Maintenance Management Tips

4 Reasons Your CMMS Implementation Will Be A Failure

A CMMS Implementation Plan Goes Wrong! Many maintenance departments struggle with ongoing maintenance. There is so much to do and so much that never gets done! A computerized maintenance management software system aka CMMS is often seen as a magic bullet. However, even with CMMS software, you may find maintenance takes longer than planned and …

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How To Fix Maintenance Workflow Problems

maintenance Workflow Setup: A well organized maintenance management program will have some distinct workflows (see the diagram below). For instance, external users or customers send in maintenance work requests. We schedule this maintenance work as well as preventive maintenance and create work orders. Technicians receive these work orders and complete them. We generate maintenance reports …

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Preventive Maintenance Planning – How To Check Plan Health

Preventive maintenance planning has a purpose! Are you using maintenance management software for your preventive maintenance planning? Most maintenance programs aka CMMS software have many reports for different purposes. They often look very good and sometimes they can be really useful! 😉 On the other hand… Do you know the health of your preventive maintenance plan?

Preventive Maintenance Scheduling – When Is It Excessive?

Preventive maintenance scheduling leading to complaints? It does sound weird! Have you ever had this happen to you? For example, management or other departments complain that your preventive maintenance scheduling is too much. Maybe equipment is frequently unavailable because of scheduled preventive maintenance. In addition your maintenance team complains that they spend too much time …

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Why Proactive Maintenance Is Better Than Just Preventive Maintenance

Proactive Maintenance – What Does It Mean? Proactive maintenance tries to identify and fix the root causes equipment failures. As part of your maintenance plan it can result in significant cost savings. It is different from reactive maintenance and preventive maintenance.

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3 Quick Maintenance Metrics For Maintenance Planners

Maintenance department having problems? Maintenance departments in many organizations often have a thankless job! If things are running smoothly no one remembers them. The opposite happens when there are delays or problems due to maintenance requirements. Are you getting many complaints regards facilities maintenance or equipment maintenance? Is there a lot of pending maintenance work? …

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