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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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 team complains that they spend too much time checking …

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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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Auditing Your Maintenance Management Program – 5 Essential Steps

Why Audit Your Maintenance Management Program? Do you do an periodic audit of all your maintenance activities for the last year? I know it sounds rather tedious! However, it has several benefits. It can help you identify problem areas and scope for improvement. Also where you are doing really well in your maintenance management program! …

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How To Analyze Machine/ Equipment Breakdown Reports From CMMS Software

Problem Equipment May Not Be Obvious! Having a lot of equipment breakdowns & unexpected downtime? Or is everything under control and there are hardly any maintenance emergencies? 😎Wow! Whatever the situation, operations managers and  maintenance managers need to regularly identify problem equipment. These bad boys are the ones that cause frequent shutdowns or incur big …

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