A CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) is a software tool used to manage maintenance activities, from work orders to inventory management. This includes scheduling maintenance, tracking asset performance, and generating reports. The goal of a CMMS is to improve maintenance efficiency and reduce costs while ensuring equipment operates reliably. CMMS managers oversee the implementation and use of the software to optimize maintenance processes.
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.
A CMMS, or Computerised Maintenance Management System to give its full name is maintenance software for managing assets, work orders, inventory, preventive maintenance, reactive maintenance tickets and more.