The Bigfoot CMMS Blog

Adjusting To New Food Safety Regulations In The 21st Century

February 1, 2016 | Food & Beverage | no comments

The food industry has come under fire a bit recently, as the Food and Drug Administration has begun to crack down on farms and other food producers with respect to food safety. Unsanitary products, and in some cases outbreaks of disease, have led to a groundswell of support for new regulations, and Washington has responded.

The Case for SAMP

January 27, 2016 | Asset Management, Preventive Maintenance, Manufacturing | no comments

At the root of every manufacturing company are three common, consistent goals – to maximize productivity, minimize costs, and ultimately turn out the greatest profits possible. Over time, as the business’ physical assets wear down, maintenance steps into the forefront for business continuity.

Should Auld Maintenance Plans Be Forgot

December 10, 2015 | Reporting, CMMS Tips, Budget Management | no comments

In life, we think about these steps for self-improvement all the time, but it’s really only at the beginning of a new year that we feel a compulsive pressure to act on them. New Year’s resolutions are a cultural phenomenon – many people have them and often we don’t want to feel left out, so we start making our life changes to fit in with everyone else.

Why can’t the same be true in a professional setting – specifically, when it comes to maintenance planning?