Technical Documentation, Software Documentation

All You Need To Know About Technical Documentation: A Guide Enriched With Expert Insights

Technical documentation is more than a collection of instructions on paper or screen — it is the cornerstone of communicating intricate information clearly and understandably....
Aleksandra Kopacz January 19,2024
Maintenance Inventory, IoT, Predictive Maintenance, Maintenance Department

7 Reasons Why You Need to Utilize Predictive Maintenance Strategy

The International Society of Automation (ISA) estimates that manufacturers lose $647 billion globally every year to downtime. That is a financial leak that businesses can not...
Aleksandra Kopacz November 21,2023
Predictive Maintenance, AI

The Power of Artificial Intelligence in Predictive Maintenance

As the technologies advance, so do the challenges companies face.
Anders L Madsen October 20,2023
Maintenance Reporting, KPIs

10 Maintenance Statistics that Drive Your KPI Selection

Industrial maintenance is awash with data.
Jamie Borley August 16,2023

3 Ways Dynaway EAM Can Support Your ESG Strategy

You’ve probably heard the acronym ESG with increasing frequency in recent times.
Jamie Borley July 12,2023

5 EAM Standards You Need To Know

Are you tired of dealing with failing assets, unexpected downtime, safety near misses, environmental fines, and cyber risks?
Jamie Borley June 13,2023

10 Common Worries When Choosing EAM Software (And How To Manage Them)

When you purchase a hair dryer or a vacuum cleaner, a small part of you is always worried about whether it is worth the money, whether it will perform, and whether it will be used.
Jamie Borley May 17,2023
Assets & Equipment, Maintenance Reporting, EAM

4 Ways to Maximize Financial Performance with Asset Management

Imagine the financial impact of a major machine breakdown on your company's bottom line and reputation. It could cause significant downtime, expensive repairs or replacement, and...
Aleksandra Kopacz May 3,2023
Maintenance Department

6 Must-Know Facts for New and Experienced Maintenance Managers

The role of a maintenance manager might be compared to being a soccer club manager: you are facing pressure from all angles - from below, from above, and from the sides. You’re a...
Jamie Borley April 20,2023
Manufacturing Industry

5 Popular Challenges to Overcome in the Manufacturing Industry

For manufacturers and consumers across all industries, the world is a tough and challenging place right now.
Jamie Borley March 13,2023
EAM, Maintenance Department

5 Greatest Challenges in the Maintenance World

Maintenance is no longer just about replacing worn-out parts or doing a few repairs. With the increasing complexity of equipment and machinery, maintenance has become a critical...
Aleksandra Kopacz February 28,2023
Maintenance Management, Maintenance Department

7 Expensive Mistakes for Maintenance Managers to Avoid

Being a maintenance manager in today’s world is a tough gig. Ask one what it’s like if you know any. You’ll get a roll of the eyes, sunken shoulders, and a stressed complexion.
Jamie Borley February 7,2023

8 Key Questions IT Leaders Must Ask Before Purchasing a New EAM Software

Purchasing anything comes with risk. Buy a low-end washing machine and it may fail in a year or two. Buy cheap hand tools, and they will certainly not last a lifetime.
Jamie Borley January 24,2023
CMMS, Maintenance Management

Switching from Paper to Digital Solutions: The Easy Way

'Change before you have to', Jack Welch once said. In those five little words are all the implicit risks involved in not changing, not modernizing, and not moving ahead with the...
Jamie Borley October 26,2022
Safe Work

6 Challenges that Mining Industry is Facing Now

The mining industry all over the world is facing complex challenges from all directions. Environmental and climate change pressures, trade wars and geopolitics, changing and...
Jamie Borley September 23,2022
Food & Beverage

5 Crucial Challenges to Overcome for the Food & Beverage Industry

The world of manufacturing is a difficult place right now. Spiraling food, commodity, and energy prices, stricter regulations, constantly evolving customer preferences, new...
Jamie Borley August 18,2022
Maintenance Department

The role of the maintenance team in your facility

As the saying goes, ‘it takes a village to raise a child.’ And when it comes to ensuring the functionality and availability of your most critical assets, it takes a maintenance...
Egle Segzdaite August 3,2022
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Maintenance Management

A guide to maintenance repair and replacement plans

Every maintenance department knows the importance of preventing asset failure. It’s how you stay productive, maximize uptime and prolong the life of your critical equipment.
Egle Segzdaite July 20,2022
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Maintenance Reporting

Maintenance, Production, & Finance: How to Improve Communication in 4 Simple Steps

The key to improving communication between departments is really quite simple: mutual understanding and alignment.
Jamie Borley July 13,2022
Maintenance Reporting

3 different types of maintenance management analysis

If there’s anything more important to maintenance management than collecting data, it’s knowing how to use it effectively. Here, we’ll guide you through the relationship...
Egle Segzdaite July 7,2022
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling

What is scheduled maintenance?

