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Enterpise asset management (EAM) solutions support maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. ...
 

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Maintenance Scheduling 101
Many organizations have tried to address their maintenance scheduling woes by introducing new and sometimes very advanced technologies. The reality is that

maintenance standards  Scheduling 101 Maintenance Scheduling 101 Featured Author - Lorne MacDonald, PopWare Inc. - January 29, 2005 Introduction I've read and seen a lot of material about advanced maintenance scheduling techniques, but the reality is that most maintenance people are still struggling with the basics. As a former operations/maintenance coordinator who was sick and tired of operating in a reactive, firefighting mode, I understood the potential benefits of proper maintenance scheduling—the challenge

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Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) RFI/RFP Template

Maintenance Management, Customer Contracts (Agreements), Customer Orders, Customer Quotations, Work Orders, Product Technology Get this template

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Lean Asset Management--Is Preventive Maintenance Anti-Lean?


How can we determine the right maintenance strategy for a specific asset? To meet the objectives of lean, we need to evaluate the cost of failure in terms of both not meeting business objectives and any extra cost due to the need for unplanned or even emergency repairs.

maintenance standards  Asset Management--Is Preventive Maintenance Anti-Lean? Introduction Lean manufacturing has been widely accepted as an approach to business improvement. The business benefits of lean have been extensively documented. Asset management should play a role in lean. Lean manufacturing's focus is eliminating waste, for example: Inventory—Inventory must always be minimized. Defect correction—Resources spent on defect correction are waste. Unnecessary processing—All unnecessary activities, particularly Read More

How One Vendor Addresses Support and Maintenance Issues


SAP is addressing the problem of customers wanting support that vendors are either not providing, or providing at unjustifiable prices. Support and maintenance customers are committed to service contracts, but only to a point. New options are thus available.

maintenance standards  Vendor Addresses Support and Maintenance Issues Problem Setting SAP is one of the major enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors that is addressing the concerns of its user base regarding support and maintenance (S&M) issues. These issues are detailed in a previous series on S&M: Will User Enterprises Ever Get Onto an Easy (Support and Maintenance) Street? , Support and Maintenance: No Longer the Software Industry's Best Kept Secret ? , What Is the Value Proposition of Support and Maintenance? , What Read More

Lean Maintenance-Does It Impact Reliability? Lessons Learned and Best Practices


The main cause of lean maintenance failure is that companies fail to focus on asset reliability. The reliability approach to capacity, which includes risk prioritization analyses of assets, can help a company achieve lean success.

maintenance standards  . Ask operations and maintenance the same question: Where should we focus our efforts to improve operational performance using lean principals? and you'll get two different answers. If no technical basis is used to assess the potential impact of asset failure, then you'll get a wide range of answers—with no focus on the business impact of the change. Lack of understanding of the function of an asset . The required functions and associated performance standards of equipment have never been defined Read More

What Is the Value Proposition of Support and Maintenance?


Mature systems in any enterprise require an approach different from newer implementations to software support—one that focuses on customization, interoperability, and performance support. Yet despite this fact, most vendors continue to offer the same one-size-fits-all models of support.

maintenance standards  platforms. These vendors use maintenance fees to fund new developments. Many customers realize that market battles over application architectures, new middleware, and SOA technology standards will take at least a decade to play out (see Architecture Evolution: From Web-based to Service-oriented Architecture ). Last but not least, many customers are concerned that if they align with one vendor now, they will be left with a weak or unviable solution in the coming shakeout. Thus, although customers with Read More

Introduction to Learning Technology Standards


Standards can play an important part in enterprise learning, from the development of learning content to how it interacts with database management applications—specifically learning management systems (LMSs) and learning content management systems (LCMs). This document provides an overview of the standards that affect learning technologies and advice on how to work with vendors of standards-affected technologies.

maintenance standards  to Learning Technology Standards Standards can play an important part in enterprise learning, from the development of learning content to how it interacts with database management applications—specifically learning management systems (LMSs) and learning content management systems (LCMs). This document provides an overview of the standards that affect learning technologies and advice on how to work with vendors of standards-affected technologies. Read More

Spinnaker Support Announces New SAP Third-party Maintenance Customer


Spinnaker Support, a a provider of third-party maintenance for JD Edwards and SAP products, announced D+M Group as its latest customer. This win has multiple meanings for Spinnaker. For one, as a recent entrant into the third-party support and maintenance market for SAP customers (compared to a veteran provider like Rimini Street), this win adds to Spinnaker’s budding list of SAP

maintenance standards  Announces New SAP Third-party Maintenance Customer Spinnaker Support, a a provider of third-party maintenance for JD Edwards and SAP products, announced D+M Group as its latest customer. This win has multiple meanings for Spinnaker. For one, as a recent entrant into the third-party support and maintenance market for SAP customers (compared to a veteran provider like Rimini Street), this win adds to Spinnaker’s budding list of SAP reference customers. In addition, D+M Group is a first-time third-party Read More

