Visit Clarita Solutions at Ozri 2018

Countdown to Ozri 2018

Michael Krome EAM, Location Intelligence

Clarita Solutions is excited to announce that as an Esri Partner, we will be attending and exhibiting at the 2018 Australian Esri User Conference – Ozri – in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. Ozri is an annual gathering of Australia’s geospatial professionals. This year’s program includes a great line-up of speakers, including local case studies on outstanding GIS applications, making this an …

Finding the asset management sweet spots

Finding the asset management sweet spots

David Lestani EAM

Optimisation programs are often undertaken with an eye on making a particular process more efficient in isolation. But when asset management information systems and processes are delivering on their potential, in alignment with the organisation’s strategic plan, there are sweet spots that can be found across the entire business when orchestrated correctly. Safety The safety of employees, environment, community and …

Enterprise asset management optimisation

Four signs you need to improve asset management

David Lestani EAM

System noun [sis-tuh m] a set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or an interconnecting network; a complex whole. You might be able to chart the location of assets on a map, record their depreciation in an asset register spreadsheet or bring up a calendar of the manufacturer’s recommended service schedule. But an optimised system will remain …

Unitywater optimising asset management

What good asset management looks like

David Lestani EAM

Whether you’re looking to improve quality, or searching for efficiency through automation, you will need to ask yourself “what does good look like”. The answer won’t necessarily be the same for everyone, or a shining example of ‘best-practice’. There are, however, a common set of goals shared in any asset management program: Reduce unplanned downtime; Minimise asset failures; Maximise use …

EZMaxMobile Inspection Forms

Asset inspection on mobile devices? Check!

David Lestani EAM, Mobility

Clients often ask me about how Maximo can support mobile workers conducting asset inspections in the field. Consistently capturing meter readings and condition monitoring reports against structured criteria can be hugely powerful in informing maintenance and scheduling decisions. Until recently, this has involved a cumbersome process of creating tasks on work orders, which has not always delivered the most friendly …

Michael Krome in the pipes at OzWater'18

Protecting assets, saving money and improving outcomes with modern technology

David Lestani EAM

Earlier this month Michael Krome and I joined thousands of water industry professionals from around the country at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for Ozwater’18 – the annual conference of the Australian Water Association. With a spectacular trade exhibit and solid program of presentation from keynote speakers, academia and industry representatives, I always find something that captures the imagination …

Cradle Mountain Tasmania

Building smarter dispatch processes

David Lestani Customer Story, EAM

Organisations that maintain assets and infrastructure over large geographic areas face common challenges in dispatching work crews for reactive maintenance works that meet response time commitments. Clarita’s asset management team have recently delivered an exciting project for Tasmania’s water services provider, TasWater, that has reimagined the dispatch process with location context for huge productivity returns. At an estimated 68,400 km2, …

End of Support

Maximo end of support for v7.5 announced

David Lestani EAM, News & Announcements

It’s official …. Maximo 7.5.x, industry solutions and associated add-ons will no longer be supported by IBM from 30 April 2018. End of Support means the withdrawal of technical support for specific versions and releases of software products, usually because more recent releases have become available. Once a product reaches end of support, IBM will not respond to support requests or provide …

Drone technologies in EAM

A playdate with innovation

Brad Miller EAM

2017 is forecast to be the year that organisations stop talking about the potential benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) and really focus on making it happen. So as an Asset Management technology specialist at Interconnect 2017, surrounded by the latest innovation from IBM and their global partner community, I couldn’t help but immerse myself in the IoT delights …