The best way to ensure that certain work will get done is to describe the work that needs to be performed, assign it to someone, and place a realistic due date for its completion. In an office environment, you will use a project management tool to do this. In technical industries (like equipment maintenance) and production environments where tasks mean performing physical work, you will use tools like CMMS and dedicated work management systems to manage work activities.

In the following infographic, learn how the work order management process looks in practice.

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Anatomy of a Work Order Management Process

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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