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Each week Mintek will bring you selected links to stories about EAM & CMMS systems, as well as news for our two largest industries Cable and Lodging.

EAM CMMS News

In this section we will include articles from around the web (including ours) that will focus on asset, document and maintenance management, as well as, inspections and other topics related to EAM and CMMS software.

  1. Unleash the Power of Your CMMS By Brian Baldwin demonstrates a technical example of how a CMMS can be used for work management and maintenance planning.
  2. Grayrigg inquest: Engineer ‘forgot’ to inspect track Posted on BBC News about a train tragedy caused by missed inspections resulting in a train derailing leaving one dead and 88 injured.
  3. Hotel Maintenance Management Tips for the Holidays By Stuart Smith how hotels can make for a great holiday experience with some simple maintenance planning tips.

Cable News

In this section we will include articles from around the web (including ours) that will focus on cable industry trends and challenges.

  1. Waiting For The Cable Guy Hits Pocketbook: Study By Tood Spangler discusses the financial loss to subscribers when cable techs are late for appointments. Are Cable MSOs giving subscribers another reason to drop services?
  2. D-Day Is Coming For High Cable Price By Karl Bode on why Cable MSOs need to stop focusing on price hikes to increase revenues.
  3. Viacom & TW Cable Renew iPad Fight By Mari Silbey covers the streaming rights fight and other cable news highlights for the week.

Lodging News

In this section we will include articles from around the web (including ours) that will focus on the Lodging industry trends and challenges.

  1. The Truth Behind Hotel Feasibility Studies By Steve Rushmore on the problem with hotel feasibilitiy studies and why the should be updated throughout the development process.
  2. Hoteliers respond to Europe debt deal By Patrick Mayock who interviewed several leading hotel leaders on the impact of the European Greek debt deal.
  3. Long-Awaited Sustainable Meetings Standards Here–Well, Almost By Glenn Hasek discussing the CIC best practices that will act as guidelines for defining what is sustainable when it comes to green meetings.

If you have an interesting story that you would like mentioned, send the link to stuart.smith@mintek.com. Mintek reserves the right to select any and all content.