SaaS for IIoT Predictive Maintenance in the Cloud

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on Feb 6, 2018 7:30:00 PM


Blog by: James Reyes-Picknell and Przemek Tomczak

Cloud computing is increasingly becoming critical to business, especially as digital technologies like IIoT become widespread.  Gartner predicts that in the next year, the cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) market will grow 85%, five times faster than traditional software. For industrial companies who want to use the IIoT for predictive maintenance, cloud-based SaaS solutions offer tremendous opportunities that have the potential to disrupt the equipment maintenance world.

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM, Uptime, Internet of Things

What do you want for Asset Management?

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on Jan 24, 2018 7:30:00 PM


Blog by: James Reyes-Picknell 

I Need Your Input!

I recently had a discussion with a colleague of mine in Iran and we were talking about Asset Management, books, and references.  We noted that there isn't much that is really practical in circulation.

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I have been told that Uptime comes closest with its model, albeit incomplete.  It got me thinking.  What about a model (another pyramid maybe) for Asset Management (AM).  So, the question becomes, what goes it a new model.  Thus, I am asking YOU the same question.  Hence...

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM, Uptime

Training Events in Toronto, Ontario

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on Jan 17, 2018 7:00:00 PM


Public RCM-R Training Events Coming To You

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Do you want the most from your plant, fleet, systems, equipment? Are you tired of unexpected breakdowns and losing revenue because of them? Could your safety performance stand some improvement? Do you worry about potential environmental fines? Do you experience breakdowns soon after you’ve just overhauled something? Are your maintainers and operators actually cooperating with each other?

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM, Uptime

IIoT for Predictive Maintenance and Big Data

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on Jan 10, 2018 7:16:00 PM


Blog by: James Reyes-Picknell and Przemek Tomczak

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We are often asked about the impact of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) on equipment maintenance for industrial companies. When it comes to repairs, we don’t anticipate that much will change because of the IIoT, except in identifying when repairs are needed. Making systems safe after they’ve suffered failures and taking things apart and replacing components will always require human intervention. In the area of proactive maintenance however, we see a big impact and huge potential benefits.

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM, Uptime

Reliability Centered Maintenance: How do you score?

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on Dec 9, 2017 6:56:00 PM


Ten Myths about Reliability Centered Maintenance 

Despite its well-documented successes, Reliability Centered Maintenance has always drawn a lot of discussion and controversy.  Much of it is because of a lack of understanding and 'myths' generated to discredit RCM as a viable business solution.  Here I will fill in some of those gaps in understanding and debunk some of the myths.

 

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM, Uptime

Edumine Online Learning Opptunity in Maintenance Management

Posted by Dale Day on Oct 3, 2017 5:30:00 AM



Uptime: Strategies for Excellence in Maintenance Management

This course by James Reyes-Picknell provides current insights and practical suggestions for implementing maintenance management as a viable and valuable asset for any industry seeking to improve its operating systems.

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Topics: Asset Management

Inaugural RCM-R Training, Toronto Ontario

Posted by Dale Day on Sep 21, 2017 4:18:00 AM


 Reserve Your Seat Today to receive a signed copy of the book "RCM-R Reengineered"

RCM-R is designed for today's rigorous demands for technical precision and management accountability.

 

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM, RCM-R

MainTrain 2017 Conference - Register Now

Posted by Dale Day on Sep 20, 2017 5:56:00 AM


 

is pleased to announce that with 200 registered attendees so far, MainTrain 2017 Saskatoon looks like it will set records for attendance!

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM, RCM-R

Inaugural Calgary Event - RCM-R Training

Posted by Dale Day on Sep 19, 2017 3:51:21 PM


Conscious Asset announces the first ever RCM-R training event in Calgary Alberta October 10 to 12, 2017.  

RCM-R is designed for today's rigorous demands for technical precision and management accountability.

 

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM, RCM-R

Education and Skills- how to double your returns in Physical Asset Management

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on Sep 7, 2017 11:41:21 AM


Keys to Success

When we were younger most of our parents probably told us that we needed to have a good education to get ahead and do well in life. After all, it is the key that unlocks career paths, it opens doors and closes them if it is missing. Even prisoners on long sentences get an education so they can get a better start on life after their incarceration.

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