Manufacturing in a World of Disrupted Supply Chains
Selecting a CMMS: Stepping Up Your Public Asset Management Game
Municipal water utilities are made up of assets, including pipes, valves, tanks, pumps, wells, hydrants, treatment facilities and other components. To effectively manage such public assets, you need to know what they are and where they are located. Decision making to manage such assets requires data collection, data management and analysis. The Water Finance Research Foundation says that municipal utilities that move from paper-based systems to computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) can realize an estimated 12 to 18 percent cost savings.
A water utility strives to progress along a cost savings path moving from paper-based reactive work orders to a planned maintenance strategy using a CMMS to gain an estimated 12 to 18 percent cost savings.
Asset tracking: Managing your CMMS
CMMS is expanding from asset lifecycle management to asset performance management. To realize the benefits of such smart systems, it is important to keep in mind that ease of use is essential, given that more than 95% of CMMS data comes from human interaction. That includes administrators configuring and maintaining master data, maintenance managers adding maintenance plans and setting thresholds for machine operations and users contributing data on machine performance.
Preventative maintenance is pro-active and is carefully designed to perform routine maintenance tasks at predetermined times to prevent asset failure. Planning a preventative maintenance schedule involves tracking data manually to determine when servicing needs to be performed. Using CMMS software can make it much less difficult than trying to do it manually. If your business...
How Technology is Revolutionizing CMMS Software
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Ed Garibian, CEO of LLumin, talks to Western Mass Business Show