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Computerized Maintenance Management Systems Pay Off

Across all industries, maintenance departments are often viewed as cost centers. When the economy struggles, this department is targeted for cutbacks. While organizations often fail to see the real value that maintenance plays in daily operations, the reality is that maintenance departments keep operations from bottlenecking. They ensure that every physical aspect of a business runs smoo...

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5 Steps to Know When to Replace a Roof

Here is your situation. You suspect your facilities roof is nearing the end of its serviceable life, maybe it's pooling,cracking, or starting to leak in some areas, how do you determine when to replace a roof or to restore it? To find the answer, a thorough investigation of the current condition of the roof must be done. Here is a five step process you can use to determine if your roof i...

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2014 U.S. Energy Consumption Report - Infographic

To download the PDF version - Click Here   Here are some other helpful articles: Why You Should Reconsider Buying Enterprise Level Maintenance Software Customizable Maintenance Software vs. Canned Maintenance Software How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Maintenance Programs

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Customizable Maintenance Software vs. Canned Maintenance Software

Are you still relying on paper, Excel, email, Access, or other unorganized homegrown systems to keep track of your work histories and equipment?  If you have been thinking about making the jump into maintenance software from what you are currently using, you may be wondering about the impact on your team when making the switch. If you are in this situation, you would be one of many that ...

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Why Should I Choose a Web Based CMMS Application vs. On Premise?

If you're in the market for a maintenance management solution, but are unsure of the benefits and drawbacks of different delivery options, this post will help you to clear the water as to why you should consider a web-based CMMS versus an on-premise solution.  First things first, we have to define what each of these terms mean.   A web-based CMMS application is sold as a Software as a Se...

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CMMS Data - Obtain Accuracy By Ensuring 100% Work Order Entry

Lets start with the obvious fact that computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software was created to manage maintenance issues.  It was also created to give maintenance managers insight into their operations and how effective the team is at satisfactorily providing maintenance services.  How well that insight reflects their actual operation depends on the accuracy of the data ...

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