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The 7 Ways Preventive Maintenance Software Reduces Downtime

September 19, 2017

Preventive maintenance software helps managers reduce operational and equipment downtime.

Since your maintenance department is the foundation for your property, viewing it as a cost center is no longer an option.

Lackluster employees, incomplete procedures, and overall low efficiency can lead to more time spent working on the equipment than it actually working.

What’s the effect of this?

The scariest result of all is lost dollars – lots of them!

We’ve realized downtime is a disastrous consequence for managers.

Introducing preventative maintenance software to your maintenance team allows for your well-thought-out plans to be put into action.

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Choosing a CMMS: 8 Questions You Need to Ask

May 30, 2017

Say this five times fast…

Computerized Maintenance Management System.

Talk about a tongue twister, right?

It’s as difficult to say as it is to choose one.

We feel your pain because we built one from scratch.

Know we’re here to answer your prayers and give you the valuable insight into the dreaded process: purchasing your first system or making the switch to a new one.

Before you even begin comparing vendors, there are a few points to consider.

  • What are your objectives?
  • How do you start the process of finding a solution?

Maintenance systems can be robust, but also cumbersome at the same time.

How do you sift through the nonsense? How do you find the one which brings value to your facility – the one with the greatest potential return on investment?

There’s so much to consider. It’s exhausting.

But, you need to make a decision before your next inspection.

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How to Use Your CMMS for Other Departments to Boost Efficiency

April 11, 2017

You’re frustrated.

You find something that needs fixing or replacing every time you walk to another department.

“Our ability to keep this property looking good shouldn’t rest only on us,” you tell Chris, your senior engineer.

He shrugs and nods in agreement.

But, he doesn’t appear to have a solution or even a thought-provoking response to your statement.

You sit on his desk for a few minutes to think.

“How do we leverage all of the departments and staff to help keep this place up to snuff?” you say aloud.

Chris responds nonchalantly, “maybe we should look into a new CMMS…,” and then continues his paperwork.

You pause to process what he said. But, before you can respond, Chris chimes back in.

“Our current system is so outdated that we’re still doing everything on paper. How could we expect anyone else to play along and bring us work requests?” he asks.

You know he’s right.

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Get the Best CMMS Software for Your Needs [Infographic]

March 21, 2017

You’ve been looking for a new CMMS.

But, you’re hesitant. You’re not sure whether it’s the strategic route to go.

You’ve been asking yourself, “Should I be pursuing a new maintenance solution for our property? Or stick with what we have?”

You’re always telling your team, “Buying new CMMS software is just as stressful and overwhelming as operating one.”

Your current system is the cause of at least 70% of your stress. But, you know what you have and fear you may pick something worse.

You know it’s time to make the change!

You probably think that there’s no way to make this process an easy one.  

Or, that choosing a new CMMS could ever come close to being pleasant, right?

We’ve got good news today. We’re here to help make your search and selection a smooth one.

To show you how to start the selection process and end it with CMMS software that fits your needs, we created an infographic. It’ll show you how to get the buying process started, who to involve, and what steps to take when evaluating solutions.

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You Need a Unified Solution (Not Individual Tools) [Infographic]

January 31, 2017

Overseeing all the aspects of your operation can be tough.

It’s especially challenging when each of your departments uses various “solutions” to help control what’s occurring.

You know what we’re talking about today. Don’t you?

From one department to the next, you’re charged with making things run smoothly. But, each department is using a different tool.

Does this sound like your property? It’s overwhelming – even for a professional like you.

Most properties run their operations at a disadvantage because of the disjointed nature of their technology.

Nothing is united and working together. We're talking about your tools.

This inherent flaw of individual tools is what leaves you always wondering whether public safety got the information they needed about the incident from last night.

Or, when a chair breaks, your command center makes an incident of it but has to print out or email the information to the maintenance team.

Why all the inefficiencies?

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