Tag Archives: asset management

Are you ready for API RP 1173?

posted by Mike Hughes

Earlier this year API published their introductory guide to implementing RP 1173 that was written for them by WMC.  You can find the guide on the PipelineSMS website in the documents section.  Since that time, we’ve been developing our next RP 1173 support tool – a comprehensive assessment and improvement plan offering.  Most of the […]

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Keep Your IT Department at Arm’s Length During a CMMS Implementation: Here’s Why

posted by WMC

No matter how little you think you know about choosing and integrating a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), the most important thing to know is this: do not let your information technology department run the show. A CMMS is really about asset management, not information technology. Such software systems help maintenance teams keep an electronic […]

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4 Functions of Multimedia Content in Your CMMS

posted by WMC

Simply put, your CMMS provides a solid framework on which to record the planning and execution of work and any anomalies experienced. It also provides tools to analyze and report on the data collected, for improving your work program and making management decisions regarding recruitment, training, workplace layout, signage, capital replacement, and so on. Although […]

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10 Steps for Better Asset Management in 2015

posted by WMC

A new year is upon us, giving rise once again to reflect on where we are personally and in business, and what New Year’s resolutions might be helpful. This column outlines a ten-step New Year’s plan to improve how assets are managed at your company. Now if you are reading this and New Year’s Eve […]

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Comparing RFP vs. RFQ vs. RFI Approaches When Purchasing a CMMS

posted by WMC

There are many ways to approach the procurement of software, hardware, or services, whenever you decide to replace or upgrade your CMMS and related systems. Regardless of which approach you use, there is always an element of gathering information, obtaining a price, and negotiating terms and conditions based on user requirements. This may involve multiple […]

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Risk Scoring Using Your CMMS

posted by WMC

David Berger says ensure that you focus on the right work on the right assets at the right time. With growing automation and more complex assets comes growing risk, where risk is defined as the probability and impact of a negative consequence. In the world of asset management, negative consequences can take many forms, such […]

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