Maintenance Round-Up

Maintenance Management Round-Up

The Maintenance Round-Up: a one-stop source for facility and maintenance news. This time we cover the Marshall Institute, Made in the USA, Facility Security

CMMS Horror Stories: 5 Reasons a CMMS Implementation Can Fail – Marshall Institute

This is a guest post we wrote for Marshall Institute’s excellent blog. In it, we examine five common reasons a CMMS implementation can fail – plus five keys to avoiding these potential pratfalls. Give it a look and tell us what you think!

What Can be ‘Made in the USA’? – Software Advice

Manufacturing is making a big turnaround in the US, with some companies even bringing back production that was previously outsourced overseas. The Software Advice Blog takes a hard look at the trend and discusses why it’s happening.

Does Your Facility Have a Security Plan? – FacilitiesNet

Facility security plans are one of those things that can fall through the cracks of a busy facility. This article from FacilitiesNet sheds some light on what to think about when developing a security plan for your organization.

State Led Energy Efficiency Programs Announced – Todays Facility Manager

The energy efficiency movement is picking up steam — presumably energy-efficient steam. TodaysFacilityManager reports that the U.S. Department of Energy “recently awarded nearly $14 million to 22 states and territories to conduct energy efficiency upgrades in public facilities and develop local policies and programs to help reduce energy waste.” This dovetails with the Better Buildings Challenge project, which seeks to reduce energy use for private organizations.

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