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10 Reasons Why To Replace Maintenance Spreadsheets With Modern Maintenance Software (CMMS)
10 Reasons Why To Replace Maintenance Spreadsheets With Modern Maintenance Software (CMMS)
Managing your maintenance and facilities operations using spreadsheets is costing you a lot more money than you think!
Spreadsheets are part of a standard computer software package and are easily accessible. A lot of organizations start outs...Read more
Rated The Best Public Work Maintenance Software
Rated The Best Public Work Maintenance Software
Maintenance workers, utility workers, and construction workers are essential services needed to keep our facilities and highways safe. From road repairs – potholes – cracks in pavements – building roads and bridges, aging infrastructure, their tasks keep piling up. It is critical that they have the right tools...Read more
Preparing Your Maintenance Operations For The New Year
Preparing Your Maintenance Operations For The New Year
The new year is rapidly approaching, what better time than now to start evaluating how your current system is performing and start preparing your maintenance operations for the New Year.
Start by assessing if your current maintenance management system is meeting your objectives and giving you and your organization...Read more
How CMMS Helps During Supply Chain Disruptions
How CMMS Helps During Supply Chain Disruptions
Today many businesses are recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters, and other catastrophes. Supply chain disruptions have made us more aware of our dependencies and the things that we don’t even think about because everything is operating so efficiently. Businesses are...Read more
Fall Maintenance Tips For Closing Up Summer Camps
Fall Maintenance Tips For Closing Up Summer Camps
With the summer winding down, now is the best time to prepare camps and recreation facilities for the long dormant winter months ahead. Performing preventive maintenance and completing important fall maintenance tasks now saves a lot of time and aggravation and will make your life easier when you return to...Read more
Conquering Work Order Backlog
Conquering Work Order Backlog
For any organization, maintenance backlogs play an important role in determining the reliability of an equipment’s operating condition, the efficiency of an organization’s maintenance plan, and the major areas of improvement in an organization’s maintenance operations. Maintenance backlogs are tasks that are ready to be done, such as preventive maintenancee...Read more
Why You Need Maintenance Management Software
Why You Need Maintenance Management Software
Maintenance management is the core of your business. Not managed right it can cost you a lot of time, money, and sometimes your business. The maintenance management experience today is very different from that of spreadsheets, notebooks, pencils and paper. With the centralization and mobility ...Read more
Reduce Maintenance Costs
Reduce Maintenance Costs
Maintenance costs are a significant part of an organization’s budget and are usually the first department that encounters cuts. Cutting costs is only part of the solution, organizations have to work smarter and look at more innovative ways to work more efficiently and boost their return on investment. Reducing maintenance costs is not just looking for places to cut costs...Read more
High Quality & Secure Maintenance Management System For The Cannabis Industry
High Quality & Secure Maintenance Management System For The Cannabis Industry
The Cannabis industry is rapidly growing and is struggling through processes, regulations and compliance. This industry depends on reliable, highly powerful equipment, intensity lighting, humidity control and more to grow and process cannabis plants. Read more..
Managing Inspections and Audits with CMMS Software
Managing Inspections and Audits with CMMS Software
Inspections are an important part of your business. Ensuring the safety of your workers and meeting compliance standards can be frustrating and complex. Getting ready for safe quality food (SQF) EPA audits, OSHA and other inspections means a lot of work and other inspections means a lot of work and a lot of...Read more
School Maintenance – Reopening & Preparing a Safe Environment
School Maintenance – Reopening & Preparing a Safe Environment
As maintenance teams are preparing for the reopening of schools and universities, they face new guidelines and challenges to ensure the safety of our children. These new guidelines and regulations bring new facility management protocols, upgrades to building systems, and the task of managing multiple...Read More
Tips for Reducing Manufacturing Downtime
Tips for Reducing Manufacturing Downtime
Downtime is a genuine danger to any manufacturing business. One of the most feared situations inside an assembling plant is that on the off chance that one area backs up, it can have a compounding effect on different areas that are waiting for parts to complete processes. Read more...
Restoring Dormant Facilities
Restoring Dormant Facilities
As we are slowly approaching the reopening of our economy and the reopening of buildings that have been dormant for a while, we are now starting the painful tasks of getting facilities operational and safe for employees and preparing for more aggressive inspections. Not only do you have to catch up on routine maintenance tasks, Read more...
Facility Managers Checklist After COVID-19
Facility Managers Checklist After COVID-19
As facility managers are working frantically to get their company environments back into operations, on top of the normal tasks they are now facing new challenges. That well-organized facility manager who always took good care of routine tasks has now been charged with managing employees in the..Read more

Understanding The Value Of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
Understanding The Value Of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
What is EAM? Enterprise Asset Management
Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) is the process of managing the maintenance of physical assets and equipment of an organization throughout each asset’s lifecycle. The objective of EAM is to maximize asset/equipment lifespan, minimize costs, , ..Read more

