Picture: courtesy of Anand Subramaniam Our Challenges To manage routine maintenance work, my plant has an ERP - enterprise resource planning - system, that has all of our plant's maintainable equipment defined. We have had this system for many years. Our corporate technology team implemented this system and we were determined to use it as … Continue reading Challenges in Managing Routine Maintenance Work
One step at a time "How did you guys go from Project Scheduling to BPM (Business Process Management)?" This is a logical question. This post illustrates the logical steps that pushed us from Project Scheduling to BPM. We had no idea at the outset that this would happen. In hindsight, it seems logical that it … Continue reading From Project Scheduling to BPM – an Organic Evolution
Company websites and literature loudly toot their Corporate Objectives, their Mission Statements, and offer nice 'sound bite' forward-looking comments. What's not so clear is the means that they employ to get to the ends that they seek, or that they will employ to meet the customer's needs. Each company or agency or institution has strategic … Continue reading The Missing Bridge to your Successful Strategy? Logistics!
Are you focused on the most important factors leading to a well-maintained plant? Here’s a rundown of the three things you need to ensure excellence in plant and facilities maintenance: reliable assets, streamlined business processes, and optimized information technology. Asset reliability If your equipment or facilities are not up and running, you are not in … Continue reading Three things that lead to excellence in plant and facility maintenance