When you see a problem occurring in your business, the most natural and important response is to ask “why is this happening?” This is typically when maintenance organizations begin to think about the root cause. A root cause is the most foundational issue that results in a series of cause and [...]
Topics: Root Cause Analysis
We made it to 2021 and by now we have had time to reflect on what we were able to accomplish in 2020 and what we can improve upon in 2021. 2020 was a challenging year for all of us and may have put a lot of planned improvements on the back burner, or simply slowed things down a bit.
What are the consequences of GOOD data? If we can confidently say we have good data quality, our reports are spot on, our dashboards are telling us what we need to know, and we are making great decisions based on this perfect data. The result is an increased efficiency in decision making that [...]
Rich MacInnes talked a lot about Future Perfect where data could be used to tell us when assets would need to be fixed, and what spare parts they needed, which would drive the delivery of those parts at the right time. There is a lot more to it than that, but let’s start there and think about the [...]
Remember that scene in the movie “A Few Good Men” when Jack Nicholson was being questioned by a young lawyer played by Tom Cruise. Cruise kept pressing and Nicholson hits his breaking point and yells out “You can’t handle the Truth”.
I was recently asked what the difference was between BIRT reports in Maximo and Performance Management Dashboards. My answer essentially applies to any other Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) reporting tool.
In this series of blogs, we will be discussing performance management, metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) related to different aspects of work execution, reliability and overall asset management. Today’s topic is: Planning and Scheduling.