Camp Maintenance & The Power Of CMMS
Camp Maintenance & The Power Of CMMS
n preparing camps for opening, one of their primary concerns issummer camp maintenance meeting the COVID-19 guidelines, and the health, safety, and welfare of their campers, customers, user community, and employees. CAMPs are continuing to work quickly...Read more

How CMMS Resolves Manufacturing Maintenance Problems
How CMMS Resolves Manufacturing Maintenance Problems
Manufacturers face a lot of challenges every day. Trying to keep equipment running and minimizing downtime, managing resources and keeping track of asset data are just some of the problems that manufacturers face on a daily basis. Along with these tasks, Read more

Grab The Power Of A CMMS To Help With The COVID Pandemic
Grab The Power Of A CMMS To Help With The COVID Pandemic
As businesses begin to stabilize and COVID-19-related healthcare and demand decreases, it is important to put new processes in place and try to get back to some type of normal. In addition to trying to keep up with the routine and the backlog of tasks, there will be …Read more

What is a Work Order?  How It Benefits Your Organization.
What is a Work Order? How It Benefits Your Organization.
A work order is a formal request for maintenance, repair, or operations work that needs to be done. Included in the work order is all of the information pertaining to a maintenance task and outlines the process for completing that task. Additionally, a work order can include in the work order is all of the information pertaining....Read more

Importance of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
Importance of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) is the process of managing the maintenance of physical assets and equipment of an organization throughout each asset's lifecycle. The objective of EAM is to maximize asset/equipment lifespan, reduce costs, optimize the quality and utilization of assets, increase efficiency...Read more


COVID-19:  Making Highway Maintenance Operations Safer
COVID-19: Making Highway Maintenance Operations Safer
Road Repairs – potholes – cracks in pavements – building roads and bridges, aging infrastructure, and more tasks. Maintenance workers, utility workers, and construction workers are clearly essential services needed during the time of the present global health crisis with COVID-19.
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The Remote Worker
The Remote Worker
Monitoring and controlling your maintenance operations
and keeping your business running from anywhere. The Remote Worker and the way we do business today! With the COVID-19 pandemic, some companies are having the task of managing their businesses remotely, and some businesses are considered...Read more

Agriculture and Farming – Maintenance Management & Repairs With CMMS
Agriculture and Farming – Maintenance Management & Repairs With CMMS
You’ve got control of your livestock. You’ve got control of your crops. But do you have control of your equipment maintenance? Equipment breakdowns, depleted spare parts inventory, locating manuals and repair documents, keeping up with the competition. These are just some of the ...Read more

Barcode Scanning on Smart Devices – Assets & Inventory
Barcode Scanning on Smart Devices – Assets & Inventory
Barcodes have primarily been captured by using highly expensive and effective dedicated scanning devices. With the evolution of mobile technology, you can now move to a user-friendly and easy to use software-based solution to manage your inventory and assets. Whether you are using a barcode scanner... Read more

The Role of CMMS in Preventive Maintenance (PM)
The Role of CMMS in Preventive Maintenance (PM)
As companies move toward faster and better ways of doing things, increasing productivity and efficiency while reducing costs have become top priorities. Companies are realizing that working in a reactive mode to manage their business is very costly and time-consuming. Computerized Maintenance Management..Read more

Advantages Of Using CMMS For Inventory Management
Advantages Of Using CMMS For Inventory Management
The days of managing inventory and spare parts by physically counting each piece and maintaining records on a spreadsheet are becoming a thing of the past. Real-time inventory information is vital to staying competitive. Having equipment being down and waiting for spare parts. Delaying delivery of customer...Read more.

CMMS – What is it?  Get the Answer to This Question and More!
CMMS – What is it? Get the Answer to This Question and More!
Today, businesses are looking for more efficient ways to manage their maintenance operations. The goal of this article is to provide you with an overview of computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software and help you in your decision-making.. Read more

Understanding MTTR, MTBF, MTTF Failure Metrics
Understanding MTTR, MTBF, MTTF Failure Metrics
Keeping your assets and equipment running at peak performance is critical to any organization.  In today’s world, asset and equipment breakdown and failures still occur.  It is essential for companies to have a process in place to track all of their assets and equipment that are prone to failures in order to maximize...Read more

Oil and Gas Industry Benefits of CMMS
Oil and Gas Industry Benefits of CMMS
The Oil and Gas Industry faces many complex and demanding challenges. From a consumer perspective, oil and gas provide the world’s population with a majority of their daily energy needs, such as transportation, cooking, heating and cooling, and the generation of electricity. Oil and gas raw materials are used to manufacture fertilizers,...Read more

Breweries Are Using CMMS to Automate & Manage Their Maintenance Operations
Breweries Are Using CMMS to Automate & Manage Their Maintenance Operations
*In 2018 the number of breweries operating in the United States was more than 7,346, including 4,521 microbreweries, 2,594 brewpubs, and 231 regional breweries making more than 15,000 barrels of craft beer. In this competitive industry, as the demand...Read more

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