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Posted on Jan 13 2014

Harnessing the Power of Predictive Maintenance

Harnessing the Power of Predictive Maintenance

As industries and governments turn toward greater mechanisation and become increasingly reliant on technology, the need to keep systems running smoothly has never been as critical as it is today. A simple software flaw can bring a multibillion rand manufacturer to a standstill within minutes. One crack in a cog can destroy an oil rig in seconds. Never before has technology been so central to both safety and success, and the stakes so high.

Both governments and business executives have recognised this, and are looking for ways to reduce risk and standardise their approach to maintaining and improving critical technology and infrastructure. One of the traditional bugbears has been figuring out how and when to schedule maintenance – start work too early and you waste precious time and resources; start too late and you can put entire systems at risk. While scheduled maintenance has been the only real “solution” to the problem, it has proven to be an imperfect one.

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