SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

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  • Are your Maintenance Professionals Training for the Industry 4.0 Era?

    Employee training has always been important for the effectiveness of industrial maintenance activities. In particular, training processes allow maintenance workers and engineers to increase knowledge and skills that help them understand and improve the way they perform their maintenance tasks. Training has always been a complementary asset, and could be considered a prerequisite for t...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Why Maintenance Job Planning Fails and How to Prevent It

    On the surface, this article may seem like a bit of a downer. It’s all about why maintenance planning programs fail. But, have faith. I’m a glass-half-full type of guy, a skill I have honed over 30 years in maintenance and engineering operations. So yes, I’ll talk about why planning programs fail, but I expect to give you some positive learning opportunites on the subject too.

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Maintenance-as-a-Service (MaaS) is set to Disrupt Enterprise Maintenance

    Cloud computing has significantly penetrated all sectors of the economy. This validates one of the sayings in the early days of cloud computing: “The cloud is the computer.” Instead of using on-premises computing services (i.e. computing resources from an on-premises data center), enterprises are increasingly accessing all sorts of computing services on the cloud (i.e. on the data cen...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • Who Is This Maintenance Planner Person and Why Do We Need One?

    Since we have discussed the details of an efficient maintenance job planning process, let’s talk about what the profile of a planner looks like. First things first – the maintenance planner needs to be a central figure. Also, the size of an organization plays a part in a planner’s daily tasks. In small organizations, the planner might take on additional responsibilities. For example...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • The What and Why of an Efficient Maintenance Job Planning Process

    For those of you who don’t know me, I’ve been working in the maintenance and operations field for over 30 years, and I have been involved in projects ranging from ship and land based plant operations and maintenance to nuclear propulsion plant overhauls to helping organizations improve maintenance and reliability. What I continue to emphasize to individuals involved in enterprise asse...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Inspiring Enterprise Reliability Best Practices by Defining Roles and Processes

    Implementations are tricky things. An extraordinary amount of time and effort is heaped on an enterprise maintenance program implementation, never mind the level of expectations that accompany such a change in an organization. Despite the time that goes into planning these implementations, though, the majority of implementations are not successful. Historically, as much as 70 percent ...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • 5 Transformational Trends Reshaping Industrial Maintenance

    The ongoing convergence of IT (Information Technology) with OT (Operational Technology) is completely changing industrial processes. Beyond these transitions, it is gradually transforming industrial organizations to digital enterprises.

  • 6 Maintenance Scheduling Principles to Improve Overall Workforce Efficiency

    If you could increase the amount of time your company’s resources, engineers, and technicians are actually working and eliminate your backlog of work orders while also reducing the amount of waste — wasted time, wasted materials, wasted labor, wasted money — within your organization, you’d do it, right?

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Benefits of Maintenance Planning for the Technician, Supervisor, and Management

    Imagine this: you’re called into work a half hour earlier than usual for a big meeting. Since there’s no time to make coffee at home, you know you also have to skip your favorite breakfast sandwich on the way. But that’s okay; somebody said there would be donuts at the meeting. You get to work with a dozen other bleary-eyed coworkers, who are all a little prickly without their morning ...

  • 5 Ways to Identify the Status of Your Industrial Assets for Enterprise Maintenance Management

    We recently presented the benefits of predictive maintenance technologies and illustrated the importance of transitioning from preventive to predictive maintenance. Predictive maintenance is about collecting, integrating and processing data sets from different sources, notably data sets that could provide insights into the current and future status of the assets of your plant floor.  ...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • How One of IBM’s Largest Partners Bridges the Business and Technology Gap in Enterprise Asset Management

    Working with IBM Maximo can be challenging. While the enterprise asset management (EAM) software is valuable to monitor asset operation and maintenance, many organizations have struggled with making the powerful tool more user-friendly. To help optimize Maximo, a number of companies have created solutions to make it easier for the end user, whether it’s in improving efficiency or enha...

  • 5 important Standards Maintenance Professionals should be aware of

    Standards-based systems and processes provide distinct benefits when compared to proprietary ones, because standards envelop tried-and-true methods that users can incorporate for their own purposes. These benefits include interoperability across systems, easier replication and reuse of systems and best practices, as well as technological longevity.

