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, […]

Condition-based Maintenance: What You Need to Know

Today’s world is highly connected. The technology we use everyday communicates seamlessly with the outside world. Hardware enhancements entering industrial spaces take advantage of these connections to bring more intelligent design to our machines. Condition-based Maintenance is the practice of conducting maintenance on a machine when the asset’s condition reaches a disruptive level. The equipment […]

Yikes! The 25 Most Embarrassing Product Recalls of All Time

Embarrassing for the company, but especially for you. Between brainstorming these seemingly great ideas and actually manufacturing them, something went seriously wrong. Our Methodology To make it on our most embarrassing list, these products had to create some troubling scenarios. Not all of them caused physical damage, but they certainly left emotional scars. Before we start, lets let all the […]

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 Much Does a CMMS Cost? 2020 Pricing Guide

Pricing is an important consideration for businesses that want to invest in a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). These companies want to maintain their equipment and facilities without breaking the bank. Some CMMS vendors provide extensive pricing details publicly, while others ask for specific company info before offering a price quote. To simplify the process, […]

How to Measure the Impact of CMMS

Implementing computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software can have a significant impact on your maintenance operations. Over time, this impact increases as users learn the software, historical data is analyzed to facilitate changes, and a preventive maintenance schedule is implemented. CMMS software provides benefits that are both easy (quantitative measures) and not so easy (qualitative […]

5 Advantages of a Mobile CMMS

Ask any maintenance technician in an equipment-heavy facility to describe a typical day to you, and more often than not, the word “chaos” will come up. Even in the most streamlined facilities, breakdowns and problems can come out of nowhere to knock everyone off-balance, and technicians are frequently required to be in two places at […]

Excel Spreadsheet vs. CMMS for Effective Maintenance Management

by Elena Haidukova, Comindware With each New Year, we still strive to further increase the efficiency of how we work or go about our daily activities. In this particular case, we want to highlight one particular business tool that has long improved work efficiency. That is the iconic Microsoft Excel. Since its introduction in 1985, […]

3 Overlooked CMMS Features that Can Maximize ROI

By Ashley Bullin, DPSI Many organizations take advantage of the vast work order management opportunities included in computerized maintenance management software (CMMS). However, there are many other useful CMMS features available that companies fail to utilize.  There’s no denying the appeal of work order management capabilities within CMMS software. It’s the number one feature most companies […]

What’s next for CMMS Software? 2019 Predictions

According to Limble’s 2018 research on maintenance management, trends in the CMMS software market include increased investment in the application, heightened use of mobile platforms, and a growing adoption of CMMS software to track comprehensive maintenance operations. Industry insiders predicted most of these trends as 2017 became 2018. So, we sought our own experts and asked them […]