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An episode of Rob's Reliability Project

By Rob Kalwarowsky
A podcast for reliability and maintenance people looking to better themselves both at work and at home!

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A Plant Manager's Perspective with Joe Kuhn
On this week's episode, I welcome Joe Kuhn on to the show.  We discuss how to get your plant manager to buy into your reliability initiatives and why pairing data with observation is a great idea. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content.  If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube. Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out UpKeep - http://www.robsreliability.com/upkeep/ Follow Joe Kuhn on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-kuhn-cmrp-73a64520/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Music by Jahzzar Song: Look Inside Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License. Music by XTaKeRuX, Song: White Crow is licensed under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution License.
49:11
October 15, 2019
Why You Need to Talk About Risk - PEMAC's MainTrain Conference
This week's episode is a presentation that Rob Kalwarowsky gave at PEMAC's MainTrain conference on September 18th titled, "Why You Need to Talk About Risk".  I want to thank PEMAC for letting me share my thoughts and for collaborating me on the Edmonton Maintenance & Reliability monthly meetups.  To check out PEMAC, go to pemac.org.  If you're in Edmonton and you want to come to the monthly meetup, send me an email to robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com and I will add you to my email list. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content.  If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube. Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out UpKeep - http://www.robsreliability.com/upkeep/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/
41:52
October 8, 2019
Optimizing Your Performance with Dr. Liam LaTouche, ND
On this week's episode, I welcome on my friend and naturopathic doctor, Liam LaTouche, ND back to the show.  We discuss how to optimize your performance through mindset, physical and emotional health.  Liam recommends a fair amount of books and other resources throughout the show so check the podcast notes for those. Resources mentioned on the podcast: Atomic Habits by James Clear Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz TED Talk - How to Make Stress Your Friend, Kelly McGonigal If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content.  If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube. Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out Liam LaTouche Wellness - http://liamlatouche.com/ Check out UpKeep - http://www.robsreliability.com/upkeep/ Follow Liam LaTouche on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/liamlatouche/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Music by Jahzzar Song: Look Inside Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License. Music by XTaKeRuX, Song: White Crow is licensed under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution License.
52:50
October 1, 2019
Lubricant Degradation with Sanya Mathura
Welcome to Rob's Reliability Project, I'm Rob Kalwarowsky.  On this week's episode, I welcome on Sanya Mathura from Strategic Reliability Solutions.  We talk about lubricant degradation mechanisms, oxidation and what oil analysis tests we should be looking at to identify when to change oil. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content.  If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube. Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out UpKeep - http://www.robsreliability.com/upkeep/ Follow Sanya Mathura on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanya-mathura-362438129/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Music by Jahzzar Songs: Look Inside and Circles Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.
49:46
September 24, 2019
CMMS in the Real World with Drew Welch
Welcome to Rob's Reliability Project, I'm Rob Kalwarowsky.  On this week's episode, I welcome on Drew Welch from Resilient Reliability.  We talk about how 39% of plants don't use a CMMS, why people using a paper system should move to a mobile solution and why the excuses companies make to stay with paper aren't justifiable. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content.  If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube. Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out UpKeep - http://www.robsreliability.com/upkeep/ Follow Drew Welch on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/drewwelchpflugerville/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Music by Jahzzar Songs: Look Inside and Circles Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.
46:18
September 17, 2019
Reliability, Asset Management & Water Polo with LaWayne Smith
Welcome to Rob's Reliability Project, I'm Rob Kalwarowsky.  On this week's episode, I welcome on LaWayne Smith to talk about my new role in asset management, the relationship between asset management and reliability and the parallels between reliability and water polo. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content.  If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube.    Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com  If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out UpKeep - http://www.robsreliability.com/upkeep/ Follow LaWayne Smith on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/lawayne-smith-crl-crcm-7a3b13124/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/  Music by Jahzzar Songs: Look Inside and Circles Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License. 
40:47
September 10, 2019
Using AI to Optimize Processes with Don Doan
Welcome to Rob's Reliability Project, I'm Rob Kalwarowsky.  On this week's episode, I welcome on Don Doan from Symphony Azima AI to talk about using machine learning to optimize processes.  We talk about using supervised machine learning & why we still need human operators. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content.  If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube.    Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com  If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out UpKeep - http://www.robsreliability.com/upkeep/ Follow Don Doan on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/donsdoan/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/  Music by Jahzzar Songs: Look Inside and Circles Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License. 
48:58
September 3, 2019
Voice of the Customer with Shadrach Stephens
On this week's episode, I welcome on Shadrach Stephens to talk about collaboration, reliability leadership and the voice of the customer. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content.  If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube.    Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com  If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out UpKeep -  http://www.robsreliability.com/upkeep/  Check out Re Engineer - https://www.reengineer.co/ Follow Shadrach Stephens on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shadrach-stephens-5a691b9/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/  Music by Jahzzar Songs: Look Inside and Circles Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License. 
46:34
August 27, 2019
Reliability in Mining with Steve Dobie
This week's episode focuses around reliability in mining with Steve Dobie.  We talk about changing cultures, haul truck tires and the impact of autonomous trucking on reliability. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content.  If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube.    Another thing I haven't mentioned lately, if you want to stay up to date, subscribe to Rob's Reliability Tip of the Day.  It's available on whatever platform you're listening to this show on as well as Amazon Alexa Flash briefings.  It's a daily 1 min clip with a reliability tip from this show so you always can get your reliability on.    Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com  If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out UpKeep -  http://www.robsreliability.com/upkeep/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/  Music by Jahzzar Songs: Look Inside and Circles Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.  
