Ongoing training is essential for really making that CMMS rock. Yet, this is often where budget cutters aim their hatchets. If the CMMS is a kind of black box system that only the maintenance people ever get anything out of, it isn’t going to get the corporate support it deserves.
The solution? Make the CMMS visible by using its advanced reporting tools. The early CMMS programs were good work order management systems with some crude reporting tools. Today’s CMMS programs