Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Online, Guided, Live MVP Plant Training Announced!

Each training session is 2-hours long, guided with a live instructor, and can be scheduled anytime between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST. The maximum no. of training sessions that can be scheduled per day is 2. The instructor will walk you through the topics that you would like covered, show you tips and tricks, and answer any questions that you may have. From there, users can use and practice what they learned. If additional training is desired, it can be scheduled at your convenience. Just in case you would like to show the instructor something in your MVP Plant for review or critique, the instructor also has the ability to connect to your computer, too.

Select topics from the following classes:

-MVP Plant Essentials (MVP Plant is CDG's new CMMS and will be released on January 15, 2009!) (Navigation, Assets, Work, Work Templates, Parts, Purchasing, Reports & Graphs)

-Barcoding Basics
(Barcodes, Printers, Labels, Handheld Devices, Data Collection)

-Computer Basics
(Hardware, Using the Keyboard, Using the Mouse, Email, Internet, FTP & Firewalls, Default Settings, Acronym City, Screenshots, Microsoft Toolbars, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel)

Upon request, detailed training agendas will be sent. Customize the agendas as you see fit and CMMS data group will train you and your team on the desired topics via online meeting software.

Online training starts in 2009. Contact CMMS data group today for pricing, agenda, or to schedule online training!

CMMS Data Group
25 E. Washington Street,
Suite 1465
Chicago, Illinois 60602 U.S.A.

P: 312.863.6500

Monday, December 1, 2008

CMMS Data Group Releases MVP Plant™!

Keep your plant running profitably with MVP Plant, CMMS/EAM/FAMS software by CMMS Data Group! For the past 8 years, we've asked maintenance and facilities departments around the world what they wish for in work order management softwaer. We listened and created MVP Plant. Currently, we seek BETA customers to take MVP Plant for a test run and provide feedback. Becoming a BETA customer means receiving BETA pricing. A guided web demo of MVP Plant™ is available and can be scheduled at your convenience. Call CMMS Data Group today to schedule an online demo!

CMMS Data Group
25 E. Washington Street,
Suite 1465
Chicago, Illinois 60602 U.S.A.

P: 312.957.8580

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

MVP Plant™ to be debuted this December in Bonita Springs, FL at IMC-2008!

Here's a reminder to join us this December in Florida for IMC-2008 where we will be launching MVP Plant™, our new CMMS software. The 23rd International Maintenance Conference, IMC-2008, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, FL. The conference will be held from Monday, December 8 - Thursday, December 11, 2008. The world’s best maintenance programs start with the International Maintenance Conference.

At IMC-2008 you will:

-Learn the systems you can use to improve reliability.
-Discover the causes of failure.
-Gain knowledge to appreciate what is required for reliability.
-Understand the people you who will create reliability at your company.
-Take away new solutions for maintenance information management that you can put to immediate use as peers and industry experts share knowledge and experience in a non-commercial environment.

For details, please visit:

Please stop by and visit us at booth #105. We look forward to seeing you there!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Keep your plant running profitably with MVP Plant™

Optimal decision-making regarding maintenance operations does not occur because decisions are based on guestimates, not complete and accurate data. If your maintenance department spends its time fighting fires, struggles to see a clear maintenance picture, or leaves one or more of the following questions unanswered, time and money is hemorrhaging from your company’s bottom line:

  • Assets:
    • For a given time period, which asset fails/costs the most?

  • Inventory:
    • What is your inventory value?

    • How many parts do you have?

    • How long does it take to find/request/replenish a part?

    • How are equipment spare-parts lists maintained?

  • Labor:
    • Is each employee fully utilized?

  • Purchasing & Receiving:
    • Are reorders automatic?

    • Have parts been received? If so, where are they?

    • How many dollars are spent on overnight deliveries?

  • Scheduling:
    • Does scheduling take hours or minutes?

  • Vendors:
    • Have volume discounts been established?

  • Work:
    • What percentage of work is reactive vs. planned?

Manual processes waste valuable time when work orders are manually updated, parts are manually received, counted, checked out or returned and meter readings are manually recorded. With today’s technology, NO maintenance department should be left in the dark struggling with pencil and paper transactions.

The Answer
MVP Plant delivers best-of-breed decision support, enabling any maintenance department to become world-class. Optimal decision-making is the outcome because decisions are based on complete and accurate maintenance data, captured wirelessly via handheld barcode scanners. No question about maintenance is left unanswered.