One of the most flexible capabilities InVision provides is the way you can work with assets. Regardless of what type of assets you care about, InVision allows you to bring your assets into the system where you can better understand, manage, and analyze your data in multiple ways.
This system capability lets you visually inventory your assets both outdoors and indoors, update key life-cycle information about each of them in the field or at your desk, analyze, export, and report across your inventory using filters and spatial context. You can also create KPI Cards to keep your finger on the pulse of the things you care about, and have instant access to the key information you need to optimize daily operations. This capability brings a new level of visual insight into the asset life-cycle, helping establish and validate your authoritative inventory, supporting capital planning analysis, and enable holistic reporting like never before.
Managing Asset data in InVision uses a couple different tools designed for specific needs:
Explorer -> Asset Manager -> Home
Need to add new assets to your inventory? Need to update information and photos for existing assets? Performing a mobile field inspection? If you said yes to any of those questions then Explorer is the tool you'll use. Once Explorer gets configured with the assets you designate, you can use it to visually create or update asset locations (indoors, outdoors, above or below ground), perform inspections, take photos, and update information for any of the assets in your inventory. You can also view floorplans if the assets you're working with are indoors. Explorer is designed for mobile use, but can also be used on your laptop browser if needed.
When you need to see ALL your assets and start to understand them, you use Asset Manager to ask questions of the data you collected with Explorer. Asset Manager lets you search, sort, and filter your assets to analyze them, and then provides tools to bulk update lifecycle values, run reports on certain filtered subsets, or export them to excel. You can also drill into details view to see a more detailed map view of where they are and what's around them. Through Saved Filters you can define the criteria for the asset issues you care about, and then turn those into KPI Cards.
Home KPI Cards
When you log into InVision Home, KPI Cards give you a live view into the things you care about and then let you launch applications to start your work on them faster. You use Asset Manager to create complex filters which help define the criteria important to you, and then KPI Cards apply that criteria and deliver the information formatted like you need it. KPI Cards are user configurable, so you can have them perform counts, sums, and percentages for the assets you care about.
To learn about getting started setting up Asset data in InVision, check out the How do I Get Started with Asset Data? article.