Tom O'neill
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Tom O'neill

Tom is the founder and CEO of FaultFixers, a leading maintenance software company that offers innovative solutions to businesses of all sizes. With a passion for technology and a keen entrepreneurial spirit, Tom has been driving the company's success since its inception.
Preventative Maintenance

The 5 Main Advantages of Preventive Maintenance

Preventive maintenance, often abbreviated as PM, is a proactive approach to maintenance aimed at preventing equipment failures before they occur.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
February 26, 2024
Our Thoughts
Maintenance Management

The Costly Toll of Poor Maintenance: Impact on Business Revenue

Poor maintenance practices can have far-reaching consequences, impacting not only equipment reliability but also overall business revenue. 
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
February 26, 2024
A Guide
Preventative Maintenance

Harnessing AI for Preventive Maintenance

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionised numerous industries, and preventive maintenance is no exception. By leveraging AI-powered analytics and predictive modelling, businesses can enhance their maintenance strategies, reduce downtime, and optimise operational efficiency. 
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
February 12, 2024
A Guide
Preventative Maintenance

Predictive vs. Preventive Maintenance

In this article, we delve into the differences between predictive and preventive maintenance, addressing common questions to help businesses make informed decisions about their maintenance strategies.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
February 12, 2024
What is?
Maintenance Management

How Does Scheduling Maintenance Save Time and Money?

Scheduling maintenance is crucial because it allows businesses to proactively address equipment issues before they become major problems. It helps prevent downtime, reduce repair costs, and extend the lifespan of assets.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
January 24, 2024
Our Thoughts
Asset Management

Maximizing Asset Lifecycle: Best Practices for Maintenance Workflow Optimization

Companies rely heavily on their assets and equipment to drive productivity and profitability. To ensure that these valuable assets perform at their peak for as long as possible, efficient maintenance workflows and routine inspections are essential.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
January 19, 2024
A Guide
Job management

What is Job Management Software?

Job management software, also known as work order management software or field service management software, is a tool designed to streamline and optimize the process of managing tasks, assignments, and projects within a company.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
January 19, 2024
What is?
Maintenance Management

What is Maintenance Scheduling Software?

Maintenance scheduling software, exemplified by platforms like FaultFixers, plays a pivotal role in enhancing efficiency, reducing downtime, and optimizing asset performance.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
December 18, 2023
What is?
Maintenance Management

The Importance of Fault Reporting in Maintenance

Efficient fault reporting is a cornerstone of proactive maintenance strategies, enabling organizations to address issues swiftly and maintain optimal operational performance.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
December 18, 2023
A Guide
Cmms

What is a CMMS?

At its core, a CMMS is a digital platform designed to centralize and automate maintenance operations, making it easier to manage assets, track work orders, and implement preventive maintenance strategies.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
July 27, 2023
What is?
Cmms

5 Types of People-orientated CMMS Software

A "people-oriented CMMS software" is a Computerised Maintenance Management System designed with a strong focus on enhancing the experience and well-being of individuals using facilities or services.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
July 20, 2023
A Guide
Facilities Management

Facilities and Maintenance Manager: An example job description and interview questions

Whether you're thinking about getting into facilities or maintenance management, or you are already working in the industry but are looking to move roles, we've put together this article to cover the typical job requirements, qualifications, interview questions and expected salaries for someone working as a facilities manager.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
June 22, 2023
A Guide
Work Order Management

What is a work order and how do you manage them?

What is a maintenance work order and how can you manage them using categorisation, software and best practice. We explore all of these questions in this article.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
November 23, 2023
What is?
Care Home Maintenance

You’ve digitised Care Planning and Patient Records. Next is Facilities and Maintenance

In today's digital era, the healthcare industry has witnessed significant advancements in streamlining care processes. With the recent adoption of care planning software, the management of patient records and care planning has become more efficient and accessible than ever before. 
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
June 19, 2023
Our Thoughts
Property Maintenance

Commercial Property Maintenance: How it can improve your business

In this article we will cover the benefits of a well-run property maintenance management operation, both operationally and commercial, and we'll discuss the difference between property management software and maintenance management software.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
June 5, 2023
A Guide
Facilities Management

What is Facilities Management Software?

