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Continuous Improvement Offers CMMS Maintenance Benefits
Computer maintenance management system (CMMS) packages are excellent tools for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data and can offer insight into a process

maintenance cost improvement  for using more experienced maintenance personnel or even contracted specialists. The CMMS could also be used to check supplier history to uncover any problems with the quality of spare parts. The same holds true for the process of receiving, storing and issuing inventory items. Cost reduction The third key driver of a continuous improvement program is cost reduction through productivity gains. The CMMS can report on areas of high cost and drill down to the supporting cost detail, especially if activity-ba Read More...
Lean Maintenance: Best Practices to Turn Asset Management into a Profit Center
It’s common knowledge that asset downtime disrupts production and drives up both process and per-unit operating costs. However, executives often lose sight of

maintenance cost improvement  an effort to view maintenance as a positive activity, it is important to see it as a profit center instead of a cost center. A cost-center approach is strictly concerned with adhering to the budget and decreasing expenses as much as possible. In contrast, the profit-center model realizes that investment and operating costs can be allocated to improve efficiency. This increased efficiency naturally results in higher profits. One of the most popular buzz-words in business today is lean. This term conveys Read More...
Use a Computerized Maintenance Management System to Improve Predictive Maintenance Performance
Companies that have moved from a highly reactive environment to a more planned one notice significant improvement. A computer maintenance management or

maintenance cost improvement  made improved use of maintenance staff less overtime needed to respond to emergencies less stress with a planned shutdown better yield and less scrap, waste, rework, etc. lower total cost of ownership of assets more predictable and stable production scheduling, so that customer responsiveness is improved For companies moving in the right direction, however, there''s still some uncertainty as to the optimal balance of reactive maintenance, preventive maintenance (PM), and predictive maintenance (PdM) for th Read More...
Enterprise Process Improvement (EPI) Software: Customer and Software Vendor Collaboration
Having just completed implementing your enterprise-wide software, you are about lean back, put your feet up on the desk, and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Not

maintenance cost improvement  to make up missed maintenance payments and you must agree to come up to a supportable release level in a specified period of time. Therefore, before you go off maintenance, make sure that you understand the conditions to resume support. Option 3: Skip A Release (The Ugly) The third option is the middle-of-the-road alternative. Under this option you decide to implement every other release, skipping a release and catching up on the next one. The theory is that, if it costs x dollars to implement a release, Read More...
Lean Asset Management--Is Preventive Maintenance Anti-Lean?
How can we determine the right maintenance strategy for a specific asset? To meet the objectives of lean, we need to evaluate the cost of failure in terms of

maintenance cost improvement  proactive and accept more maintenance cost in order to insure that the asset will not fail. Here, a time-based preventive maintenance strategy works well. If both the cost of failure and the cost of maintenance are high, we need to use RCM concepts and manage the health of the asset to avoid failures while minimizing the maintenance cost. Reliability software enables us to manage asset health effectively and efficiently (lean), monitoring the condition of assets using a combination of time based condition Read More...
Outsourcing Security Part 2: Measuring the Cost
Evaluating the cost of outsourcing can be challenging because most organizations cannot fully estimate the financial impact of such a decision.

maintenance cost improvement  for 10 servers. (5) Maintenance cost based on 15 percent of software license cost. (6) Setup cost includes implementation and setup services for remote management and ongoing maintenance for software. Without MSSP, implementation services are costlier and company must provide ongoing software maintenance (upgrades, patches, etc.) with internal resources. (7) Salary increases based on average high 9 percent increase over previous year. (8) This scenario assumes a conservative 30 percent annual turnover Read More...
Moving to the Cloud: Understanding the Total Cost of Ownership
Before adopting any applications for key business functions, executives should perform a thorough total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis. Unfortunately, apples

maintenance cost improvement  infrastructure and resource overhead, maintenance costs, ongoing operations, flexibility, and risk. Download this paper to learn more about how you can estimate the true TCO of cloud applications versus traditional on-premise software. Read More...
Dematic Selects aPriori for Product Cost Management
Dematic, a supplier of automated warehouse logistics and material handling systems, selected aPriori to control new product costs by providing real-time insight

maintenance cost improvement  Selects aPriori for Product Cost Management Dematic , a supplier of automated warehouse logistics and material handling systems, selected aPriori to control new product costs by providing real-time insight to cost projections in design and sourcing.   Dematic designs, builds, and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow, from receiving to shipping. A typical Dematic solution is built around process improvements, material handling technology, and software, whereby Read More...
Lean Operational Improvements That Last From Islands of Improvement to Enterprise-wide Excellence
Many discrete manufacturers have adopted lean manufacturing approaches, but haven’t pursued lean improvement methods. Even those that have report only small

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Software Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement Part Two: Recommendations for Improvement
Pursuing an alternative strategy for software evaluation and selection, based on the capital investment paradigm and the principles outlined in this article, is

maintenance cost improvement  ongoing growth of functionality, maintenance fees, vendor viability risks, software upgradability, and hardware requirements. Often the cheapest software solution ends up being the most expensive over its lifetime. For example, one factor that significantly impacts the total cost of the solution is software customization. Modifying packaged software is strongly discouraged due to the high-cost and complexity in supporting and upgrading the software over time. Often the lowest priced software lacks Read More...
Service Parts Planning for Maintenance Management
Whether you have a small network with a couple of printers and a fax machine, or a sophisticated shop floor using robots, cranes, etc., you have to make sure

maintenance cost improvement  Parts Planning for Maintenance Management Whether you have a small network with a couple of printers and a fax machine, or a sophisticated shop floor using robots, cranes, etc., you have to make sure your assets are functioning properly. One of the main challenges is finding the right spare part to repair your equipment. There are two facts that are certain in the enterprise asset management (EAM) world: 1. your equipment will break sooner or later; and 2. it will eventually become obsolete. It is Read More...
Process Improvement and the Balanced Scorecard
Process improvement efforts often go hand in hand with a balanced scorecard (BSC). A BSC provides management with a set of key result indicators (KRI) to assess

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Projected Cost Analysis of SAP HANA
In September 2013, SAP commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a cost-based analysis to examine the potential cost savings and reduction in total cost of

maintenance cost improvement  Cost Analysis of SAP HANA In September 2013, SAP commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a cost-based analysis to examine the potential cost savings and reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO) that enterprises may realize by deploying HANA. This report provides a framework for users to evaluate the potential financial impact of HANA on their organizations. Read More...
Connecting Low-cost Servers to SAN
Most IT managers have proven, cost-effective ways to increase the return on investment (ROI) of existing infrastructures—that is, storage area networks (SANs

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