41:13
August 20, 2019
Manufacturing and the IIoT with Kate Cohen
On this week's episode, I welcome on Kate Cohen of Automation Intellect to talk about the manufacturing industry and it's challenges with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).  We discuss what the IIoT is and what it's supposed to deliver.   We discuss why manufacturers should stick to manufacturing and Kate gives us her top tips on IIoT implementation. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content. If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube.   Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out Rob's Reliability - www.robsreliability.com Check out Automation Intellect - https://automationintellect.com/ Follow Kate Cohen on LinkedIn  - https://www.linkedin.com/in/katecohen08/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/  Music by Painted Doll
46:30
August 13, 2019
Mobile CMMS & CMRP Prep with Ryan Chan
Welcome to Rob's Reliability Project, I'm Rob Kalwarowsky.  On this week's episode, I welcome on Ryan Chan, CEO of Upkeep, to discuss his recent CMRP certification, common mistakes companies make when implementing a CMMS and Ryan gives us his top CMMS implementation tips. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus content. If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube.   Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out Rob's Reliability - www.robsreliability.com Check out Upkeep - https://www.onupkeep.com/ Follow Ryan Chan on LinkedIn   - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-chan-upkeep/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/  Music by Painted Doll
41:33
August 6, 2019
Personal Development with Joe Anderson & George Williams
On this week's episode, I welcome on George Williams and Joe Anderson from ReliabilityX to talk about personal development.  We discuss how setting a vision for yourself should help you determine what you need to do right now and how fear often holds us back from starting. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus exclusive content.   If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube.   Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out reliabilityx.com Follow Joe Anderson on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-anderson-b06a5653/ Follow George Williams on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgewilliamscmrp/   If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out Rob's Reliability - www.robsreliability.com   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
45:52
July 30, 2019
Why You Shouldn't Rely on MTBF with Fred Schenkelberg
This week, I welcome Fred Schenkelberg back to the show to talk about mean time between failures and the basics of reliability math.  Long story short, I hope you're not using MTBF as a proxy for reliability! If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus exclusive content.   If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube.   Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Follow Fred Schenkelberg on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/fmsreliability/ Check out accendoreliability.com Check out Rob's Reliability - www.robsreliability.com   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
48:18
July 23, 2019
Electrical Signature Analysis with Howard Penrose
Welcome to Rob's Reliability Project, I'm Rob Kalwarowsky.  On this week's episode I welcome on Howard Penrose to talk about electrical signature analysis.  Howard is the president of MotorDoc and a past chair of the Society of Maintenance & Reliability Professionals.  We discuss electric motors, the similarities and differences between ESA and vibration analysis and Howard gives us his tips on passing the CMRP exam. If you haven't yet, check out robsreliability.com and sign up for the newsletter, subscribe to Rob's Reliability Project on your favorite podcast platform and tell your colleages about the podcast.   I have released my own reliability, maintenance and asset management coaching, consulting and professional services offerings, check out robsreliability.com for more information and if I can help you become a better reliability engineer or your company achieve it's reliability goals, please email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you. In addition, if your company sells products or services to maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals and you would be interested in having your message spread to engaged industry professionals, tell your marketing manager about Rob's Reliability Project.  There are advertising options available from appearing on the podcast, video/picture content to having an ad read on the show.  If one of those appeals to your company, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com to get more information. If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up!   Check out http://robsreliability.com/ Follow Howard Penrose on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/motordoc/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject 
51:49
July 16, 2019
Asset Management, Risk & Business Processes with Suzane Greeman
This week I'm joined by Suzane Greeman to discuss asset management and why your business processes are holding you back from achieving your reliability goals. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus exclusive content.   Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Check out  Greeman Asset Management Solutions - https://greemanassetmanagementsolutions.com/  Check out Rob's Reliability - www.robsreliability.com   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
48:01
July 9, 2019
Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) with John Reeve
On this week's episode, I am joined by John Reeve, co-author of Failure Modes to Failure Codes to talk about computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).  We talk about how we can use a CMMS to facilitate chronic failure analysis, how to properly set up a component list and John gives us his top CMMS tips. If you haven't yet, check out my website robsreliability.com and sign up for the weekly reliability newsletter with bonus exclusive content.   If you like the show, please tell your colleagues about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn and YouTube.   Finally, if there are any topics, guests you'd like to hear from, questions you want answered, or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Follow John Reeve on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-reeve-9b264411/  Check out Rob's Reliability - www.robsreliability.com   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
34:27
July 2, 2019
Implementing AI with Adam McElhinney & Derek Valine
On this week's episode, I am joined by Adam McElhinney and Derek Valine from Uptake to discuss artificial intelligence implementation.  We talk about analyzing work order data and if AI will replace us all in the industrial space. I have released my own reliability, maintenance and asset management coaching, consulting and professional services offerings, check out robsreliability.com for more information and if I can help you become a better reliability engineer or your company achieve it's reliability goals, please email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you. In addition, if your company sells products or services to maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals and you would be interested in having your message spread to engaged industry professionals, tell your marketing manager about Rob's Reliability Project.  There are advertising options available from appearing on the podcast, video/picture content to having an ad read on the show.  If one of those appeals to your company, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com to get more information. If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Follow Adam McElhinney on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-mcelhinney-3149965/ Follow Derek Valine on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/derekapt/ Check out Uptake's Tech Blog - https://medium.com/uptake-tech Check out Rob's Reliability - www.robsreliability.com   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
