The tension rises after a simple 5-why exercise goes off the rails. Larry thinks he is leading the family in a group exercise to eliminate a chronic issue. Larry has the...

Investigation management strategies and another APM dysFUNctional family video? You know it! Our dysFUNctional family has a lot of problems and some root cause analysis (RCA)...

The way we used to do things has been washed away in a single moment. Our lives have been disrupted, and we have been ordered to shelter in place. Life is short, we are all...

APM Tips to Get You Through From Andy Gager

Supervision is all about tailoring your style to meet the needs of your staff. Every group in the world is generally split into four...

APM Tips to Get You Through From Andy Gager

The average maintenance technician utilization is between 17% - 22%! Do organizations pay the Tech 20% of their hourly rate? Of...

APM Tips to Get You Through From Andy Gager

It's very important for Supervisors and anyone in a leadership role to understand the difference between managing and leading...

APM Tips to Get You Through From Andy Gager

How many times have you heard from Ops "Don't touch the equipment, it's running just fine." Take care of the asset and it will take...

APM Tips to Get You Through From Andy Gager

Many organizations we visit underestimate the impact of proper work management. They don't truly believe maintenance planning can...

APM Tips to Get You Through From Andy Gager

One of the elements of a world class reliability strategy is the way we operate our equipment. This includes not only how we...

APM Tips to Get You Through From Andy Gager

There's not a facility in the world that doesn't have some level of hidden materials or "Squirrel Nests." Several reasons for this,...