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How RFID tracking technology can elevate inpatient hospital care, enhance safety, and reduce costs

23 August 2021 posted in RFID Asset Tracking and MoC

Hospitals are complex facilities where decisions often must be made in a time-sensitive, pressurized environment. Tracking the movement and whereabouts of patients, staff, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment can become a difficult task which can influence the health outcomes of patients, overall productivity, and efficiency of hospital procedures.

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Harnessing proven training solutions to enhance skill and ability within your maintenance and reliability workforce

21 July 2021 posted in Maintenance Optimization, Training and Competency

Training is often one of the first budgets to be sacrificed during corporate cost-cutting initiatives, and although it will deliver immediate cost reduction results, a lack of investment in this area is proven to lead to increased risk and spend later on.

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How to improve plant performance and profitability through a data-driven, corporate approach to maintenance management

24 June 2021 posted in Maintenance Optimization, Inventory, Procurement and Logistics Optimization, Master Data Build and Optimization, Safety Integrity and Risk Management

Safe, efficient, and effective asset management is dependent on an optimized maintenance and integrity management regime, built using an optimized approach and the right tools to develop structured, and quality master data. 

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A step-by-step guide to developing and enriching your Bill of Materials (BoMs)

21 June 2021 posted in Inventory, Procurement and Logistics Optimization

Accurate and reliable equipment and maintenance Bill of Materials (BoMs) are crucial for assuring the correct equipment, with the correct specifications are procured in a timely and cost effective manner. A highly functional BoM will include a comprehensive list of materials, components and instructions required to build, replace or maintain a piece of equipment. 

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Achieving safety integrity assurance and performance excellence through a data-driven maintenance improvement project

14 June 2021 posted in Maintenance Optimization, Inventory, Procurement and Logistics Optimization, Safety Integrity and Risk Management

A high performing plant is one that is safe, efficient, reliable, and profitable and there are many critical success factors that come into play when it comes to striving for excellence.

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The top 4 barriers preventing your ability to achieve efficient warehouse management

2 June 2021 posted in Inventory, Procurement and Logistics Optimization

Efficient and effective warehouse management relies on good quality and accurate data, fit for purpose processes and technology and a competent team. When any of these key success factors are compromised, a business is likely to experience:

  • Wasted expenditure
  • Time delays
  • Production deficits
  • Poor productivity
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6 ways to save time and money in materials and spare part management, using your CMMS

25 May 2021 posted in Maintenance Optimization, Inventory, Procurement and Logistics Optimization, Master Data Build and Optimization, Asset Management

The computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is a vital tool for achieving effective and efficient maintenance and materials management. Having good quality, accurate and structured master data linked to functional locations and maintainable items within the asset register enables maintenance and materials management to be cost-effective and highly productive. 

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How to drive performance and optimize costs by unlocking the potential of your maintenance and reliability workforce

21 May 2021 posted in Maintenance Optimization, Training and Competency

Unlocking the potential of your maintenance and reliability workforce through competency improvement programs is proven to minimize exposure to risk, boost company performance and optimize costs.

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Overcoming common challenges associated with aging plants

18 May 2021 posted in Maintenance Optimization, Inventory, Procurement and Logistics Optimization, Master Data Build and Optimization, Asset Management

An aging plant is one that has typically been operating over several decades and is likely to have gone through significant changes, ranging from modifications to expansions and design changes. As the asset gets older, there are several challenges that will inevitably arise, such as over or under maintained equipment, difficulties purchasing spare parts or changes in operating conditions that can lead to corrosion, erosion, mechanical damage, and other late life degraded failures.

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3 fundamental processes guaranteed to unlock maintenance efficiencies and ensure plant reliability

13 May 2021 posted in Maintenance Optimization, Master Data Build and Optimization

An operating plant is subject to significant changes throughout its lifecycle, ranging from new owners to plant upgrades, design changes and expansions. When these changes are not managed correctly this can incur exposure to safety issues, downtime and unnecessary costs. 

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