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We hope they will be helpful to your )] TJ ET BT 46.016 574.735 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(maintenance activity, and your choice of software.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 1.000 rg BT 46.016 548.083 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Typical CMMS Implementation for a Facility \(PDF\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 46.016 546.620 m 312.728 546.620 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 316.064 546.691 Td /F1 7.2 Tf [([1])] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 1.000 rg BT 46.016 519.031 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Equipment relations in CMMS implementation \(PDF\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 46.016 517.568 m 324.752 517.568 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 328.088 517.639 Td /F1 7.2 Tf [([2])] TJ ET BT 336.094 519.031 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. )] TJ ET BT 46.016 504.379 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [()] TJ ET BT 46.016 471.583 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(CMMS Considerations)] TJ ET BT 46.016 437.749 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Confessions of a CMMS Developer )] TJ ET BT 46.016 423.097 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Paul Davsion)] TJ ET BT 46.016 396.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(If you pay tens of thousands of dollars for Computerized Maintenance Management System )] TJ ET BT 46.016 381.793 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(CMMS\) software, you are paying tens of thousands of dollars too much. If you need an )] TJ ET BT 46.016 367.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Enterprise Asset Management \(EAM\) program, think again about whether you need an EAM. )] TJ ET BT 46.016 352.489 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(An EAM might be the answer to your total asset management, but it could also lead you to )] TJ ET BT 46.016 337.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(unnecessary software support costs.)] TJ ET BT 46.016 311.185 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Save money and trouble by getting a system that meets your requirements. Simple )] TJ ET BT 46.016 296.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(management of workflow and preventive maintenance will reduce downtime and costs. Define )] TJ ET BT 46.016 281.881 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(your reporting requirements before you purchase. )] TJ ET BT 46.016 252.829 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(We all like to impress our maintenance management friends with acronyms like Service )] TJ ET BT 46.016 238.177 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lifecycle Management \(SLM\), or Overall Asset Productivity \(OAP\). 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Most CMMS and EAP systems charge by the number of users or seats. )] TJ ET BT 46.016 746.050 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(You can reduce the purchase cost by reducing the number of concurrent users required.)] TJ ET 69.816 725.170 m 69.816 725.720 69.589 726.266 69.201 726.655 c 68.812 727.044 68.266 727.270 67.716 727.270 c 67.166 727.270 66.620 727.044 66.231 726.655 c 65.842 726.266 65.616 725.720 65.616 725.170 c 65.616 724.620 65.842 724.074 66.231 723.685 c 66.620 723.297 67.166 723.070 67.716 723.070 c 68.266 723.070 68.812 723.297 69.201 723.685 c 69.589 724.074 69.816 724.620 69.816 725.170 c f BT 76.016 719.398 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Allow only a few people access to changing the CMMS. This might be a clerk, manager, )] TJ ET BT 76.016 704.746 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and lead technician. They control the printing of reports and work orders and the )] TJ ET BT 76.016 690.094 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(completion of work orders. 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This applies where many people occasionally request work, but do not )] TJ ET BT 76.016 616.834 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(want to navigate the CMMS. We added buttons in the work order window for sending )] TJ ET BT 76.016 602.182 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and receiving work orders via email. Email comes to a table where you can select or )] TJ ET BT 76.016 587.530 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(decline each email as a work order.)] TJ ET 69.816 578.650 m 69.816 579.200 69.589 579.746 69.201 580.135 c 68.812 580.524 68.266 580.750 67.716 580.750 c 67.166 580.750 66.620 580.524 66.231 580.135 c 65.842 579.746 65.616 579.200 65.616 578.650 c 65.616 578.100 65.842 577.554 66.231 577.165 c 66.620 576.777 67.166 576.550 67.716 576.550 c 68.266 576.550 68.812 576.777 69.201 577.165 c 69.589 577.554 69.816 578.100 69.816 578.650 c f BT 76.016 572.878 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(For reporting, users can open the CMMS read-only, which is not considered a )] TJ ET BT 76.016 558.226 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(concurrent user against