Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 27, 2015
Cohesive, as the Systems Integrator, will consolidate and replace Westar’s existing Severn Trent (DOJM) Work Management system and peripheral asset applications with IBM’s Enterprise Asset Management system including Maximo for Utilities and Maximo Spatial. This project will enable Westar to transform its work and asset management business processes within Transmission, Distribution and Meter operations.
“Cohesive is delighted to be Westar’s trusted partner in this very important initiative. Westar will leverage Cohesive’s deep utility industry expertise to fulfill the objectives of delivering greater customer and shareholder value through modernizing processes and technologies supporting work and asset management”, said George Lowry, Cohesive President.
Westar Energy, Inc. headquartered in Topeka, Kansas, is the largest electric provider in Kansas, and is dedicated to operating the best electric utility in the Midwest and providing quality service at below average prices. Westar Energy employs about 2,400 people and serves nearly 700,000 customers in much of east and east-central Kansas. Westar’s energy centers, which include wind, coal, nuclear energy, natural gas, and landfill gas generation, operate and coordinate 35,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines and generate more than 7,000 megawatts of electricity. Westar Energy is committed to providing a safe, reliable, open and innovative electric utility with uncompromising integrity.
Cohesive Information Solutions, Inc. operates out of Kennesaw, Georgia and provides business process transformation and consulting services. Cohesive’s Enterprise Asset Management solutions, powered by IBM’s Maximo, provide a single point of control over all types of assets within organizations, enabling customers to optimize those investments. Cohesive’s complementary Enterprise Performance Management Solution, Propel, unlocks the hidden potential within enterprise systems and provides businesses with a powerful toolset enabling them to achieve Operational Excellence. Cohesive’s professionals have been involved in the transformational business of helping clients achieve results since 1990.