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4 Oct 2013
CMMS Solution Now On The Air
Ever since the arrival of PC-based computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) systems in the early 1980s, companies have been adapted to this method so as to reduce paper works. Over the period of time, the DOS based CMMS software gradually progressed to LAN- and WAN-based systems commonly referred to as client server technology (CST). The challenge of multiple databases and synchronizing data between locations...
1 Oct 2013
Step By Step Process of Successful CMMS Implementation
While this generation is so much concentrated on Going Green, reducing paper work and manual calculations, entrepreneurs started adapting to computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to automate all the maintenance related work. But a latest survey conducted in New York says, 40% to 80% of all EAM/CMMS software implementations fail. If you want to use maintenance software as part of your preventative maintenance...
30 Sep 2013
Unique Features of Bar-Coding Technology in Facility Maintenance
Integrating facility maintenance software with bar-coding technology reduces data entry time and costly errors while boosting productivity. What is bar coding? Bar-coding technology links asset management, work orders, spare parts and purchase orders. Typically, it consists of barcode labels, equipment to print the labels and barcode reading equipment. Many maintenance management software vendors offer bar coding...
27 Sep 2013
Latest Updates on Fleet Maintenance Software for Better Maintenance Operation
Gone are the days when maintenance software use to be too expensive that provoked small industrialist to work manually towards improving the maintenance operation. In this fast moving world, implementing a Fleet Maintenance Software is sure to bring you profits while improving the efficiency of each asset. Latest updates on Maintenance Software There were 3 subsequent changes made in the organisational behaviour with...
25 Sep 2013
Significant Benefits Of Implementing Asset Management Software
To start with, computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) is a category of software designed for managing an enterprise's assets, personnel, logistical and maintenance functions and other resources. There are many modules, out of which Asset management software typically assists maintenance employees in equipment maintenance, scheduling maintenance, resource allocation and making smarter decisions based on...
24 Sep 2013
Significance Of Using Facility Maintenance Management Software Solutions
In order to help determine the right CMMS software setup for your department, needless to say, it is a must to identify the goals and requirements of an organisation. Is your maintenance departmental goal centered on creating simplicity and efficiencies? Or it is just concerned about reducing costs? Does it follow standardization across the enterprise? So, looking into the one-step solution for all these, a Computer Maintenance...
23 Sep 2013
Types Of CMMS Maintenance Software Influence Business
Every organization needs to have a reliable maintenance system have been introduced to make the whole process simpler and cost effective. Computerized Maintenance Management System is a software application that can be used by a company to maintain its systems in order to simplify these tasks. The CMMS software is one of those applications which make the task of a maintenance manager simpler, reliable and cost effective...
19 Sep 2013
Three Simple Ways Facility Maintenance Software Facilitates Environmental Services
A clean environment is essential to the aesthetic of a facility and determines a perception from the public, staff and management alike. Installing Facility Maintenance Software can bring a lot of difference in hospitals, and any organisation. Let’s see the various modules in this software that can help you improvise towards green environment. Firstly, this module categorises a list of buildings, sites, floors...
18 Sep 2013
The Knicks In CMMS Facility Management And Maintenance
In general, facilities maintenance managers are responsible for completing a host of essential tasks when the maintenance budget goes down. In other words, they are answerable in every aspect. Whatever the issue might be, there is always a way out. This article portraits some cost-saving ideas that facility maintenance managers can implement to further stretch their maintenance budgets. In many organisations equipment...
17 Sep 2013
What Can Go Wrong In CMMS SELECTION?
Maintenance management is quite a wide field as is obvious, ongoing maintenance is mandatory for every kinda equipment and facilities. Such maintenance and schedule work orders becomes very useful if you have CMMS software program installed. While every company has different needs and requirements, it’s necessary to understand what can go wrong when choosing for the right one. Scenario 1: A vendor offers maintenance...
12 Sep 2013
Three Simple Tactics to Improvise Safety Using Maintenance Control Software
Many companies are looking for ways to reduce maintenance expenses at the cost of shrinking budget and limited resources. Safe and health is one criterion where organizations can control labour costs. If you work out against poor safety practices and accidents that lead to employee injury and illness it can impact employee motivation and productivity. Not only does computerized maintenance management software (CMMS...
10 Sep 2013
Significant Essentials for CMMS Software for Organisation Maintenance and Management
Nowadays, the integration of a top-notch computerized maintenance management software suite can be vital to the efficiency of a maintenance department. This means, maintenance managers can organize preventative maintenance schedules and work requests much effectively. Amidst the many different computerised maintenance management systems in the market, each with their own strengths and pitfalls, implementing a CMMS suite...
5 Sep 2013
5 Points to Consider Whilst Choosing Cloud CMMS
A Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is an essential management tool to manage asset preservation and ensures that production systems operate effectively minimising downtime. With the rapid change in technologies every day, the plethora of CMMS software options to choose from also varies. As off-the-shelf systems work fine for some organizations, people are quite confused in choosing systems that can grow...
