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OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness): A Lagging Indicator for Asset Management

  November 2021 / Drew Troyer, CRE, Principal

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is an elegant but complicated asset-management metric. Used properly, with a clear focus on optimizing it to maximize profitability or Return on Net Assets (RONA), OEE can help guide good decisions. Keep in mind,

T.A. Cook becomes part of Accenture

  November 2021

Accenture Acquires T.A. Cook, Strengthening Asset Performance Management Capabilities for Clients in Capital-Intensive Industries  

Demand Driven Maintenance

  October 2021 , Put the Dollars and Cents into Your Decision-Making / Peter Munson, Senior Manager & Global Expertise Lead Maintenance

DDM and T.A. Cook’s STRYVE modeling tool give Operations and Maintenance the common, data-driven picture they need to pull in the same direction. Ultimately, implementing DDM

EPC Projects in Plant Engineering: Risk Management is Often the Weak Link

  September 2021 / Darko Peraic, Senior Manager

Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects are the pinnacle of the process industry. These projects are characterised by their technical complexity, with a range of interdisciplinary and intercultural teams

CAPEX best practices – 6 golden rules to keep large industrial projects on track

  September 2021 / Dr. Thomas Glöckler, Project Manager and CAPEX Expert

Done right, investment projects represent one of the greatest potentials for companies seeking to decisively improve their performance.  

Successful Maintenance and Reliability Change Starts at the Shop Floor

  September 2021 / Chris Monson, Maintenance and Reliability Expert

Successful change management for maintenance and reliability departments through hands on supervision 

Resetting Maintenance Field Supervision After the COVID 19 Lockdowns

  August 2021 / Peter Munson, Senior Manager & Global Expertise Lead Maintenance

Your organization undoubtedly made significant changes to cope with COVID. Even if it took a while to make those changes, when it happened it was done decisively, it was well

“Embracing Change Is Liberating”

  July 2021

The Covid-19 global pandemic threw a wrench into plans of many industries. While groups of people were no longer allowed to gather together, the events business took one of the

A Human Body Analogy For Equipment Asset Management

  July 2021 / Drew Troyer, CRE, Principal

How equipment asset management is like the human body. Find out what helps this body stay healthy and what makes it sick.  

Quit Guessing: Turn Data into Information

  July 2021 / Drew Troyer, CRE, Principal

Many operations lack even a basic, comprehensive definition of name-plate information or bills of materials. This type of sloppy data management keeps us in the dark when making