Identifying CMMS Power User Roles and Responsibilities
Power users lead others in getting the most out of CMMS software. Maintenance managers should be involved in deciding who they are. Learn what a power user is, and what unique things power users should know in this blog post.
FTMaintenance Select v.188.8.131.52 Release Notes
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What is an Asset? | Why Assets Matter to Maintenance Management
The maintenance team plays an important role in protecting a business’ assets or resources that provide value. In this article, you will learn all about assets and why they matter to maintenance management.
How to Create, Manage, and Maintain an Equipment BOM
An effective equipment bill of materials (EBOM) reduces the need for workaround solutions when it comes to acquiring information about assets and their related components. This article guides you through the process of creating your own EBOM, as well as provides tips for keeping it up to date.
How to Create a Maintenance Bill of Materials (BOM)
An effective bill of materials (BOM) provides many advantages to an organization’s maintenance operation – so why don’t some companies have or use them? We show you how quick and easy it is to make a maintenance bill of materials in simple, easy-to-follow steps.
Pros and Cons of Different Work Order Management Systems
Maintenance teams use one of multiple work order management systems, including paper, spreadsheets, email, and CMMS software, and each of them have pros and cons to consider. Read about them in detail in this blog post.
How to Organize your Maintenance Storeroom
Maintenance stockroom organization is an important area to master for all maintenance teams. It involves ensuring quantity, access to, and tracking of parts is adequate. Read more in this blog post.
FTMaintenance Select v.220.127.116.11 Release Notes
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FTMaintenance Select v.22.214.171.124 Release Notes
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FasTrak SoftWorks Inc. Holiday Attire Contest 2020
Despite the challenges of 2020, the FasTrak SoftWorks, Inc. team celebrated the holidays by hosting a holiday attire contest. There were multiple prizes awarded, and everyone had fun participating. Read more about this contest and see some creative photos!
FTMaintenance Select v.188.8.131.52 Release Notes
See what’s new in FTMaintenance Select version 184.108.40.206
FTMaintenance Select v.220.127.116.11 Release Notes
See what’s new in FTMaintenance Select version 18.104.22.168
Keeping Assets Healthy: A Complete Guide to 4 Types of Maintenance
There are many types of maintenance and using some or all of them strategically will contribute to the health of your assets. Read on to learn about how four maintenance types—corrective, preventive, condition-based, and predictive—work.
8 Maintenance Management Objectives
There are several maintenance management objectives that all contribute to the success of the department and the company as a whole. Read on to learn more about the goals of the maintenance team.
Work Order Management Best Practices
Work order management is a balancing act. CMMS software helps you establish and enforce work order management best practices. Read this blog post to learn what a complete work order process should look like and the benefits of using maintenance management software for this purpose
Avoid These Common CMMS RFP Mistakes
In continuation of our blog post series about request for proposals (RFPs), we’re going to talk about common RFP mistakes for CMMS software. There are easy ways to avoid making these mistakes, which we inform you about. If you’re writing an RFP anytime soon, this blog post is for you.
4 Inventory KPIs to Improve MRO Inventory Management
Management pays close attention to whether investments made in MRO inventory are paying off. In this article, we discuss 4 inventory management metrics that you can use to measure your MRO inventory performance.
How to Implement a Proactive Maintenance Strategy
Many maintenance teams operate on using a “fix it when it breaks mentality,” which can run counter to larger business goals. A proactive maintenance strategy is more financially and operationally beneficial. Learn how to implement a proactive maintenance plan.
Unique Corporate Holiday Ideas for 2020
Has the stress and unique challenges brought on by 2020 got you down? Many people may be looking forward to the holiday season, but are unsure of what they can do this year. Read this blog post to get ideas for the holidays and working remotely, along with some alternatives to on site corporate holiday activities to do this year.
How to Choose Mobile Devices for your Maintenance Team
These days, mobile devices are a large part of everyone’s workday. There are phones and tablets specifically designed for maintenance environments. So how do you choose the best models for your team? Read this blog post to learn about the features you need and devices currently available.
How to Measure Preventive Maintenance Effectiveness
How do you know if your preventive maintenance program is working? In this article, we discuss metrics that help you assess the effectiveness of your preventive maintenance program.
Fall Preventive Maintenance Tips for Facilities
As the start of fall brings changing leaves and cooler temperatures, there are several building exterior and property maintenance tasks you should complete to prepare your organization for the season change. This blog post provides you with a comprehensive fall checklist to use this season.
What Makes CMMS Software Easy to Use?
Ease of use is a top concern of CMMS software buyers, but what does it really mean? Is it a marketing buzzword, a subjective feeling, or something more concrete? In this article, we discuss the factors that can be used to objectively evaluate a CMMS solution’s ease of use.