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May 20, 2019

Why Facilities Managers Love a Good CMMS

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By looking at a work order from start to finish, we can see how an easy-to-use, fully-featured CMMS makes life better for the average facilities manager.

| By Jonathan Davis | 0 Comments
May 13, 2019

Total Productive Maintenance : The Connection Between You and 70s Japan

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What does Japanese auto manufacturing in the 1970s have to teach you about running a maintenance department today? Could be a lot. TPM is just three short letters, but there's tons to look at and consider.

| By Jonathan Davis | 0 Comments
May 06, 2019

Reliability Centered Maintenance

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Any successful business owner knows that having good products or services means very little without also having efficiently running equipment needed to produce them. Consider the impact of an unanticipated equipment failure that can range from a minor inconvenience to a major...

| By Reena Sommer | 0 Comments
April 22, 2019

CMMS Features Past, Present, and Future

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Do you know the old saying "The more things change, the more they stay the same"? Technological advances have made CMMS software more affordable and easier to use, but maintenance goals haven't changed. Avoid problems when you can. When you can't, fix them efficiently.

| By Jonathan Davis | 0 Comments
April 15, 2019

Work Order Tracking Software (and Why Your CFO Doesn't Use an Abacas)

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Have you seen those YouTube videos on setting up spreadsheets for managing work orders? Maintenance managers having to worry about column widths wasn't always a huge waste of time, but it sure is now.

| By Jonathan Davis | 0 Comments
April 08, 2019

From Reactive to Preventive Maintenance: Out of the Red Volcano, onto the Calm Blue Sea

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When making the jump from failure-focused maintenance to the smooth sailing of a preventive maintenance program, remember that success depends on how well you prepare, and a full-featured CMMS makes preparing much easier. 

| By Jonathan Davis | 0 Comments
April 01, 2019

What Rocky Balboa Can Teach Us about Failure and MTTR

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Remember the training montages in the Rocky movies? The ones where he's pulling himself up from a devastating failure, laser-focused on redemption? When you track Mean Time To Repair, it's the same, minus all the emotional drama and awesome music. 

| By Jonathan Davis | 2 Comments
March 25, 2019

Hippo's CMMS ROI Calculator is Here!

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You already know the benefits of a CMMS. It increases efficiency and reduces stress. The streamlined work order process and interactive floor plans put technicians where they need to be, accurate inventory tracking gives them the parts they need when they need them, and work...

| By Jonathan Davis | 0 Comments
March 22, 2019

Even Small Businesses Win Big with Inventory Management

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A small business—really, everyone in business—lives and dies on inventory management. But before we look at managing it, we need to ask, "What is inventory, anyway?" 

| By Jonathan Davis | 1 Comment
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