Overview

Create efficient, reliable, sustainable utility operations

Energy and Utilities (E&U) companies face increasing challenges in providing affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy to customers—aging infrastructure, a retiring workforce, and intermittent and unpredictable output from new distributed energy resources.
 
The IBM Maximo Application Suite (MAS) is a single, integrated AI- and IoT-driven solution that can help address these challenges. It offers industry best practices for intelligent asset management, monitoring, predictive maintenance, computer vision, safety, and mobility tools providing a unified view and seamless workflows throughout your operations, to help reduce operational risk, increase asset availability, minimize unplanned downtime and unnecessary routine maintenance specific to the utility sector. 

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Benefits

Prioritize maintenance and replacement

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Enable operations, maintenance, and finance personnel to make smarter decisions about maintenance scheduling, asset replacement and new infrastructure investments.

Improve maintenance plans

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Collect and analyze historical and real-time data to determine asset health, predict impending failure, and plan condition-based maintenance and schedules.

Elevate sustainability practices

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Drive efficiencies across the management of assets to improve the robustness of the power grid and other utility infrastructure while making improvements in the areas of energy and water efficiency, waste management, and environment management, to name just a few examples.

Employ industry best practices

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Jump-start operations with embedded data models, workflows and processes for gas and electrical transmission, distribution, power generation, water treatment and wastewater. 

Features

Transform your business with intelligent asset management

IBM Maximo helps you make smarter decisions about asset management by augmenting IoT data with powerful cognitive insights driven by AI.

Maximo Utilities

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Deliver safe, uninterrupted service

IBM Maximo Utilities delivers a comprehensive work and asset management solution for gas and electrical transmission, distribution, power generation, water treatment, and wastewater treatment, allowing you to centrally manage assets, optimize and extend the life of your utility infrastructure, and reduce operating costs by enabling advanced, data-driven planning, scheduling and dispatching.

Health and Predict

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Optimize your assets with AI

IBM Maximo Health and Predict – Utilities offers out-of-the-box asset performance management capabilities for utility companies, leveraging data and AI to enable smarter maintenance and replacement decisions based on historical and current asset health and predicted risks increasing asset availability.

Visual Inspection

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Empower your subject matter experts

IBM Maximo Visual Inspection uses AI, computer vision technology and data captured by drones, UAV, helicopters or other sources to identify, classify, and act on critical infrastructure at at lower cost and lower risk than in-person inspections.

The AI engine inspects assets for anomalies and flags for next best action, such as repair, replacement, or in-person inspection.

Maximo Mobile

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Manage any asset, any time, any place

With the move to tablets, smart phones, and mobility, utilities workers can accomplish more in the field, leveraging workforce and asset data at an enterprise scale to troubleshoot and address equipment and system malfunctions.

Maximo Mobile is an easy-to-deploy platform that provides field technicians with asset operational data — including transmission, distribution, power generation, gas, water and wastewater treatment, vehicle fleet, and facilities — when and where they need it.

Next steps

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