There are few things that matter more to asset management than the maintenance schedule. An effectively planned schedule is often the difference between unplanned downtime and...
Egle Segzdaite June 22,2022
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Work Orders

What is a work order? A beginner’s guide

When you’re responsible for overseeing operations at one or more manufacturing or heavy industrial facilities, you surely have a great deal on your plate.
Egle Segzdaite June 2,2022
D365 Business Central, EAM

Speed Up Implementation of Dynaway EAM for Business Central

Some of the questions that we often hear from the partners and customers are: how to start implementation of Dynaway EAM? How long does it take? Is it complicated to find all the...
Krzysztof Bialowas April 26,2022

The 6 Questions You Should Ask When Choosing EAM Software

It’s tough choosing the right maintenance management software. And it’s a big deal because it will be the pumping heart of your maintenance and work management system. A good one...
Jamie Borley April 1,2022
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Assets & Equipment

Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) in the Manufacturing Industry

Modern and high-performing organizations demand customized and effective software to manage their business-critical assets. It is the assets that deliver true value, and those...
Jamie Borley March 29,2022
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Preventive Maintenance

Creating an Effective Maintenance Plan: What should you include?

Effective maintenance planning is essential to the overall maintenance environment. The maintenance plan's contents, which include the actual work, instructions, schedule,...
Egle Segzdaite February 8,2022
D365 Business Central

New Year brings bright new features to Dynaway EAM for Business Central

Dynaway EAM add-on for Dynamics 365 Business Central has four major releases during the year. One of them is just after Christmas Break, at the beginning of New Year. This time,...
Krzysztof Bialowas January 11,2022
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Preventive Maintenance, Condition Based Maintenance

What is the ideal maintenance strategy for your organization?

Maintenance is an essential part of any facility’s equipment infrastructure.
Egle Segzdaite January 10,2022

How to integrate your systems

There is undoubtedly great value to be gained by linking the company's systems together and integrating them. The benefits are endless:
Brian Hvarregaard December 9,2021
Safe Work

LOTO best practices, part 2: Establish a strong LOTO procedure

In the first installment of this two-part blog series, we provided a basic overview of the lockout tagout procedure (sometimes simply called LOTO). This refers to the essential...
Egle Segzdaite October 14,2021
Safe Work

LOTO Best Practices, Part 1: What Is Lockout Tagout?

The importance of employee safety, in all contexts within a manufacturing or industrial environment, cannot be overstated. It is just as important to safeguard workers for the...
Egle Segzdaite October 5,2021
D365 Business Central, Assets & Equipment

Finance aspects of the assets – where accounting meets maintenance

One of the key benefits of registering assets and maintenance operations in your ERP system is that you track all operations in one place – without costly integrations between...
Krzysztof Bialowas September 28,2021

Why a CMMS System is Essential for Preventive Maintenance

What Is Preventive Maintenance? Preventive maintenance is a systematic approach that facility managers proactively take to foresee and prevent equipment downtime before they take...
facilitybot September 23,2021
D365 Business Central, D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012, Safe Work

Permit to Work: Major Risks, Necessary Precautions and Key Considerations

Walk around any typical industrial site and you'll see all sorts of maintenance work in progress.
Egle Segzdaite September 3,2021

[CASE STORY] Luck Stone

Dynaway EAM puts the power back where it belongs - with Luck Stone users
Egle Segzdaite July 5,2021
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling

The fundamentals (and benefits) of total productive maintenance

Adopting a preventive maintenance model for your facility and practicing its tenets according to a regular routine can boost your company's overall production, keep equipment...
Egle Segzdaite June 17,2021
D365 Business Central

Dynaway EAM vs. Service module in Microsoft Business Central

The Service Management module comes as standard functionality in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Premium Plan. This article explains what makes that Dynaway EAM...
Krzysztof Bialowas June 3,2021
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling

The complications of reactive maintenance — and how to avoid them

Equipment maintenance is a cornerstone of facilities management. The scope and complexity of that work — and the degree to which it will cause equipment downtime — depends...
Egle Segzdaite May 18,2021
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Preventive Maintenance

Key benefits of preventive maintenance software

Maintenance is essential to the steady long-term operation of any factory, industrial site or other, similar organization.
Egle Segzdaite April 30,2021
D365 Business Central, Maintenance Inventory

How to register external cost for your maintenance work?

