How Shutdowns can ensure Effective Maintenance

Often, we shut down our computers once we are done using it for the day or when it is not in use. We do this so that we do not drain out the battery or skew its performance. Similarly, with all the different kinds of equipment that organizations use, shutdowns are...

Stepping up Asset Management with Failure Codes

  Failure codes and asset errors  Within most CMMS systems, failure codes can be used on a work order to help identify why a particular type of equipment or asset failed. These codes are typically alphanumeric characters that are attributed to abbreviations of their...

Simplifying Work Order Management due to COVID-19

  Managing work orders is a challenging task, but with the COVID-19 restrictions, technology and automation have become important now more than ever. Some companies have faced disruption in transitioning to a remote work environment and as such, their processes...

Poor Work Orders May Mean Poorer Maintenance Processes

Sometimes, work orders may confuse rather than clarify. Though work orders exist to help organize maintenance and track the history of an asset, poorly documented data can be a costly obstacle to optimizing your maintenance processes. Poor work orders can happen for...

Are Spreadsheets Stumbling Blocks for your Work Orders?

Asset-intensive businesses can record and manage their work orders in lots of ways! Some may use the old-fashioned pen and paper method, while others may use more sophisticated EAM or CMMS software. In between these two options is the spreadsheet: not as complicated...