Have you been involved with MRO projects where you felt the effort never achieved its full potential? Whether these were focused on improving reliability, increasing machine uptime, refining asset utilization, and/or improving maintenance work streams, it’s likely all of them had one thing in common — non-standardized or poor-quality data. Creating a project plan and […]

Most companies have discovered that outsourcing or engaging contractors to run their ongoing MRO internal functions does not deliver the expected benefits. A far better approach is to implement standards and practices, from accurate standard operating procedures (SOPs) to standardization of critical MRO item data, that provides invaluable key performance indicators (KPIs). Furthermore, by implementing […]

In many organizations, confusion exists about who has responsibility for MRO data ownership (maintaining your MRO materials data in the company’s item master), versus who are the users or beneficiaries of the data. Often, the owners and the beneficiaries of the data are not the same. The owner of the data would be the organization […]