Posts Tagged ‘Asset Management/Uptime’

The Connected Enterprise in CMMS

Opinions by Edward Garibian, president of eRPortal Software Last month, I attended the Rockwell Automation Annual Partner Conference and like the conversations that took place at the Automation Fair held in Chicago this past Fall, there was a great deal of chatter around The Connected Enterprise. Where last Fall, attendees explored ways to achieve faster […]

Drivers on Deploying Asset Management Solutions – Moving from Excel and Paper to Forecasting Future Capital Investments

New england coastal

Observations by Edward Garibian, president of eRPortal Software Last week the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) held its annual conference in Boston, Mass. This three-day event provided an opportunity for professionals in the wastewater field to exchange knowledge and to learn about new technologies and processes that make wastewater management more effective and efficient. […]

CMMS: How to Justify the Buy

Maintenance teams often fall into costly and reactive repair cycles. But when a better tool for preventing emergency fixes requires an upfront investment, the buy can be hard to justify. The problem is, many decision makers may already see this department as a “cost center.” To turn this reputation around, supervisors need to know how […]

Working hard to avoid deferred maintenance projects

Working hard to avoid deferred maintenance projects

Staying on top of all asset maintenance is a very difficult task for any operation.

Campuses working hard to keep systems in order

Campuses working hard to keep systems in order

Campus maintenance requires a great deal of effort from the facilities maintenance management and crew at universities around the nation.

Municipal maintenance requires constant vigilance

Municipal maintenance requires constant vigilence

Municipal maintenance is an imperative for a town, and any delay in the process can lead to projects getting backed up and costs mounting.

Operations looks for ways to save funds

Operations looks for ways to save funds

Preventative maintenance is a vital part of many entities doing their best to ensure lean operations.

Deferred municipal maintenance creates dangers for those in Alaska

Deferred municipal maintenance creates dangers for those in Alaska

Clearing a river is often essential municipal maintenance work, to ensure the safety and convenience of all those utilizing the area or living nearby.

Learning from past university lab safety mistakes

Learning from past university lab safety mistakes

Chemists and lab maintenance technicians can all agree that safety is one of the biggest priorities in the scientific setting, however many experts are wondering if a few tragic events that have happened in the past are enough to change safety procedures in the future.

Understanding when warehouse equipment should retire

Understanding when warehouse equipment should retire

One of the biggest questions in asset management is how long to keep a piece of equipment – like a forklift – in service, weighing the costs of maintenance over time with the expenses of a new product.

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