Maintenance method selection
Continuing on the previous blog, to have a successful maintenance management a maintenance strategy is needed to support in achieving the organizational goal. Based on this strategy, a maintenance method can be selected based on "Best Fit".
Maintenance methods differ in their approaches and goals, hence, to use a method that can optimize maintenance tasks in an effort to achieve the organizational goals, there has to be a direct link to the maintenance strategy.
In my work for instance, The maintenance strategy can be to increase the reliability of the flight simulators. This might require computerized maintenance management even if the availability is reduced, having a downtime with pilots time being wasted it can be more costly to flight operations than having an extra hour on the device for thorough maintenance. It would be useful to create a matrix which shows the link between the department strategy and RCM strategy. by doing this as a workshop with the department management suitability can be ensured.