38:23
June 25, 2019
Starting a Reliability Journey with LaWayne Smith
On this week's show, I welcome on LaWayne Smith.  LaWayne is  the Asset Management and Reliability Manager at the University of Kansas Medical Center.  We talk about LaWayne's journey in reliability, how he's gotten KUMC started in asset management and he gives us his top reliability tips.   I have released my own reliability, maintenance and asset management coaching, consulting and professional services offerings, check out robsreliability.com for more information and if I can help you become a better reliability engineer or your company achieve it's reliability goals, please email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you. In addition, if your company sells products or services to maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals and you would be interested in having your message spread to engaged industry professionals, tell your marketing manager about Rob's Reliability Project.  There are advertising options available from appearing on the podcast, video/picture content to having an ad read on the show.  If one of those appeals to your company, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com to get more information. If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up! Follow LaWayne Smith on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/lawayne-smith-crl-7a3b13124/  Check out Rob's Reliability - www.robsreliability.com   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
40:44
June 18, 2019
Planning with James Kovacevic
This week on Rob's Reliability Project, I welcome James Kovacevic back to the show to discuss planning.  We talk about the differences between planning and scheduling, what planners should be doing and James gives us his top planning tips.    I have released my own reliability, maintenance and asset management coaching, consulting and professional services offerings, check out robsreliability.com for more information and if I can help you become a better reliability engineer or your company achieve it's reliability goals, please email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you. In addition, if your company sells products or services to maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals and you would be interested in having your message spread to engaged industry professionals, tell your marketing manager about Rob's Reliability Project.  There are advertising options available from appearing on the podcast, video/picture content to having an ad read on the show.  If one of those appeals to your company, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com to get more information. If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up!    Check out http://robsreliability.com/ Follow James Kovacevic on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jameskovacevic/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
39:53
June 11, 2019
Systems Engineering with Rob Gabrielcyzk
On this week's episode, I welcome Rob Gabrielcyzk to the show.  Rob is the managing director of AEON Engineering and an expert in systems engineering.  We discuss some principles of systems engineering and look at some of the parallels between systems engineering and reliability. I have released my own reliability, maintenance and asset management coaching, consulting and professional services offerings, check out robsreliability.com for more information and if I can help you become a better reliability engineer or your company achieve it's reliability goals, please email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you. In addition, if your company sells products or services to maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals and you would be interested in having your message spread to engaged industry professionals, tell your marketing manager about Rob's Reliability Project.  There are advertising options available from appearing on the podcast, video/picture content to having an ad read on the show.  If one of those appeals to your company, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com to get more information. If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up!  Follow Rob Gabrielczyk on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robgabrielczyk/   Check out Rob's Reliability - www.robsreliability.com   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
43:36
June 4, 2019
5 Habits of Extraordinary Reliability Engineers with Peter Horsburgh
This week on Rob's Reliability Project, I welcome on Peter Horsburgh to talk about his book, 5 Habits of Extraordinary Reliability Engineers.  We talk about what the 5 habits are, how to apply them and Peter gives us his top tips on how to become an extraordinary reliability engineer! I have released my own reliability, maintenance and asset management coaching, consulting and professional services offerings, check out  http://robsreliability.com/ for more information and if I can help you become a better reliability engineer or your company achieve it's reliability goals, please email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you. In addition, if your company sells products or services to maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals and you would be interested in having your message spread to engaged industry professionals, tell your marketing manager about Rob's Reliability Project.  There are advertising options available from appearing on the podcast, video/picture content to having an ad read on the show.  If one of those appeals to your company, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com to get more information. If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up!   If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out http://robsreliability.com/ For the 5 Habits of Extraordinary Reliability Engineers - https://www.reliabilityextranet.com/the-5-habits/ Follow Peter Horsburgh on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/phorsburgh/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
49:17
May 28, 2019
Proper Bearing Installation with Bernd Seidenthal
This week on Rob's Reliability Project, I welcome on Bernd Seidenthal to talk about proper bearing installation.  We discuss why installing bearings properly is important, what people get wrong when installing bearings and Bernd gives his top tips for how to install them correctly. I have released my own reliability, maintenance and asset management coaching, consulting and professional services offerings, check out robsreliability.com for more information and if I can help you become a better reliability engineer or your company achieve it's reliability goals, please email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you. In addition, if your company sells products or services to maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals and you would be interested in having your message spread to engaged industry professionals, tell your marketing manager about Rob's Reliability Project.  There are advertising options available from appearing on the podcast, video/picture content to having an ad read on the show.  If one of those appeals to your company, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com to get more information. If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up!   Check out http://robsreliability.com/ Follow Bernd Seidenthal on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/bernd-seidenthal-crl-27956229/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
42:21
May 21, 2019
Thermography with Paul Goodbody
