Supply Chain impacts most organizations throughout the business, as they are dependent upon the integration of Supply Chain into their respective processes. Asset management depends upon Supply Chain to deliver and maintain an adequate number of critical spare parts and deliver materials and [...]
Topics: supply chain management
When looking into Performance Management, there are many ideas to consider. This blog written by contributing author, Melanie Zamora of OE Advisors, shares her experience and some good questions to consider when evaluating EAM performance.
Electric Utilities are in the mode of replacing their old legacy systems with the latest technologies for Transmission and Distribution Work and Asset Management. Applying these systems along with proven industry best practices offer powerful capabilities to fully integrate business processes and [...]
IBM Think 2018 - A Mega Event I attended IBM's Think conference this week in Las Vegas, and there were a lot of great moments and takeaways to share. Our team has attended IBM's InterConnect conference many times over the past few years, and this new event is bigger and broader than any IBM event [...]
Topics: ibm think 2018
Have you had a chance to explore the new Maximo Work Centers? The team at Cohesive has spent a lot of time over the last few months investigating the newly updated Work Centers. We like what we see!
Business processes that you rely on are as much assets to your organization as the physical ones you maintain for production. It appears the hot Enterprise Asset Management topics are all focused on operational excellence, business transformation and process optimization. How are organizations [...]
Over the past few months, I’ve noticed some distinct trends among our customers, prospects, and other Maximo users that are notable. Momentum is truly picking up around these topics. If your organization is not involved in one or more of these trends you are likely falling behind your competition [...]
The New Year brings a time of refresh, reflection, and goal setting for the coming months. Goals and resolutions can be set in multiple areas of life; fitness, finance and even work. Your organization can set goals for its employees, processes, systems, etc. If your group relies on IBM Maximo for [...]
2018 brings with it a renewed focus on all things Asset Management here at Cohesive. Each month we share an employee spotlight that captures a teammate’s experience. Each one of our team members brings a caliber of commitment and skill that is unmatched by any other IBM Maximo reseller.
Maximo Work Centers get a boost! IBM has continued delivery of enhanced functionality to Maximo with their feature pack releases. The latest feature pack release(s) focuses on improving the user experience via “Work Centers”, optimized for specific roles in an organization such as an inspector. [...]
Set for late 2017/early 2018, the release and promotion of the new ESRI Utility Network Management Extension will drive a significant shift for most utilities who maintain a network dependent GIS. This new extension will effectively replace the current Geometric Network tools provided by ESRI and [...]
Jeff O’Donnell recently joined the Cohesive Solutions team and is ready to tackle some large Oil & Gas demands currently happening in the U.S. and Canada.
Most utilities with T&D distributed assets want to be able to fully understand the condition of their system and move from being reactive to being proactive in addressing identified deficiencies. These utilities with thousands of miles of line and millions of individual assets require considerable [...]
At times I struggle with the data behind various power-stats but this one from Workfront, Inc. stood out, and I believe to be true...
Co-Ops at Cohesive Solutions are an integral part of our company culture. In 2015 Cohesive developed a co-op program where we partnered with 2 local universities: Kennesaw State and Georgia Tech, to engage with their career centers. As part of our regular blog we will be sharing a co-op story. This [...]
Recently I did a webcast on the new FREE Maximo Budget Monitoring application that IBM released with Maximo V18.104.22.168. This webcast was recorded and can be found HERE.
Topics: Maximo Budget Monitoring
We’ve all heard about “company culture”. I’ll summarize here. It is the collective beliefs, values and principles of an organization’s employees. Every company has a culture no matter the size or number of employees.
Next week I will be attending the ESRI GeoConX 2017 conference in Chicago and am looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones while there. Of interest, on my agenda is the Birds of a Feather Session for Electric Distribution.