Maintenance is an essential part of any operation. While figuring out when to do maintenance is the purview of smart systems such as Predictive Maintenance, the performance of that maintenance is the responsibility of your engineers. It is here that inconsistencies can appear, be that engineer experience, training, or availability, and begin to have a real effect on your operational performance. So, how can you support your maintenance teams in completing vital work?
In the previous article of the ‘Fit for the Future’ series we looked at how to ensure business continuity in the face of system failure or ransomware attack. In this article, we cover the subject of ‘workforce retention’ and look at how to retain the knowledge, skill and best practice developed by your employees.
Ensuring business continuity is the fouth article in the ‘Fit for the future’ series. In this article we look at how to ensure your IT and OT systems continue to function and how to prevent unplanned downtime and systems failure.
In the previous article of the ‘Fit for the future’ series we looked at how to check your level of readiness and begin to map out the first steps to buck the trend to start on a path of innovation which will lead to operational improvement. In this post, entitled, “Mitigating cyber-security threats” we look at the potential threats to your business and how to mitigate them.
In Part 1 of the ‘Fit for the future’ series we looked at the lack of innovation and investment in manufacturing in the UK and the threat posed by the ‘make do and mend’ mentality that plagues many manufacturers. In this post, we discuss the question, “Are your systems fit for the future?” and look at how to check your level of readiness and begin to map out the first steps to buck the trend to start on a path of innovation which will lead to operational improvement.