On this week's episode, I welcome Paul Goodbody on to the show.  Paul is a level 3 thermographer and the IRISS.  We talk about what we can detect using infrared cameras, how often we should take readings and Paul gives us some top tips for using thermography as a predictive maintenance tool.   I have released my own reliability, maintenance and asset management coaching, consulting and professional services offerings, check out robsreliability.com for more information and if I can help you become a better reliability engineer or your company achieve it's reliability goals, please email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you. In addition, if your company sells products or services to maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals and you would be interested in having your message spread to engaged industry professionals, tell your marketing manager about Rob's Reliability Project.  There are advertising options available from appearing on the podcast, video/picture content to having an ad read on the show.  If one of those appeals to your company, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com to get more information. If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up!   Follow Paul Goodbody on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-goodbody-b8689a42/    Check out IRISS - https://www.iriss.com/    Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
45:11
May 14, 2019
Lucas Marino Turns the Tables on Rob
This week on Rob's Reliability Project, Lucas Marino guest hosts the show and puts me to the test.  We talk about my experience running the podcast, what I've learned throughout my reliability career and what I think the differences between reliability and asset management are. I have released my own reliability, maintenance and asset management coaching, consulting and professional services offerings, check out robsreliability.com for more information and if I can help you become a better reliability engineer or your company achieve it's reliability goals, please email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you. In addition, if your company sells products or services to maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals and you would be interested in having your message spread to engaged industry professionals, tell your marketing manager about Rob's Reliability Project.  There are advertising options available from appearing on the podcast, video/picture content to having an ad read on the show.  If one of those appeals to your company, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com to get more information. If you haven't signed up for my weekly reliability newsletter with extra exclusive content, go to http://robsreliability.com/email-list/ and sign up!   If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out http://robsreliability.com/ Follow Lucas Marino on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucas-marino-pmp/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/
48:13
May 7, 2019
RCM-R Deep Dive with Jesus Sifonte
On this week's episode, I welcome back on to the show, author of RCM - Re-Engineered, Jesus Sifonte to take a deeper look at RCM.  We talk about the importance of defining a proper operating context, primary, secondary and hidden functions and why having a champion is vital in the implementation stage. My calendar has been filling up lately with conferences and I wanted to let you know where I'll be podcasting and speaking.  I'll be at Reliable Asset World in Clearwater Beach, Florida May 14-17 and I'll be at Asset Management Manitoba Summit on June 7th in Winnipeg, Manitoba. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Follow Jesus Sifonte on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jesus-sifonte-18714a12/  Check out PdM Tech -  http://www.pdmtechusa.com/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
39:45
April 30, 2019
FMECA with Andrew Curry
On this week's episode, I welcome on Andrew Curry to the podcast to discuss Failure Mode, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA) and changing reliability culture from reactive to proactive. My calendar has been filling up lately with conferences and I wanted to let you know where I'll be podcasting and speaking.  I'll be at Reliable Asset World in Clearwater Florida May 14-17 and I'll be at Asset Management Manitoba Summit on June 7th in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I'm looking for a new opportunity in maintenance & reliability so if you hear of any open positions that I might be suited for please let me know on LinkedIn or send me an email at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Follow Andrew Curry on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-curry-821330b/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
44:29
April 23, 2019
Calibration with John Cummins
On this week's episode, I welcome on John Cummins, the CEO of CalOpex.  We discuss why calibration frequencies need to be risk-based and why we need to talk about calibration at our facilities. My calendar has been filling up lately with conferences and I wanted to let you know where I'll be podcasting and speaking.  I will be in Chicago, Illinois at MaintenanceCon April 15-17th.  Then I'll be at Reliable Asset World in Clearwater Florida May 14-17 and I'll be at Asset Management Manitoba Summit on June 7th in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I'm looking for a new opportunity in maintenance & reliability so if you hear of any open positions that I might be suited for please let me know on LinkedIn or send me an email at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you enjoy the show, please tell your colleagues in reliability about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn.  If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out CalOpex - www.calopex.com Follow John Cummins on LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnpcummins/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
40:43
April 16, 2019
Reliability Blockchain with Tim Ingram
This week, I welcome on Tim Ingram.  Tim is an asset management consultant and the chair of UK's mirror committee for ISO 55000.  In this episode, I speak to Tim about reliability blockchain, a concept of crowdsourcing reliability data from OEMs and equipment users.  If you're interested to learn more after the episode, check out reliabilityblockchain.com My calendar has been filling up lately with conferences and I wanted to let you know where I'll be podcasting and speaking.  I will be in Chicago, Illinois at MaintenanceCon April 15-17th.  Then I'll be at Reliable Asset World in Clearwater Beach, Florida May 14-17 and I'll be at Asset Management Manitoba Summit on June 7th in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I'm looking for a new opportunity in maintenance & reliability so if you hear of any open positions that I might be suited for please let me know on LinkedIn or send me an email at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you enjoy the show, please tell your colleagues in reliability about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn.  If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Follow Tim Ingram on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-ingram-17554127/ Check out reliabilityblockchain.com Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
46:54
April 9, 2019
The Art of Reliability with Fred Schenkelberg
This week, I welcome on Fred Schenkelberg.  If you haven't heard of Fred, you haven't been looking hard enough.  Fred runs accendoreliability.com, does reliability consulting, teaches reliability at University of Maryland and co-hosts the Speaking of Reliability podcast.  In this episode, I speak to Fred about the art of reliability.  Fred answers what should reliability engineers do?  What should we be learning and gives his take on what skills we need. My calendar has been filling up lately with conferences and I wanted to let you know where I'll be podcasting and speaking.   I will be in Chicago, Illinois at MaintenanceCon April 15-17th.   I'll be at Reliable Asset World in Clearwater Florida May 14-17 I'll be at Asset Management Manitoba Summit on June 7th in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I'm looking for a new opportunity in maintenance & reliability so if you hear of any open positions that I might be suited for please let me know on LinkedIn or send me an email at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you enjoy the show, please tell your colleagues in reliability about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn.  I'm putting out, at a minimum, weekly videos for that page so if you follow my personal LinkedIn, you might miss out on some great stuff. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Follow Fred Schenkelberg on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/fmsreliability/ Check out accendoreliability.com Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
