Materials and Spare Parts Management

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Cloud-Based vs. On-Premise CMMS Compared

Cloud-Based vs. On-Premise CMMS Compared: Weighing your options between cloud-based and on-premise CMMS? There are many considerations – cost, accessibility, security, what type of organization you have…Read this article to decide which system is best for your organization.

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Materials and Spare Parts Management

Leveraging Maximo for Inventory Management

Do we really have to talk about this? Maximo has had Inventory Management functionality for many, many years. Not only is the function present, but it interconnects to many of the other Maximo modules such as Purchasing and Work Management.

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Making Sense of NIST & Cybersecurity Requirements for Maximo

It’s all about cybersecurity risk management. No matter if your computing systems are in an on-premises data center, out in the cloud, or down in a mine shaft somewhere, protecting your data and intellectual property from those who wish to nefariously benefit from it is your mission. Managing the risk of intrusion requires a strategy, a framework, and a significant list of tactical activities to keep the baddies away.

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Five Ways CMMS Software Helps Transform Maintenance Managers into Leaders 

Maintenance managers are pivotal in overseeing and coordinating all organizational maintenance activities. Their job involves ensuring the efficient and reliable functioning of equipment, machinery, and facilities. Maintenance managers are generally charged with maintaining the operational integrity and longevity of the organization’s physical assets. To achieve these ends, they carry many responsibilities, including developing and implementing maintenance policies and procedures, scheduling routine inspections and repairs, managing maintenance budgets, and supervising maintenance staff.

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Find the Hidden Value of the Technical Database

The first way an improved technical database adds value is by increasing the productivity of the maintenance crews. Another value of an improved technical database is that planners can be more efficient. Downtime can also be reduced with an improved technical database. Apply best practices of the technical database to improve your organization.

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6 Tips for Getting Executive Approval for CMMS Software

The burgeoning Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) market is a testament to its widespread appeal and demonstrated value to businesses across industry sectors. The software’s ability to streamline and automate maintenance processes, leading to increased operational efficiency, is a drawing card. Specifically, the CMMS’s appeal lies in its ability to optimize maintenance operations, enhance asset reliability, and ultimately contribute to an organization’s overall productivity and profitability. 

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Realistic Goals During the First Year of a CMMS Implementation

Numerous articles espouse the benefits of implementing a CMMS. Regardless of the source, the overall takeaway is that a CMMS can significantly improve maintenance operations in various businesses across industry sectors. However, the question remains, “How do these benefits realistically translate into achievable and tangible goals during the first year following implementation?” 

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8 Tips for Getting Maintenance Technicians to Adopt CMMS Software

Driving user adoption of the CMMS is by no means an insurmountable problem, but still remains an issue that cannot be overlooked. Without technicians’ buy-in, the full benefits of the system will not be achieved. Before getting into the ways that to encourage maintenance technicians to adopt CMMS software, let’s begin with a brief overview of the issues that lead to their reluctance in the first place. 

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