We are currently experiencing several Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Maximo trends in the technology. These changes are positively impacting T&D organizations. When it comes to embracing the technology and the processes surrounding these changes, there is no one we’d rather have at the helm than [...]
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 V184.108.40.206. 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.
You may agree that your car plays a pretty important role in your life. We often take our vehicles for granted and assume they will work for us as we carry out our day-to-day activities.
Think back to your last project or initiative? How did it go? Did you respond well? How do you know it was a success? Perhaps you’ve heard rumors that everyone is using the system and that one manager that was vocal seems quiet now and, dare you say, happy. Or, perhaps your training surveys showed [...]
Imagine you’re a dedicated breeder of fine thoroughbred race horses. You love horses. Your whole life revolves around horses. You love everything about horses but you have a special affinity for fine animals at their peak physical strength and beauty.
Recently, Cohesive Solutions completed a very successful Maximo for Utilities (T&D) implementation for a major power company in the Midwest. Over the course of two plus years we went through an exhaustive list of activities to bring this project to fruition. These steps included; integrating Maximo [...]
Change Management is a structured approach to ensuring that changes are thoroughly and smoothly implemented, and that the lasting benefits of change are achieved; focus is on the wider impacts of change, particularly on people and how they, as individuals and teams, move from the current [...]