CMMS Insight Blog

What Is a Maintenance Backlog and Why Is It Important?

Feb 4, 2019 3:27:50 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, CMMS Software, Preventative Maintenance

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It’s not the most glamorous task in your department, but maintaining an accurate maintenance backlog is an essential piece of your company’s puzzle.

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The Formula Used to Measure and Calculate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Jan 16, 2019 3:16:13 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in Preventative Maintenance, Metrics

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There’s a bit of confusion about Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and its necessity (or lack thereof) in company operations. Contrary to some believers, OEE isn’t just a metric that’s nice to have. Rather, with accurate calculations, OEE can add real value to your company’s bottom line.

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Defining CMMS Metrics: The Value of Mean Time to Repair (MTTR) and Why It’s Important

Jan 7, 2019 12:17:37 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, Facility Management, Preventative Maintenance, Asset Management

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Maintenance departments largely gauge their effectiveness and success on common metrics. It’s the only way to gain data-driven insights into how your department functions and where you can make improvements.

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Everything You Need to Know About Enterprise Asset Management Software

Nov 26, 2018 11:02:12 AM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, CMMS Software, Preventative Maintenance, Asset Management

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In today’s digital business environment, there is no shortage of software solutions that can help you run your company. Everything from payroll and hiring to managing EHS and maintenance activities is largely streamlined through thoughtfully-created software and platforms.

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A Mini Guide to Finding and Implementing CMMS Solutions

Oct 22, 2018 3:20:20 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, Computerized Maintenance Management System, CMMS Software

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A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) can help companies better leverage their time, money, and other resources to reduce total maintenance costs. From tracking assets like inventory and equipment to monitoring labor costs, a CMMS can help you maximize your maintenance to increase profitability, reliability, and performance.

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What’s in Your Preventative Maintenance Plan for 2019?

Oct 8, 2018 10:34:11 AM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, Computerized Maintenance Management System, CMMS Software, Preventative Maintenance, Safety Management

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Did you know that preventative maintenance can result in up to a 545% return on your investment? Such a return is hard to ignore, especially for businesses who rely on machines and equipment to operate without interruption.

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How Manufacturing Plants Can Leverage CMMS Software for Improving Operations

Oct 1, 2018 3:56:30 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, CMMS Software, Safety Management

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Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) are changing the way manufacturing plants operate. Manufacturing equipment is expensive to purchase and operate, and can quickly dip into your profits when it breaks. Even a brief period of unexpected downtime can push your production schedule far behind, not to mention the costs of decreased employee productivity while a machine is out of order.

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How to Harness the Benefits of CMMS

Sep 24, 2018 10:25:08 AM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, Computerized Maintenance Management System, CMMS Software, Preventative Maintenance

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It’s no secret that CMMS maintenance systems can make your business more profitable. But seeing that profitability depends on how you use your CMMS.

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Plant Maintenance Software: A Brief Overview

Sep 19, 2018 10:44:19 AM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, Computerized Maintenance Management System, Facility Management

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It’s no secret that technology is supposed to simplify and streamline plant maintenance operations. The challenge lies in understanding how exactly these things are accomplished by implementing new technology solutions.

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Why Not Having a Maintenance Strategy Might Be Your Worst Mistake

Sep 11, 2018 12:41:30 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, Facility Management, Preventative Maintenance

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Maintaining your equipment isn’t just a good idea, it’s the best interest of your company, its customers, and its employees.

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