CMMS Maintenance Care Blog

    How to Approach Your Boss About CMMS: 5 Best Practices

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Oct 23, 2018 @ 06:24 PM

     

    So you’ve decided your maintenance department needs to start using a CMMS. As a maintenance manager, you’ve done the research, and you know the best way to eliminate inefficiencies and make your team’s work day a lot easier is to invest in maintenance management software. So you head to your boss’s office and tell them you want to buy a CMMS. They say no. It’s an unnecessary expense. If it’s working to just use pen and paper or email right now, then why spend money to change that? That did not go as planned.

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    Top 5 Guidelines for Maintenance Management You Should be Using || CMMS 2018 || Maintenance Care

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 @ 05:25 PM

     

    As a Facility Maintenance Manager, you always have a lot going on. From organizing all of your technicians, to capital planning, to managing parts and inventory, to analyzing reports, and more you have a lot on your plate at all times. It’s critical that you stay organized and on track if you want to keep your facility running safely and efficiently, not to mention if you want to maintain a high maintenance ROI.

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    How to Handle Maintenance Downtime for Minimal Impact to Customers

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Oct 9, 2018 @ 08:04 PM

    Everyone has been there – you’re on a trip to a theme park and a certain ride you’ve been looking forward to is down for maintenance. Or you’re staying at a hotel and your kids head excitedly down to the swimming pool only to find it closed for repairs or cleaning. For customers, this can be very frustrating.

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    How CMMS Pays Your Facility Back

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Oct 2, 2018 @ 06:29 PM

    If you’ve done any research into CMMS, it will be quite clear that there are many operational benefits to implementing the software. But, something many people only realize after they start using a CMMS is that there are plenty of budgetary advantages as well. In fact, using maintenance management software can save your facility a significant amount of money.

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    Tips for Keeping Your Spare Parts and Inventory Organized

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 03:31 PM

    Your spare parts inventory is an area of your facility that can quickly become disorganized and difficult to navigate. In order to run an efficient facility that’s maintaining a high ROI, it’s very important to stay on top of your spare parts inventory and keep everything orderly and organized.

    Luckily, we have a big announcement coming soon that will make this task even easier through our CMMS. Stay tuned to our blog and social media for updates!

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    CMMS Work Order Management Tips 2018 || Maintenance Care

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 @ 03:28 PM
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    How Hard is it to Move from Reactive to Proactive Facility Maintenance?

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 @ 12:15 PM

     

    A lot of facility and maintenance managers understand that they need to upgrade their maintenance management program to something that is more effective and efficient. Yet, many of these facilities aren’t making any changes. Why is that? For some the transition period between the old and new is just too daunting. But is it actually that hard to upgrade your maintenance program from reactive to proactive?

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    Mobile CMMS: What it Means for Your Technicians in 2018

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

     

    Is your facility maintenance team always running back and forth to the office/shop to check which tasks/requests are next up on their list? Are they spending time going back and forth across the building from task to task because they don’t realize they have another upcoming task in the same area? Even if you have a CMMS, these inefficiencies could still exist in your facility. As a facility or maintenance manager, it’s your job to figure out how to solve inefficiencies and maximize your department ROI. So what’s the solution?

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