Two Minute Tips
Industry 4.0 is what organizations are all striving for, but it’s not something that can be fixed overnight. To achieve sustainable results, a long-term mindset is needed. It is therefore essential to choose a strategic approach taken in stages. And, of course, the right partner to help you guide all facets of your organization through this major transition.
- Tom Rombouts
- I-care Group
When failure codes are set up correctly, they can help you gather valuable information pertaining to your company’s assets that promotes preventative and efficient maintenance. This information can be applied to work orders and used for reliability analysis. However, when your failure codes are not correctly set up in SAP or Maximo this can impact your assets, your maintenance operations, and your ROI.
- Rhiana Safieh
- HubHead Corp
According to Atul Gawande's excellent book "The Checklist Manifesto", failures only happen because of two things: ignorance or ineptitude.
- Bill Barto
- RELIABILITY CONNECT
We need to develop an efficient, robust, and reliable asset management system in order to enable asset management, which is defined as the coordinated activity of an organization to realize value from assets. We need the AMS to…
- Ahmed Kotb
Experience has shown that 20 to 40 percent of motor systems tested may have some sort of alarm condition. Just because a motor has exceeded the alarm limits in MCA Basic™ or MCA PRO™ it does not necessarily mean the motor will fail or should be stopped immediately. For over 30 years the dedicated staff at ALL-TEST Pro have gathered data and resources to determine when a motor will most likely fail on the most common 3-phase squirrel cage motors.
- Mark Koch
- ALL-TEST Pro, LLC
You may be already walking on the path to an Industry 4.0 transition. The road to follow will not always be easy. You might have to overcome more than one occasion in which you can’t see the forest for the trees. I-care is here to help you overcome the challenges you face, so your digital transformation will be as smooth as possible.
- Pieter Van Camp
Sometimes, asset-intensive companies work with a third-party contractor to assist with a BoM building project. There are quite a few reasons for this. For one, building BoMs are expensive. Much time, resources, and expertise are required for successful completion, and not every asset-intensive company may possess the required expertise. In this case, it would make sense for these companies to outsource their BoM building rather than embarking on a project without adequate resources.
- Adanna Anyalachi
Workforce efficiency is key to success in a market facing labor shortages and skills gap issues. Factor in a global pandemic, and most companies have had to reimagine how they meet staffing requirements, asking questions like: What are the current recruiting and staffing challenges? Should we partner with an outside firm to help support recruiting needs? How is COVID-19 impacting the way business is done?
- Caroline Campbell Burgreen
- Allied Reliability