Preventative maintenance is essential for critical infrastructure reliability

Imagine that your water stopped running or your electricity went off. What would you do? Thankfully, for the most part, the water flows, electricity buzzes, and phones ring because of preventative maintenance work. Preventative maintenance is completed in a variety of critical infrastructure industries from utilities to telecom and is more important than you think. Learn more about why preventative maintenance is essential for utility companies who care about safety and reliability. What is preventative maintenance? Preventative maintenance is regular service and upkeep performed on assets in order to decrease …

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5 questions you should be asking when choosing enterprise asset management software

Imagine a world where you don’t need to operate, maintain, or update server hardware to deliver the most basic functionality to your enterprise asset management team. A world where the status of a project can be updated in the palm of your hand. A world where flexible workflows, full audit trails, and powerful reporting are available to everyone from field workers to project managers. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) project management platforms are all of those things and more. Enterprise asset management (EAM) involves the management and maintenance of physical assets throughout the …

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Are utility leaders measuring the reliability metrics that matter?

If the lights go off, customer satisfaction turns off with them, leaving everyone in the dark. At the end of the day, the most important measures of success for a utility company are reliability and customer satisfaction. Customers are the ultimate beneficiaries of reliability. So, which metrics should utility executives care about? And, how can project managers ensure their teams accomplish those reliability goals? For utility companies, reliability means success There are loads of metrics that are relevant and important to utilities, but three, in particular, are crucial for tracking …

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Why you need to change the way you do utility asset management today

Utility asset management makes the world go ‘round You already know that our world revolves around electricity starting from the moment you wake up. Alarm clock, better yet, a charged phone? Electricity. Want toast? Electricity. Coffee? Electricity. You get the point — electricity is a necessity that you and I depend on. The generation and transmission of electricity across the globe is made possible by millions of power lines, transmission stations, utility poles, and substations that are all physical assets. In order for the world to have dependable sources of …

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