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

Get more value from your CMMS (Part II): Integrations for improving machine health
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Get more value from your CMMS (Part II): Integrations for improving machine health

You may be surprised by how supercharged your CMMS can be when connected to more powerful sensors, software, and other compatible systems. Your CMMS is designed to support maintenance and reliability, and the outcomes only get better with systems that interoperate. Integrations can be painless and can set your company up for years to come….

How to take condition-based maintenance to a higher level with thermography

How to take condition-based maintenance to a higher level with thermography

Here’s a common scenario: Your maintenance team already uses thermography to inspect critical assets, either via an in-house person trained to use an infrared camera or via a service. Inspections are performed on a regular basis and when a change in asset operating temperature is detected compared to the previous inspection, a flag goes up…

Interactive asset mapping in your CMMS: The benefits of spatial intelligence

Interactive asset mapping in your CMMS: The benefits of spatial intelligence

Spatial Intelligence is the human ability to visualize with the mind’s eye. Reality capture technology allows us to add a digital version of the mind’s eye to our maintenance process and asset management tools. Imagine a world where you can find each asset at your fingertips, ensuring all your decisions, as well as your system…

Best practice guide to condition monitoring and vibration analysis

Best practice guide to condition monitoring and vibration analysis

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…

How ‘connected’ thermography builds sustainable asset health management

How ‘connected’ thermography builds sustainable asset health management

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…

AIM first: Aligning your organization for a successful CMMS implementation

AIM first: Aligning your organization for a successful CMMS implementation

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…

Using asset criticality to drive vibration monitoring applications

Using asset criticality to drive vibration monitoring applications

Adding vibration monitoring data to your eMaint CMMS can give you a better understanding of critical equipment health. But where do you start? First, identify the critical equipment you want to track. There are typically hundreds—if not thousands—of pieces of equipment that the maintenance team maintains, but some machines are more important to the company…

Virginia first state to enact workplace safety rules after COVID-19
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Virginia first state to enact workplace safety rules after COVID-19

On July 27, 2020,  Virginia became the first state in the U.S. to introduce workplace safety rules related to COVID-19. “These first-in-the-nation safety rules will protect Virginia workers by mandating appropriate personal protective equipment, sanitation, social distancing, infectious disease preparedness, and response plans, record keeping, training, and hazard communications in workplaces across the Commonwealth,” Gov….

10 steps to getting your CMMS implementation right (the first time)

10 steps to getting your CMMS implementation right (the first time)

The stakes are high for companies planning or implementing CMMS systems at this time. With all the changes to standard work procedures created by the pandemic, the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) has emerged as a tool of choice for integrating teams, digitalizing workflows, and implementing revised procedures for increased employee safety. More eyes on…