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and International Financial Reporting Standards


Recent legislation has bought about unparalleled emphasis on corporate governance and regulatory compliance. In the United States, the Enron and Worldcom affairs have led to a new law Sarbannes-Oxley. In Europe, the EU parliament has decided that all countries must streamline the laws for financial reporting in accordance with IFRS rules from IASC. Bringing organizations into compliance with new demands for corporate governance is having immediate and long-term effects. In this paper we discuss the current business environment, those facets of legislation impacting manufacturers and how QAD enterprise suite of applications can assist you in achieving corporate governance and regulatory compliance quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.

maintenance standards  Sarbanes-Oxley Act and International Financial Reporting Standards Recent legislation has bought about unparalleled emphasis on corporate governance and regulatory compliance. In the United States, the Enron and Worldcom affairs have led to a new law Sarbannes-Oxley. In Europe, the EU parliament has decided that all countries must streamline the laws for financial reporting in accordance with IFRS rules from IASC. Bringing organizations into compliance with new demands for corporate governance is Read More

Reliability Driven Maintenance--Closing the CMMS "Value Gap"? Part One: Trends and Definition


The metric of plant maintenance should now be in the ability of the plant to meet the strategic goals of the company beyond customarily expected cost savings, such as improved plant output, performance predictability, product quality, customer service, safety, environmental control, etc.

maintenance standards  one, an effective preventive maintenance program can improve equipment's required utilization and availability, enabling production schedules to be achieved, especially when an exorbitantly expensive equipment replacement is a no option during depressed economic times. Extending into the customer base, this applies as much to improved standards of customer service as it does to product quality. The importance of ascertaining the proper maintenance work as a result of a still ongoing plant maintenance Read More

Asset Management with the British Standards Institute's PAS 55


In this white paper, Kevin Price, Senior Product Manager, Infor EAM, looks at how the British Standards Institute’s (BSI) PAS 55 is helping organizations across the world to improve risk management, compliance and customer satisfaction in asset management.

maintenance standards  Management with the British Standards Institute's PAS 55 In this white paper, Kevin Price, Senior Product Manager, Infor EAM, looks at how the British Standards Institute’s (BSI) PAS 55 is helping organizations across the world to improve risk management, compliance and customer satisfaction in asset management. Read More

EAM Software Head-to-Head: Infor, IFS and Maintenance Connection


Simply clickhere and find out how all three rank based on your company sunique needs and functional requirements.

maintenance standards  Head-to-Head: Infor, IFS and Maintenance Connection EAM Head-to-head Infor , IFS , and Maintenance Connection are three of the top names in EAM software—and now you can compare them quickly and easily online. Simply click here —and find out how all three rank based on your company's unique needs and functional requirements. It's fast, free—and you'll get the results immediately! Click below to start your custom EAM comparison now! Start Your EAM Comparison Infor EAM IFS Applications Maintenance Read More

Maintenance Tips For Improved Profits: Creating the Business Case to Invest in Automation


Does it really make sense to spend money to save money? The answer may surprise you when it comes to maintenance of large capital assets including Facilities, Fleet, Plant Equipment and yes, even computers. It makes even more sense when you consider that today more and more companies are adding a new line item in their financial statements called "Deferred Maintenance Revenue Write Down". A lack of preventive maintenance affects the shareholders of all companies due to aging assets and reactive maintenance practices. A complete preventive maintenance program consisting of better business practices and a simple tool such as a Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) or Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) package can streamline the process and result in immediate savings in both time and money. So how do you justify the initial investment and where can the cost savings be seen across the enterprise?

maintenance standards  CMMS allows operations and maintenance managers to exchange information easily and more efficiently to increase workflow, create greater efficiency and improve profitability . Source : Tero Software Resources Related to Maintenance Tips For Improved Profits: Creating the Business Case to Invest in Automation : Business Case (Wikipedia) Maintenance Tips For Improved Profits: Creating the Business Case to Invest in Automation Business Case is also known as : Business Case Captures , Using Business Case , Read More

Extended Validation Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates: New Standards to Inspire Trust and Increase Sales


Many consumers don’t trust Web site safety enough to complete an e-commerce transaction—and consequently, billions of dollars in sales are lost. How can you combat this trend and ensure your customers trust you enough to share their sensitive data in online transactions? Learn how an extended validation SSL certificate increases the visibility of authentication status—to help assure your visitors find your site is safe.

maintenance standards  Validation Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates: New Standards to Inspire Trust and Increase Sales Many consumers don’t trust Web site safety enough to complete an e-commerce transaction—and consequently, billions of dollars in sales are lost. How can you combat this trend and ensure your customers trust you enough to share their sensitive data in online transactions? Learn how an extended validation SSL certificate increases the visibility of authentication status—to help assure your Read More