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Team Buy-In is Critical
Paul Lachance, senior manufacturing advisor,
Dude Solutions, Cary, NC,
dudesolutions.com

Top Implementation Tip: Get "buy
in" from the entire team. A CMMS
will impact and benefit many people,
often in different ways. For example, if
you are looking to improve efficiency, asset
reliability, and profitability, a CMMS can be a
big help. But, before you take on a project such as this, form a team
and ensure they are ready, willing, and able. No one likes to have
software forced on them.
It's also better for all, and usually much more effective, if the
entire team is involved at appropriate levels. What does management want in terms of metrics and reporting? What problems are
the maintenance/operations managers trying to solve? How can a

CMMS simplify the day-to-day battles
'A CMMS
for the technicians? You won't know
will improve
unless they are all involved at the
uptime,
appropriate levels. Full team buy-in
create a more
ultimately allows a more effective, effipredictable
cient, and quicker implementation.
production
Primary Benefit: A CMMS should
environment,
enable everyone do their job better
and look great while doing it! A reacand reduce
tive-maintenance culture can be toxic
fire fights.'
and downtime is a killer to operations,
profitability, and morale.
A CMMS will improve uptime, create a more predictable production environment, and reduce the "fire fights" often found in a nonCMMS environment. Ever see a production supervisor the moment
they find out their critical asset is down unexpectedly?
When unplanned downtime becomes habit, it creates a toxic, unwelcoming environment. A CMMS changes all of that, and makes
you look good doing it!

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Efficient Plant February 2018

Maximize CMMS, EAM Use
Tribology Program Fills Skills Gap
Caring For Bearings In Extreme Environments
Press-Brake Safeguarding Matters
Oil Systems Need To Breathe
SAP: Kicking Bad Habits
Advice For Automated Substations
Good BOMs Boost Maintenance Efficiency
Smarten Up About Rotor Analysis
Heed These Signs of Inefficiency
Implementations
IIoT
Efficiency Insight
Editorial
On The Floor
Solution Focus
Products
Showcase
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Cover1
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Cover2
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 1
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 2
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 3
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 4
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 5
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Editorial
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 7
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Implementations
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 9
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Maximize CMMS, EAM Use
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 11
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 12
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Tribology Program Fills Skills Gap
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Caring For Bearings In Extreme Environments
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Caring For Bearings In Extreme Environments
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Press-Brake Safeguarding Matters
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Oil Systems Need To Breathe
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - 30
Efficient Plant February 2018 - SAP: Kicking Bad Habits
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Advice For Automated Substations
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Good BOMs Boost Maintenance Efficiency
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Smarten Up About Rotor Analysis
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Heed These Signs of Inefficiency
Efficient Plant February 2018 - On The Floor
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 37
Efficient Plant February 2018 - IIoT
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Solution Focus
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 40
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Products
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 42
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 43
Efficient Plant February 2018 - 44
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Showcase
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