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KPIs, Reports and Analytics Part 1 – Wasting time reporting on time wasted

In late October,  I spoke at Australia’s largest SAP EAM conference for the fourth time.  Each time I present, I’ve made a habit of asking certain questions to the audience and to people in[...]

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SAP HANA, S/4HANA, UI5 and Prometheus

As many of our customers running SAP are contemplating or implementing newer SAP solutions, including HANA and S/4HANA, we have been getting a lot of questions around what these solutions are and[...]

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Why third-party project management tools are hurting your organization

When a problem occurs or equipment breaks, the standard procedure in most companies is to create a notification and enter it into SAP. However, some companies find planning and scheduling work[...]

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Five tips for executing a successful shutdown, turnaround, or outage

In any industry, planning and scheduling shutdowns, turnarounds and outages (STOs)  requires extensive experience and detailed planning. The average budget reaches more than $1M before companies[...]

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Prometheus Group's On-Site Training with Brasil Terminal Portuário

This May, members of the Prometheus Group team conducted on-site training for Prometheus Mobile and ERP Advanced at Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP).  

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How to Rate the Criticality of your Equipment

Rating equipment criticality is an important part of a strong preventive maintenance plan. By giving your equipment a rating and setting up guidance rules, you can ensure that your maintenance and[...]

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How close are you to planning best practices?

One of the most effective ways to improve plant maintenance operations and wrench time is to streamline your organization’s planning and scheduling process.  Proper planning and scheduling greatly[...]

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Are you a best practice scheduler?

Maintenance schedulers play an important role in any maintenance organization. They are responsible for ensuring that craftsmen are available to complete a planned job during the schedule[...]

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Building a foundation for a successful shutdown, turnaround, or outage

A major challenge for many companies when planning or executing a shutdown, turnaround, or outage (“STO”) in SAP is the inability to track HR budgets and maintenance projects together. This means[...]

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Best practice asset management: It's about your people

Did you know that your maintenance organization could be wasting nearly 25 percent of its available labor? Most wasted labor occurs when tradesmen work on activities that add no value to the[...]

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