The Shortest Distance Between Two Points is a Straight Line

by Christer Idhammar

Any improvement initiative within reliability and maintenance is a journey towards a state of continuous improvement. You will never reach a final destination. You might state that your goal is 95% planned and scheduled maintenance and 96% reliability.

In my opinion these goals are necessary milestones because when you pass these milestones you should not think you are done. What you will notice is that you now have time to go the next step. You must use this time to take actions to generate continuously better results otherwise your organizations’ performance will weaken. An old but still true statement is “If you do not improve, you are not good anymore”. Continue reading →