Maintenance management: a review


  • Juan Gonzalo Ardila Marín ITM
  • María Isabel Ardila Marín Institución Universitaria Pascual Bravo
  • David Rodríguez Gaviria Institución Universitaria Pascual Bravo
  • Diego Andrés Hincapié Zuluaga ITM



Total Quality Management (TQM), (Just in time) JIT, total productive maintenance (TPM), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)


This article presents a review of state of the art about maintenance management, identifying problems faced by researchers in the field, the methodologies applied and results achieved; it became a contextualization of issues being addressed in the field and research trends in maintenance management were identified. With the search was considered as the main topic of interest, design, implementation and use of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems - CMMS as a tool for optimizing management of physical assets, which is left open the need for research in this area, looking applications that provide solutions to productive sector requirements to contribute to their competitiveness.

Author Biographies

Juan Gonzalo Ardila Marín, ITM

Docente Tiempo Completo

Facultad de Ingenierías

María Isabel Ardila Marín, Institución Universitaria Pascual Bravo

Docente Tiempo Completo

Facultad de Ingenierías

David Rodríguez Gaviria, Institución Universitaria Pascual Bravo


Facultad de Ingenierías

Diego Andrés Hincapié Zuluaga, ITM

Docente Tiempo Completo

Facultad de Ingenierías


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How to Cite

Ardila Marín, J. G., Ardila Marín, M. I., Rodríguez Gaviria, D., & Hincapié Zuluaga, D. A. (2016). Maintenance management: a review. Dimensión Empresarial, 14(2), 129-144.