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Maintenance Safety Tips Your Employees Need to Know

Oct 11, 2019 1:04:15 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in Facility Management, Preventative Maintenance, Asset Management, Corrective Maintenance

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Maintenance workers are an underappreciated element of your workforce. They don’t tend to get attention until something goes wrong, and when something does go wrong, they’re expected to fix the problem and get out of the way as quickly as possible.

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Understanding the Role of a Facility Manager

Sep 25, 2019 2:31:33 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in Facility Management, Preventative Maintenance, Metrics, Corrective Maintenance

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Your business is comprised of a few essential building blocks.

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Preventive Maintenance Examples

Sep 4, 2019 12:03:54 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in Preventative Maintenance

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Preventive maintenance is more than just fixing an issue. It’s about preventing that issue from occurring in the first place.

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3 Tips for Reducing Costs in Building Maintenance

Aug 12, 2019 2:23:02 PM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, Facility Management, Preventative Maintenance, Corrective Maintenance

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As a facilities manager, you take pride in your facility. You spend a lot of time making sure it’s running at optimal efficiency.

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4 Facilities Management Tips You Need to Succeed

Jun 17, 2019 11:19:49 AM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in CMMS, Facility Management, Preventative Maintenance

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Picture this. You’re a new facilities manager. You have some idea of how to do this, but you know you could be better.

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The Importance of Machine Preventative Maintenance

Jun 12, 2019 10:50:12 AM / by CMMS Insight Staff posted in Preventative Maintenance

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Machine preventative maintenance might sound like a hassle. After all, your maintenance team has enough on their plates. Why bother checking a machine if nothing’s wrong with it?

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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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