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Software adoption is critical to successfully implementing a Maintenance Management Solution. It has been reported that 40-50 % of a business’ operational budget is taken up by Maintenance. To make sure you utilize an asset management solution in the best … Continue reading

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Reactive to Proactive – Moving Your System Over

When you are reactive everything slows down. What would it mean for your company in terms of hours and dollars to have planned and scheduled maintenance? What would making the switch from reactive to proactive mean? Saving money because you … Continue reading

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How To Ensure You Are Running A Successful CMMS

To ensure anything is running correctly in your life you are going to need to check in on it often, James Cash the founder of JC Penney said:  “Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces … Continue reading

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Don’t let the Growth of Technology Derail Your Business

There has been and continues to be a rapid transformation in our job roles that is directly correlated and driven by the growth of technology. Tech advancements leading to organizational and role change have proven to be boundless and in … Continue reading

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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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CMMS ROI Calculator: How Much Can You Save?

When companies approach us looking for ways to streamline and optimize their maintenance operations, one of the first questions we typically get asked is: what’s the return on investment for maintenance software? The answers can vary widely depending on the … Continue reading

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OEE: Using Maintenance to Achieve Higher Product Quality

We’ve finally arrived at the third leg of the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) journey: product/output quality. At this point, if we’ve been calculating the first two components of OEE correctly, we should have accurate measures of equipment availability and the … 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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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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