Author: Michael Watson

A technician views asset data in a CMMS on the factory floor.

Planning to Implement a CMMS? Five Ways to Gain Buy-In From the Start.

One of the simplest ways an organization can optimize maintenance activities is by using computer maintenance management system (CMMS) software. The software helps facilities control, plan, schedule, and track asset performance and predictive maintenance tasks. Sometimes organizations encounter resistance when shifting personnel from seemingly steadfast maintenance routines to more proactive maintenance strategies. Strategies include CMMS software, integrated data, condition monitoring, […]

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An untapped data gold mine.

An Untapped Data Gold Mine

Leverage supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) data to address maintenance needs for maintenance operations and applications. (Image: Fluke) Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are an excellent tool for managing operations and resources. However, many SCADA systems were deployed before condition-based maintenance technologies were available commercially. As a result, maintenance investments and planning were focused on increasing the […]

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