Facilities management software is a powerful tool that enables organisations to efficiently oversee and optimise the management of their physical spaces, assets, and resources. 
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
June 5, 2023
What is?
Preventative Maintenance

The Ultimate Guide to Preventative Maintenance

Our ultimate guide to preventative maintenance. From what it is through to how to do it right and the systems you need to support it.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 23, 2023
A Guide
Faultfixers

We've won backing from Innovate UK 🚀

FaultFixers has won backing from Innovate UK. FaultFixers has secured £271k in Innovate UK's 'ideas that address the impacts of COVID-19' fund.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
Our Thoughts
Workplace Management

How to maintain a COVID-secure workplace 👷‍♀️

It is essential that businesses are maintaining a COVID-secure workplace to protect our key workers and the vulnerable.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
How to
Facilities Management

The Future of Facilities Management....Software

Facilities Management is the unsung hero of the world, both for leisure and for work. Effective management improves asset lifetime value and reduces costs.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Our Thoughts
Workplace Management

Mental Health and working from home 🧠

If you are working from home it is important to remember to take care your mental health whilst adjusting to the new reality that is working from home.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
Random
Maintenance Management

Challenges to implementing maintenance software

Maintenance software can be used by any business to save money and time. However, there are some challenges to implementing maintenance software.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
Our Thoughts
Faultfixers

The benefits (and science) of having dogs in the office

Dogs in the office have been linked to greater trust amongst team members and there is a positive oxytocin cycle in dog-human interactions.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Random
Maintenance Management

Coworking management software for maintenance set for a boom

Coworking management software is predicted to grow by 2.1% in 2021 as workers return to offices post-COVID. They are now looking to work more flexibly.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Our Thoughts
Maintenance Management

Five ways maintenance software can save you money

While maintenance software can make the life of you and your team much easier, it can also lead to less unnecessary spending. Here are just some benefits.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
Listicle
Workplace Management

Working from home vs Working in the office

Do you prefer working from home or working in the office? FaultFixers shares our benefits of working remotely and office culture.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Our Thoughts
Maintenance Management

Environmental benefits of maintenance software

Maintenance software is good for the environment. Find out how FaultFixers can help save the environment and money when you switch to their software.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
Our Thoughts
Faultfixers

Women in Tech: The gender imbalance- Let's raise awareness!

We discuss how the lack of women in tech can be improved, as well as the lack of diversity of woman in tech. Let's raise awareness!
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Our Thoughts
Facilities Management

Back to school: a new start with school facilities management software

Now we're going back to school we should consider the usefulness of school facilities management software, and it's role in keeping schools efficient.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
Our Thoughts
Maintenance Management

Top 4 reasons to start using school maintenance software

School maintenance software is essential for the good running of a school. It helps different staff communicate, minimising school bureaucracy.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
Listicle
Cmms

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying a CMMS

Here we have created a list of the top 5 questions we think are important to ask before buying a CMMS.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Listicle
Maintenance Management

How maintenance software can help secure your company's data

All the ways FaultFixers, a maintenance software company, can help make your company and it's data more secure.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
How to
Facilities Management

FaultFixers: facilities management software for schools

The importance of facilities management software for schools and why it's now required now more than ever.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
Our Thoughts
Care Home Maintenance

How FaultFixers is making Care Home Maintenance easier

We understand that the most important aspect of the care industry is the health and safety of residents and the quality of care that they receive...
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
June 9, 2023
How to
Cmms

Top 8 Features for a CMMS

We have compiled a list of the top 8 features we think are the most important to consider when choosing a CMMS.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Listicle
Preventative Maintenance

Planned Preventative Maintenance in Care Homes

Effective planned preventative maintenance in care homes help to prevent injury. In this article, we run through the key CQC health & safety regulations.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
June 9, 2023
What is?
Facilities Management

Hard and soft services in facilities management

What is the difference between hard and soft services in facilities management and how do you go about finding out which ones are right for your properties
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
November 20, 2023
What is?
Preventative Maintenance