When doing maintenance, it’s not uncommon to have expenses and additional costs such as tool rental, accommodation, and travel expenses that needs to be registered. In this...
Krzysztof Bialowas April 6,2021
D365 Finance & Operations

Microsoft Asset Management: What You Need To Know

Losing track of the status of even one seemingly minor piece of equipment in a heavy industrial or technological environment can be a recipe for disaster. It may not come...
Egle Segzdaite March 30,2021
D365 Business Central, Preventive Maintenance, Condition Based Maintenance

Importing IoT data to EAM-BC with Power Automate - No coding required

This article showcases how to integrate EAM for Business Central (EAM-BC) with Azure IoT Central and allow maintenance professionals to track data from many IoT sensors in one...
Krzysztof Bialowas March 25,2021
Condition Based Maintenance, IoT

The fundamentals and benefits of condition-based maintenance

While it might not be precisely accurate to describe the current moment for the global economy as being "at a crossroads," it's certainly true that we're at a key point as we...
Jamie Borley March 16,2021
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Work Orders, Preventive Maintenance

Work Requests: The Currency that Keeps Maintenance Management Moving

Maintenance Requests – also known as Work Requests – are a key player in strategic asset management and tactical maintenance management.
Jamie Borley March 2,2021
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Assets & Equipment, Condition Based Maintenance

14 EAM Features That Should be on Your Checklist

If you are reading this, there' a good chance you already work at an asset-intensive organization.
Jamie Borley February 23,2021
Assets & Equipment, Work Orders, Preventive Maintenance

Simplify Failure Reporting in Maintenance

During the heat of a long and difficult maintenance shift, industrial engineers sometimes 'forget' to fill out the work order feedback for failures they have fixed.
Jamie Borley January 12,2021
Work Orders

A Plan for Conquering (and Preventing) Work Order Backlog

Crumbling infrastructure is a worldwide problem - spurred on, in part, by inaccurate predictions about the lifespan of things like bridges, and partially, from a global lack of...
Kayla Russel January 5,2021

Infographic: What do Maintenance Professionals REALLY think about IoT?

Even though the industry is full of buzz-words like Digital Transformation and IoT, what is the reality? Are companies ready to adopt it? Recently Dynaway has conducted...
Egle Segzdaite November 16,2020

Market Analysis: How much does CMMS/EAM software cost?

Many providers, especially in the EAM space avoid this question. "Call for a quote!" they say. We traditionally try to be as upfront as possible. You can check out our Dynaway...
Jamie Borley November 13,2020

Implementing EAM Software: 4 Challenges and How to Solve Them

Let’s get to the point early on. Getting EAM / CMMS implementation wrong is expensive and stressful for any sized company. You have been warned.
Jamie Borley November 3,2020

10 signs you should switch to a new EAM system

Modern CMMS / EAM software can offer you so much more than its 20th century predecessors.
Jamie Borley October 26,2020
Work Orders

Work Order Management: The Right Way

Work order management. If you do it the right way, your organization will reap the benefits. It will witness a transformation in productivity, maintenance effectiveness and...
Jamie Borley September 28,2020
Assets & Equipment

Beginners Guide : Industrial Lubrication

Lubrication. That word makes some people smile. But in industrial organizations world-wide, it gives most people a headache. Why?
Jamie Borley September 16,2020
IoT, Predictive Maintenance

Reliability & Availability: How to Get There with FMEAs and P-F Curves

For organizations that suffer from unexpected failures and unplanned downtime, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) can help achieve high asset reliability and availability.
Jamie Borley September 11,2020

Vibration & IIoT Sensors

Vibrationanalysis is a key technology in the ever-changing world of IIoT and predictive maintenance.
Jamie Borley August 27,2020

5 Reasons IoT Projects Fail and How to Avoid It

Many Industrial IoT projects fail. Many IIoT value chains have ended up with broken, rusting links. That’s been a disappointing fact of life so far for many organizations on...
Jamie Borley August 4,2020
D365 Business Central, Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Assets & Equipment

EAM/CMMS for Microsoft Business Central: Software Features

You spend money on features when you purchase or lease software. Everyone loves a good feature. But what your organization really requires is the value delivered from those...
Egle Segzdaite July 21,2020
IoT, Predictive Maintenance

IoT Sensors in Maintenance

Maintenance is changing. Rapidly. Predictive maintenance is evolving almost by the hour. Just like the rest of the world, maintenance is becoming connected and interconnected...
Jamie Borley July 17,2020
Condition Based Maintenance

Condition Monitoring: Let your assets talk to you

Just like us, assets can speak. Their talk and their words consist of parameters and signals such as vibration, temperature, viscosity, decibels, wear particles, corrosion, and...
Jamie Borley July 6,2020
Preventive Maintenance

What is Preventive Maintenance?

