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How to measure the impact of a CMMS project?

How to measure the impact of a CMMS project?


The implementation of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software will have a major impact on your maintenance operations. This impact will increase over time as users take ownership of the software, as more and more historical data is collected and...

Monday 01 february 2021

Succeed in the change management of a CMMS project

Succeed in the change management of a CMMS project


Most managers are familiar with change management and know that the success of a business project depends on how well it is anticipated and properly conducted. In this article, we are going to present you, in the form of a checklist of questions to ask yourself, how to...

Monday 01 february 2021

CMMS and Reliability-Centered Maintenance

CMMS and Reliability-Centered Maintenance


Invented in the early 1960s by two American engineers who worked for United Airlines at San Francisco Airport, Stan Nowlan and Howard Heap, the concept of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) is back in the spotlight thanks to the emergence of a

Friday 29 january 2021

Why is preventive maintenance a priority?

Why is preventive maintenance a priority?


Permanently operational equipment, maximum customer satisfaction, resources assigned to missions and activities with direct positive impact on the company's profitability, are the main indicators of successful maintenance. To achieve this, it is essential to reduce...

Friday 25 december 2020

FMECA & CMMS: maintenance excellence

FMECA & CMMS: maintenance excellence


The FMECA appeared in the late 1940s, launched by the U.S. Army when it decided to change its approach to maintenance. Anticipating and preventing failures rather than waiting for them to occur before intervening and repairing became the new leitmotiv. To say the least, 80...

Wednesday 23 december 2020

Autonomous maintenance & CMMS

Autonomous maintenance & CMMS


Better safe than sorry. This saying could summed up autonomous maintenance. A constant objective for industrialists who fear a production stoppage, autonomous maintenance, in order to be truly effective and monitored, must be accompanied by the use of a

Monday 14 december 2020

Today, I connect my CMMS to my BMS!

Today, I connect my CMMS to my BMS!


CMMS, BMS. During our exchanges with our clients, actors of the real estate sector, we often perceive confusion between these different categories of software. For more clarity, we present below what is behind these acronyms and how a technical management system can be...

Saturday 12 december 2020

To BIM or not to BIM

To BIM or not to BIM


BIM, for Building Information Modeling, is a digitalization method for designing, building, managing and maintaining a building in a collaborative manner. BIM consists of offering a single, centralized, coherent and updated computer system for digital building modeling,...

Friday 11 december 2020

Aeronautics industry and CMMS

Aeronautics industry and CMMS


With the health crisis associated with the coronavirus epidemic (Covid-19), aircraft manufacturers such as Airbus, Safran and Dassault, and all the companies in this major industrial sector are looking gloomy. And yet, whatever the economic...

Thursday 10 december 2020

All Yuman CMMS features

All Yuman CMMS features


Planning and monitoring of curative and preventive maintenance. Collecting and sharing information in real-time. Collaboration between managers and technicians. Monitoring the life cycle of equipment. Management of spare parts and stocks....

Wednesday 09 december 2020

Why a CMMS?

Why a CMMS?


The few industrial maintenance departments or building maintenance service providers not yet equipped with a CMMS are now taking the plunge. The second strong market trend is the high renewal rate of older maintenance software in favour of the latest...

Wednesday 13 may 2020

Why a CMMS for industrial maintenance?

Why a CMMS for industrial maintenance?


Although significant progress has been made in recent years, industrial companies are still far from having completed their digital transformation. This is particularly true for their maintenance services, for which the dissemination of the latest generation CMMS has...

Monday 11 may 2020

How can you make better decisions with a CMMS?

How can you make better decisions with a CMMS?


The perfect knowledge of its market, the quality of its products and services, the satisfaction of its customers, the management and the well-being of its employees constitute the success of any entrepreneurial project. To achieve this, it is essential to equip oneself...

Monday 11 may 2020

CMMS for the food industry

CMMS for the food industry


The agri-food industry, or AFI for short, is omnipresent and essential in our daily lives. The sector is continuing its digital revolution to, among other things, optimise its production and distribution chains, increase food safety and save energy. Here we look at the...

Monday 11 may 2020

Why a CMMS for property maintenance?

Why a CMMS for property maintenance?


There are 3 main categories of maintenance: industrial maintenance, real estate maintenance and after-sales service. While each has its own specificities, they have above all many elements in common and the contribution of CMMS, now an essential part of the...

