A Simple Approach
Enhancing the serviceability and availability of devices or other assets is a clear and obvious goal which applies to many business situations and industries. The more complex, capital intensive, or mission critical the asset, the more incentive to proactively manage the serviceability. The alternative is to let the device run to failure, and then repair or replace it, which may or may not be viable for a given situation.
We may be blinded by the apparent “shine” of modern digital and IoT methods, and in some cases that technology becomes an end in and of itself.
This short article seeks to break this topic into simple layers and get to the foundational elements in simple-to-understand terms.