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The fourth volume in the series will show how CMMS/EAM systems are necessary to support a maintenance and reliability organization in companies today. The text begins with the proper methodologies for selecting and implementing a CMMS/EAM system. The text then discusses how to properly utilize the system to gain a maximum return on investment for the system. Finally, the text examines the organization and methodology to truly achieve Enterprise Asset Management - an elusive goal for most modern organizations.

Acerca del Autor - Terry Wireman

Senior Vice President, Strategy
Vesta Partners

Terry is the senior vice president of strategic development. He leads Vesta’s maintenance and reliability seminars and training, and provides strategic guidance to help the firm shape its market strategy and long-term direction. For over four decades, Terry has been specializing in the improvement of maintenance management and reliability.

He helps customers develop “best-in-class” maintenance and reliability policies and practices. As an international expert in maintenance/asset management, he has assisted hundreds of clients in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim to improve their maintenance and asset effectiveness.

In addition, he has authored twenty four textbooks and scores of white papers and articles related to maintenance management process and technology.

Terry is currently a member of the US Technical Advisory Group working on producing the ISO-55000 standard. Terry is committed to keeping Vesta on the forefront of thought leadership pertaining to maintenance and reliability strategies.

Contents

Introduction

The Maintenance Strategy Series Process Flow

Chapter 1 Introduction to CMMS/EAM

Chapter 2 Maintenance Strategy Assessment

  • Maintenance Management Strategy Components
  • Assessing Maintenance Organizational Issues
  • Maintenance Organizational Attitudes
  • Maintenance Management Maturity Grid

Chapter 3 CMMS/EAM Systems

  • Maintenance Planning
  • Maintenance Work Orders
  • Computerization of Manual Systems
  • Application of CMMS/EAM Software

Chapter 4 The Selection Process

  • Do I Really Need a CMMS/EAM System
  • CMMS/EAM System Check Sheet
  • Selection Tips

Chapter 5 The CMMS/EAM System Implementation Process

  1. Develop the Project Plan and Resource Requirements
  2. Update All Current Records
  3. Software Installation
  4. Data Entry/Migration
  5. System Introductions and Updates
  6. CMMS/EAM System Training

Common Selection and Implementation Problems

Chapter 6 Utilization of the CMMS/EAM System

  • Proper Staffing
  • Asset Utilization

Chapter 7 CMMS/EAM System Optimization

  • EAM — A Review

Chapter 8 Return on Investment

  • Introduction
  • Standard Cost Justification
  • Detailed Cost Savings

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