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A Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is, in short, software that keeps organizations organized. They assist with managing maintenance operations in a highly efficient manner. In other words, a CMMS can save your organization time, irritation, and money by utilizing it correctly.

Over the years, we have seen some commonalities between what people look for when searching for the right CMMS. Now, the top requested features for a CMMS may vary depending on the organization’s specific needs. However, we have seen a pattern. Therefore, we have created a list of the top 10 sought-after features organizations look for in any CMMS.

Top 10 CMMS Features

  1. Work Order Management: A CMMS should be able to create, schedule, and manage work orders for maintenance tasks.
  2. Asset Management: The software should be able to track and manage assets, including equipment, vehicles, and buildings.
  3. Preventive Maintenance Scheduling: A CMMS should be able to create and manage preventive maintenance schedules to help reduce downtime and prolong the life of assets.
  4. Inventory Management: The software should track inventory levels, manage reordering, and monitor the usage of spare parts and materials.
  5. Reporting and Analytics: A CMMS should generate reports on maintenance history, asset performance, and other key performance indicators to help identify areas for improvement.
  6. Mobile Accessibility: A CMMS should have a mobile app or be accessible on mobile devices to allow technicians to update work orders and access information on the go.
  7. Integrations: The software should be able to integrate with other systems, such as ERP systems, to streamline processes and avoid duplicate data entry.
  8. Barcode and RFID Tracking: The software should be able to track assets and inventory using barcodes or RFID tags to simplify data entry and reduce errors.
  9. Customizable User Interface: A CMMS should allow users to customize the user interface to fit their specific needs and preferences.
  10. Training and Support: The software provider should offer training and support to help users get the most out of the CMMS and address any issues or questions that arise.

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Tim Cool
Chief Executive Officer
Tim Cool is the President and CEO of Smart Church Solutions and takes great pride in helping churches optimize their facilities. When he’s not at the helm of his company, he’s dedicated to his family, being a husband to Lisa and a father to 27-year-old triplets. An enthusiast of the outdoors, Tim enjoys the simplicity of hiking in the North Carolina mountains.