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Author Cato, William W.
Title Computer-managed maintenance systems : a step-by-step guide to effective management of maintenance, labor, and inventory / William W. Cato and R. Keith Mobley.
Imprint Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, [2002]
Edition Second edition.

Author Cato, William W.
Subject Plant maintenance -- Management.
Factory management -- Data processing.
Alt Name Mobley, R. Keith, 1943-
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 180 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Note Includes index.
Contents Determining the Need and Selling the Program; Definition of CMMS; CMMS Justification; CMMS Vendor Selection; Project Implementation; Integrating a CMMS with other Systems; CMMS and Client Server; Why a CMMS Fails; How to Assure Success; Application Service Providers; Appendices.
Summary Effective resource management and reliable equipment are essential for optimum plant performance. Computer-Managed Maintenance Systems goes beyond the simple selection and implementation of a CMMS. It also defines the changes in infrastructure, management philosophy and employee skills that must be implemented to gain maximum benefits from the CMMS. The book is designed to address the information needs of all levels of plant management. In this new edition, the authors have added a chapter specifically on the latest technology, Application Solution Providers (ASP) that has revolutionized the way CMMS are used and the benefits they can offer to a business. This solution provides integrated software, hardware and networking technology along with Information Technology (IT) consulting services into an outsourced package. A new appendix on Key Performance Indicators has also been added. Comprehensive, practical guide that covers selection, justification, and implementation of an effective CMMS in any facilityAll levels of plant management will find useful information in this step-by-step guideIncludes a new chapter on ASP technologies.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780080502557 (electronic bk.)
0080502555 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 181039962
Additional Format Print version: Cato, William W. Computer-managed maintenance systems. 2nd ed. Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2002 0750674733 9780750674737 (DLC) 2001043381 (OCoLC)47785614

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