TUC White Paper: Insights and Best Practices to Implementing a CMMS System
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By Dave Megason
Maintenance departments in many different firms have struggled to keep up with asset management technology for a variety of reasons. They include a reluctance of certain department personnel to embrace the technology, reactive instead of proactive maintenance practices and poor perceptions of maintenance areas within the company.
This paper shares the wins, failures and lessons learned derived from three CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) implementations using IBMs Maximo product, undertaken with two different companies. The information in this paper can significantly reduce the learning curve for any engineer or project manager who implements a CMMS system in a maintenance department.
This paper was based on the presentation and webinar given by Dave Mega
Dave Megason has spent 35 plus years in and around maintenance departments mainly in the food manufacturing industry.
He has been Plant Manager, Corporate Operations Manager, Operations Manager, Maintenance Manager, Plant Engineer, Corporate Maintenance Engineer and Director of Operations.
Along the way, Dave has been responsible for some very successful CMMS implementations using Maximo and has become an expert on how to implement that IBM product.
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