Critical Asset Management
Maintenance personnel—whether in a hospital, remote in the field, on a military installation, a depot or a university campus—are often forced to fill multiple roles, from conducting repairs and preventive maintenance to inventorying assets and projecting their lifespans. As digitalization sweeps through industries, balancing the multiple pressures of the job can be difficult. Digital concepts rely heavily on equipment upgrades like adding sensors and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, pulling decision-makers in multiple directions. Analyzing capital needs and prioritizing capital investment planning can be a time-consuming burden for maintenance teams that are already stretched thin. Fortunately, technology can help automate processes, while capturing the data needed to to make well-informed asset life-cycle decisions.
In most organizations, the cost of unexpected asset downtime associated with upgrade-vs-replace decisions must be a factor, too. The ultimate question must be, “what investment options will provide the most expedient resolution, the highest level of reliability, and the least amount of disruption to operations?” The other big issue at stake: cashflow. Not only should the capital needed for the investment be considered, but the impact on personnel and any interruption to fulfilling customer or mission needs should be considered as well. It is a complex equation.
Regardless of the mission, achieving and maintaining the readiness of its critical assets must become a top priority for all organizations. Mission critical assets should not be managed as simple property, but rather identified and maintained in an AWS FedRAMP-authorized cloud based platform. Our Critical Asset Management (CAM) Platform supported by Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Internet of Things (IOT), and Machine Learning (ML) can help your organization improve your overall asset and mission readiness while enhancing the customer experience.
Assets Are Everywhere
There are infinite opportunities to improve safety, increase productivity, and lower costs of managing your assets. Its time to take control of your facilities, fleet, equipment, and medical devices because assets are everywhere.
Disaster Preparedness, Response & Recovery
To meet current and future National emergency challenges; organizations must be able to identify, acquire, locate, issue, maintain and transfer custody of critical assets in a coordinated effort. When an emergency arises, funding is typically distributed across Federal, State and Local Governments and Non-profits, who then procure critical assets in a decentralized approach. Without the ability to collaboratively control, locate and redistribute assets based upon the greatness need, accountability, traceability and auditability of critical assets will quickly be lost.
Our Critical Asset Management platform can fully integrate systems and data sources across all organizations involved in preparedness, response and recovery. Key components of the platform include: Identity and Access Management, Data Analytics, Business Intelligence (BI), real-time asset location services, integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS), Data Lake, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Document Management.
The platform can deliver standardized tracking and readiness reporting, and presents the data in a real-time, relevant format. It can achieve and provide national synchronization and transparency of critical data, material, assets, and capabilities.
Optimize distribution of critical assets, procured in a decentralized manner, based on critical need
Identify, maintain and locate critical assets, materials and capabilities
Maintain, repair or replace critical assets and capabilities
Operational Readiness & Availability
US Defense ERPs and their portfolio of siloed logistics and maintenance systems of the past were not designed to address today’s data challenges. Defense organizations must consider data first and adopt cloud-to-the-edge applications running on a secure and scalable cloud based integration platform.
It’s becoming apparent that achieving and maintaining new mission readiness standards, in contested environments with near peer competitors, requires rapid access to model-driven scaled agile delivered technologies, automated processes, and governed data that improves readiness.
Our Critical Asset Management platform can help US Defense organizations proactively manage critical assets, asset information, and maintenance activities. It captures the identity, configuration, and structure of physical assets, their complete technical and commercial configurations, current and past locations, and maintenance history. The platform also supports planned and corrective maintenance and determines the correct stocking levels to provide an acceptable service level of parts and supplies to meet anticipated demand.
Optimize asset performance with predictive maintenance and reliability-centered programs
Take corrective action on the asset with approval workflows to prevent loss of productivity
Ensure that the right technician receives an alert at the right time to analyze the data before failure
Installations, Facilities, and Adaptive Basing
Military installation facilities and forward operating adaptive bases are critical components of the USG National Security strategy. While digital technologies are slowly being put to use on military bases, there are significant security, operational, and economic benefits yet to be realized. These cloud-based digital technologies are key to tomorrow’s fighting force and today’s operational readiness.
A digital installation facility or adaptive base is the integration of technology and process automations that improve the performance, efficiency, and readiness of the managed assets and services at that location. Adaptive basing provides the ability for US Forces to operate at forward locations, with limited infrastructure and technical support, there is often a demand for user friendly, cloud based, digital technologies, that can operate in connected and disconnected environments with self-serve data analytics.
Our Critical Asset Management Platform can create cost efficiencies, save energy, schedule and execute planned and corrective maintenance, all while supporting the planning for capital improvements. The platform leverages AWS FedRamp certified cloud-based technologies to scale up and down as your mission evolves.
Optimize labor with automatic dispatching, part-to- equipment and skill-to-requirement mapping
Provide remote workers with mobile access to detailed work orders to improve efficiencies
Reduce energy spend by gaining control of emissions, carbon tracking, and energy usage
Transportation & Infrastructure
Organizations managing linear assets such as bridges, roads, rails, pipelines, and electrical transmission lines face unique asset management challenges. A linear asset is a continuous asset that needs to be tracked and managed for State of Good Repair (SGR) by designating and implementing some measurement form that is agreed by organization. Because these assets are widely dispersed, their characteristics and condition tend to vary along their length, due to environmental, maintenance and funding factors.
What sections of an asset need more or less maintenance or repair? How often does an asset segment need to be inspected or repaired? What is the annual maintenance cost of one specific segment of an asset versus another, and why do they differ? Answering these kinds of questions reliably helps optimize asset maintenance.
With our Critical Asset Management (CAM) platform, these organizations can monitor and maintain pavement, bridges, rail, roads, and highways with GIS integration, fleet and facilities management, budgeting and forecasting, and data analytics. Their mobile workforce will have the ability to optimize the value and performance of every asset throughout its lifecycle, while maintaining the highest levels of safety, quality, performance, reliability, and compliance.
Uses GIS to pinpoint the exact locations for inspection, maintenance and repair
Determines customer impact, the scope and risk of the situation and dispatches work crews in the area
Improves operational performance and adherence to stringent safety standards
Colleges, Universities, & K-12
Colleges, Universities, & K-12 are getting connected. Using sensor data, they’re linking anything and everything to create new applications that elevate the campus experience. And unlock huge savings along the way. A Smart Campus uses advanced digital technologies to enable the integration, automation, and optimization of any building system in support of facilities management and the building’s operation and performance.
The purpose of making a “Smart Campus” is to provide greater efficiency for facility managers—while continuing to provide students, faculty and visitors with consistent safety and comfort. To accomplish this goal, campus facility managers need to implement technologies that can monitor a building’s assets to detect inefficient performance, diagnose or automatically correct problems, and alert building management of issues that cannot be corrected.
Our Critical Asset Management platform addresses this expectation by linking critical campus assets over a common, shared technology infrastructure. Fundamental digitization and automation creates cost savings and energy conservation in not just any building, but across a campus, multiplying those savings and efficiencies.
Integrates with sensor data and AI capabilities to automate asset management processes
Improves operational efficiency and effectiveness of critical assets
Reduce energy spend by gaining control of emissions, carbon tracking, and energy usage