Whether you’re new to CMMS or on the fence, there are always going to be misconceptions about anything new and CMMS is no exception. Here are just a few of the myths that we can assure you are not true.
It’s Too Expensive
With anything like this, there is an initial investment. However, the return on investment (ROI) will happen. There are different levels for your needs and choosing the right one will ensure that the benefits outweigh the costs in the long run. Plus, you have the full option of trying out the demo which is free – just to see how you like it and what all the benefits are.
It’s Hard to Learn
Anything new is going to have a learning curve but we make sure that everyone is comfortable with the software and how to use it. Besides, with the technological advances throughout the years, Computerized Maintenance Management Software isn’t this scary thing that people should be afraid of. Even those who are technologically challenged will find it easy to use.
There’s No Time
Sure, the initial setup is going to take a little bit if you are starting fresh and have never had an installation of this type of software in the past. However, once you have everything going, you’ll save tons of time so everything evens out and besides, the initial setup takes just once whereas you’ll be saving time over and over again using the areas of the program like setting up preventative maintenance schedules or keeping up with inventory.
Employees Won’t Like It
Many people hate change and that’s natural so sure, at first there are going to be a few naysayers that do not want to switch over and will refuse to like the program. However, once they start using the program and seeing how easy it is then you will see a difference in how your employees feel towards the software.
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There are plenty of myths out there about CMMS and these are just a few. Rest assured, it may be different at first and your employees may be unsure of it but give it time and you’ll wonder how you ever worked without it.