The CMMS Program | Things You Should Know

As we continue our mission to ascertain the ROI of a CMMS program before you buy, please check out my last post about the tangible benefits —CMMS Software ROI | Tangible Benefits Revealed.  I love tangibles but the intangible benefits of using a CMMS to track, share, and report on information is the golden goose, the ticket, the reason for the season, I digress: )  In other words, if you can’t measure the ROI in [...]

The CMMS System | The Maintenance Manager

Practicing safety is a lesson that begins with our mother’s teachings and progresses through the phases of our lives.  Much in the way of parents, protecting the safety of employees is a manager’s responsibility.   Incidents are inevitable, but managing safety training and having a process in place to ensure employees are trained on a regular basis will decrease the frequency of accidents.  Unfortunately, it often takes a crisis before safety management improvements are made.  So, [...]

7 Reasons to Track Asset Depreciation with a Maintenance Program

You finally feel like things are running smoothly.  Maybe you are effectively tracking and maintaining your assets.  If, however, you are not able to easily report on maintenance costs AND depreciated equipment values, you could be missing out on some insightful information.  Don’t discount the importance of tracking and reporting on asset depreciation directly within your maintenance program.  The Facts:  Assets enter the workforce just as we do. And similarly, asset depreciation begins producing income [...]

CMMS Software Shopping Tips

It can be a daunting task to find the right CMMS Software for your company.  When shopping for a home, would you buy the first house the realtor shows?  Not likely.  You usually have an idea of what you’re looking for, this is no different.  What should you take into account?  There isn’t a one size fits all approach to buying software. If you’re reading this, then you are well on your way to making [...]