Providers of Enterprise Asset Management systems explain how their solutions for today’s challenges set the stage for a more mobile, data-rich future. By Rick Carter, Executive Editor The day is coming when the still-too-common view of industrial maintenance as an isolated plant function of uncertain value is overtaken by the larger concept of its key […]
Smartware Group, Inc., has announced a major upgrade of its Bigfoot Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS). Among the new features and enhancements is a streamlined user interface that matches how individuals view, scan and interact with the software on any size of screen, including computers, smartphones, tablets and iPads. This interface also allows access to all functions by scrolling down a single […]
By Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor As a member of the slide-rule generation, I witnessed the advent of electronic calculators, punch-card mainframe computers, personal computers and the birth of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) programs. Despite all this technological progress, one thing hasn’t changed: I continue to see extensive “hoarding” behavior […]
Health, safety and environmental data can be more accessible and useful when included in a plant’s EAM system.
By Tim Miller, Technical Services Director, Asset Management Division, CyberMetrics Corp. Managing a facility’s assets can be complex. At the heart of your maintenance operations, you likely run specialized maintenance management software such as a CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System) or EAM (Enterprise Asset Management software). Today, these legacy programs are proven, invaluable tools for managing […]