Copperleaf Teams with IBM to Provide Maximo Users With Advanced Asset Investment Planning (AIP) Capabilities
Vancouver, BC, April 2, 2007 – CopperLeaf Technologies Inc., a leading provider of Asset Investment Planning (AIP) solutions, today announced that it has teamed with IBM to deliver a comprehensive asset performance management solution. IBM Maximo customers will benefit by integrating the rich data available in the Maximo solution, with the advanced analytical capabilities of CopperLeaf?s ESP solution. This comprehensive solution will equip customers with enhanced asset investment planning capabilities to further optimize the performance of their asset portfolios through better data management, improved decision making, and optimized asset investments.
IBM Maximo is a leading provider of asset and service management solutions, with more than 300,000 end-users worldwide. The Maximo solution is delivered on a web-architected platform and increases productivity, optimizes asset performance and service levels, reduces costs and enables asset-related sourcing and procurement across the entire spectrum of strategic assets.
ESP is an enterprise-wide AIP solution that drives an asset-centric approach to planning and budgeting for asset-intensive organizations. It connects disjointed processes through a single tool designed to support investment decision analytics in asset intensive organizations. Analytics include expenditure identification, investment portfolio optimization using multiple attributes, financial and performance modeling, risk analysis, budgeting and performance reporting. ESP is a multi-year, multi-user web-based solution that allows comprehensive plans to be created and analyzed while avoiding the problems inherent with managing organization-wide spreadsheets models or creating work orders and project IDs for planning. Advanced modelling and decision support analytics allow users to leverage information about their assets, the market, constraints, and business objectives to drive asset performance.
IBM Maximo clients in the past have seen a boost in the return on their Maximo solution investment by adopting ESP. Using the combined solution, they will be able to extend the value of the rich data captured in Maximo by applying ESP?s powerful analytics capabilities to drive better asset performance intelligence. Users of the integrated Maximo-ESP solution, will benefit from better risk management, increased enterprise-wide transparency, improved performance forecasting, and enhanced decision making. Rich data and analytics will allow users to optimize the performance of their asset portfolios.
About CopperLeaf Technologies
CopperLeaf Technologies Inc. provides leading Asset Investment Planning (AIP) solutions that enable asset intensive organizations to maximize the life cycle value of their assets. CopperLeaf provides thought leadership and the enabling technologies to improve the long-term performance of energy companies, utilities, transportation, government, and other asset intensive organizations. Its solutions are built on a base of extensive experience in strategy and business process consulting to asset-based organizations. CopperLeaf brings together the skills of management consultants and technology professionals who have assisted clients worldwide to implement best practices in finance, planning, engineering, asset management, and rate design. For more information visit www.copperleaf.com.
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