Moving from Manual Preventive Maintenance

“To be able to look into our data instead of just keeping track of work orders is really exciting for us,” says Jose Yorba, U.S. Asset Management in the Fire Safety Group at Perimeter Solutions. “We can start seeing things we have never seen in the past, like patterns of failures. And instead of just fixing the issues and moving on, we can now ask ‘why are those issues happening’? To identify that is hugely important.”

Are you mostly reliant on PM routines based on time or manually entered Meter measures? Perhaps it’s time to take the leap to AI initiatives, some wonderful offerings by IBM Maximo involving the Internet of Things, and cloud-based solutions. Check out this great article by Sheila Kennedy at

Time for smarter PMs: How intelligent technologies are improving preventive maintenance routines


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