7 critical success factors that keep strong PdM programs on track

Sustain PdM success: Learn from the personal experiences of industry professionals.

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When a predictive maintenance (PdM) program doesn’t go right, it’s usually not for lack of trying. In last month's issue, Part 1 of this story uncovered common flaws and recovery approaches for programs that fail, stall, underperform, or are defunded. The causes of failure usually boiled down to weakness in one or more critical success factors. The sheer number of identified critical success factors, all interdependent and equally important, may come as a surprise to those who had considered PdM a “simple” reliability improvement initiative. In reality, the failure of any one element has the potential to put the entire program at risk. To help you reboot and get…

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