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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Teamwork Produces Superior Results

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on Jun 15, 2017 10:15:00 AM


There’s an old saying that, “two heads are better than one”. Teamwork has been proven time and again to produce superior results. It is the basis for many successful methods like RCM, PMO, RCFA, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and various quality improvement programs like Six Sigma. Choosing excellence goes beyond that – the use of self organized teams brings the best out of your people, delivers enhanced productivity and superior results.

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What is Conscious Reliability® all about?

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on May 25, 2017 9:30:00 AM


About two years ago Jesus Sifonte invited me to be a speaker at a client and business partner congress that he was holding in San Juan, Puerto Rico. We did not know each other, nor did we even know much about each other. I was recommended to Jesus by a mutual friend. At the congress we presented our respective topics and in the evenings we shared a few drinks and spoke about maintenance, reliability and asset management. We realized that we both had a shared passion for excellence and we learned about each-others’ experience.

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM

Introducing Conscious Reliability

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on May 18, 2017 9:45:00 AM


Conscious Reliability represents the merger of two leading specialist firms, CMMI of Puerto Rico, USA and Conscious Asset of Canada, and their lead consultants, Jesus Sifonte and James Reyes-Picknell.

In creating the RCM-R methodology and training program, both brought valuable insights – Jesus a whole different business model which we’ve adapted, and Jim a lot of perspective and a different approach to the structuring of training and best practices, given his own industry-forward thought leadership.

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM

Uptime: Managing Failures Before They Occur

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on May 16, 2017 9:30:00 AM


Being proactive with your assets is all about managing failures before they occur. You can reduce or eliminate the consequences of failure by forecasting what is likely to happen and deciding in advance about what to do about it.  The advantage to doing this is that major business impact due to equipment breakdown can be avoided.  High performing companies manage proactively – they foresee and avoid problems. It’s good for business!

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM, Uptime

Optimizing Reliability Centered Maintenance

Posted by James Reyes-Picknell on Apr 10, 2017 9:45:00 AM


Reliability Centered Maintenance methods compliant with the SAE standard JA-1011 (“Evaluation Criteria for RCM Processes”) all have common features – they must, or they won’t comply with the standard. Those requirements are “minimum” requirements, as they are with any standard. RCM-R complies. But what makes it different and why?

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Topics: Reliability Centered Maintenance RCM