Data Analytics: Biggest Benefits and Hurdles

Ask the average business leader how important data analytics is to his or her company, and you’re most likely to get this response: “Very important. We’re not using it as much as we’d like to, but analytics are a big part of our long-term growth strategy.” A recent report from Dun & Bradstreet and Forbes […]

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, […]

Predictive Maintenance: How It Works and Why You Need It

Maintenance has always been a major business headache. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) have recently become more refined and robust, practically eliminating the manual methods required before. With features to manage and maintain your assets, inventory and work orders, proactive maintenance strategies have become second nature in a production workflow. The true test, though, is […]

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 […]