Setting Standards for Better Work Orders

As we’ve discussed again and again on this blog, data standardization creates a consistent naming and classifying convention for your EAM or CMMS system data. The purpose of setting and enforcing standards is to create a shared understanding of the operations that are...

Understanding Your Historical Work Order Data

Every asset-intensive business is familiar with the struggles that come with improving operations reliability, reducing maintenance costs, and optimizing work efficiency. One of the ways that businesses can conduct better informed decisions about their maintenance...

The Wide World of Work Order Software Solutions

Asset-intensive businesses deal with lots of data that is complex and intertwined in their EAM or CMMS systems, and making this information more manageable through some kind of external system is very common. These solutions come in all shapes and sizes, whether they...

Some Common Causes of Inaccurate Work Order Data

Work orders keep different maintenance and reliability professionals on task in different ways. They hold maintenance workers accountable for tracking the progress of their work and documenting important details of the repairs carried out on important assets; they...

Remove Manual Work from the Manual

“This is how you should do it but let me show you how we usually do it,” is something I used to hear all the time during training. Employees often look for ways to speed up their tasks and work around the protocol that slows them down or creates more work. Once they...