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Value-driven engineering of E-maintenance platforms

Macchi, M and Márquez, AC and Holgado, M and Fumagalli, L and Martínez, LB (2014) Value-driven engineering of E-maintenance platforms. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 25. pp. 568-598. ISSN 1741-038X

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Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose a methodology for the engineering of E-maintenance platforms that is based on a value-driven approach. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology assumes that a value-driven engineering approach would help foster technological innovation for maintenance management. Indeed, value-driven engineering could be easily adopted at the business level, with subsequent positive effects on the industrial applications of new information and communication technologies solutions. Findings: The methodology combines a value-driven approach with the engineering in the maintenance scope. The methodology is tested in a manufacturing case to prove its potential to support the engineering of E-maintenance solutions. In particular, the case study concerns the investment in E-maintenance solutions developed in the framework of a Supervisory Control an d Data Acquisition system originally implemented for production purposes. Originality/value: Based on literature research, the paper presents a methodology that is implemented considering three different approaches (business theories, value-driven engineering and maintenance management). The combination of these approaches is novel and overcomes the traditional view of maintenance as an issue evaluated from a cost-benefit perspective. © Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div E > Production Processes
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 19:11
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 01:29
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