A weekly Maintenance and Reliability podcast covering common industry challenges and what you can learn from them. Each episode dives deeper into critical issues and explains how you can begin correcting theses maintenance flaws today. Sharing new tips and techniques to help you achieve industry best practice and shining a light on widely debated maintenance topics with special guest experts.
Your host and founder of High Performance Reliability James Kovacevic, will take you on a weekly tour of his 13+ years of shop floor experience, along with special guest that lend an expert look inside your maintenance departments problems and concerns.
Plane, train, or automobile, however you re traveling to work Rooted In Reliability is compatible for listening on the go.
250 - Decoding Mechanical Failures with Shane Turcott
Decoding Mechanical Failures with Shane Turcott We’re glad to have Shane Turcott to helps us understand more about decoding mechanical failures. He’s a principal metallurgist from Steel Image and is heavily involved in a lot of professional societies. Shane’s previously worked at a steel mill, a turbine company, and a failure analysis lab specializing in [...]
249 - Understanding the Failure Curves with Doug Plucknette & Ron Moore
Understanding the Failure Curves with Doug Plucknette & Ron Moore Were excited to have Ron Moore and Doug Plucknette get into the topic of age and random failure patterns. Ron’s been involved with maintenance and reliability for a long time. Doug’s from RCM Blitz and is a big advocate for understanding failure modes, reliability centered [...]
248 - Leading FMEAs with Bill Leahy
Leading FMEAs with Bill Leahy We’re honored to have Bill Leahy back to talk about Failure Mode Effect Analysis. He’s a principal instructor with Eruditio, having a background in manufacturing and the military. He’s been involved with maintenance and reliability for several years. Today, we’re tackling important points such as: What is an FMEA Why [...]
247 - Global Asset Management Certifications with Susan Lubell
Global Asset Management Certifications with Susan Lubell We’re excited to have Susan Lubell, the PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada President, with us. She’s also the chairperson at World Partners in Asset Management and the principal consultant at Steppe Consulting. Susan presents at conferences, instructs, and has been heavily involved in maintenance and reliability and [...]
246 - Where Did Procedure Based Maintenance Come From with Jack Nicholas
Where Did Procedure Based Maintenance Come From with Jack Nicholas We’re excited to have Jack Nicholas with us. He started as a naval officer before becoming a senior service engineer and reserve naval officer. He’s founded companies, authored books, and helped with driving forward maintenance and reliability programs, predictive maintenance, and the other aspects that [...]
245 - The Role of Steering Committees in an M&R Implementation with Shon Isenhour
The Role of Steering Committees in an M&R Implementation with Shon Isenhour We’re glad to have Shon Isenhour, a founding partner at Eruditio, back with us. He was heavily involved in maintenance and reliability, industry, consulting and finally started Eruditio. He’ll help us know more about the role of a steering committee in maintenance and [...]
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Spot on industry insight, advice and know-how
James pulls from a pool of very intelligent and experienced individuals and does a great job interviewing by asking great questions to keep the conversation going. The podcast gets better and better with every episode. James also does a great job keeping track of information and links in the show notes. I have connected with many people from the podcast and look forward to my CMRP training in the future, which I discovered through this podcast. Keep up the great work!
Rooted in Reliability podcasts
These podcasts represent a huge effort - time and knowledge - by James Kovacevic. The podcast format provides and interesting medium for the listener to hear the selected author and James perform a deep dive on complicated subjects. James has the ability to find subject matter experts anywhere in the world and ask critical questions on key subjects that all asset mgmt stakeholders and professionals would want to know.
Well done James.
For the Maintenance Reliability Professional
A mix of tutorial and interviews - a wonderful show from an experienced practitioner. James provides easy to understand explainations and practical advise with a mix of engaging interviews. Well done.