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Business intelligence with CMMS

How business intelligence (BI) software and CMMS from eMaint boost data insights

A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) provides more than a place to maintain and manage assets and workflows. It’s also a place packed with usable data that, when analyzed in detail, enable deeper opportunities for directing and improving maintenance repair and operations (MRO) decisions. In an Accelix best practices webinar (BPW), Nicole Rochelle, business intelligence…
The Daily Benefits of a Continuous Improvement Plan

The Daily Benefits of a Continuous Improvement Plan

It’s one thing to say you’re going to do something to improve continuously every day, like exercising, is one thing. Following through is another. It takes discipline. In an Accelix best practices webinar called The Exponential Power of Daily Continuous Improvement, Calvin Williams, founder and CEO of Impruver, explores the power of daily improvement and…
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Strategies for addressing the manufacturing skills shortage

The skills shortage in America may put $1 trillion in manufacturing GDP at risk over the next decade. Forty percent of Canadian manufacturers face labor shortages, with that gap expected to become 60% within five years, and most industrial employers search for more than 6 months before filling vacancies. Add to this the surge of…
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Adding business value through data-driven maintenance

By Ankush Malhotra President at Fluke Reliability Every day, in manufacturing facilities worldwide, experienced and capable people are trying to second-guess the maintenance requirements of the machines that populate their plants. The reason is simple: They know that an effective maintenance program can increase their uptime, decrease maintenance costs, reduce unplanned outages, and extend the…