Graham Ranshaw has been Director of Deployed Systems for IFS Defence since October 2008, prior to this he worked as Naval Customer IS Manager at BAE Systems, CS&S Naval for nearly six years. His current role involves deploying Unit Maintenance Management Software (UMMS) to clients such as the Royal Navy and BAE Systems as well as developing and marketing IFS Defence's Reliability Centred Maintenance product and services to clients in sectors such as steel manufacture, major UK airports, petrochemical companies and water authorities.

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7 Steps to Optimizing Operational Capability

Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) is viewed as one of the key methods allowing maintenance engineers to do more with less at the same time as minimizing risk. RCM provides a greater understanding of the level of risk that an organization is currently managing, as well as supporting the establishment of capital maintenance regimes, thereby increasing cost effectiveness and equipment uptime. Implementing an RCM solution is not necessarily a complex or procedure – particularly if an organization follows seven easy steps…

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