Maintenance Management (CMMS)

The Best Work Order Management Software in 2019

Work order management software is a specific kind of work order asset management software that helps to create and manage service requests and — you guessed it — work orders. So, what is a work order? Usually, these work orders are for various types of maintenance tasks. Work order software is often folded into a category called computerized maintenance management systems, or CMMS software. But you can also find work order management functionality from field service management, or FSM software.

Kim O'ShaughnessyThe Best Work Order Management Software in 2019
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Leveraging CMMS Software to Transform a Company’s Maintenance Department

Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) have become the preferred maintenance management tool for a growing number of companies of all sizes and across a broad range of sectors. Companies adopting CMMS software have traded in pencil and paper approaches to facility management in favor of fully automated ones. These systems minimize long time lags between identifying a maintenance problem and resolving it. They also reduce the human errors and inefficient utilization of technician times that were previously associated with manually managed maintenance operations.

Reena SommerLeveraging CMMS Software to Transform a Company’s Maintenance Department
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Enterprise Asset Management Checklist & System Requirements Template

There’s nothing more important to a business than managing its assets, and we know it can be overwhelming to tackle. Enterprise asset management software (EAM) undertakes this task so you can get back to the business of running your business.  If you’re considering purchasing an EAM platform, it’s crucial to know what to expect from EAM vendors and to know exactly which features you need. We’ve made this helpful asset management checklist and system requirements to help you in your selection process.

Bergen AdairEnterprise Asset Management Checklist & System Requirements Template
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Facilities Management Software Features & Requirements Checklist

Home is where the heart is, and the heart of your business is your facility. You want to take care of your business’ home, right? One way to ensure your facility is taken care of is through facility management software and understanding available facility management software features and requirements.

Bergen AdairFacilities Management Software Features & Requirements Checklist
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The Best Asset Management Software in 2019

Are you aware of the condition of your assets right now, as you’re reading this? An organization is nothing without its assets — but they can be a lot to manage on your own. That’s why most businesses use EAM software (Enterprise Asset Management) to digitize many of the elements of asset management to improve efficiency and reliability.

Bergen AdairThe Best Asset Management Software in 2019
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How Mobile CMMS Benefits Manufacturers

Maintenance staff at manufacturing plants are often on the move, needing quick access to data related to equipment and repairs. Relying on paperwork stored in one physical location to complete job duties isn’t always convenient — or realistic, for that matter. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) have long benefitted maintenance departments by centralizing data and automating tasks. However, mobile CMMS applications are increasingly becoming a must-have for industry professionals.

DPSIHow Mobile CMMS Benefits Manufacturers
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The Future of Power Plant Software

Power plants are not to be messed with. They’re incredibly important to our everyday lives, filled with energy and, most importantly, they can be dangerous. Power plants simply can’t afford to make errors, which means that maintenance and management has to be top notch. And organizing all of that work is tough — if not impossible — to do manually. So how can you handle the day-to-day operations at peak efficiency? With power plant software (aka CMMS software).

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Manufacturing Maintenance Software: Benefits and Recommendations

If only manufacturing plants were like regular plants. Wouldn’t it be nice if all you had to do was put them in sunlight and pour water on them every day? Sadly, there’s a little more work involved in keeping a manufacturing operation running. From organizing maintenance workers to scheduling maintenance and handling work orders, there’s a lot that goes into the maintenance of a manufacturing facility. Luckily for maintenance managers, manufacturing maintenance software makes that job a lot easier.

SelectHubManufacturing Maintenance Software: Benefits and Recommendations
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4 Tasks Maintenance Tracking Software Manages

“I’d much rather write things down on paper and organize them in huge piles than do it digitally,” said no one ever. In this day and age, we’re sure we don’t need to instill in you the importance of business software (because, you know, it’s pretty important). That’s why we’re not talking why you need certain types of software today. Instead, we’re highlighting the specific tasks you can manage by using maintenance tracking software.

SelectHub4 Tasks Maintenance Tracking Software Manages
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Facility Management Software Options: Deployments, Development Models and Vendors

Of the many assets every business owns — from servers to vehicles to heavy machinery — one asset stands as the most important: the facility. The facility, after all, is where all of your operations happen. Therefore, it needs to be well taken care of to keep everything running smoothly. In order to ensure that this happens, businesses turn to facility management software.

SelectHubFacility Management Software Options: Deployments, Development Models and Vendors
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Customer Onboarding – A Critical Part of CMMS Success

If you’ve started the process of adding a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS software) to your operation, then you already know that it involves much more than a financial investment.  It also requires a commitment to the time and energy needed to ensure that the system does what it’s designed to do. What needs to be understood is that any CMMS on its own, no matter how many bells and whistles it has, won’t perform to its potential unless the users understand its purpose, value and method of operation. Without consistent and appropriate user involvement, a CMMS runs the risk of falling short of its intended mark.

Hippo CMMSCustomer Onboarding – A Critical Part of CMMS Success
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How to Improve Your Maintenance Team’s Productivity

Just how productive would you say your maintenance team is, on a scale of 1-10?  Hopefully your answer is at least a 7.  If it’s a 10, then why are you reading this article?  Your maintenance team is awesome!  But, if your answer is anything less than that (as most are), your team has some room for improvement.  Even if it’s a small improvement, such an improvement can make a larger impact.

SelectHubHow to Improve Your Maintenance Team’s Productivity
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The Benefits of Inventory Management with CMMS Software

A stock room should never look like an episode of Hoarders.  These stock rooms lead to inefficiencies, unhappy workers and lots of horror stories.  The worst nightmare of every inventory manager is a stock room with missing or wrong inventory.  The solution to this nightmare is, of course, inventory management software.  Prioritizing organized inventory management keeps your facilities and warehouses running smoothly.

SelectHubThe Benefits of Inventory Management with CMMS Software
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Building Maintenance Management Software

Buildings aren’t eternal. There are people that think that once a building goes up, it’s solid forever. But for those that know better, they know it’s an ongoing process full of regular inspections and hard work. No matter the type of building, whether school or skyscraper, every building needs regular maintenance. For a time it was a manual process, which made it difficult to perform properly. Luckily, CMMS software was developed to automate much of the process.

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CMMS vs Plant Management Software

Contrary to what many white collar workers believe, maintenance workers have tough jobs.  From prioritizing tasks to inspecting heavy machinery, there’s no shortage of responsibilities.  To help these workers get their jobs done faster and more effectively, software was introduced to the industry.  Since then, computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and plant management solutions have created safer and more efficient facilities.

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10 Ways Software Can Help with Facilities Management

Facilities management software is one of the exciting advancements made in business software in the last ten years. With a variety of features and functionality, Computer Aided Facility Management or CAFM software (sometimes simply called Facilities Management or FM software) helps companies to keep better track of assets, maintain facility operations and achieve best practices in planning.  Here are 10 key ways that companies use facilities management software to their advantage:

SelectHub10 Ways Software Can Help with Facilities Management
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