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Get an in depth look at a 2017 case study focused on a large EAM process and technology transformation at a massive Midwest electric utility.

With nearly 700,000 customers relying on this energy supplier every day, they sought a solution to ensure optimal performance from their Distribution assets minimizing maintenance costs while maximizing overall grid reliability.

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Cohesive Solutions will walk you through the details of the foundation technology stack which integrated; IBM’s Maximo for Utilities, Maximo Spatial, and Maximo Anywhere mobile platform with existing solutions that included PeopleSoft Financials and HR, property accounting from PowerPlan, ESRI GIS, Schneider Electric’s ArcFM Designer and ARM Scheduler from CGI.



Presenter | Richard Pike – Senior Business Process Consultant and Manager

Richard is a seasoned professional with over 32 years of broad utility experience with expertise in implementing and supporting electric distribution and transmission processes and related technologies. He is recognized for his project and technical leadership as well as analytical ability. His effective communication skills have been demonstrated through roles in more than eight system-wide projects (from OMS, mobile, work/asset management). He has led mergers of T&D and Gas thru software selection for new company platform resulting in the enhanced development of EAM.

Richard regularly performs Utilities post implementation assessments as well as GIS and quality assessments. He provides guidance to organizations for leveraging the capabilities of their system for solid business value. He is sought for his skills in leading business transformational change in process and technical architecture. Richard often participates in conference panels, keynote client presentations and conducting Life Cycle workshops to various industries including: Transmission and Distribution, Oil and Gas and Utilities.


Moderator | Dianne DePuy – Business Development Director of Cohesive Solutions

Dianne DePuy has been providing work and asset management services and software to many of the world's largest utility companies for more than 20 years. As a strong client advocate Dianne has collaborated with regional, national and global utility companies across the energy value chain to align software and services solutions with utility company asset management strategies and best practices. In her prior role as the Worldwide Utilities Industry Leader for IBM Maximo Dianne worked closely with key clients and development partners to align Maximo processes and product direction with the business requirements of power generation, electric and gas transmission and distribution providers, as well as with organizations delivering water and wastewater services. The dynamic and changing nature of the electric grid has led Dianne to expand her focus into the GIS and remote sensing space where her understanding of the importance of robust systems and processes continues to deliver for clients of Cohesive Solutions.

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