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.126.96.36.199 Release Notes
See what’s new in FTMaintenance Select version 188.8.131.52!
FTMaintenance Select v.184.108.40.206 Release Notes
See what’s new in FTMaintenance Select version 220.127.116.11!
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.
FTMaintenance Select v.18.104.22.168 Release Notes
We are pleased to announce the release of FTMaintenance Select, FasTrak’s next-generation computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software. Learn more about FTMaintenance Select.
How CMMS Software Drives Maintenance Efficiency
If you want to know how CMMS software drives maintenance efficiency, this is the blog post for you. There are several maintenance efficiency killers that maintenance management software addresses while saving organizations money on their maintenance operations.
Why CMMS Software is Essential for the Power and Energy Industry
Asset management or CMMS software for the power and energy industry helps to address unique challenges. Learn more about what this industry does and how important CMMS software is for managing their specific maintenance tasks.
What is Lean Manufacturing?
Lean manufacturing is a concept that is becoming more popular in today’s manufacturing work environment. Learn what lean manufacturing is, how to carry it out, and the waste and losses it reduces.
Minimizing Asset Downtime with CMMS-Assisted Troubleshooting
Maintenance troubleshooting is one of the most important skills your team can have. Learn how to minimize downtime with CMMS-assisted troubleshooting.
How to Combat the Maintenance Technician Shortage
The maintenance technician shortage is a growing problem in several industries. However, there are feasible solutions organizations can implement to combat this over time. Read more about what contributes to the technician shortage and the best solutions to remedy it.
7 Reasons to Switch CMMS Vendors
If you aren’t happy with your maintenance management software, it may be time to switch CMMS vendors. In this blog post, we talk about seven of the most common reasons customers replace their CMMS software.
What is MRO Inventory Management?
As important as maintenance, repair, and operational (MRO) inventory is to business processes, many organizations do not manage it properly. Learn what’s involved in MRO inventory management and how to gain control over your MRO inventory.
Improving Inventory Management with CMMS
Spare parts inventory management is a complex, ongoing process. Read on to learn more about the problems with inventory management and how to manage inventory with CMMS software.
Facility Summer Maintenance Checklist
Summer months bring fun in the sun, but that also means it’s time to do some summer maintenance tasks. If you need a checklist of seasonal maintenance to do indoors and outdoors, look no further. This list has everything you need to keep your property safe and looking great while preventing expensive repairs.