Tuesday 05 may 2020

Manage your spare parts with CMMS

Manage your spare parts with CMMS


Spare parts management? Nothing better to occupy your day! This task takes up a considerable amount of managers' and technicians' time and, if badly managed, can put a strain on a maintenance department. Mobile CMMS will once again prove to be a must. >

Monday 04 may 2020

CMMS and regulatory controls in Europe

CMMS and regulatory controls in Europe


Periodic maintenance, inspections and audits, the essential technical equipment of a building are subject to maintenance obligations regulated by law. Their perfect operation and conformity are indeed decisive to guarantee the safety of the people who live or...

Monday 04 may 2020

Implementing your CMMS

Implementing your CMMS


Whether as part of an industrial maintenance project, real estate maintenance or to equip its after-sales service, the implementation of a CMMS goes through several essential steps that we have taken care to detail through a complete series of articles. You...

Saturday 02 may 2020

Digital technology at the service of maintenance

Digital technology at the service of maintenance


The very first maintenance management software appeared in the 1960s. Lubrication plan, inventory management, equipment listing, the functionalities remained limited and without any real impact on the organization of maintenance teams. At the time of the first...

Friday 01 may 2020

CMMS: 10 KPI to increase the maintenance performance

CMMS: 10 KPI to increase the maintenance performance


Some time ago we published a first article on KPIs, Key Performance Indicators. We continue with the presentation of 10 new indicators focusing on curative interventions. They are easily constructed from the times measured during the treatment of an incident, using a...

Thursday 30 april 2020

Regulatory controls and audits in Europe - Episode 4: France

Regulatory controls and audits in Europe - Episode 4: France


After having crossed Belgium, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, whose regulations governing the maintenance and inspection of technical equipment are now no longer a secret for you, we are continuing our European tour via France. And it is without EPO or...

Thursday 30 april 2020

Cosmetic industry and CMMS

Cosmetic industry and CMMS


The cosmetics industry is a major sector of the global economy in which the European Union holds the leadership. Its growth is driven by constant innovation and increasing globalisation, which constantly brings new challenges. We will see how a modern CMMS can increase the...

Wednesday 29 april 2020

Regulatory Controls and Audits - Episode 3: The United Kingdom

Regulatory Controls and Audits - Episode 3: The United Kingdom


After visiting Belgium and Switzerland, we are now continuing our European tour of standards and regulations for the maintenance and inspection of technical equipment via the United Kingdom. Let's take a double dose of... phlegm and eccentricity and off we...

Tuesday 28 april 2020

Regulatory Standards, Controls and Audits - Episode 2: Switzerland

Regulatory Standards, Controls and Audits - Episode 2: Switzerland


After the first episode which took place in Belgium, we continue our tour of Europe, stopping this time in Switzerland or, if one prefers its long form, in the Swiss Confederation. Its mountains, its chocolate, its neutrality, its spirit of independence, its...

Tuesday 21 april 2020

Do we have to distinguish EAM and CMMS solutions?

Do we have to distinguish EAM and CMMS solutions?


To qualify maintenance management software solutions we generally speak of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). Sometimes, the name Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) is also used. Is there always a distinction to be made between these 2...

Wednesday 15 april 2020

CMMS to the rescue of fire safety

CMMS to the rescue of fire safety


Whether they are Public Receiving Establishments (ERP), offices, residential buildings, individual houses, all buildings are equipped with fire detection and protection systems. This equipment must be maintained and serviced regularly in order to guarantee its...

Wednesday 15 april 2020

CMMS & Total Productive Maintenance

CMMS & Total Productive Maintenance


In the industry, the concept of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), focuses on involving and empowering all company employees in the maintenance of production unit equipment and emphasizes preventive and proactive maintenance techniques. We will discover the importance of CMMS for the...

Monday 13 april 2020

Computer Aided: a whole program!

Computer Aided: a whole program!


It was as early as the end of the 1950s that the term Computer Aided, which translates as Computer Aided, was to be associated with new software covering all operational areas of the company. Until then, computers had been reserved for complex calculations,...

Sunday 12 april 2020

The contribution of CMMS for heating companies

The contribution of CMMS for heating companies


An essential component of our well-being, central heating did not appear until the middle of the 19th century. This major technological innovation has had a considerable impact on the design of the buildings in which we live and work and on the comfort we...

Sunday 12 april 2020

CMMS to meet the challenges of the pharmaceutical industry

CMMS to meet the challenges of the pharmaceutical industry


Healing is a fundamental need and from time immemorial, people have used plants and natural remedies to recover from their illnesses. These uses, together with advances in chemistry and technology, gave rise in the 19th century to the pharmaceutical industry and, today, to...

Saturday 11 april 2020

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