Sunday, January 7, 2018

2017 for Hippo CMMS - A Successful Year in Review

In typical Hippo fashion, we move forward into the new year with momentum and with bold objectives to be achieved. In planning for 2018 and beyond, we reflect on the milestones reached in 2017.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Nine Reasons Why Facilities Managers are Ditching Spreadsheets for CMMS

The way companies conduct business has changed dramatically over recent years. Computer technology is largely responsible for increased business efficiency regarding resource, material and timing savings. In the late 1970’s, spreadsheet software emerged and was considered a monumental improvement over traditional pencil and paper approach to accounting and inventory management. However, overtime these software packages have had difficulty keeping pace with the continued evolution of new technologies that have not only changed facility management and production processes but also transformed how companies communicate with and deliver its products and services to end users. Given these factors and how they specifically relate to facility management, it is not surprising that a growing number of companies across industry sectors are rethinking their use of spreadsheets and are turning toward Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) systems; highly sophisticated software packages which at any given time, can provide a user an overview of a facility’s operation or they can provide the status of an individual piece of equipment.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Infographic: Eleven Ways CMMS Saves Facilities Money

More facilities departments are either implementing or researching CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems because they realize the cost saving benefits these systems deliver. What’s more new web-based subscription platforms have lower start up costs, are easier to use, require less maintenance from business’s IT staff, and offer better support.

Monday, October 30, 2017

What Companies are Looking For in a CMMS: Results of a Hippo CMMS Survey

What Companies are Looking For in a CMMS: Results of a Hippo CMMS Survey

Purchasing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is a large investment for buyers regarding finances, time and energy. Because of this, purchasers’ inquiries and final decision making are guided by finding a system that meets their company’s needs and budget. From a CMMS vendor’s perspective, top priorities relate to being responsive to their customers’ needs as well as industry and technological advances. As part of its effort to learn more about its buyers and ultimately, shape their product to their client base, Hippo CMMS surveyed 125 customers on a variety of facility management indicators. The following are the main findings of its survey that shed light on the issues most important to its buyers: