KNOW-HOW

The links below point to articles and technical material that are available for consultation or direct download. Our goal is to publish to the World the know-how we have acquired and developed over several years in this business.

ManWinWin Implementation Guide

Visit our Implementation wizard with online Video Tutorials. It will guide you how to setup your ManWinWin and start using it today.

F-SYS – Facilities Systematization

The organisation of infrastructure and buildings in systems for the purposes of your technical management according to ManWinWin methodology

ManWinWin Express user manual

This user manual includes important information about ManWinWin Express. Please take a moment to read it carefully

TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

Maintenance, a cost-reducing investment

Gil Santos – October 2018

This article by Eng. Gil Santos discusses the investment in maintenance, presenting the Iceberg Model “Total Costs of Maintenance” as a reflection on the consequences of the unrealistic measurement of daily productive activity for organizations.

Auditing the Maintenance Function: The starting point for an adequate management

Hugo Cardoso – September 2018

The article from Eng. Hugo Cardoso demonstrates on the basis of a number of audits carried out to a universe of about 30 organizations in the widest range of activities, the parameters assessed in the audits to the maintenance function conducted by Navaltik Management while simultaneously performing an analysis of the obtained results.

Microsoft Excel Vs CMMS

Alexandre Veríssimo – May 2018

The main purpose of the present article is to perform a functional comparison between maintenance management relying on Microsoft Excel® and a CMMS-based system [CMMS: Computerized Maintenance Management System].

The importance of the physical identification of maintenance equipment/assets with tags

José Casimiro Fernandes – April 2018
The physical tagging of equipment is essential to the identification of maintenance equipment. The existence of a physical identification on equipment, or “tag” as it is commonly called, resorting to the use of the new tag systems available on the market, facilitates the performance of a number of tasks involved in the development of the maintenance management procedure…

The role of the maintenance management Consultant

João Marques – January 2018
This article aims to reflect on the role of the Maintenance Management consultant. It presents the main areas he gets involved in and seeks to provide a model for his state-of-the-art core competencies, thus providing an overview of the specialist consultant profile in this area.

Mobility in Maintenance, a reality that requires maturity in the management processes.

Technical Team – September 2017
In this article, we will analyse what is expected from a CMMS to make it the necessary tool to advance into mobility in maintenance, analyse the process for the implementation of this mobility and go through the advantages of all this…

Why companies decide to implement a CMMS

João Marques / Hugo Cardoso – August 2017
This article has the goal of presenting and analysing the main factors that lead companies from different sectors – industrial, maritime sector, fleet management – and of different dimensions to adopt a CMMS.

Check our CMMS implementation case-study in a University Campus

Claudia Corniciuc e Alexandre Veríssimo – Março de 2017
The case-study reflects on the primary concerns when implementing a CMMS – questions such as “Maintenance Management and Organization – Why?” or “Implementing a CMMS – Step by Step”…

Importing data in CMMS implementation projects

This technical article examines a CMMS data importation from a database, an Excel file, a CSV file, or other type of file, to a CMMS.

Basic Concepts of Maintenance

An article explaining some basic concepts of maintenance, including a definition of maintenance and a description of the different maintenance activities.

CMMS: Integrated or Stand Alone?

This article analysis some relevant aspects for choosing a maintenance management software.

Maintenance KPIs

This article includes a few of the most commonly used KPIs in maintenance management, with the formulations perfectly defined, as well as the intervening factors.

Maintenance Costs

Technical article comparing the perspective of financial management with maintenance management in the approach to maintenance costs.

Technical article on solutions for effective maintenance warehouse management: ERP or CMMS?

Technical article about one of the most crucial decisions on maintenance management organization:  “Is it more effective to manage maintenance warehouse through ERP or CMMS?”

Simple approach to failure modes using a maintenance organization and management software

This approach allows the maintenance manager to hierarchize in a simple way the possible failures for each type of equipment and its components in the organization, to list the possible causes for each failure mode and to set the possible corrective actions.

The importance of Maintenance Management in tough economic times

A technical article about the importance of maintenance management in tough economic times. Written by Ms. Patrícia Correia, CMMS implementation technician at ManWinWin Software.

How to create a Maintenance Plan

A technical article with practical suggestions and description of best practices when creating a maintenance plan for any asset. An article written by Mr. André Pina Almeida, CMMS Implementation Technician at ManWinWin Software.

Maintenance Management supported in a CMMS

Technical article with useful recommendations for choosing a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) and describing a set of practical steps that should be followed in any CMMS implementation.

White paper - Climamed, Lisbon 2009

This article reviews some key maintenance concepts and methodologies that have been standardized by the CEN (European Committee for Standardization).

Implementation of a maintenance system for buildings

“Maintenance management for energy rationalization in modern buildings”, Powerpoint presentation at CLIMAMED 2009

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