Category : CMMS Software – Advice

Overcome Resistance to Change in the Maintenance Business – part 2

This is part 2.  So if you need to catch up, here is part 1. Disruptive Change in Maintenance at Jeffboat When implementing a maintenance management strategy, a critical component to most certainly deal with every time is the inevitable resistance to change.  Whether it is the introduction of new software or a complete overhaul of the maintenance function, the process of change usually represents the involvement of disruptive technology.  A “thought-path” of least resistanceRead More

Resistance to CHANGE in the maintenance business – part 1

This is a two part success story about how an iconic American ship builder chose to take the courageous step into CHANGE.  This first part lays the foundation of why a ship builder would need to change, plus gives insight into the challenges associated with such a decision.  Part two will give more details on that change process experienced by the ship builder, and help relate their success to how other maintenance or engineering professionalsRead More

Why is Preventive Maintenance So Important?

Is it Preventative or Preventive Maintenance? No matter how you say it either one it is essential to a Facility Manager and all the assets associated with the facility. This action is for the sole purpose of maintaining equipment and facilities in an optimal condition by using inspection, detection and corrective maintenance before any issues arise from normal wear and tear. The maintaining of the equipment provides an extended life to the equipment as wellRead More

Why Your Maintenance Management Needs a Mobile App

Mobile has surged as our channel of choice—and apps our new currency. Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends report illustrates a few ways the workforce is getting more tech-savvy with mobile: We’re using personal devices for work: 45% of millennials and 18% of older generations. We’re likely to download applications for work: 41% millennials and 24% older generations. Connectivity is up 830%+ since 1995 (from 9% to 84%). And connectivity via mobile devices is up 255%+Read More

How Preventive Maintenance Saves Money

Preventive maintenance is often still viewed by many companies as an unnecessary expenditure that is a waste of time and resources. In most cases, this is far from the truth and can prove to be a very costly mistake to make. Many companies tend to focus solely on the immediate issues that come up – repairing or replacing parts when something goes wrong in operations and reacting to other urgent matters. While this form ofRead More