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The Extreme Importance of an API with CMMS

The era of software communication is here. Enter the API, which stands for Application Program Interface. Just like the title implies it assists a variety of different programs to interface and communicate with one another. For your organization, CMMS is … Continue reading

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Mobile CMMS Applications

Can your Mobile CMMS work in an offline or disconnected state? Just because you’re not connected to the internet does not mean your employees must stop using your maintenance software.  If your CMMS has a mobile application, being without a … Continue reading

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OEE: One Metric That Can Spell Success or Failure for Your Company

In business terms, there may be no maintenance-related metric more important than Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). By accounting for availability, performance, and quality, OEE provides one of the quickest ways to assess the role of maintenance in the overall health … Continue reading

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How Much Preventive Maintenance Should You Be Doing?

When companies come to ManagerPlus looking for our maintenance software solutions and expertise, it’s not because they aren’t familiar with preventive maintenance. The vast majority are already performing routine oil changes, replacing HVAC filters, lubricating heavy machinery, performing safety inspections, … Continue reading

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Are You Spending Too Much on Maintenance Labor? Find Out with One Simple Equation

ABCs of Advanced Maintenance: Schedule Compliance Ratio In our last installment, we looked at the first key metric you should calculate when evaluating your maintenance operations: Maintenance Cost as a Percent of RAV (Replacement Asset Value). In broad terms, this metric indicates … Continue reading

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3 Ways Facility Management Software Helps Keep Clients Happy

Occupancy is always at the top of every facility owner’s list of priorities—keeping current clients happy while attracting new business is the key to profitability. The key to client happiness is, in turn, a function of facility condition and overall … Continue reading

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ABCs of Advanced Maintenance: Facility Sustainability

If you’ve been considering implementing sustainability initiatives at your facility, but don’t know where to start amid the complex tangle of “green” standards, practices, and technologies, you’re not alone. Over the past decade, sustainability has gone from a fringe ivory … Continue reading

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How Maintenance Software Addresses the Top Concerns of Facility Managers

  The work of facility managers is complex and demanding, and many report that they’re struggling to keep up. According to a recent FacilitiesNet survey, which asked facility managers to rate their top job-related concerns, the most common response was … Continue reading

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How Strong Organization Saved Foster Farms from Regulatory Disaster

For years it appeared that Foster Farms, California’s largest producer of chicken, was doing an excellent job of keeping its meat salmonella-free. When the company conducted regular salmonella testing on chicken carcasses, they usually found no trace of the dangerous … Continue reading

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How Maintenance Software Can Help Guard Against Toxic Mold

Stories about the onset of mold-induced illness read like something out of a horror film. People who were perfectly healthy days or weeks ago develop sudden nosebleeds, rashes, headaches, and respiratory problems so severe that they must be hospitalized in … Continue reading

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