Planned Maintenance vs Reactive Maintenance

What's the difference between planned maintenance vs reactive maintenance and how do you know which ones would benefit your business? We break it down here
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
What is?
Workplace Management

Mental Health in the Workplace

At Faultfixers mental health in the workplace is very important to us. Here's ways you can support your employees.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Our Thoughts
Cmms

Benefits of using a CMMS on Office Maintenance

Office maintenance software undeniably benefit businesses in office spaces, just like yours. Here's why you should make that transition to a CMMS now.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Our Thoughts
Faultfixers

Women in tech: Interview with Social Media & Communications Manager

To celebrate International Woman's day, Social Media Manager, Lyndsey Hall shares her experience as a woman in tech.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
Our Thoughts
Faultfixers

Women in Tech: Interview with Co-founder of Carestockroom

To celebrate woman in tech, Faultfixers has the pleasure of interviewing Co-founder of Carestockroom, Lesley Lindberg.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 22, 2023
Our Thoughts
Maintenance Management

Maintenance management features: How you can make FaultFixers yours...

With Faultfixers maintenance management features you can personalise the app to your business needs.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
How to
Faultfixers

Woman in tech: Interview with Customer support engineer manager...

We talk with Customer support engineer manager as she shares advice for aspiring woman in tech, as well as her journey so far as a woman in tech.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
Our Thoughts
Workplace Management

Improve health and safety in the workplace

We discuss ways in which you can improve health and safety in the workplace and how automating tasks can aid in prevention.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
Our Thoughts
Preventative Maintenance

Popular Types of Preventative Maintenance (explained)

To optimise your maintenance management strategy, it's useful to understand the types of preventative maintenance available for your business.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
Our Thoughts
Cmms

A Beginners Guide to a CMMS (you've been looking for)

Unsure whether a CMMS is right for? Here's a beginners guide to a CMMS.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
A Guide
Faultfixers

EXCLUSIVE: Faultfixers Announces Partnership with Bindr

We talk with George Martin, co-founder of Bindr to learn more about the enquiry management software, his career and Faultfixers partnership with Bindr.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
Our Thoughts
Preventative Maintenance

Preventive maintenance for fire safety

Preventive maintenance and fire safety can help to save lives. An effective PPM schedule should include a thorough examination of fire hazards...
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
What is?
Property Maintenance

What is property maintenance?

What is property maintenance and why is it important? We take a look at some of the main benefits of effective property maintenance...
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
What is?
Care Home Maintenance

Digitalising care: the benefit of digital social care records

We take a deep dive into digital social care records, what they are, who supplies them and the benefits of switching to a digital care management platform.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
June 19, 2023
Our Thoughts
Fleet Management

Guest Post: A Guide to Fleet Management

Guest blog contribution to fleet management and how to effectively use maintenance software for scheduling and team management.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
A Guide
Facilities Management

Top trends in facilities management

This week the FaultFixers team take a look at some of the top trends in facilities management and how they can support your maintenance teams.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 9, 2023
Our Thoughts
Preventative Maintenance

Planned Preventative Maintenance Example

Planned preventative maintenance is scheduling recurring tasks for the general upkeep of properties but what is a planned preventative maintenance example?
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
May 25, 2023
What is?
Preventative Maintenance

How to create a preventive maintenance plan

Creating an effective preventive maintenance plan is the key to successful upkeep and in this article, we run through the process of creating a plan.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
November 23, 2023
How to
Maintenance Management

What is maintenance software for hotels?

What is maintenance software for hotels and why is it important? In this article, we break down how maintenance software works and some of its features.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
June 15, 2023
What is?
Maintenance Management

FaultFixers Earns Maintenance Management Software & Rising Star Award

FaultFixers Earns Maintenance Management Software and Rising Star Award From a Leading B2B Review Platform.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
Our Thoughts
Maintenance Management

How to write an effective maintenance plan that includes software

An effective maintenance plan is an important step in ensuring that your equipment and facilities are well-maintained and operate at peak performance.
Tom O'neill
Tom O'neill
April 24, 2023
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