29 Aug 2013
Best Known Cost-Cutting Strategies for an Organisational Maintenance and Management
Savings, in a lean data centre environment is not as easy as it seems. Maintenance and repair costs are a normal and expected part of facility ownership, but when a facility’s budget tightens, managers find it hard to accept the facts. There are a number of steps IT managers can take to reduce spend further. Here are few cost-saving ideas that facility maintenance managers can implement to further stretch their...
26 Aug 2013
Top 3 Reasons, Why CMMS Can Be Used For Small Businesses
Pioneered by consumer demand and enabled through the agility of modern software, Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) is invaluable to companies wanting to enhance their maintenance, be it a big industrialist or a small tycoon. Traditionally, even though CMMS software has been considered as a big business solution for organizing large and complex maintenance operations, the functions of modern CMMS extend...
19 Jul 2013
Top notch asset maintenance strategies with Computerized Asset Management Software
With a Computerized Asset Management Software, it is actually possible to maximize your benefits, and this has become one of the most compulsory aspects of a business. Here are some of the unique benefits that only a Computerized Asset Management Software can give you – Recoding Data: A Computerized Asset Management Software is going to help you t record, document, modify, change and retrieve the required...
16 Jul 2013
EAM vs. CMMS: What Will Be Your Choice?
Look for headlines and you will find Enterprise asset management (EAM) software and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) as a realistic way to reduce expenses and increase revenues. Many regard EAM as CMMS on steroids and do not paint the true picture of it. Let’s look at the basic definitions of both the streams. EAM software offers a more robust methodology for documenting equipment and their...
8 Jul 2013
Below Are The Areas Where Facility Maintenance Management Is A Must
1. Asset Management Software 2. Preventive measures 3. Procedure management 4. Purchasing 5. Inventory management 6. Work order management 7. Resources management 8. Purchasing management 9. Long term planning 10. Technology management 11. Scheduling replacements and follow ups 12. Internal communication management You can make use of Facility Maintenance Management in areas where manual maintenance is a must and you...
1 Jul 2013
Top 5 Tips For Successful Asset Management Programs
Equipment Cataloguing: Even though the first process to collect information about the equipments say, serial numbers, model numbers, purchase dates, warranty details and so on, you have to categorize these equipment as compressors, pumps and so on. This classification defines standardized operations for all equipment of a particular category e.g. maintenance required, cost benefit analysis, depreciation schedules and...
22 Jun 2013
Three Commonly Seen Mistakes In CMMS
Shortage In Vendor’s Support: CMMS dashboard is an asset to take your enterprise to next level and not just software that helps with a fast and effective data collection. CMMS packages are available at various prizes. Of which a few comes with an attractive low price tag but after purchasing it may exceed to an unbelievable cost including hidden charges after purchasing. Plus, some companies go for a sell-and-run...
20 Jun 2013
A Hand Full Of Thoughts For CMMS Maintenance
Sometimes running in millions, company equipments are an expensive investment which is why we have to take proactive measures to protect the same. Therefore, in order experience reduced labour and cost for maintenance often companies implement CMMS software. Decrease equipment downtime, reduce maintenance costs, and track and manage work orders –everything is possible with the most basic maintenance management software...
13 Jun 2013
Top Four Benefits Of Using CMMS Software
Nothing Can Be Further From The Truth: the computerized management applications have proved the best for large industries, say airports and hospitals together with smaller facilities like churches, banks and state agencies. Given below are the top 5 benefits it adds to the maintenance management department. Spare Parts Inventory Managed More Effectively: Truth be told, every facility manager hates to peep through the...
10 Jun 2013
The Big 5 GMP Asset Management Trends In 2013
“Change is constant.” Certainly, there are trends that shape our lives in GMP asset management and professional lives. Let’s discuss here a few key points that are noticeable in this year. Higher GMP Enforcement – Believe it or not, GMP enforcement could get tougher as days rolls on. The FDA (the Food and Drug Administration) will continue High Impact Warning Letters, 483's and Consent Decrees...
5 Jun 2013
Four Major Advantages Of Wireless CMMS Software
“Change is constant.” Each day, as technology takes a new step, it is good for you to explode to an inevitable change. While chief executives of any organisation consider CMMS as a boon for effective management and maintenance, and by all means we agree to it, let’s give a welcome note to any forms of wireless technology. If you play the role of an ambitious manager, you would love to explore in every...
4 Jun 2013
CMMS VS ERP AND FACTS OVER FANTASY
CMMS Software Before concluding the best-of-breed, let’s start with the notes from an engineering manager and a senior management. An engineering manager seeks the best of maintenance activities, admin tasks and comprehensive decision making, problem solving, planning and control information. Whereas, a senior management seeks desk-based functions which incorporates finance and purchase. Key Points To Remember...