Challenges in Managing Routine Maintenance Work

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

Data Governance – why your spreadsheet is problematic

I remember my first spreadsheet.  In fact, I remember hearing about electronic spreadsheets while I was working on a real live paper spreadsheet.  Estimating for structural steel in the pre-PC days meant using a spreadsheet and tallying columns of numbers on my HP calculator (an HP-35, in case you are interested). So, I was thrilled … Continue reading Data Governance – why your spreadsheet is problematic