Everyday RCM

How did RCM principles emerge

How Did RCM Principles Emerge?

Have you ever wondered how RCM principles emerged? They were born from a hard-fought lesson in the mid 1960s by the commercial airline industry. Watch as I explain from 25,000 feet!

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Nancy Regan Inherent Reliability Expert

What is Inherent Reliability?

There are three important things we can learn about Inherent Reliability…from a cotton field! Watch as I explain what Inherent Reliability is. And, I discuss two important points any responsible custodian needs to know to achieve the Reliability that’s required from an asset.

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Start Here to Achieve Your Maintenance and Reliability Goals

If you want to achieve your Maintenance and Reliability goals, here’s where to begin. But…don’t fall into the same trap I did…!

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Using Condition Based Maintenance to Realize the Inherent Reliability…of my teeth!

I’m all about realizing the Inherent Reliability of my teeth and I use Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) to do it! Join me for a trip to my dentist’s office where Josie, my dental hygienist, details the Potential Failure Conditions she’s looking for.

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Happy 50th Birthday to RCM Principles!

Let’s celebrate the birthday of a very special Maintenance and Reliability event. In July 2018, the MSG-1 document turned 50 years old. Since many of the principles found in MSG-1 are embodied in RCM, that means RCM principles are also 50 years old! Take a trip down memory lane with me and MSG-1…the first of two documents that led us to Reliability Centered Maintenance!

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Are you doing the RIGHT maintenance on your equipment?

“Fit or fold” is a losing strategy in poker…and when it comes to equipment maintenance. When you work in a reactive environment and only do maintenance when failure occurs, you’re living at the mercy of our equipment. Watch how RCM can help you formulate a winning maintenance strategy.

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How I Applied the Essence of Reliability Centered Maintenance to My Refrigerator

Watch how my refrigerator…(make that THREE refrigerators)…reminded me about Potential Failure Conditions and the Consequences of Failure. I explain why I ignored a Potential Failure Condition coming from my refrigerator and chose to act “reactively” instead of “proactively.”

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Wanna Play? Join me in another game of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), True or False!

Join me and Elvis Presley in a game of “Reliability Centered Maintenance, True or False.” In front of the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign, we explore: 1) What RCM can yield; 2) What assets you can apply RCM to; and 3) Whether or not you need comprehensive failure data to do RCM.

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Do you think RCM is obsolete? If so, think again!

Just like the “Welcome to Las Vegas sign” has stood the test time, so has RCM. In this video, I explain how we’ve never needed RCM more than we do right now…

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Celebrating all fathers…and remembering my own. How a gift from my father put me on the path towards Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM).

I think a lot of people would agree that fathers are special creatures. And many daughters would tell you that a father’s love is one of life’s greatest gifts. I know my father was. At the tender age of eight, what he taught me set the trajectory of my RCM career. He taught me…

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