53:38
April 2, 2019
Precision Alignment with Adam Stredel
This week is another 2 part episode.  In the first part, I welcome on Maureen Gribble from UE Systems to give us some details on their conference, Reliable Asset World/Ultrasound World, May 14-17, 2019.  I'll be there and I'll be podcasting so if you're heading to that conference, come say hi.   In the second part, I welcome on Adam Stredel from Ludeca to talk all things precision alignment.  Adam breaks down soft foot, thermal expansion and gives us his top tips on laser alignment. I'm still looking for new opportunities in reliability and maintenance so if you hear of any positions that you think I would be suitable for, please let me know at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Also, I have put up a survey pinned to the top of the Rob's Reliability Project page on LinkedIn and I would appreciate it if you filled it out.  It's a short survey and I will read all answers so any feedback about topics that you'd like to hear, content that you liked or disliked and how I can serve you better would be greatly appreciated.  Link to survey - https://goo.gl/forms/fsABmgBp5YMyIn4I3  I got feedback from Gerard Wood about my microphone popping.  First off, thanks Gerard for the feedback.   I have tried to remedy the situation with my setup but it hasn't appeared to work.  I have ordered a new microphone which will arrive tomorrow, however, I have some episodes in the tank so you'll have to give me 5-6 weeks before it gets cleared up.  I apologize for the audio quality over those next few weeks and then we'll be in the clear. Now let's get started on the episode.  We have Maureen Gribble up first speaking about Reliable Asset World and then Adam Stredel breaks down precision alignment.  Let's go. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out Ludeca - https://ludeca.com/ Check out Reliable Asset World - Ultrasound World - http://www.ultrasoundworld.com/  Follow Adam Stredel on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamstredel/ Follow Maureen Gribble on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureen-gribble-cmrp-a87a2513/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Like Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/
46:45
March 26, 2019
Failing Companies & Personal Development with Calvin Williams
This week, I welcome on the CEO of Impruver Technologies, Calvin Williams.  Last time Calvin was on we spent a lot of time getting into continuous improvement and some of the strategies behind it.  This time I wanted to dive deeper into a 5 Why video that Calvin made about New England Confectionery Company's bankruptcy, however we spent more time on the continuous improvement mindset and personal development.    I'm looking for a new opportunity in maintenance & reliability so if you hear of any open positions that I might be suited for please let me know on LinkedIn or send me an email at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com If you enjoy the show, please tell your colleagues in reliability about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn.  I'm putting out, at a minimum, weekly videos for that page so if you follow my personal LinkedIn, you might miss out on some great stuff. The book mentioned on the show - "The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results" by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan   If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Follow Calvin L Williams on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/calvin-l-williams-a1446220/ Follow Impruver Technologies on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/impruver-technologies-inc/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
57:49
March 19, 2019
Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Deep Dive with Holcombe Baird
This week, I welcome on the principal root cause analysis (RCA) investigator for Reliability Center, Holcombe Baird.  We take a deeper look at the RCA process and Holcombe gives us his insights on what makes a good investigator and how we can avoid some common mistakes. I'm looking for a new opportunity in maintenance & reliability so if you hear of any open positions that I might be suited for please let me know on LinkedIn or send me an email at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com I mentioned this last week but the offer still stands.  I have some more time so if you have any reliability questions, frustrations or anything I can help with, I am happy to jump on a phone call with you and give you my advice.  A bonus is, if I don't have a good answer for you, I will get in contact with the right person to get you the help you need.  I want to be clear and say I'm not charging for this and I won't try to sell you anything, I'm just doing this to bring more value to you. If you enjoy the show, please tell your colleagues in reliability about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn.  I'm putting out, at a minimum, weekly videos for that page so if you follow my personal LinkedIn, you might miss out on some great stuff.  If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Follow Holcombe Baird on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/holcombe-baird-272863/ Check out Reliability Center - www.reliability.com Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
40:13
March 12, 2019
Reliability Centered Maintenance - Reengineered with Jesus Sifonte
This week, I welcome Jesus Sifonte to the show.  Jesus wrote Reliability Centered Maintenance – Reengineered with James Reyes-Picknell.  He is  also the founder of PdM Tech and Conscious Reliability. We discuss what makes a great RCM facilitator, what makes RCM-R different from classic RCM and common mistakes people make when doing an RCM.   If you enjoy the show, please tell your colleagues in reliability about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn.  I'm putting out some bonus content only for that page so if you follow my personal LinkedIn, you might miss out on some great stuff.   If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Follow Jesus Sifonte on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jesus-sifonte-18714a12/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/   Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
39:35
March 5, 2019
Risk, Decision Making & Uncertainty with Devin Luquist
This week, I welcome my good friend Devin Luquist to the show.  Most of you won't know Devin but he's a chemical engineer who has worked in oil & gas for the last 7 years before starting his own artificial intelligence company, Woven Cognition.  Devin and I went to MIT, played on the varsity water polo team, were fraternity brothers and took economics courses together.  In the episode, we take a deeper look at risk, decision-making and uncertainty.  We give you some ideas on how to take risk into your decisions, how to deal with variance and introduce expected value. If you enjoy the show, please tell your colleagues in reliability about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn.  I'm putting out some bonus content only for that page so if you follow my personal LinkedIn, you might miss out on some great stuff. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Follow Devin Luquist on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/devinluquist If you have any questions for Devin Luquist - dluquist@wovencog.com  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
50:42
February 26, 2019
Ultrasound Deep Dive with Adrian Messer
On this week's episode, I welcome Adrian Messer from UE Systems to the show.  We talk more about how to use ultrasound as a predictive maintenance tool and different mechanical faults that you can detect.   We also dive into some of the nuts and bolts of setting up an ultrasound program including where, how often to take readings and procedures. If you enjoy the show, please tell your colleagues in reliability about it and follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn.  I'm putting out some bonus content only for that page so if you follow my personal LinkedIn, you might miss out on some great stuff. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out UE Systems - uesystems.com Follow Adrian Messer on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adrianmesser/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
