The connected operator & maintenance technician
Teledyne FLIR launches compact thermal camera for use in hot working zones
Teledyne FLIR has announced the launch of the FLIR Cx5,…
People are the most valuable tool in wrench time measurements
US Steel Košice (USSKE), the Slovakian subsidiary of US Steel, is the largest integrated steel producer in Central Europe. Three years ago, USSKE started a transformation process to optimise maintenance. This resulted in a significant increase in labour productivity and a reduction in maintenance costs. Juraj Valent, the maintenance transformation manager, and Marko Rentka, the director of the maintenance transformation, explain how the change actually took place.
A motivated and resilient team – what can we learn from world-class football?
The worlds of sport and business seem to be two different worlds but have many similarities. Both top athletes and employees want to develop and use their talents and capacities in the best possible way in order to improve themselves and achieve success. Teamwork, training, role assignment and motivation are crucial in both sport and business.
How to find, qualify, motivate & retain technical talent
Businesses are facing a major problem as technical vacancies are…
Should we treat our technicians like surgeons?
It really is a challenge to find good technicians, hold on to them and expand the technical talent. This is the case today and this probably will be the same in the next years. Therefore you would expect that we properly support our technicians and provide an environment in which they can develop their technical talent to the fullest. But our actions often tell a different story.