What are a Facility Manager's Primary KPIs?

Interested in how other facilities track KPIs? Key Performance Indicators are extremely valuable in determining the efficiency of your maintenance team and facility status.

100 People in Maintenance That You Should Follow (Part 1)

Making sure society runs smoothly isn’t easy, which is why it’s no understatement to say that those involved in maintenance and reliability are a society of heroes. That said, some individuals stand out because of their contributions to the profession, whether that’s through books, conferences, online leadership contributions, or other methods. Their contributions help reliability professionals all over the world improve both their craft and the facilities where they work, and they deserve recognition.

100 People in Maintenance That You Should Follow (Part 2)

Making sure society runs smoothly isn’t easy, which is why it’s no understatement to say that those involved in maintenance and reliability are a society of heroes. That said, some individuals stand out because of their contributions to the profession, whether that’s through books, conferences, online leadership contributions, or other methods. Their contributions help reliability professionals all over the world improve both their craft and the facilities where they work, and they deserve recognition.

How to Address Non-Age Related or Random Equipment Failure

This article contains insights from the book "Maintenance Control" by James Borowski, a maintenance professional and UpKeep customer. If you want additional help predicting and preventing equipment failures, you can download two chapters of the book for free that deal with equipment failure and reliability.

Business Checklists for Safety during COVID-19: Best Practices for Sanitization

With stay at home-mandates sweeping the country in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, businesses are shutting down temporarily. However, many lines of work must march on, including those who maintain equipment, buildings, and assets across industries.

Shifting Culture from Reactive to Proactive

When Ryan Chan, the CEO and founder of UpKeep posed the question

The Big 3 Equipment Failure Modes, and How to Address Them

Plant Operations 101: The History of Plant Operations

For the general public, plant operations are almost a mystery. Not many people know exactly what’s going on behind those gates and smokestacks. For the people who work there, they may only see part of the plant operations and have very little curiosity about the rest of it. 

Maintenance and Facility Industry Trends in a Post COVID-19 World

For many of us, ‘normal’ in the post COVID-19 world may never look the same again. 

Q&A Founder Story with Ryan at UpKeep (YC W17)

We recently did a Q&A on HackerNews and the community asked such great questions that I couldn’t be more happy to share with everyone. I tried to be 100% raw and honest with the community and I thought it would be helpful to share the ups and downs and our founding story.