“Much more with much less”, which almost became “Much more with nothing” in the peak of the economic slump condition, still may remain the catch phrase of many organisations. Maintenance budgets were one of the first to be pruned and slashed since it was perceived not to support the production or services directly.
Although maintenance plays second fiddle in all scenarios, there is no doubt that it plays a very crucial role in the well-being of the organisation’s infrastructure.
The article linked below is very well written, with words, phrases and acronyms that we use day-to-day. The scenarios explained are also from real world experiences that recur in almost all maintenance organisations.
Read and be enlightened.