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The Imperative for Change in Utilities

Progressive Utilities organizations are digitally transforming and with good reasons: customer expectations for a consumer grade experience, increased demand for substantial risk mitigation, changes in the competitive market, and a continually evolving regulatory environment. Check out how you can stay up to speed...

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How to Govern Your Digital Twin

Do you serve your customers with the help of valuable enterprise assets such as rail tracks, gas pipelines, and pumps? Are your assets essential resources in generating value for you, your company and your customers? Have you made a significant monetary investment into these assets and are they not easily replaced? Then, these assets need to perform at a guaranteed level of service to meet customer expectations. Downtime experienced while assets are repaired cuts into profits. To ensure maximum uptime…

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Improving Efficiency in SAP by Simplifying the User Experience

Companies using the SAP suite of products may not be seeing the full benefits from the range of features purchased. Much of this has to do with systems that weren’t designed for different end users of varying skill levels who need to complete a variety of tasks throughout the day. Indifference, confusion and frustration cause hundreds of hours’ worth of wasted time and only further nurture the unproductive work environment. Through high-level User Experience projects, companies can easily reverse this…

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PM: How Far Do You Want To Go

Vibration analysis is used to detect wear in rotating equipment. Thermography is used to detect loose connections or hot spots in electrical equipment. And oil analysis has at least two uses -- to determine the condition of a lubricant and to examine the wear particles contained in the lubricant to determine the wear rate of the components in the system. When used to determine the relative condition of the equipment being lubricated, it is often referred to as “wear-particle analysis.”…

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Making a business case for the SAP + GIS Integration

Companies often use GIS and SAP for different purposes even if they are part of the same workflow. At its most basic level, GIS is used to add location to business processes. The majority of business data has a location component and GIS imbeds the “spatial factor” into operations. Download this paper to find out how companies employ GIS systems to map their assets.

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Simplify the Asset Lifecycle with SAP Compatible Units

Construction of physical assets in a high volume, high repetition environment creates challenges within the entire build process from design, estimation, planning, capture of ”as-built” design, physical/ financial asset creation, and right into the associated activities of costing and reporting (including statutory reporting in regulated industries). Many organizations use a combination of separate systems and manual steps to address these challenges, and thereby introducing complexity, inefficiency and inaccuracy into these processes and outcomes...

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