Connected Reliability Webinars

The Accelix Community’s monthly Best Practices Webinars are a great resource for maintenance and reliability professionals looking to expand their industry knowledge and gain insight into best practices from thought leaders across the globe. The webinars provide you with the opportunity to get their questions answered by industry experts.

Upcoming Webinars


AIM first: Aligning your organization for a successful CMMS implementation

  • Wednesday, October 28, 2020
  • 11 a.m. ET
  • Scott Rojas, Senior Consultant, Fluke Reliability

This presentation by CMMS deployment expert Scott Rojas of Fluke Reliability outlines the pre-implementation process we call the AIM. The AIM provides a detailed look at a company's alignment on its business strategy and capabilities; project engineering, compliance, scoping, and other CMMS requirements; plus goals, objectives, and expected ROI. AIM seeks to reduce pitfalls that may derail or even cancel CMMS projects. It addresses how to recognize harmful traps and what to do about them. Join Scott Rojas for a high-level look at how to get your organization groomed for a strong, efficient implementation.

Scott Rojas, CRL, is a senior consultant and CMMS/EAM deployment expert for Fluke Reliability. He specializes in CMMS/EAM implementation, operational excellence, business process analysis, and quality management. He has consulted within a variety of industries such as petrochemical, mining, discrete manufacturing, municipal wastewater, distribution, and others.


How 'connected' thermography builds sustainable asset health management

  • Wednesday, November 04, 2020
  • 11 a.m. ET
  • Michael A. Watson, CMRP, CRL, Product Application Specialist, Fluke Reliability

Asset health management programs fail more often than they succeed. In this webinar, we share the top five reasons such programs fail and how a cloud-based, connected thermography program can help overcome these challenges. Michael A. Watson, Product Application Specialist with Fluke Reliability, outlines the people, processes, and technology to build a sustainable program. A qualitative asset health management program with connected data builds on the capabilities of a maintenance team and delivers a sustainable program.

Michael A. Watson is a Product Application Specialist for Fluke Reliability, focusing on the company’s technician tools and condition monitoring product lines. Michael brings more than 25 years of experience in technician effectiveness, product service engineering, and operations in the U.S. and global locations. He is a Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) and Certified Reliability Leader (CRL) and is Thermal/Infrared Thermography Level 1 certified. Michael holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana, Ill.


Best practice guide to condition monitoring and vibration analysis

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020
  • 11 a.m. ET
  • Colin Pickett, Engineering consultant, vibration condition monitoring expert

Condition monitoring and vibration analysis are separate processes, but both are vital indicators of machine health and require the collection of accurate data to analyze issues and trends. Colin Pickett is a consultant and former Prüftechnik engineer with 35 years of reliability and vibration analysis experience. He takes us through these processes, describes what to expect, and addresses how to handle potential roadblocks and snags to get readings and measurements you can trust.

Colin Pickett is an independent engineering consultant with 35 years of experience in the condition monitoring industry. He spent nine years with Prüftechnik UK and has since moved to the United States and started his own vibration condition monitoring & reliability (VCMR) consulting business. Pickett is a Prüftechnik-approved vibration trainer, analyst, consultant, and application technical engineer. He also is a Mobius ISO Cat III Vibration Specialist. Before working at Prüftechnik, he spent 15 years with Vibration Control Ltd., a UK vibration consultancy, and seven years as an independent reliability consultant for a major UK cement supplier.


Fall 2020 Back to school webinar series - Connected Data and eMaint

Date: Title: Presenter: Description:
Tuesday 9/1/2020 1:00pm EDT Leverage SCADA/PLC data in eMaint with Connect2Assets® Michael Mills, Brian Harrison Experts from Fluke Reliability will discuss how connecting operational data from SCADA systems into eMaint CMMS can provide greater insights and improve decision making.
Wednesday 9/9/2020 11:00am EDT Use vibration data from Fluke 3561FC Sensors connected into eMaint to improve reliability Michael Watson 3561 FC vibration sensors from Fluke provide remote monitoring and early warning of problems with your often-ignored assets.  With reduced resources inside the facility remote insights to your asset health can be critical to keeping the plant running Register
Tuesday 9/15/2020 1:00pm EDT Connected thermography images in eMaint boost effectiveness for asset health management Michael Watson Fluke Connected Thermography within eMaint enables asset health management for electrical cabinets, building envelope and mechanical components. Fluke Reliability will detail the key steps in implementing an effective thermography program Register
Tuesday 9/22/2020 1:00pm EDT Fluke ii900FC Acoustic Imager now connected to eMaint CMMS Frederic Baudart/Bob McKenna Do not miss this session demonstrating how the new Fluke technology in the ii900 is used along with eMaint to quickly find and fix leaks in air, steam and CO2 systems resulting in huge energy cost savings. Register
Tuesday 9/29/2020 1:00pm EDT Connected data from Fluke 805FC vibration tool and Fluke 810 vibration tester with improve asset screening inside of eMaint. John Bernet Learn the steps on how to simplify route-based screening of rotating mechanical assets with Fluke’s 805FC vibration meter and the 810FC vibration tester to diagnose and manage vibration problems in eMaint CMMS. Register
Wednesday 10/7/2020 11:00am EDT Improve plant effectiveness with the Fluke 3540 FC Power Monitor and eMaint CMMS Hannelore Arno and John Baker The Fluke 3540 FC Power Monitor monitors the performance of electrical power to your critical assets.  Hear from one of our Fluke Power Monitor customers on using the 3540 to improve plant efficiency with energy studies and troubleshooting VFD drives. Register