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This video will help you gain a better relationship between asset lifecycles, reliability tools and methods.


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Ranting about RCM Blitz!

On October 10, 2011 By

Last week my colleague Shon Isenhour ranted about Planning and Scheduling so I will take a tip from him and rant this week about Reliability Centered Maintenance!

Someone told me last week that he believes his company might have a difficult time with Reliability Centered Maintenance because they have so many […]

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One of our customers who is thinking about setting up a RCM Blitz™ Facilitator training class asked me what makes someone a good RCM facilitator?  What type of experience should he/she have and what are some the qualities we should look for in selecting these people?

Thinking about the answer, an interesting thought […]

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Reliability Centered Everything???

On September 8, 2011 By

I get mad at Stan Nowlan and Howard Heap from time to time. Fifteen years ago their work titled Reliability Centered Maintenance became the focus of my life when I first discovered the impact that RCM could have on manufacturing reliability. Since that time, I have authored somewhere around twenty articles on the subject, been […]

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Scoring Your RCM Effort

On September 8, 2011 By

In the early years of providing RCM Blitz™ services for companies I was often challenged in regard to the validity of the RCM Blitz™ process and my experience as a RCM facilitator.  I always felt the best way to answer these questions was to provide information that detailed a […]

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Searching for RCM Answers

On August 15, 2011 By

I’m beginning to have a love/hate relationship with the internet. The technology that allowed me to launch a business and build a brand name for RCM Blitz™ has in recent years become a place where there is so much information it has become difficult for people to find good information.


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Great RCM Moments

On August 11, 2011 By

In almost every RCM analysis I facilitate there comes a moment in time when you see someone on the team come to realization that this RCM process is going to make a difference. The best part about facilitating the process is you get to be a witness to that moment […]

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If your company is just getting started in RCM there is always a level of excitement that goes along with the first analysis.  As a result, when we come to facilitate the first RCM analysis,  we are most often offered the companies problem child of the week or month, and while […]

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The Qualities of a Great RCM

On June 1, 2011 By

Every once in a while I get the pleasure of working with a RCM team that is just a cut above the rest, they are prepared, engaged, open, honest and most important willing to challenge the status quo.  While it might be just a coincidence, the great teams always […]

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RCM Facilitation – Hire and Expert or Develop Your Own People?  

Expert dependant RCM is heavily dependent on external, expert level RCM Blitz™ practitioner.  Your RCM practitioner will work closely with a lead manager from your company to help select assets for analysis, schedule […]

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