CMMS/Tech Database

Managing an EAM CMMS Project – System Selection

Managing an EAM CMMS Project – System Selection C. Scott MacMillan and Lance Morris, Cohesive Information Solutions Inc. www.mt-online.com   www.cohesivesolutions.com The latest ARC Advisory Group study of the enterprise asset management (EAM/CMMS) software market profiles more than 80 maintenance application suppliers. This number of choices is enough to make any plant manager shudder. How can you …

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Mobile CMMS: The Future Maintenance Team’s BFF

Mobile CMMS: The Future Maintenance Team’s BFF Ashley Halligan Maintenance management is an around-the-clock challenge. Equipment failure can (and does) happen at inconvenient times–times when maintenance managers may be off-site and must rely on communication from technicians to convey problems and act efficiently. Mobile computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and applications provide live, synchronized status …

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Reaping the Benefits of CMMS

Reaping the Benefits of CMMS Derold Davis and Joe Mikes, Westin Engineering The effectiveness of maintenance can make the difference between success and insolvency, between limping by financially and organizational excellence. Many companies and organizations consider their computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and processes as catalysts for achieving a competitive advantage. Yet, good intentions are …

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Skimping on the Training Puts your CMMS Project at Risk

by Kris Bagadia Training for users of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is a multiple-phase process. There are three areas of training needs: 1) Basic training: Make sure people who will operate the CMMS are familiar with computer basics and the operating system. If not, provide them with basic training so they are ready …

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The 8 Key Elements to Look for in Maintenance Software

The 8 Key Elements to Look for in Maintenance Software Rhonda Kay Caviedes and Mitchell B. Knecht, www.facilitymanagement.com Facility management personnel in all industries have waited a long time for computer   technology to become applicable and affordable enough to implement in their respective maintenance efforts. In recent years, flexible, dependable and economical computerized maintenance management …

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The Future of CMMS

The Future of CMMS Daryl Mather During the past two decades advances in CMMS technology have changed forever   the face of maintenance management and how we, as an industry, conduct our business. We now have the ability to automate many of our standard maintenance processes, analyse in detail various parts of our businesses, and the …

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