Three things that lead to excellence in plant and facility maintenance

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

It’s Time to Stop Simply Making Do

At the recent American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers' (afpm) Reliability and Maintenance Conference in San Antonio, I noticed a theme—turnaround, project, and maintenance managers are challenged to do more work while maintaining and running assets. That work could include improved scope development starting 18 months prior to the turnaround, risk analysis, tracking lessons learned, improved … Continue reading It’s Time to Stop Simply Making Do

Solutions and Apps for Managing Work

Introduction: What is Work Management? We all spend some part of our day doing work. The work might depend on walk-in customers, so you can’t predict the number you’ll have in a day. You work as required. A park ranger, for example, measures the work by the traffic through the park, and requirements that may … Continue reading Solutions and Apps for Managing Work