What is Maintenance Repairs and Operations (MRO)?

MRO stands for Maintenance, Repairs, and Operations, and it refers to any equipment or process used to keep a facility running smoothly. The term is used to describe the set of operations and activities that are associated with the upkeep of a plant or facility, which can include the physical maintenance of the structure or […]

How safer must be a SaaS provider?

  • November 23rd, 2020
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  • Francisco Gonzalez

Software-as-a-service solutions bring more agility, convenience, and efficiency to field operations. However, it is also necessary that the company that provides them always consider the highest priority to the security of their clients’ sensitive data. In an increasingly dynamic, volatile and challenging scenario, the adoption of efficient and agile digital processes provides a key competitive […]

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How to choose a maintenance strategy?

When choosing a maintenance strategy for a given piece of equipment, it may be tempting to go with either the most effective or the least expensive option. Choosing the right maintenance strategy can be a challenging process. You need to consider many factors such as value of equipment and cost of any failure. The main […]

Digitalization, agility and collaboration: essential tools for the “new normality” on the field service 2021

  • November 18th, 2020
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  • Francisco Gonzalez

It is no longer a question of who gets on the train of digital and cultural transformation or not. The “COVID Era” brought this need suddenly, confronting companies with a scenario where the only way to survive is to maximize their ability to respond, in an agile and efficient way, to market demands. Especially in […]

MTTR: ​​ How to calculate it and how to reduce it

Even the most efficient maintenance teams experience equipment failures. There are different types of failures but in the most basic terms, failure means that a system, component, or a device does not longer produce the desired results.  Managing failure is essential to reduce the negative impact on businesses. Some metrics can help you to understand […]

Job safety analysis for safer field work

Digital technology offers modern solutions that allow to carry out this task in a more agile, efficient and proactive way. Something especially valuable to reduce the risks of incidents at work and to face the current health contingency scenario. Along with the physical infrastructure and technical equipment, Human Capital is vital to the success of […]

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Keys to preventive maintenance

This strategy is essential for operational efficiency and commercial success of any company. However, there are certain advantages and disadvantages, as well as technical and methodological details, which should always be considered before developing and applying the respective plan. Preventive maintenance is very important to running a business, as it increases the useful life of […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to ISO 14000

  • November 2nd, 2020
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  • Sandra Melo

The International Standards Organization (ISO) is a non-governmental, membershipbased organization who attempt to “contribute to making the development, manufacturing and supply of products and services more efficient, safer and cleaner”. The ISO 14000 standard addresses “environmental management”, establishing what an organization has to do to minimize harmful environmental impacts caused by its activities, and what […]

How to use smartphones in maintenance management?

The technological evolution has been responsible for the development of several innovative solutions in different industries. Smartphones is one of the most used technologies worldwide. At present, almost everyone has a smartphone that is not only used for a personal purpose, but also as a work tool.  For maintenance, mobile technology is particularly important. A […]

How to apply a correct risk assessment template

Implementing these security tools with a clear, precise and concrete methodology constitutes a vital support to consolidate the competitiveness and commercial success of any company or organization. Human Capital is a fundamental pillar for the success of any company or organization. Consequently, recognizing and preventing occupational risks that affect its performance is a key factor […]