How to make your Water Utility Maintenance better

Are you a Utilities Director looking to improve your processes of maintaining your water utility assets? Maybe you're trying to format a water utility asset management plan? Managing these operations without water system asset management can become more challenging and lead to increased inefficiencies. Having the appropriate strategy in place is essential. A long time ago, tracking your Water Utility Maintenance consisted of paper orders and word-of-mouth communication. This led to misplaced work orders, so [...]

Keep Up With Your Investments with Asset Tracking

One of the largest investments of a company is work equipment. Whether it's large equipment, tools, or even tablets and cell phones, asset tracking is a huge benefit for a number of reasons. Check out exactly how easy a CMMS makes asset tracking below. Keep Up with Maintenance Schedules Monitoring your assets is more than just having a place where they are easily found. As a result of keeping up with maintenance schedules, downtime decreases [...]

Mobile Maintenance – Yes, There’s a Work Order App for That

The mobile world is evolving, not only are people using their own devices for work, but organizations are enlisting the help of a mobile maintenance and work order apps to improve their maintenance I was recently purchasing a new trashcan, and of course, the color I wanted wasn’t in a neat box with the barcode and price, so I quickly snapped a pic of the corresponding trashcan barcode, making the cashier sing my praises.  Though [...]

CMMS Software Review | No Fluff Questions Answered

I am a consumer just like you. I like my questions answered very straightforward and honest, without a lot of fluff.  So, assuming you’re of similar mindset by the mere fact that you landed on this CMMS Software Review blog post, I hope to answer the top questions as straightforward as possible. Bottom line folks- finding balance, organization, and more efficient daily activities started your search, because you know successful operations are not just about [...]

Computerized Maintenance Management System the Dollars and Cents – Video Blog

(Written Narration of Blog Post published 12/14/2017 https://novosolutions.com/cmms-systems-dollars-cents/) So, what are the direct and indirect costs related to a computerized maintenance management system? With a cloud based Computerized Maintenance Management software system everything is covered in an annual fee.  You aren’t responsible for updates or back-ups and you can count on good phone support and improvements over time. Set up fees and costs - Vendors usually charge a one-time [...]