The Bigfoot CMMS Blog

4 Ways Mobile Improves Maintenance Management

September 17, 2015 | CMMS Tips, Mobile, Work Orders/Maintenance Requests | no comments

Workers are on the move today. Literally.

Entrepreneur magazine reported on an updated forecast from International Data Corporation that “the global mobile workforce grew from one billion in 2010 to an estimated 1.3 billion in 2015.” Technology has played a role in that mobility, and continues to transform the way people work with availability across a wide range of devices.

Eyes on Expenditures

August 11, 2015 | Budget Management, CMMS Tips, Functionality, Project Management | no comments

Organizing purchases in line with fiscal requirements is a balancing act that needs to be managed perfectly to keep your maintenance teams equipped with the resources they need without overextending allocations. Today’s cloud-based CMMS solutions are well-equipped to add a layer of intelligence to project management, maintenance budgeting, and purchasing that has certainly come a long way from previous system iterations.

Creating Value with CMMS Dashboards

August 5, 2015 | CMMS Tips, Reporting | no comments

Emerging software application models are making configurations a key value creation point for organizations. In the past, customization was the common path for organizations in need of specialized layouts, field types, and other design requirements. Today, particularly when it comes to maintenance management software, organizations can rely on built-in configuration capabilities