The chart below is from our Poll “Why do planners not plan?” Respondents overwhelmingly agreed on the three top reasons 1. Too Many “Do it Now Jobs”
Work Management / Planning and Scheduling
Many organizations spend too much time searching for—and starting implementation of—new reliability and maintenance concepts, and very little time on implementation and improvements of what
All over the world, most mills and manufacturers have morning meetings. As a consultant, I have been asked to sit in on many of these
The answer is that maintenance planners usually do very little maintenance planning and scheduling. A maintenance manager for a large steel mill contacted IDCON a
This article provides guidelines on the selection and structure of the codes and categories that CMMS Software work order systems use to filter and sort
Break-in jobs is a term used for identifying maintenance jobs that are added to a schedule without proper lead time allowed for planning and scheduling.
Break-in Jobs are often incorrectly identified as a synonym to break downs, or true emergency work. In our experience, break-in jobs are often NOT true emergencies, instead they are often EMOTIONAL emergencies.
Did you know the difference between maintenance planning and scheduling? In fact, many organizations think that the two are the same. Other organizations know