Planning and scheduling have many advantages, and even the lower-end CMMS products greatly facilitate these functions. A good CMMS creates schedules based on various data you enter, such as the frequency, duration, and start date of individual maintenance tasks. The schedules can typically be adjusted to match existing resources.
Yet in many facilities that have a CMMS, this basic strength of a CMMS isn’t utilized. Instead, a supervisor prints out batches of work orders and ta