Preventive vs. Predictive Maintenance: Pros and Cons

In general, maintenance falls into two categories: reactive and proactive. Reactive maintenance focuses on repairing an asset once failure occurs. Proactive maintenance, however, focuses on avoiding repairs and asset failure through preventive and predictive methods. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) have recently become more robust and financially available to businesses of all types and sizes. […]

CMMS and Beyond: The Highest Standard of Predictive Maintenance

What exactly is predictive maintenance? For starters, it’s a highly accurate way of using data to cut maintenance costs. Hardware advancements have helped Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) collect a lot of insightful data. With that data, businesses can predict when problems will occur, such as a piece of equipment breaking. Here’s how we define predictive maintenance: Predictive maintenance […]