Making the Most of Your RAM Study Experience

This article discusses the importance of reliability and maintenance (RAM) in the energy industry and explains how Solomon’s International Study of Plant Reliability and Maintenance Effectiveness (RAM Study) can be used as a tool to deliver significant overall performance improvement and profitability to your business. The article explains six important steps in the RAM Study and gives particular attention to the value associated with using data, analytics, and leadership to help drive decision making in your reliability journey.

The necessary steps for a successful RAM Study participation in order are: set the stage, value data collection, own the results, translate the data into action, further analyze the data, and track progress. 

Following these guidelines will help you get the most out of your RAM Study experience through benchmarking, utilizing your comparative analysis, and implementing your reliability continuous improvement process. The advantages of being a top performer are clear. You can decide what level of performance you will strive for on your reliability journey.

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