Energy and Utilities

E&U companies can now create CUE’s on WIP

Written by Lisa Stuckless | November 15, 2016 | Energy and Utilities

Compatible unit estimating (CUE) is a fundamental component in a utility transmission and distribution work management process. Companies use compatible unit estimates to calculate the cost of work, determine the labor hours and the bill of materials needed to perform an specific or a work package. Using this information, a work order can then be created ...read more


IoT use cases: the Internet of Things in action

Written by Jen Clark | October 25, 2016 | Buildings, Case Study, Energy and Utilities

Anyone with a smartphone, connected thermostat or internet-enabled home entertainment system can see how the Internet of Things is part of our daily life. But besides remotely turning on the heating via an app, where else can we see IoT technology at work? In industry? Manufacturing? The office? Here are some quick case studies to ...read more


Understanding asset health with Maximo

Written by Pete Karns | July 26, 2016 | Buildings, Energy and Utilities, Factories...

Change and transformation in business is inevitable. Last December I spoke at the International Maintenance Conference about how advancements in technology have disrupted industries over time – and why it is critical to utilize advancements for improvements, or get left behind. With all the hype around the Internet of Things – we need to look ...read more


Improving worker safety with wearables

Written by Chris O'Connor | June 23, 2016 | Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas...

According to the International Labor Organization every 15 seconds, 151 workers have a work-related accident. The global number of non-fatal occupational accidents reaches a staggering 317 million, annually. Even more concerning, 321,000 people die each year from occupational accidents. Work accidents remain a huge, cross-industry problem, despite safety regulations and procedures. Even a non-fatal injury can have a ...read more