Is it Time to Replace your Maintenance Management Software?
There are many reason to replace your maintenance management software. This article will address a few of the common reasons why you should consider replacement.
Perhaps the number one reason to replace your maintenance management software is to move to cloud computing. If your existing vendor hasn’t made the change and isn’t going to anytime soon, then perhaps you’ve outgrown that system. The advantages of being in the cloud are numerous.
Here’s just a few reasons:
Fast ROI and Hard Savings Keep the CMMS Software Market Healthy
The success of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) solution can be directly related to a strong corporate focus on profitability and productivity. A CMMS can provide a substantial and quick ROI.
In an effort to become more competitive, managers are turning over every stone to find areas for improvement and cost savings. As they study the maintenance function, companies have found that maintenance makes up anywhere from 15% to 40% of total product cost. They are also discovering that dollars saved in maintenance can avoid significant expanse later. In larger companies, reducing maintenance expenditures by $1 million contributes as much to profits as increasing sales by $3 million. In the competitive markets that most companies find themselves, being able to improve maintenance and decrease unnecessary maintenance expenditures by $1 million is much easier and likely to occur than finding $3 million in new sales.
Software, hardware, and digital assets can be managed from within the cloud. For instance, suppliers can have the ability to see and manage your company’s PCs whether they are linked to your own network or not and determine whether they need an upgrade or whether they are security compliant. Audio, files images, videos can also be managed and shared online using digital asset management solutions. Over the past years, there has been a tremendous increase in Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) developers becoming part of a larger organization often… Continue reading
|The computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is a specialized management software tool which performs a host of advanced functions including the tracking of O&M activities and other management functionalities. It also helps a maintenance team to keep a record of all the assets that they are responsible for, maintain a historical record of the tasks that they perform, and schedule & track maintenance jobs as well.
Hence CMMS software is a database application that helps to streamline and track each and every aspect of an organization’s maintenance operations. As the operations grow more complex and larger, the need for maintaining a centralized database system becomes absolutely essential.
How Important Is Maintenance?
It’s quite funny. I often find myself trying to explain to others what I do for a living. Well, I say, “I provide asset maintenance software and related services to my customers who deliver maintenance services.” Sounds simple, right? Not really, they rarely get it. Well, have you ever really considered what maintenance means to us? Have you ever considered the fact that almost EVERY man made item on earth needs maintenance? The office building you’re probably reading this article from, requires a great deal of planned maintenance to make it a warm, clean, safe place to work in. It’s all around us, every day.
There’s really no end to the examples one can find related to maintenance and our everyday living and sometimes our health. The air we breathe, the roads we travel on, the schools we send our children to, are all dependent on good sound maintenance practices. Try driving to work and finding all the infrastructure on the way that requires maintenance.
There are many different flavors of business software on the market today.
If you have an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) you can stop reading this article now. In theory, you have very little need for an interface because your ERP, does it all. Examples of this type of software are, SAP, People Soft, JD Edwards. On the other hand, if you have a best of breed system, it might require interfacing to another best of breed system to accomplish all the tasks at hand for you company. OK, if you have an ERP, you may find it doesn’t fully meet… Continue reading
So you’re thinking it’s Time to Upgrade?
If you have been paying an annual maintenance fee for your software, you’re probably expecting the vendor to provide you with an upgrade, that makes just makes sense. But be careful what you wish for…..you might get it! And when you do, will you be ready and prepared for it? Will you make the most of it? Will you realize the benefits that the vendor was hoping you would? These are just a few questions that should be explored prior to pressing the upgrade button. What follows, is a look… Continue reading
Azzier Asset Maintenance Management Software
Web Work Azzier is the latest release of the worlds first commercially available true 100% web based CMMS Web Work. This release breaks new ground with the most advanced asset maintenance functionality available in a fully browser based asset maintenance management program.
Azzier is the most feature rich web based asset maintenance solution available due to it’s exclusive use of advanced web programming. Mobile device connectivity is built into the core programming making Azzier the most powerful, mobile Enterprise Asset Maintenance solution available.
Azzier is the premiere asset maintenance management system for operations… Continue reading
It is an all too often occurrence. Spending endless time, money and resources gathering asset information just to have it become quickly outdated due to a lack of strategic planning.
A CMMS works in conjunction with other systems, like the EAM, gathering and disseminating data, keeping it current and passing the fresh data along to fuel the overall operation.
CMMS Makes EAM Operate Better
It is an all too often occurrence. Corporations, government agencies, and business alike spend endless time, money and resources gathering asset information just to have it become quickly outdated due to a lack… Continue reading
Companies need many things in order to run properly, including cash flow, a well-oiled marketing and sales staff, and a good production team. One element that businesses, especially manufacturing companies, often overlook is management and maintenance software. That’s where computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and enterprise asset management (EAM) software comes in. These programs can help your organization run smoothly and save money. Following are some of the most important benefits of CMMS.
Good CMMS software not only will enable you to schedule preventive maintenance but also let you see instructions for a specific job, what is needed… Continue reading