47:45
February 19, 2019
Holistic Physical Asset Management with Dharmen Dhaliah
On this week's episode, I welcome Dharmen Dhaliah to the show.  Dharmen is the author of Physical Asset Management - An Organizational Challenge and he's the corporate asset manager for the town of Halton Hills in Ontario, Canada.  We discuss the concept of holistic physical asset management, why we need to be better at communicating between corporate silos and why physical asset management requires significant amounts of work with a different mindset from what we currently have. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out Dharmen Dhaliah's website to purchase Physical Asset Management - An Organizational Challenge - https://www.dharmendhaliah.com/  Follow Dharmen Dhaliah on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dharmen-dhaliah-p-eng-mba-pmp-cama-mmp-cmrp-b2783725/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
44:41
February 12, 2019
Key Performance Indicators with James Kovacevic
This is a 2 part episode, in the first part, I welcome on Jordan Cohen, director of uMaintenance to talk about his upcoming conference, MaintenanceCon, that I will be speaking at in Chicago in April of 2019.  It's a quick segment but hopefully some of you will join me at that conference! In the second part of the episode, I welcome back James Kovacevic on to the show.  James is the host of Rooted in Reliability podcast and the principal instructor at Eruditio.  Be sure to stay tuned to Rooted in Reliability because I will be appearing on that podcast in March talking about oil analysis.  James and I talked about Key Performance Indicators, the difference between KPIs and metrics, leading and lagging indicators and James gives us some tips on how to correctly use metrics at our sites.  If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com To find out more about MaintenanceCon - https://www.umaintenance.com/events Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ 
36:22
February 5, 2019
Listener Questions about AI with Rajiv Anand
On this week's show, I welcome on Rajiv Anand, the founder and CEO of Quartic.AI.  During this episode, Rajiv explains different types of projects where AI would be a good solution, how much data we need to get started and answers some other listener questions. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com  Check out Quartic.ai - www.quartic.ai  Follow Quartic.ai on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/quartic.ai/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/
44:03
January 29, 2019
Artificial Intelligence Primer with Adam McElhinney
On this week's episode, I welcome on Adam McElhinney.  Adam is the Chief of Machine Learning and AI Strategy from Uptake and, in his spare time, he teaches computer science and math at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  During this episode, Adam introduces us to machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science, deep learning and gives us some tips on how to implement this technology at our site. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com  Check out Uptake - https://www.uptake.com/ Follow Adam McElhinney on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-mcelhinney-3149965/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/
46:53
January 22, 2019
Level of Repair Analysis (LORA) with Lucas Marino
This week on Rob's Reliability Project, I welcome Lucas Marino back on to the show for a discussion on Level of Repair Analysis or LORA.  LORA is one of Lucas' specialties so it's a pleasure to have him on to discuss it with us.   If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com  Check out Marino Consulting Services - http://marinoconsultingservices.com/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/
45:55
January 15, 2019
What Should Reliability Engineers Do? with James Hunting
On this week's episode, I welcome James Hunting back on to the show.  We talk about what reliability engineers should be working on, Pareto/bad actor lists and why maintenance work can be appealing over reliability work.   If you haven't yet, subscribe to Rob's Reliability Project on your favorite podcast platform.  It's available on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Anchor, Breaker, Castbox, Overcast, Pocket Casts, PodBean and RadioPublic.  I'm preparing for some great episodes on artificial intelligence with experts from Uptake and Quartic, so please reach out by January 11, 2019, if you have any questions about AI that you want answered on the show and I will be happy to ask your questions to the experts! If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com  Check out  Fluid Life - www.fluidlife.com Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/  Like Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject  
47:54
January 8, 2019
Alcohol & Weight Loss with Dr. Liam LaTouche, ND
On this week's episode, Dr. Liam LaTouche, ND returns to the show. We talk about staying healthy over the holidays, alcohol consumption and effective weight loss. Check out Liam LaTouche Wellness - liamlatouche.com Check out Thrive Workplace Wellness - thriveworkplacewellness.com Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Like Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky/ If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
32:34
December 18, 2018
Ultrasound with Sean Miller
On this week's episode, I welcome Sean Miller from UE Systems on to the show. We talk about using ultrasound for lubrication and as a predictive maintenance tool. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out UE Systems - uesystems.com Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Like Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Sean Miller on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-miller-cmrp-21352314/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky/
47:11
December 11, 2018
Simplifying Maintenance with Gerard Wood
On this week's episode, I welcome the author of Simplifying Mining Maintenance, Gerard Wood, on to the show. We talk about maintenance, why we need to do plant walk-arounds to get quick wins and Gerard breaks down some easy ways to engage with the shop floor. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out Simplifying Mining Maintenance - https://simplifyingminingmaintenance.com/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Like Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Gerard Wood on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/gerard-wood-146a3212/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky/
39:17
December 4, 2018
Continuous Improvement with Calvin Williams
On this week's episode, I welcome continuous improvement expert, Calvin Williams, on to the show. We talk about continuous improvement, mistakes people make when looking at OEE and why a targeted improvement approach geared at business goals makes more sense than a generic approach. If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Check out Impruver Technologies - impruver.com Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Like Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Calvin Williams on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/calvin-l-williams-a1446220/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky/
48:38
November 27, 2018
Leadership with Lucas Marino
On this week's episode, I welcome back Lucas Marino, branch chief for the US Coast Guard and founder of Marino consulting back on to the show. We talk about leadership styles, communication and why trust is so important in leadership. Follow Rob's Reliability Project on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Rob's Reliability Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/robsreliabilityproject/ Follow Lucas Marino on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucas-marino-pmp/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552 If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.