Preventive Maintenance Explained Preventive maintenance (PM) is critical to profitability and performance in asset-intensive industries.
Jamie Borley June 30,2020
IoT, Predictive Maintenance

Everything you need to know about IoT in maintenance

1. Condition Monitoring: Let your assets talk to you Just like us, assets can speak.
Jamie Borley June 15,2020
Work Orders

Work Order Software

At Dynaway, we rely on proven technologies that help us create great EAM applications and apps. We see our customers as collaborative partners therefore our product development is...
Egle Segzdaite April 28,2020
D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012, Safe Work

The Permit-to-Work Life Cycle

Like any industrial process, a safety permit-to-work has a beginning, a middle, and an end. Safe work has a clear life cycle. Safety permits are used in many industries where...
Jamie Borley April 17,2020
D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012, Safe Work

Prevent Accidents in the Workplace with a Permit to Work System

Digital transformation of Safe Work has gained momentum. With a workforce armed with digital devices, no longer should your organization have piles of paperwork mounting up.
Jamie Borley March 19,2020

The state of smartwatches in Enterprise Asset Management

Employing technology to improve asset management will boost your business decades ahead. Cutting costs, providing excellent digital working tools, enhancing safety, and much...
Egle Segzdaite March 3,2020
D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012, Maintenance Reporting

How the Right Maintenance Data Tracking Can Benefit Your Company

As a maintenance manager, planner, or supervisor, you know how important it is to keep your assets running so you can minimize downtime and get shipments out the door to your...
Egle Segzdaite March 2,2020
Assets & Equipment

6 Pitfalls of a Poorly Set Up Asset Register and How to Avoid Them

A poorly set-up asset register and asset hierarchy can cause your manufacturing organization seemingly never-ending operational and business issues.
Jamie Borley February 26,2020
Maintenance Reporting

Clean Out Your Computer Day: Organize EAM

Started in 2000 by the Institute of Business Technology, national clean out your computer day falls on the second Monday in February. How to Celebrate? Organize your folders...
Egle Segzdaite February 10,2020

Economic Slowdown: Great Time to Invest in EAM

With the beginning of the new decade, many businesses have started preparing for an economic slowdown. In 2020 companies are faced with uncertainties that are causing doubt...
Egle Segzdaite January 24,2020
Work Orders, Preventive Maintenance

Work Order Execution: Maintenance Checklists

Managing your preventive maintenance can be a challenge. One of the best ways you can do it is the proper use of checklists.
Egle Segzdaite January 20,2020
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling

How to Implement a Total Productive Maintenance Plan (TPM)

The successful and sustainable implementation ofTotal Productive Maintenance(also known as TPM) should be a key concern for any conscientious plant manager or production leader....
Egle Segzdaite November 14,2019
D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012

EAM in D365 (Asset Management in Microsoft Supply Chain)

In the new release for October 2019, Microsoft has announced a lot of new capabilities and features of Dynamics 365 and one of them is Asset Management.
Egle Segzdaite November 11,2019
D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012

Asset Management on Microsoft Dynamics®

Enterprise Asset Management versus Asset Management on Microsoft Dynamics® 365 for Finance and Operations
Egle Segzdaite October 2,2019
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance: All you need to know

More and more often we can hear about Preventive Maintenance. But what exactly it means? Is it easy to just quit your pevious maintenance strategy you had for 15 or more years and...
Egle Segzdaite September 30,2019
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance & Sequences

How do you know when your equipment needs maintenance? Do you trust your gut or follow manufacturer recommendations? Or maybe wait until it breaks...? Here, we discuss some of...
Egle Segzdaite September 13,2019
Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance Software

Preventive maintenance is a systematic maintenance strategy where work is carried out with the objective of increasing asset lifetime. This maintenance usually has repetitive work...
Egle Segzdaite September 8,2019
Preventive Maintenance

How to Create Preventive Maintenance Plan

Preventive maintenance is vital for every business. Without proper preventive maintenance, problems arise
Egle Segzdaite August 21,2019
D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012

Microsoft D365 Asset Management | Preview

We are pleased to announce the preview program of Dynaway EAM for Microsoft D365 Asset Management!
Egle Segzdaite July 24,2019
D365 Business Central, D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Choose The Right EAM Solution Provider?

