Accelerated Enterprise Asset Management Blog

Our Enterprise Asset Management blog focuses on asset management philosophy as well as tactical and strategic knowledge about how EAM may be used to accelerate time-to-market and reduce costs...significantly.  We hope the content of our Enterprise Asset Management Blog is helpful to individuals and teams looking to compete in today's challenging environment.  We have been recognized by various customers and industry analysts for our results.  We share a bit about "how" in this blog.

Read to learn more about how to end hoarding of equipment in asset-intensive environments, increasing utilization by as must as 400%, reducing costs by 50% or more and increasing teamwork, collaboration, and innovation. There are posts about asset management teams, maintenance teams, engineering and manufacturing reams, software and practice design, enterprise and facility transformation, and much more.  

Customer-Focused Maintenance Teams Accelerate Revenues & Time-to-Market.
Do Yours?

By Paul McNamara | November 2, 2019

Why are Maintenance Teams so Important? Because they are responsible for keeping plant and equipment up and running so that orders from customers can be quickly produced, shipped, billed and converted to cash.  Any breakdown in production inevitably leads to shipping delays, dissatisfied customers, slowed payments, reduced profitability, delays to cash and reductions in stock…

Are Your Support Organizations Operating With a “DMV/Department” Mindset?

By Paul McNamara | October 26, 2019

I use the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on purpose.  We all know what it feels like to go into those organizations and attempt to be treated like a customer.  In a recent move, I learned that not all DMVs are so terrible, but none of them are good.  Good people trying hard can make…

Reduce Calibration Expense

Cut Calibration Costs, Improve Quality with Asset Management Algorithms

By Paul McNamara | October 26, 2019

We have spent the better part of the last 25 years continually perfecting state-of-the-art asset management software tools and practices. We’ve focused on the unique test equipment environment. We help companies increase asset utilization, reduce calibration expense and improve compliance. Asset management is where we spend all of our time thinking, inventing, and investing.  It…

Software Aimed at Outcomes:
Designed for Practitioners, by Practitioners

By Paul McNamara | October 18, 2019

In the Beginning Our Enterprise Asset Management software has always been aimed at producing important outcomes for our customers because it was designed by our practitioners who were personally responsible for delivering those outcomes. Everyone in our company was focused on delivering results that far exceeded our costs so that our customers produced a significant…

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Active Asset Management: Transforming for the 4th Industrial Revolution

By Paul McNamara | October 18, 2019

What is Active Asset Management? It is an approach that actively analyzes, targets, and makes improvements to the speed and competitiveness of asset-intensive enterprise processes in engineering and manufacturing.  It is an approach that aligns the action and urgency of every team member with the ultimate objective of their customer: to win the race! The…

Accelerates Time-to-Market and Reduces Costs with Accountability Algorithms

By Paul McNamara | October 12, 2019

Computers have transformed almost everything around us.  One of the things they make possible is the acceleration of change, and therefore results, at scale.  We accomplish this with Accountability Algorithms build into the DNA of our solutions. Why Are We The Only Software Company that Puts so Much Emphasis on People Probably because we were…

Connects Cross Functional Teams Using a “Whole System” Approach

By Paul McNamara | October 12, 2019

Our Whole System Approach to managing performance in mission-critical, asset-intensive enterprise processes, e.g. test, is why we’ve been able to help our customers drive award-winning results, helping them win enterprise best practice awards. Our results have been uncommon and superior: 25% to 85% increases to speed and responsiveness 40% to 75% reduction in equipment costs…

Powering Faster, Better Decisions with Contextual Data Embedded in Workflows

By Paul McNamara | October 5, 2019

We Focus on Accelerating Time-to-Market & Reducing Costs With Embedded Knowledge! And we’ve been focused there for over 20 years helping companies manage their performance in mission-critical, asset-intensive processes, e.g. test, enabling them to lower their cost and accelerate time-to-market.  We initially focused on test because of the large investment companies make there and over…

Asset Management Success Factors: It’s the Humans, Stupid!

By Paul McNamara | October 4, 2019

We don’t organize merely around managing assets.  Assets are easy to manage.  They never have a bad day.  They are never dissatisfied with their work, ask for more money, have hidden agendas or storm out of the room — although over the years we have heard quite a bit about how assets “walked”.  Assets can’t…

Accelerate Enterprise Processes with Trustworthy Networks-of-Test-Capabilities

By Paul McNamara | September 29, 2019

We’ve Been Building Resilient and Trustworthy Test Networks for Over 20 Years. Operations supported by test equipment are one of the most costly asset-intensive environments in large manufacturing companies. The practices and tools we use to build our customers’ asset networks are proven by results:  reducing equipment spend over 50% while decrease critical process cycle…