What Is a Work Order and How Can Automation Help?

A maintenance technician using a CMMS on a laptop radioing to his supervisor asking the status of a work order.
Reliability managers who are utilizing Industry 4.0 technologies and best practices to achieve high production levels and lower maintenance costs are likely to be aware of the advantages of predictive maintenance. A predictive maintenance model can generate significant benefits in the right circumstances, giving you accurate outcomes by using the rightmaintenance strategy, the right tools, and the right  implementation. Today we will discuss how organizations can maximize their cost savings and uptime by ensuring that their computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is fully optimized. We'll also highlight how LLumin’s powerful and unique CMMS+ delivers the necessary features and functionalities to...

Predictive Maintenance Strategy: Achieve Maintenance Excellence

Reliability managers who are utilizing Industry 4.0 technologies and best practices to achieve high production levels and lower maintenance costs are likely to be aware of the advantages of predictive maintenance. A predictive maintenance model can generate significant benefits in the right circumstances, giving you accurate outcomes by using the rightmaintenance strategy, the right tools, and the right  implementation. Today we will discuss how organizations can maximize their cost savings and uptime by ensuring that their computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is fully optimized. We'll also highlight how LLumin’s powerful and unique CMMS+ delivers the necessary features and functionalities to...

CMMS Work Order System: What You Need To Know

A maintenance technician in the field relies on a CMMS work order system to complete work orders on time.
Maintenance work order management can be a time and resource-consuming effort for organizations using manual processes or  ineffective computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) software. But choosing a top-shelf platform like LLumin's CMMS+ can change all of that by helping you streamline much of the process. Upon login, maintenance technicians can see what's assigned to them, what is most important, and what supplies they may need to be successful.  In fact, the more robust a company's CMMS work order system, the better it can help you predict and know what skills, parts and resources your team will need to schedule maintenance...

CMMS Inventory Management: Streamline & Automate Workflows With LLumin’s CMMS+

A picture of a storage facility with pallets of product in disarray, in need of a CMMS inventory management system.
Managing spare parts, tooling, and MRO inventory effectively can be a significant challenge, but a powerful computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) like LLumin's CMMS+ can streamline this for organizations. An effective CMMS can save organizations time, reduce costs, and free them up to focus their energy and resources on other important initiatives. Today we will discuss how the right CMMS can help organizations streamline and automate their maintenance and operations related inventory and materials management processes. We will also explain how LLumin's advanced CMMS+ software can track inventory levels in real-time, automatically order replacement inventory when necessary, and expertly correlate...

CMMS Best Practices For Maintenance and Operational Efficiency

The use of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) software is a critical step in improving efficiencies and lowering costs, by streamlining maintenance tasks and workflows. However, if you are considering implementing a CMMS solution, it is essential to understand that software will not be as effective as it could be unless key CMMS best practices are followed to optimize it. Today we will review the most important best practices businesses should adopt to get the most out of a powerful, all-in-one CMMS solution like LLumin's CMMS+. And, for organizations looking to get the most out of their CMMS investment, we...

CMMS Systems Requirements & Functions Your Organization Needs

Technician considers the CMMS system requirements.
Managing heavy assets, ongoing maintenance strategies, and mitigating the impact of equipment failure on productivity are top concerns across today’s industrial and manufacturing facilities. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) help companies gain better visibility into asset management, maintenance operations, and compliance. These systems solve widespread maintenance challenges and offer visibility to timely and accurate data and most importantly, alerts that indicate areas of risk. When selecting a CMMS system for your business, pay particular attention to the features each platform offers.  While there are many CMMS solutions on the market, not all are created equal. So, today we will outline...

CMMS Benefits That Will Improve Maintenance Operations & Efficiency

Technician considers CMMS benefits that will improve maintenance operations.
A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is a technology used to centralize and streamline maintenance processes, making managing assets such as vehicles, machines, medical equipment, and facility infrastructure easier and more efficient. CMMS software is well-known for its ability to streamline maintenance tasks and provide a bird's-eye view of asset status, maintenance tasks, warranties, and work orders. However, some of the most valuable advantages are its ability to support predictive maintenance models, advanced analytics and reporting capabilities, and work order management tasks. A company can reap numerous benefits by implementing the right CMMS solution. Today we will go over the...

Facility Management Plan: A Modern Approach For Managers

Facility managers talk about how to optimize their facility management plan.
When developing effective facility operations strategies, facility management tactics and practices are an essential part of the planning process. While facility managers have traditionally relied on preventive maintenance as a proactive asset management methodology, there is a significant shift to predictive maintenance (PdM) due to real-time data becoming more prevalent and machine learning providing better insights into potential areas of risk. Today we will discuss how facility maintenance strategic planning helps managers develop effective maintenance tactics and practices, including ongoing actions as well as emergency and contingency checklists and budgeting guidelines. We will also discuss how managers can create this...

The Importance of Predictive Maintenance Anomaly Detection

A maintenance technician evaluating predictive maintenance anomaly detection
Outdated and inefficient maintenance strategies can reduce machine productivity and lead to increased downtime. Unfortunately, planned and unplanned maintenance downtime can cause significant financial loss. Next-generation predictive maintenance anomaly detection can improve a company’s maintenance strategies and asset availability.  Anomaly detection is central to predictive maintenance. Its primary goal is detecting anomalies in working equipment early on and alerting facility management to perform necessary maintenance. Predictive maintenance provides several benefits, including allowing companies to extend the useful life of their assets, avoid unplanned downtime, and reduce planned downtime.  Today we will discuss why anomaly detection is a core function of...

Facilities Management Improvement Strategies To Create Optimal Productivity

Male and female plant managers discuss facilities management improvement strategies
Facility managers are always on the lookout for new ways to increase productivity and efficiency. They need to be quick to adopt new solutions that result in better and more efficient facility management services. The ability to automate and optimize workflows and enable real-time data sharing and more efficient resource utilization is proving to be pivotal in their adoption of new, innovative technology. Today we will look at several facility management improvement strategies and technologies to increase productivity, such as automation, renewable energy sources, smart technologies, and predictive maintenance (PdM) models. We will also explain why PdM is one of...

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