MaintMaster blog - 21 August 2020


EN 13306: Good communication leads to successful maintenance

EN 13306: Good communication leads to successful maintenance

Guest contribution: Communication is key  – we have to talk to each other and we have to document our activities! En 13306: Communication is crucial for maintenance workers. One of the most important exercises is the documentation of our activities.  A transparent delivery of all maintenance tasks helps all parties involved to understand exactly what …

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MaintMaster blog - 23 October 2019


Awareness with alerts and notifications

Awareness with alerts and notifications

Sometimes, you want to receive a notification when something important happens. With notifications in MaintMaster, you make it possible for your users to have full control, even if they’re not working in the system. For example, if your contractors are not connected to MaintMaster all of the time, it could be useful for them to …

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MaintMaster blog - 17 October 2019


Why do we categorize?

Why do we categorize?

Everything in MaintMaster is categorized and we always talk about this during our training courses. But why do we think categories are so important? Well, it’s for the simple reason that categories help us to maintain order. We categorize in our life every day, perhaps without being aware of it, so why shouldn’t we also …

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MaintMaster blog - 27 September 2019


How CMMS software can support certification processes, using the example of IATF 16949.

How CMMS software can support certification processes, using the example of IATF 16949.

The number of different certificates and standards, as well as the scope of their respective auditing process, has steadily increased over recent years. In many companies, these audits have a significant effect on the maintenance department. Since 2018, stricter requirements have been imposed on automotive suppliers in particular. The background to this is the introduction …

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MaintMaster blog - 5 September 2019


Economic benefits of using SaaS

Economic benefits of using SaaS

We are frequently asked about the difference between a SaaS and an on-the-premises service/ product. In today’s post we want to highlight the economic benefits of using a SaaS service. No hidden costs Roughly speaking, on-the-premises systems account for only 10 percent of the total cost of their product. A much larger portion (90 percent) …

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MaintMaster blog - 28 August 2019


Measure downtime or number of downtimes?

Measure downtime or number of downtimes?

There are countless books describing key performance indicators that are used to measure and to influence. We recommend using a few for each part of the business, to measure and influence correctly. OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency) is a great figure, and it can be used as an overall key performance indicator. But it can be …

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MaintMaster blog - 7 August 2019


Why MaintMaster?

Why MaintMaster?

We think that the power of a Maintenance Management System comes when it’s truly used. And to be used, it needs to be flexible enough to adapt to all your needs. It’s quite rare in our business that a supplier puts trust in its users, trusting them to know what’s needed and making the tools …

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MaintMaster blog - 11 July 2019


Why does MaintMaster increase the number of faults?

Why does MaintMaster increase the number of faults?

A problem that I have experienced in my role as maintenance manager is the difficulty in getting everyone to place orders and report in systems. It is much easier to call a technician, describe the problem and let them fix it. Then it’s no longer my responsibility … Do you recognize this behavior? This method …

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MaintMaster blog - 20 June 2019


Create an operationally reliable organization

Create an operationally reliable organization

At MaintMaster we are convinced that a vital part of achieving an effective maintenance regime is having full control. Everything we do is designed to help you gain control over your daily operations. Obviously, this also applies to your organization. In all likelihood in your role as the head of an organization, you have concluded …

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MaintMaster blog - 5 June 2019


Working as maintenance manager

Working as maintenance manager

Staffan Bergström is one of MaintMasters’ most appreciated coworkers. He’s worked as a maintenance manager for many years, which is one of the reasons for his good understanding of maintenance and everyone who works with it. He also has a big heart and spreads a lot of warmth and happiness, both at MaintMaster and in …

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