3 Ways CMMS Software Saves Businesses Money

By Daniel Golub, GM Hippo CMMS It’s a challenge that every business will face. A specific predicament that any company who’s committed to their mandate will eventually meet, at some point in their existence. Two, decades-old questions that, sooner or later, every operation finds itself asking:  How can we reduce costs without cutting corners?   How can we make our business operations more […]

6 Signs You Need A Computerized Maintenance Management System

Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) have come a long way. They were once exclusive to the manufacturing industry but are now widely accepted in many organizations that have little or even nothing to do with manufacturing. Sports centers, shopping malls, airports, educational institutions, research centers and almost any kind of business you can imagine uses […]

8 Ways CMMS Software Cut Costs for Facility Managers

At one time, facility management was considered a fairly straightforward line of work that involved making sure all equipment was up and running, orders were filled, inventory levels were maintained, heat, lights and water were all functioning and employees were doing the jobs they were assigned to do. While not minimizing the early demands on […]

3 Top IoT Applications in the Maintenance Industry

There’s no question that technology has disrupted and innovated the maintenance industry. One technology that simply can’t be ignored is the Internet of Things (IoT). Think the IoT is just a buzzword? Think again: McKinsey & Company states that the IoT has helped organizations realize major improvements, like a 25% reduction in maintenance costs. And, […]

15 Reasons to Invest in Maintenance Management Software

Maintenance management software can be a hard sell. Maintenance has been a paper-based industry for a long time. Moving to a software solution can be seen as an expensive and disruptive process, leading to resistance from both maintenance managers and technicians. However, the cost of maintenance software pales in comparison to the cost of downtime, which […]

5 Maintenance Solutions to Watch in 2017

Maintenance technology has come a long way. Traditionally, maintenance professionals have trailed behind with adopting technology, but recent advancements have quickly become mainstream. Key 2016 trends for computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) were to incorporate mobile access and offer cloud storage. In 2017, vendors will continue to build on these advancements with more intelligent analytics and […]

A Visual Guide to Brewery Automation: 6 Exclusive Interviews

Behind every great beer is a great process. Brewery automation has grown with the American craft beer industry to save time and money while enhancing quality. But there’s some tension when it comes to automation in craft breweries. Craft brewing has been regarded as a unique blend of art and science dating back thousands of years, and […]

How To Choose The Right CMMS For Your Team

Chances are, if you don’t already have a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), then you’re probably using a paper or Excel-based system that works pretty well. But just because your current system works, doesn’t mean it’s ideal. Going digital by adopting a CMMS can be a huge step towards making maintenance at your facility cheaper, […]

11 Ways CMMS Benefits Your Organization

Every organization has hundreds of assets. Managing them can get quite complicated and time-consuming. By implementing Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), you can achieve higher asset efficiency and control. What is CMMS? It is an operational tool for managing capital assets of an organization. It also allows you to track tasks that are related to […]

4 Ways Mobile CMMS Impacts Today’s Technicians

In today’s world, the center for all communication has become the mobile device. In the blink of an eye, continuous daily engagement is now a necessity.  This is especially true for businesses with employees who are always on-the-go. Maintenance work requires reliable and attentive technicians to stay on their toes. As a result, there has been […]