  • Why Maintenance Planning & Scheduling should be a Key Initiative within your Organization (INFOGRAPHIC)

    Why is proper maintenance planning and scheduling such a hot topic? It cuts waste and improves the overall fiscal health of an organization. First, let’s go over some general definitions associated with planning and scheduling.

  • Your Predictive Maintenance Capabilities will be Enhanced by BigData Technologies

    In most cases, maintenance activities are based on preventive measures, which focus on regular maintenance of machines, components and other infrastructure elements in order to prevent them from failing. However, these preventive maintenance measures are not always optimal, as they usually perform maintenance earlier than needed, which reduces Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE). As ...

  • Top 10 Maximo, Maintenance, and Reliability Articles of 2016

    Below are the top 10 posts, that our community of Maximo, maintenance and reliability professionals have found to be the most interesting in 2016. These popular posts were ranked based on the number of times you have shared, commented, and otherwise engaged with these valuable tips and opinions. We have lined up more of these resources, case studies, tips, and information packed articl...

  • Season’s Greetings from CEO, Mario Boileau and Team Solufy

    We had a terrific 2016 and hope your year went very well too. As we start to shut down our 2016 focus and shift our thoughts toward the next year, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to share a little more about our group here. After all, you, our customers, welcome us into your world and entrust us to help keep your planning and scheduling operations running smoothly. Th...

  • Can you Increase Maintenance Efficiency without Understanding Workforce Availability?

    When you were in school, did your teachers bombard you with the KISS principle? “Keep it simple, stupid”? I guess in our lawsuit-happy times, the proper term in education now is “Keep it simple, student.” But you get what I mean. Regardless, the concept of efficiency is a fairly simple one. For energy that is put in, there will be some useful energy produced as well as some wasted ene...

  • Understanding And Managing Your Maintenance Tasks: Reasons To Go Visual

    The advent of Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies has opened new horizons for enterprise asset management, enabling enterprises to acquire and process data about their assets and MRO operations in a timely fashion. In addition, the integration of BigData technologies provides the means for maintaining, processing and fully leveraging large amounts of MRO (Maintenance, repair, and op...

  • The Must-have Process Checklist for Efficient Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

    OK, so I am an engineer. I fix what’s broken and have always felt a personal satisfaction in being instrumental in helping to keep things up and running. With more than 30 years of working in the maintenance and reliability industry, this is a good thing, right? Sort of.

  • 7 Compelling Reasons IBM Maximo Users Enhance the CMMS with AKWIRE

    No matter how good a program is or how skilled a user may be, there are times when you simply need to reach out for help. When an AKWIRE user needs technical assistance, chances are you’re going to be tapping into the expertise of Solufy’s Elliot Bonilla. Elliot has been called on to address quick questions, assist with implementations and upgrades, and also to solve in-depth problems...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • Using Legendary Business Theories to Streamline Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

    Many people in the business world hate the concept of Murphy’s Law: Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. For people in the planning and scheduling world, this law is all the more abhorred. But, says Richard “Doc” Palmer, when Murphy’s Law rears its ugly head, it’s time to embrace it and change plans. “You need to start out with a plan but it’s okay to break that plan, break the ...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • How to Leverage Maximo Planning and Scheduling in Outlook with AKWIRE vScheduler

    During a recent demo session at the Maximo Utility Working Group in Atlanta, a prospect told me: “We do all our scheduling in MS Excel. The supervisor exports the Maximo work order data and imports it in a spreadsheet, completes the scheduling and the assignments and then saves the Excel file on a server for technicians to view their schedule.” "How can the AKWIRE vScheduler help us i...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • Slashing Facilities Maintenance Costs by 50% and More - It’s Possible

    The arguments for a proactive preventive maintenance program to reduce facility management costs are well documented. It makes sense – just like it makes sense to pay the fees to have your car serviced regularly to avoid a complete engine failure down the road which costs you an arm and a leg. It is best to maintain a well-used piece of equipment and extend its life as long as possibl...

SOLUFY Information Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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