DO IT! DO IT RIGHT! DO IT RIGHT NOW! AND DONT QUIT! MAINTENANCE!
One of the most common problems in our industry today is maintenance management. How to manage maintenance? Systems software, or hardware are in place to help companies reduce emissions, facilitate better staff management, reduce cost, manage risk, perform ROI analysis and optimize systems or facilities. This paper will address three basic topics: broad systems problems with examples of failures in the recent past; existing maintenance philosophies (not so merry-go-round maintenance, ostrich maintenance, personality maintenance, eclectic maintenance, run to failure maintenance, tools, techniques, processes, policies and procedures driven maintenance); practical and proven solutions (leadership, big hairy audacious goals, confronting the facts, keeping it simple stupid and discipline).