The secret to proper commissioning is to write a construction contract that not only talks about data capture requirements but mandates a specific format for subsequent load to CMMS. Otherwise you will get a hodge-podge of Excel, Word, paper documents, and even email at the 11th hour, which I will call the worst case scenario. Then, leadership will have to create a new project team to walk-down the buildings and systems. A better approach is listed below:
Analytics depend on data quality. But is it even the right data to begin with? Inputs need to be linked to outputs. Accountability starts with a RACI chart, followed by training and data checks. Data quality is only achieved by constant monitoring, which includes Business Analyst interviews, SQL error checks, and process audits.
As with any asset management system, this is one of the key areas to extract value. Using a closed-loop process, you can create a “living program” to identify bad actors and continually refine maintenance tactics and failure modes. The four main feedback loops are shown above: