Making Maintenance Decisions Without Complete Failure Data

Making Maintenance Decisions Without Complete Failure Data [This post was provided by ARMS Reliability.] Many organizations believe that making sound maintenance decisions requires a whole lot of data. It’s a logical assumption — you do need to know things like the number of times an event has occurred, its duration, the number of spare parts needed,[…]

Seeing reliability at the world’s largest citrus processing facility

Seeing reliability at the world’s largest citrus processing facility [This post was provided by UE Systems.] The Wonderful Company is a private organization that produces some of the top brands in food and beverage, including Wonderful Halos, Wonderful Almonds, Wonderful Pistachios, POM Wonderful, FIJI Water and even floral delivery service Teleflora. Almost half of U.S.[…]

5 Reasons to Attend #AMEcosystem

Choosing which conference to attend can be a difficult decision. However, here’s something worth considering. The Asset Management Ecosystem conference will be bringing together the top thought-leaders, subject-matter experts and key solution providers to share their success stories in reimagining asset management as a strategic approach to driving value. The AME conference is an independent view of[…]

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Building A Value Framework As The Basis For Asset Management Decisions

Building A Value Framework As The Basis For Asset Management Decisions [This post was written by Barry Quart and provided by Copperleaf.] How do you make decisions? Well, that can be a tough question to answer. Most people will say they make decisions based on what they think will deliver the best outcome. When a business decides[…]

Pipeline Software, CIO Review’s 50 Most Promising Utilities Technology Solution Providers [2014]

PIPELINE’s Syntempo provides the client with a revolutionary communication and work coordination system for their outages. It provided real-time visibility to progress and problems enabling the outage team to dynamically optimize resources and stay on schedule. In the 2014, in a single refueling outage, the client was able to save 63 hours of critical path delays saving more than $4 million dollars.[…]

Uberlytics, MCES Complete First Phase of Criticality Analysis for Asset Management

Phoenix, AZ –  In March 2016, Uberlytics was contracted by Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) to facilitate two criticality analyses that will identify system/asset structure and provide a criticality ranking for equipment in two facilities. These first studies will establish an approach to complete criticality analyses in all MCES facilities in the future in order[…]

Preventative Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Predictive Analytics?

[This post was written and provided by Krista Grochowski and Rich Padula of Havensight Consulting.] Let’s start with some basic definitions: Preventative Maintenance (PM):  Regularly performed tasks on a working piece of equipment that lessens the likelihood of that equipment failing. Predictive Maintenance (PdM):  Methods designed to determine the condition of working equipment in order to predict[…]

SEAMS: The asset investment planning challenge and how to solve it:

SEAMS: The asset investment planning challenge and how to solve it: Globally, many utility companies report a stark contrast between their strategic plan and their actual delivery plans. For a variety of reasons, the projects carried out often bear little or no relation to the strategic investment plan. The success of individual projects, the way[…]

The Three Pillars of an Integrated Asset Management Platform [3 of 3]

The Three Pillars of an Integrated Asset Management Platform [Post 3 of 3; Provided by Critigen] Reporting and Analytics Adding location to reporting and analytics brings new insights to organizations and is an important consideration in the overall GIS-SAP integration strategy. Specifically, the visualization of data, the availability and source of the data, and the[…]

Introducing: Vesta Hydrogen

Introducing: Vesta Hydrogen Recently Vesta, a global SAP EAM consulting firm and partner of the Asset Management Ecosystem, announced their new EAM Mobility Solution: “Vesta Hydrogen.” [Adopted from Vesta’s website: https://vestapartners.com/vesta-launches-hydrogen-a-simple-flexible-eam-mobility-solution/] Stamford, CT, October 11, 2016 – Vesta Partners, a global SAP EAM consulting firm, announces the releases of a new EAM Mobility Solution, called[…]