In the sea of CMMS/EAM providers and solutions, finding the right one for your business or industry can be a challenging task, full of question marks. Many believe that it's all...
Egle Segzdaite July 22,2019
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Safe Work, Maintenance Reporting

8 steps to reduce Maintenance Management Costs

The well-being of equipment has a huge impact on the overall efficiency in the organization. Producers need to exploit the latest technology in order to stay in the ongoing...
Egle Segzdaite July 15,2019
Assets & Equipment, Maintenance Reporting

Failure Data Analysis in Maintenance (MTTR, PPC and more)

In any asset-intensive industry, from manufacturing to mining to food and beverage processing, reactive maintenance can wreak havoc on operational efficiency
Egle Segzdaite June 12,2019
D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012

[CASE STORY] Pattern Energy

Top-notch experience and world-class work effort from Dynaway Team –Pattern Energy
Egle Segzdaite June 10,2019
Maintenance Inventory

Spare Parts Inventory Software

As a maintenance manager, your livelihood hinges on your ability to control maintenance costs and minimize production downtime.
Egle Segzdaite May 24,2019
Maintenance Inventory

3D Printing of Spare Parts

3D printing is changing things in many industries including Manufacturing and Natural Resources. It is a game changer in spare parts production. 3D printing is revolutionizing...
Egle Segzdaite May 22,2019
Safe Work

How To Increase Safety in Maintenance

Effective maintenance management helps your business go further by reducing maintenance costs and boosting overall performance.
Egle Segzdaite May 8,2019
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Work Orders

The Mobile EAM | Maintenance App

Mobile EAM for the Maintenance Worker In order to have optimized Maintenance Management strategy, Mobility is a must. The most important data and information cannot be gathered...
Egle Segzdaite April 24,2019

What is an EAM System?

Let’s begin at the beginning. EAM stands for enterprise asset management. If you work in big industries - asset-intensive organizations - then you have likely heard of asset...
Jamie Borley April 2,2019

8 Key Factors When Choosing EAM

In the sea of CMMS/EAM providers and solutions, finding the right one for your business or industry can be a challenging task, full of question marks. In spite of that,...
Egle Segzdaite March 12,2019
Maintenance Inventory

Offline Inventory App for Remote Locations

When the EAM Mobile Client is online, you can request item information, allowing you to see inventory status and create item registrations when the Mobile Client is offline. You...
Egle Segzdaite March 11,2019
Maintenance Planning & Scheduling

Maintenance Planning

Effective maintenance planning and work order scheduling ensure a safer and more cost-efficient work environment for asset-intensive businesses.
Egle Segzdaite March 11,2019
Maintenance Reporting

Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) for Maintenance

Why Maintenance Performance, Reporting, and KPIs are Critical to Organizational Success If you want to achieve any objectives in life – whether personal, group, or...
Jamie Borley March 5,2019
Maintenance Inventory

Spare parts and consumption

The Dynaway Enterprise Asset Management system allows users to track spare parts on objects and object BOMs, which means you can follow item consumption on an object during the...
Egle Segzdaite February 19,2019

Blockchain and Manufacturing - Is there a connection?

Introduction Blockchain is not only a tempting technology and a buzzword used within the financial field. It can also be a huge advantage for manufacturing, supply chain
Egle Segzdaite February 18,2019

5 Considerations behind enterprise digital transformation.

Digital Transformation stands for the integration of digital technology within all areas of the business which brings value to the company and its customers by changing existing...
Egle Segzdaite February 4,2019

IoT in Maintenance

More and more we are hearing about the internet of things (IoT), but what does it actually mean? Basically, IoT is the connection between devices and to the internet. The idea of...
Egle Segzdaite January 20,2019

The right stuff: Asset management in manufacturing

There’s nothing worse than starting a home improvement project and discovering midway through that you’re missing a part or a specific tool.
Egle Segzdaite January 15,2019

Transforming manufacturing with Enterprise Asset Management

Every manufacturer has to deal with asset management and unfortunately, it’s an area that is fraught with inefficiencies.
Egle Segzdaite November 26,2018
D365 Finance & Operations / AX 2012

Dynaway EAM software in Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Asset Management)

EG-owned Dynaway headquartered in Aalborg has done it before: sold a piece of software to Microsoft.
Egle Segzdaite November 12,2018

AXUG Summit in Phoenix

User Group Summit in Phoenix was a blast! Many thanks to our customers, partners and everyone who stopped by our booth to talk and try out HoloLens, which was a big hit this...
Egle Segzdaite October 23,2018
Work Orders

Transform first-line worker asset management

Today’s first-line manufacturing workers have more on their plates managing and maintaining complex machines and other assets than ever before. As production volumes increase...
Egle Segzdaite September 18,2018

[CASE STORY] Kent Corporation

Dynaway EAM reduces reactive work orders by two-thirds – and counting – at Kent Corporation
Egle Segzdaite September 5,2018