Managing cybersecurity risk in maintenance and reliability

Managing cybersecurity risk in maintenance and reliability

 Maintenance and reliability teams increasingly utilize a range of technologies, systems and devices—all of which can present cybersecurity risks. For this presentation, cyber expert Matthew Hudon and CMRP Frederic Baudart are joining together to outline which cybersecurity risks M&R teams should pay particular attention to and what preventive actions make the most sense to…

Defect elimination programs change the culture by solving lots of little problems first

Defect elimination programs change the culture by solving lots of little problems first

A defect elimination program targets the smallest, most irritating problems in a plant. It does so by giving everyone a stake in improving daily work life by eliminating errors and faults. In the process, a stronger continuous improvement culture takes hold, creating more widespread support for reliability initiatives at every scale. Michelle Ledet Henley, president…

Industry expert Colin Pickett offers best practices for condition monitoring and vibration analysis

Industry expert Colin Pickett offers best practices for condition monitoring and vibration analysis

With more than 35 years of experience helping educate customers on the finer points of asset condition monitoring and vibration analysis, including 15 years as a Prüftechnik engineer, Colin Pickett has developed an authoritative list of best practices. Now a full-time consultant and trainer, Pickett shared his depth of knowledge at a November 2020 Fluke…

Three experts weigh in: Using the P-F curve to plan maintenance

Three experts weigh in: Using the P-F curve to plan maintenance

Root cause analysis (RCA), failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), and the P-F curve, along with an asset criticality assessment, often form the core of a reliability professional’s toolset. In a September 2020 webinar, three Fluke Reliability experts with years of plant floor experience outlined how best to use the P-F curve and FMEA together…

If reliability improvements elude you, look deeper into the ‘Tree of Unreliability’

If reliability improvements elude you, look deeper into the ‘Tree of Unreliability’

What is causing your organization to struggle to get to its desired level of asset reliability? You’ve been using root cause analysis (RCA) and the Five Whys and addressing the problems you’ve found, but disruptions or unplanned downtime persist. Shon Isenhour, a veteran reliability engineering trainer and the founding partner at Eruditio, suggests pushing your…

See the latest innovations in reliability—from wherever you are!
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See the latest innovations in reliability—from wherever you are!

Get ready to explore a wide range of cutting-edge topics to improve your reliability at the Xcelerate20 virtual conference November 17-19, 2020. This three-day event provides numerous opportunities to see firsthand (from your phone or computer) how the latest software, tools, and processes can help you fine-tune your 2021 maintenance plan. Get inspired by our…

What your M&R peers are planning to address in their pandemic recovery
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What your M&R peers are planning to address in their pandemic recovery

At a time like this, when normal is abnormal and abnormal has become business as usual, it can be useful to find out how your peers are approaching their maintenance strategies. That’s why we at Fluke worked with Plant Services this spring to survey more than 200 maintenance and reliability professionals to assess how the…

Gain control of your machines by putting more emphasis on reliability fundamentals

Gain control of your machines by putting more emphasis on reliability fundamentals

Nancy Regan, an internationally recognized maintenance and reliability trainer, puts it this way: “Either you successfully control your equipment, or you let it control you.” In a July 2020 webinar for Fluke Reliability, Regan, a Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) expert and founder of RCMTrainingOnline.com, examined the core question of “Are you letting your machines control…

Are you letting your machines control you?

Are you letting your machines control you?

Reliability is designed—literally and figuratively. Literally speaking, the inherent reliability of our equipment is governed by its design. But as equipment custodians, what we do (or don’t do) affects a machine’s reliability more than we may think—and it goes way beyond maintenance. In this webinar, RCM expert Nancy Regan details the winning reliability philosophy that…

Introducing Fluke Reliability Radio: our new podcast series

Introducing Fluke Reliability Radio: our new podcast series

Fluke Reliability strives to provide maintenance and reliability professionals not only with quality products and services, but also with the best in industry thought leadership. In our efforts to continue this mission, we have developed a new podcast series called Fluke Reliability Radio. We actually began creating podcasts a few weeks ago, and we are…