52:33
November 20, 2018
Vibration Analysis with John Bernet
This week's episode is sponsored by Fluke and I welcome back John Bernet to the show. We talk about why we need to start off with criticality or RCM to determine our maintenance strategies, mistakes people make when starting a vibration analysis program and we dive deeper into vibration analysis. If you want to learn more about Fluke's products or about John Bernet, go to accendoreliability.com/go/fluke Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552 If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com.
43:50
November 13, 2018
What Really Motivates with Michelle Ledet Henley
In this week's episode, I speak with Michelle Ledet Henley about her SMRP conference talk, "Ball Caps and Barbecues? What Really Motivates." We talk about internal versus external motivation and how to properly engage your people in a reliability initiative. Check out The Manufacturing Game - http://manufacturinggame.com/ Follow Michelle Ledet Henley on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-ledet-henley-9376a67/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552 If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
39:30
November 6, 2018
Do You Treat Your Data Like an Asset? with Suzane Greeman
In this week's episode I speak with asset management expert, Suzane Greeman, about her article, 'Is Your Asset Information Treated as as Asset?' We dive into what is an asset, why data is so important in making correct equipment decisions and why your CMMS isn't the only place to store data. Check out suzanegreeman.com Follow Suzane Greeman on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/suzane-greeman-asset-mgmt-exec/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552 If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email me at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
49:43
October 30, 2018
Machine Condition with Arun Santhebennur
In this week's episode, I welcome on the co-founder of Petasense, Arun Santhebennur. We talk about why we need to monitor multiple parameters when looking at machine condition and how to apply machine learning correctly. Check out Petasense - www.petasense.com Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ If you have any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the show, email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
42:20
October 23, 2018
Wireless Vibration Sensors with John Bernet
This week's episode is sponsored by Fluke and my guest is John Bernet. We talk about the benefits of using wireless vibration sensors compared to traditional vibration routes, why we need to start with an understanding of our equipment before rolling out new technologies and why full vibration analysis isn't always necessary. To learn more about Fluke's vibration sensors go to www.accendoreliability.com/go/fluke I would appreciate it if you checked that site out! If you have any business inquiries, questions that you'd like answered on the show or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
41:01
October 16, 2018
Spare Parts Management with James Kovacevic
On this week's episode, I welcome James Kovacevic back to discuss spare parts management. We talk about what mistakes companies make when choosing inventory levels, why we hold spare parts and how to start looking at your store room more critically. Enjoy! Follow James Kovacevic on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jameskovacevic/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the show, email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
43:26
October 9, 2018
Through the Eye of a Hurricane with Lucas Marino
In this week's episode, I welcome on Lucas Marino, Branch Chief of the Engineering and Weapons School for the US Coast Guard. We talk about what it's like to ride through the eye of a hurricane and the reliability culture in the US Coast Guard. Follow Lucas Marino on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucas-marino-pmp/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any inquiries, questions that you want answered or if you'd like to appear on the podcast. Email me, at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
42:28
October 2, 2018
Living Reliability with Bob Latino
On this week's episode of Rob's Reliability Project, I welcome Bob Latino back on to discuss why reliability is a way of life and the 14 principles of living reliability. Follow Bob Latino on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-bob-latino-3411097/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the show, email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
35:59
September 25, 2018
Merging AI with Failure Modes with Mark Benak
This week, I welcome Mark Benak on to the podcast. Mark is the VP of Business Ventures at Uptake. We talk about why merging a library of failure modes with artificial intelligence makes stronger predictive analytics. Follow Mark Benak on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mbenak/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any questions, business inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the show, email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
44:28
September 18, 2018
Lubrication Deep Dive with Sanya Mathura
On this week's episode, I welcome Sanya Mathura back on the podcast to take a deeper dive into lubrication and oil analysis. I hope you enjoy more detail and if you want even more depth on lubrication, let Sanya or I know on LinkedIn. Check out Strategic Reliability Solutions at www.strategicreliabilitysolutions.com Follow Sanya Mathura on LinkedIn at: www.linkedin.com/in/sanya-mathura-362438129/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn at: www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any questions, inquiries or if you'd like to appear on the podcast, email Rob at robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
42:34
September 11, 2018
The IIoT and What's Right in Reliability
