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    The Three Mistakes Maintenance Managers Make (And How To Prevent Them)

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Wed, Apr 10, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

    When you're responsible for the smooth operation of a large, complex facility? Mistakes do happen. But that doesn't mean you can't prepare for and prevent them.

    Here's three common problems maintenance managers can easily avoid — with a little planning.

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    Tags: cmms, Preventative Maintenance, maintenance schedule

    Let's Bust 3 Myths About Computerized Maintenance

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Mon, Apr 8, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

    When you're looking into options to make your facility run better, you want to do your due diligence. Whether you have your own reservations, or you have to win over other stakeholders, you'll want some quick answers to common concerns about augmenting your workflow.

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    Tags: computerized maintenance management software, cmms, Preventative Maintenance

    Here's 4 Ways CMMS Saves Your Facility Money

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Fri, Apr 5, 2019 @ 02:05 PM

    Ever hear about Computerized Maintenance Management Software? Or more concisely, CMMS? It's the best thing maintenance managers can implement if they want to save time, every day. And as we all know...

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    Tags: asset management, cmms, Preventative Maintenance

    Get to Grips With Common CMMS Terms

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Mon, Mar 25, 2019 @ 03:39 PM

    The world of CMMS comes with terms you may find yourself getting mixed up. Well, no more. We've prepared a quick list of the more common and important terms in Computerized Maintenance Management Software to serve as a handy reference. Let's begin!

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    Tags: cmms, Preventative Maintenance, Parts Inventory, KPI

    The Top Building Automation System Mistakes You Don't Want to Make (And How CMMS Avoids Them!)

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Mon, Mar 25, 2019 @ 02:58 PM

    Want the energy efficiency and easiness of a building automation system? Of course you do. That's a lot of time and money freed up for very little effort. Just watch you aren't making any of these common mistakes, or you might find those savings turning into expenses.

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    Tags: cmms, building automation system, maintenance schedule

    Maintenance Managers Can Evade These Three Crucial Mistakes — With CMMS

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Mon, Mar 25, 2019 @ 01:39 PM

    Running a fast-paced facility? Then you know there are always times where things just don't go as planned. Things get overlooked,  mistakes compound, emergencies divert all attention without warning — the list goes on. But Maintenance Managers can do plenty to plan ahead and mitigate disaster. Here are the three most vital things you can do to keep the facility running smoothly.

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    Tags: cmms, work order management system, Facility Maintenance Manager, Predictive Maintenance, Staff Training, schedule maintenance tasks, Parts Inventory, run maintenance reports

    Accurate Total Cost of Ownership With CMMS | Maintenance Care

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Thu, Feb 7, 2019 @ 04:46 PM

    In short, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is how much an asset costs from the time of purchase, throughout the course of its lifetime. This includes its original purchase price and all expenses incurred from start to finish including:   

    • Acquisition Cost – An asset’s overall purchase price 
    • Operation Costs – Training, operating, utility 
    • Maintenance Costs – Repairs and upkeep (both parts and labor 
    • Downtime Costs – Financial loses as a result of asset downtime  
    • Resale Value – Current value of an asset retains after a certain amount of time and usage  
    By adding all your costs and subtracting the resale value, you will be able to determine an asset’s Total Cost of Ownership.    

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    Tags: cmms software, cmms system, cmms

    Being Better Prepared for Natural Disasters with Preventative Maintenance with CMMS

    Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Thu, Jan 24, 2019 @ 11:28 AM

    This year has seen many natural disasters around the globe. From the devastating "Camp Fire" wildfires in California to the strongest hurricane to hit the the east coast in almost 30 years , it's clear that the best defense against the unexpected is to be prepared.

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    Tags: cmms, Preventative Maintenance, Maintenance Facility Manager, Predictive Maintenance

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