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8:18 pm
March 1, 2001
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Eliminating The Paper Checklist

Moving to an electronic version resolves problems that create a performance credibility gap. Traditionally, paper checklists are employed to identify maintenance activities and their frequency of application. Quite often the format of daily, weekly, etc., checklists consists of the equipment identification number and description along with the required checks or activities to be performed. These […]

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5:47 pm
March 1, 2001
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Advantages of a Browser Interface

Utilizing the Internet is a logical extension of an EAM/CMMS system and the way most modern systems are being and will be implemented. Web enabled; mobile computing; browser interfaced. These terms can mean much the same thing and are very inter-related when discussing an enterprise asset management (EAM) system. All provide the opportunity to connect […]

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3:08 pm
March 1, 2001
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High Performance Maintenance and Reliability

I have come to the conclusion in my most recent 2 year career in consulting that we have a tendency to over complicate maintenance and reliability as it relates to performance. You will have to excuse me up front for my newfound long-winded consultancy talk while introducing the subject matter of performance. I have come […]

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3:05 pm
March 1, 2001
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Surviving with Less than 1 Percent Attention

Robert C. Baldwin, CMRP, Editor After editing and formatting an item about the Baldrige National Quality Program, I downloaded “Criteria for Performance Excellence,” the program’s information manual, to study it in more detail. The 63-page document contains some valuable information for making a self-assessment of organizational effectiveness. The criteria are designed to help organizations focus […]

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2:12 pm
March 1, 2001
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U.S. Naval Aviation Implements RCM

A reliability centered maintenance program is a key tool in achieving the U.S. Navy’s goal of Affordable Readiness providing large reductions in scheduled maintenance, use of consumable materials, and disposal of hazardous materials. The U.S. Navy faces the great challenge of becoming the Navy of Tomorrow. However, in this age of shrinking defense budgets, it […]

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