Cons

I don't really mind the program. I was part of the team who put the program in place and am now a user. I am able to set criteria that I am looking for and get the information out that I need.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Capterra
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Thomas Aliberti

Not the most intuitive system, but it works.

2018-01-18

Initial reason I was hired was to oversee work order processing.

Pros

Very comprehensive CMMS.

Cons

Reporting is not easily configurable and the application is Client / Server based so it's very limited in terms of mobility.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

0/10
Source: Capterra
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Response from CHAMPS Software


Hi Thomas,

This is Debby Mininni with CHAMPS Software. I see that your experience with our product and customer service has been less than ideal and would like to address the issues you have experienced if possible. We now offer a web version of the software in addition to mobile options for client/server deployments. Many other areas of the product have also been upgraded or improved as well.

I would like to connect with you to discuss this with you in more detail. Please contact me directly at debby@champsinc.com or 352-795-2362 ext. 223.

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Chuck Lipkin

Champs 2

2018-07-23

Pros

Gave full picture of our inventory.

Cons

Nothing really. Had no issues with using it.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Response from CHAMPS Software


Thanks for your review.

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Jeremy Forer

CHAMPS

2017-10-12

It is a functional, simple database.

Pros

Simple and like MP2 and other old databases. Inventory system is functional.

Cons

No visibility of the asset system or schedule. Everything is difficult to use. It's just old, they never caught up to the rest of the world.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

1/10
Source: Software Advice
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Kevin Vinning

Champs my preferred Maintenace Tracking System

2015-07-04

Pros

Coming from a mechanical back ground I like the fact that the data base gives me the ability to track failures enabling me to trend machinery to prevent future failures.

Cons

I find that new hires that are not computer savvy have a problem in the beginning understanding the hierarchy. The system is quit simple if you try not to overthink it.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Likelihood to recommend

8/10

Recommendations to others considering CHAMPS EAM

Do not overthink the system, learn the flow and let it flow.

Source: Software Advice
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Steven White

Good CMMS systems with lots of features

2015-06-24

Pros

Flexible enough that minimal customization is required. The Vendor works to make sure your implementation is successful

Cons

Some features are not documented as well as they could be.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

8/10

Recommendations to others considering CHAMPS EAM

Make sure to determine the effort/cost of implementing any integrations to other systems that are needed.

Source: Software Advice
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Gary Poon

Fast, Accurate and Efficient

2017-06-08

Pros

Fast response. Accurate message and information. Efficient when communication and leave a message.

Cons

Need to refresh the data by logging out an account.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Software Advice
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Joan Griesbach

Great customer support! Easy to use!

2018-01-23

Pros

I like the enhancement made when you change the asset id on the work order header, it automatically updates the asset on the step.

Cons

I don't like the fact that if you do a physical inventory count and enter a number by mistake, you can not clear the screen.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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John Bargo

O&M Contract COR

2018-01-18

It was a relatively low cost solution to a difficult problem we faced. Through consultation with users and the CHAMPS staff we were able to determine this product would continue to fit our needs very well

Pros

Simplicity on terms of ease of data entry and retrieval but powerful enough to produce complex usage information to aid in determining O&M needs

Cons

I would like for the software to be more compatible with other scheduling type software but I also understand the challenges with proprietary type software.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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