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Save Time and Money with Temperature Sensors – 2 Common Use Cases

Save Time and Money with Temperature Sensors – 2 Common Use Cases

Manually checking temperature gauges and noting them down on a loose bit of paper temporarily fastened to a clipboard has long been the norm. Those jotted down numbers are then often entered into a spreadsheet or online database and sent on to relevant teams and...

What is CMMS maintenance software?

What is CMMS maintenance software?

A Computer Maintenance Management System (or CMMS) centralises all daily maintenance processes and operations. It enables manufacturing businesses to digitally manage maintenance and optimises asset and equipment management, communication, work orders and maintenance reporting. Providing insight reporting software, a CMMS organises information about all operations to provide you with more information about your business than you’ve ever had before.A CMMS Provides:Maintenance ManagementCarry...

What is MTFB and MTTR?

What is MTFB and MTTR?

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) and MTTR (Mean Time To Repair) are both significant manufacturing metrics for determining the availability of a machine or piece of equipment. However, there are differences between the two and how they can provide indicators for the efficiencies of processes in your business.

Risk Management: Five steps from the Health and Safety Executive

Risk Management: Five steps from the Health and Safety Executive

It goes without saying risk assessments are imperative under health and safety laws and failure to adhere to them could result in an offence. Essentially, they have been created to make sure employers make the workplace as safe as possible for employees. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have created 5 steps to follow which will help you. Identify the hazards The first thing to do is to know what hazards there are and the best way to do this is to scope out the workplace and identify...

Why using excel spreadsheets is bad for your audits

Why using excel spreadsheets is bad for your audits

Many businesses have reservations when it comes to changing how they do their audits. It usually goes somewhere along the lines of thinking the current process isn’t broke, so why fix it? It does what it needs to do. And why spend money that does something they already do? The simple answer is because it does it better. And the benefits to be gained from doing so are substantial.  Reporting is hard work We’ve all been there, exporting data from an excel spreadsheet can be both time consuming...

Exciting updates to our web and native apps

Exciting updates to our web and native apps

We’re delighted to share news of our latest software update following months of hard work from our development team. With tons of new features, a complete rewrite of our web and native apps and a focus on making everything faster and easier we can’t wait for customers to try it. Click the title to find out more.

7 ways to use your downtime to get ready for reopening

7 ways to use your downtime to get ready for reopening

Although many restaurant businesses have found creative ways to stay open and serve customers during this highly unexpected time, some have temporarily shut their doors. If you find yourself in an empty restaurant, bar or cafe, why not use this closure as an opportunity to make improvements? When you reopen, you’ll be starting back up on the right foot, in the best shape possible.

What is MTFB and MTTR?

What is MTFB and MTTR?

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) and MTTR (Mean Time To Repair) are both significant manufacturing metrics for determining the availability of a machine or piece of equipment. However, there are differences between the two and how they can provide indicators for the efficiencies of processes in your business.

7 ways to use your downtime to get ready for reopening

7 ways to use your downtime to get ready for reopening

Although many restaurant businesses have found creative ways to stay open and serve customers during this highly unexpected time, some have temporarily shut their doors. If you find yourself in an empty restaurant, bar or cafe, why not use this closure as an opportunity to make improvements? When you reopen, you’ll be starting back up on the right foot, in the best shape possible.

Exciting updates to our web and native apps

Exciting updates to our web and native apps

We’re delighted to share news of our latest software update following months of hard work from our development team. With tons of new features, a complete rewrite of our web and native apps and a focus on making everything faster and easier we can’t wait for customers to try it. Click the title to find out more.

COVID-19 – How OpsBase is taking care of staff and supporting customers

COVID-19 – How OpsBase is taking care of staff and supporting customers

Working from home, supporting customers financially and providing operations templates to fight COVID-19. While all of our customers are affected by the crisis, our hospitality customers are seeing the most extreme impact, with many forced to close their doors entirely. In order to do our part to alleviate the financial stress and minimise operational impact, we have given all customers a payment holiday so they are able to focus on what’s important without needing to worry about payments to OpsBase.

Our 5 favourite restaurant movie scenes

Our 5 favourite restaurant movie scenes

The lights are on, the red carpet has been unrolled and the stars are out for the 2020 movie season. However, the debate in our office hasn’t been about whether 1917 is better than Joker or if Ricky Gervais’s jokes in his role as host of the Golden Globes went too far. Instead, we’ve been chatting about our favourite movie restaurant scenes. Here’s the pick of them. When Harry Met Sally (1989) The table in Katz’s Deli restaurant, where that scene was filmed, holds a plaque that reads, ‘Where...

Design Insights: UX vs UI

Design Insights: UX vs UI

Users value experience over the shinier aspects of design, and you can be sure, if it’s not intuitive to use, your customer base will find something that is. However, is stripping back to the bare minimum the best way to go when designing a product?

OpsBase at Restaurant & Bar Tech Live

OpsBase at Restaurant & Bar Tech Live

With restaurants and bars already excelling using our platform, we will be ready to answer all your operational questions at Restaurant & Bar Tech Live in November, ExCeL London, ready to show off our operations and workforce platform to all the forward-thinking restaurateurs and mixologists we’ll see there.

Hospitality software is NOT the solution

Hospitality software is NOT the solution

OpsBase provide the newest, innovative software and hospitality businesses should embrace technology, simply to make their operations (and ultimately – their lives) easier – so why am I saying that it is not the solution to all your business woes??

The sun never sets on OpsBase!

The sun never sets on OpsBase!

With our offices in Sydney, London and very soon New York, there is now not an hour in the day when we aren't working to deliver world beating solutions to revolutionise our customers' businesses. Sure, there are some early mornings / late nights but the round the clock rhythm is already paying dividends with how quickly we can move. Michael has launched a number of innovative technology products, spanning SaaS to Recruitment, Events and Hospitality. While harbouring a healthy love...

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