Selecting the best CMMS for your Company

You have a lot of options when it comes to choosing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).  Use the following topics as a guide for choosing the best CMMS to meet your needs.

Things to consider:

Purpose of looking for software
Business reasons for this research
History of previous maintenance management systems
Compliance or certification issues
Key decision makers
Operational complexity
Maturity of computer network and workstation distribution
Overall Look and Feel
Ease of Implementation and data conversion
Parts management considerations
Use of Work Orders
Demand versus Predictive Maintenance
Equipment (Unit) downtime tracking
Workflow (dispatch), notification, alarms
User’s requests for maintenance
Dashboards and KPIs
Flexibility for allowing changes and advancements
Expandability for other plants
Total cost of Ownership
On site versus cloud data hosting
Service after installation