Best of all worlds
Conventional maintenance programs are quite often no more than the sum of the manufacturer’s recommendations. However, your situation is unique and requires its own strategy, rules and best practices. This is where the OCTAM method comes in. Following OCTAM, you can have best of all worlds: adequate control of the maintenance process as well as optimized continuous production, leading to significant optimization of your business performance as well as financial aspects.
An efficient maintenance and organization of your management system allows for a further reduction of your risks. To achieve this, efficient mobilization of resources and activities at the right time is essential. Being responsible for production and maintenance, you might often ask yourself whether your existing strategies are optimal and efficient. With OCTAM you can answer this question anytime.
The Infinite 8 aspects
OCTAM stands for 8 essential aspects of maximizing your return on industrial assets. They are related in an ongoing optimization cycle, hence Infinite 8 as it is the symbol of infinity when turned one its side. From legislation, company policy, strategy and planning to organization, operational aspects, performance monitoring and evaluation, it all adds up to improved asset management.
Finding the right answers requires the right questions. Together we will work on answering key questions such as: Is your maintenance policy well documented? Do you have a clear view on the risks related to the use of installations? How efficient is the design of your management system? Do you have insight in the maximum achievable availability, reliability and maintainability? For now we have just one question…
With over 5 years of reliable data, TotalEnergies Netherlands were able to perform the first accurate RCM simulation ever at Total Energies group. As a result, they were able to optimize their maintenance strategy, backed with obtained derogations, while saving costs and at the same time improving availability.
How to identify and specify Safety & Environmentally Critical Elements (SECE’s) and integrate its management from scratch in the CMMS when new regulations demand clarity and traceability? At Neptune we introduced a team to address the task of setting up the required information system and assessing their production platforms accordingly.
Adjusting the course of action and taking the right decisions when it comes to safety and environmental issues requires business intelligence. Following their wish to work with BI-Cycle, we integrated this business intelligence tool to work with all relevant data sources. Now the client is able to generate dash boards and reports with just a click of the mouse.