EAM is in our DNA. We think and write about all things asset management. Check out our posts below for leading-edge insights and industry-proven tips about asset management and EAM software.

Do your assets have class?

Do your assets have class?

Where do you start when developing EAM content? It doesn’t matter if you’re developing PM plans,…

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Bridging the Maintenance and Operations Gap!

Bridging the Maintenance and Operations Gap!

Getting Maintenance and Operations working closely together can be tough. Functionally, they have…

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Maintenance Scheduling: What it is and Why it is Important!

Maintenance Scheduling: What it is and Why it is Important!

Maintenance scheduling is the process of selecting, prioritizing, coordinating, and communicating…

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Solving Your EAM challenges with data!

Solving Your EAM challenges with data!

One way to attack your asset management challenges is to come at them from a data perspective.…

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When’s the last time your asset management operation was assessed against best practices?

Asset Management Operation Best Practices Quiz

When’s the last time your asset management operation was assessed against best practices? Take the…

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Standardizing Enterprise Asset Management Across the Organization

Standardizing Enterprise Asset Management Across the Organization

In a multi-plant environment, getting everyone aligned and managing their assets in a similar way…

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The Importance of EAM Master Data

Good information is the holy grail of asset management. Everyone is looking for complete, accurate…

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Asset Management Model

Do you have an ISO 55000 asset management operating model?

An asset management operating model is a framework of organizational, business process and data…

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Clean Means Green

Cleansed MRO data means savings

Clean MRO data can help reduce equipment downtime, lower MRO costs, and improve maintenance…

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Getting to Know Assets

Utilizing Equipment Failure Codes to Better Understand Your Assets

Do you know the true costs and causes of reliability issues? Learn how to use equipment failure…

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Enterprise Asset Management

Enterprise Asset Management : What Does it Really Mean?

Enterprise asset management (EAM) is a strategy for managing physical assets and maximizing value.…

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ISO 55000 Management Systems: Asset Management’s Best Friend

ISO 55001 management systems are asset management’s best friend. See how this approach standardizes…

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EAM Pitfall #9: Not Auditing

If you don't audit your EAM/CMMS implementation, it's hard to ensure ROI. Here are some best…

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EAM Pitfalls

EAM Pitfall #8: Inadequate Reporting Tools

Do you have the CMMS and EAM reports you need? Learn about the tools that turn raw data into asset…

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Not Measuring Performance

EAM Pitfall #7: Not Measuring Asset Management Performance

If you're not measuring success, you're guessing. Find out how to use performance measures to drive…

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Wrong Software Configuration

EAM Pitfall #6: Wrong EAM Software Configuration

Like tailoring a suit, you should configure your CMMS or EAM system environment to ensure that it's…

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Management Systems

Asset Management Systems: A Maintenance Best Practice

How do you drive maintenance improvement? You get systematic with your asset management. Learn why…

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5 stages

The 5 Stages of Asset Management Excellence

Going from reactive maintenance to enterprise asset management doesn't happen overnight. Explore…

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4 WO Code Sets to Transform Your Maintenance Reporting

Work order codes organize maintenance data so you can monitor how the asset management operation is…

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EAM Standardization and Customization

Standardization is an essential part of enterprise asset management (EAM). A business that has…

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EAM Codes: The Building Blocks of Maintenance Reporting

If you want to improve your maintenance reporting, start with the building blocks. Implement a…

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MRO

Achieving MRO supply chain savings

How to Cut Maintenance Costs by Better Managing Your MRO Parts and Supplies. Read to learn more.

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Five Reasons You Need an Asset Management Policy

Do you have a corporate policy for physical asset management? If not, now's the time to develop…

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When EAM Software Gets in Front of EAM Business Processes

Technology can deliver the goods only when it is partnered with effective underlying practices,…

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Use problem and failure codes to boost asset reliability

Problem and failure codes are key to solving reliability issues. Failure analysis starts with…

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Maintenance process

Give Maintenance a Boost with Documented Maintenance Procedures

Every asset-intensive operation needs documented maintenance business processes. Learn more.

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Want Better EAM Data? Commit to Business Processes.

Fix your business processes and get better EAM/CMMS data with seven simple steps. Learn how today!

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Developing a Comprehensive Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Program

Good job plans are the first step to developing a world-class PM/PdM program. Learn how to develop…

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EAM Pitfall #5 – Informal or Inefficient Practices

Documented practices are critical to standardizing physical asset management and achieving success…

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Corrupt Data Pitfall

EAM Pitfall #4 – Corrupt EAM Data Foundation

Master data and coding structures are critical to EAM software performance. Does your system have a…

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EAM Pitfall #3 – Lack of Organizational Asset Management Alignment

Lack of alignment is guaranteed to derail your EAM software implementation. Find out how to develop…

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EAM Pitfall #2 – Using the Wrong EAM Software for the Job

You wouldn’t use a wrench to drive a nail. So why manage your assets with a software system that's…

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EAM Pitfall #1 – Putting EAM Software Before EAM Strategy

When it comes to implementing EAM and CMMS software systems, the prevailing school of thought is…

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Implementing EAM Software: 9 Pitfalls to Avoid

Why do so many CMMS and EAM software implementations fail to deliver useful information?

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Infor EAM Wins 3 Product of the Year Awards

Infor EAM won Product of the Year in three categories in the Product of the Year Awards, hosted by…

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EAM vs. CMMS: Don’t Get Fooled

Today’s market is crowded with hundreds of software systems, each trying to position itself as the…

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EAM Code

Using EAM Codes to Improve Asset Information

EAM system coding structures are the most overlooked and underappreciated data elements in the…

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Implement Storeroom

Implementing a World-Class MRO Storeroom

Did you know that inefficient storeroom operations are the number one cause of maintenance delay?…

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Developing EAM

Optimize Your EAM Equipment Master

A complete, accurate, structured equipment master (i.e., asset registry) is the starting point for…

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Content

EAM Master Data: The Missing Ingredient

Accurate, actionable information is the holy grail of asset management. We all want it. We are all…

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Operation

Systematizing Your Asset Management Operation

In the movie Deliverance, Burt Reynolds’s character says "Sometimes you have to lose yourself…

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Practices and EAM Software: It Takes Two to Tango

In asset management it takes two to tango. Practices and technology have to work together to get…

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