George Williams and Joe Anderson are back on to discuss the IIoT and what's right in reliability. This is a follow up to our discussion last time about what's wrong in reliability. Follow George Williams on Twitter @ReliabilityX Follow Joe Anderson on Twitter @JoeReliabilityX Follow Captain Unreliability on Twitter @CUnreliability Connect with Robert Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any questions or inquiries email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
44:23
September 4, 2018
Asset Management Policy with Paul Crocker
In this week's episode, I welcome reliability leader Paul Crocker to the podcast to discuss his asset management policy, his mindset and the work he's done in lubrication at the Kansas Board of Public Utilities Nearman Water Treatment Plant. Join Paul Crocker at the Kansas City SMRP chapter: http://www.kcsmrp.org/ Follow Paul Crocker on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pcrockerkck/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any questions or business inquiries, email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
41:52
August 28, 2018
Root Cause Analysis (RCA) with Bob Latino
On this week's episode, I welcome Bob Latino on to discuss Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and we dive into why opportunity analysis are so important to shift our mindset to a proactive approach. Follow Bob Latino on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-bob-latino-3411097/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any business inquiries or questions for the show, email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com
45:57
August 21, 2018
Preventive Maintenance Optimization (PMO) - James Kovacevic
On this week's episode of Rob's Reliability Project, I sit down with James Kovacevic and talk about preventive maintenance optimizations (PMOs). James helps us understand what a PMO is, how we can do it better and gives us some tips on what to avoid. Follow James Kovacevic on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jameskovacevic/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any questions or inquiries, email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Music by Painted Doll
38:46
August 14, 2018
What's Wrong in Reliability
On this week's podcast, I welcome George Williams and Joe Anderson on to discuss what's wrong in the reliability industry, what we can do better and the importance of aligning our actions with our vision and goals. Follow George Williams on Twitter @ReliabilityX Follow Joe Anderson on Twitter @JoeReliabilityX Follow Captain Unreliability on Twitter @CUnreliability Connect with Robert Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any questions or inquiries email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Music by Painted Doll
51:37
August 7, 2018
Culture Change & Spare Room Management with Ricky Smith
On this week's episode, I sit down with Ricky Smith and talk about culture change, spare room management and taking the CMRP. I hope you enjoy it! Follow Ricky Smith on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickysmithcmrp/ Follow Rob Kalwarowsky on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552/ For any questions or inquiries: email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Music by Painted Doll
31:52
July 31, 2018
Precision Maintenance & Spare Parts with James Hunting
James Hunting joins me on Rob's Reliability Project this week to discuss Reliability Leadership, Precision Maintenance and Spare Parts Management. For information on Fluid Life's services go to www.fluidlife.com For all podcast episodes of Rob's Reliability Project go to www.anchor.fm/robsreliabilityproject Follow me on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky/ For Questions - email robsreliabilityproject@gmail.com Music by Painted Doll
51:38
July 24, 2018
Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) with Nancy Regan
In this week's episode of the Reliability Rocks Podcast, I sit down with RCM expert Nancy Regan to discuss how to do RCM well, what to avoid and how it relates to poker. If you want to avoid mistakes defining failure modes, check out Nancy's video tip at www.rcmtrainingonline.com/explore Follow Nancy on LinkedIn at - www.linkedin.com/in/nancyreganrcm Follow me on LinkedIn at - www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky-p-eng-03a43552 Music by Painted Doll
40:33
July 17, 2018
E7 - How to Stay Healthy on the Road
This episode's for all the listeners who travel a lot, for work or pleasure, and want to stay healthy while on the road. Dr. LaTouche from Thrive Workplace Wellness, www.thriveworkplacewellness.com, shares his tips on sleep, diet and exercise while traveling. Email any feedback to reliabilityrocks@gmail.com for any reliability, maintenance or health topics that you'd like on the show! Music by Painted Doll
35:18
July 10, 2018
E6 - How to Build Culture and Engage Your People
I give you 6 tips on how to engage people and build a reliability culture so you can progress on your reliability journey. I hope you enjoy it! Music by Painted Doll
20:19
July 4, 2018
E5 - How You Can Do Machine Learning
In today's episode, I break down how you can start using machine learning without needing a data scientist or without knowing how to code Python or R. Check it out! Music by Painted Doll
18:45
June 22, 2018
E4 - Blair Fraser - Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
I sit down and have a great discussion about Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and how to apply them at your site with Blair Fraser, a digital transformation leader from Lakeside Process Controls. Music by Painted Doll
46:33
June 19, 2018
E03 - Sanya Mathura - Reliability, RCA and Lubrication
Sanya Mathura joins me to talk about her experience in reliability in the Caribbean, root cause analyses, oil analysis and lubrication. Check it out! Music by Painted Doll
43:28
June 12, 2018
Episode 2 - Eating on the Go - Dr. Liam LaTouche, ND
My guest today is Dr. Liam LaTouche, ND. He helps me understand how to eat healthy on the go and while on the road. You can get more information from Dr. LaTouche at www.liamlatouche.com (for personal use) or www.thriveworkplacewellness.com (for corporate use). Music by Painted Doll
1:02:45
June 4, 2018
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