Everyday RCM

Difference between RCM and PMO Daffodils

The Difference Between RCM and Preventive Maintenance Optimization (PMO) Explained by a Daffodil

There is a big difference between Preventive Maintenance Optimization (PMO) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM). Daffodils are a perfect way to explain the difference.

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I Learned How to Optimize Maintenance When I Caught My Husband Cheating…

When I caught my husband cheating, I learned the two criteria for scheduling a maintenance task. Satisfy these two criteria to create an optimized maintenance plan.

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Review Proactive Maintenance England Tree

What this Gorgeous Tree Taught Me about Periodically Reviewing Proactive Maintenance

Just as trees grow and change, so do circumstances that affect our equipment. That’s why it’s important to do this from time to time…

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Is Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) just for airplanes?

Have you ever heard that Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) is just for airplanes? Don’t believe it! Here’s how RCM came to be one of the most effective (and universal) Reliability improvement efforts an organization can implement.

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Reliability Goals Begin at Beginning

To Achieve Your Equipment Reliability Goals, Begin at the Beginning…

Unless you live in Fantasyland, there’s no silver bullet for achieving your equipment Reliability goals. Start at the beginning, with Reliability Centered Maintenance and watch your Reliability program come to life.

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England Gargoyles Failure Modes

How Gargoyles Helped Expose a Big Misconception about What Failure Modes to Include in an RCM Analysis

It is often wrongly believe that ALL Failure Modes should be included in an RCM analysis. RCM gives us four specific criteria that dictate what Failure Modes should be in included in a properly executed RCM analysis. They are…

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Melbourne Failure Effects

How Good Storytelling Contributes to our Equipment’s Reliability…

Who knew that good storytelling could contribute to our equipment’s Reliability! Watch as I explain how exploring a new city can be similar to exploring our equipment in an effort to improve Reliability.

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What Stonehenge can teach us about achieving our equipment Reliability goals…

Who knew that Stonehenge could teach us about achieving our equipment Reliability goals? Watch as I describe how Stonehenge has changed, because the same thing may be happening with your equipment…

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Manufacturer Maintenance Recommendations

Why We Need to Sanity-Check Manufacturer Recommended Maintenance Tasks

Who knew that a herd of cattle in Hartley Wintney, England could teach us something about equipment maintenance? Watch as I “graze” over the topic of manufacturer recommended maintenance tasks. (I hope you are “mooved” to take action!)

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How to Care for our Physical Assets

Who knew that the cooking lessons my Sicilian mother gave me would teach me something about managing physical assets. Join me in Lambertville, New Jersey as I talk about how to properly care for our physical assets.

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