TechValidate Research on AVEVA Avantis

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555 Customers Surveyed

3,644 Data Points Collected

50 Published TechFacts

12 Published Charts

21 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


AVEVA Avantis Customer Research

What group within your organization is/are responsible for making Asset Performance Management software buying decisions?

CIO / IT Manager
43%
Engineering
34%
VP Operations / Operation Manager
32%
Plant Manager
31%
Reliability Manager
18%
CEO / Executive
16%
VP Maintenance
11%
Procurement
9%
Finance
8%
Supply Chain
1%

Case Study: Trans Canada Corporation

Introduction

This case study of TransCanada Corporation is based on a March 2014 survey of Invensys Avantis customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We use Avantis to manage our work flow, inventory and purchasing functions, and entity management.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Avantis software for the following reason:
    • The facilitation of structured multi-plant deployments

Use Case

  • Uses the following software capabilities from Avantis:
    • Avantis.PRO
    • VIP Advanced Scheduling
  • Leverages the following Avantis software functionalities:
    • Time based preventive maintenance
    • Procurement

Results

  • Realized the following benefits with Avantis software:
    • Improved labor efficiency
    • Improved inventory productivity and cost avoidance
    • Reduced reactive maintenance
  • Finds the following capabilities differentiate Avantis software from their competitors:
    • Ease of use
    • Access to information
    • Depth of asset management focused functionality

Case Study: Global 500 Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 energy & utilities company is based on a May 2015 survey of Avantis PRiSM (formerly InStep) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Operational challenges solved after deploying PRiSM:
    • Reduced unscheduled downtime
    • Prevented equipment failures
    • Reduced operational and maintenance costs

Use Case

  • Top purchasing drivers for buying PRiSM:
    • The user-friendly interface
    • Ease of model-building process
    • Proven references
    • Integration with existing applications
    • Fault diagnostics
  • Using PRiSM for:
    • Early warning detection of equipment failures
    • Online condition monitoring
    • Asset health and performance monitoring
    • Predictive maintenance

Results

  • Rates the following PRiSM capabilities in terms of how superior they are compared to the competition:
    • Performance: superior
    • Ease of use: extremely superior
    • Reliability: superior
    • Scalability: extremely superior

We keep improving because of Avantis

We have improved our maintenance practices especially regarding record keeping. This is also benefiting technicians when they troubleshoot. Our assets are very long lived and it’s important to store information about them in a single system. We keep improving our knowledge of what we own and making it easier for engineers to work on the tough problems. Better information helps us specifically quantify cost justification of rehabilitation and for new equipment needs.

Project Manager, State & Local Government

Benefits for Avantis Food & Beverage Customers

What benefits did you get from using Avantis software?

Reduced reactive maintenance
70%
Improved inventory productivity and cost avoidance
70%
Improved asset utilization
50%
Reduced unexpected downtime
50%
Improved labor efficiency
20%
Improved safety & compliance
20%
Extended asset life
20%
Reduced overtime
10%

AVEVA Avantis Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Director of a medium enterprise chemicals company said they would be very likely to recommend AVEVA Avantis for this reason:

We have used Avantis for over 15 years. We keep finding new areas to monitor with Avantis.



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About AVEVA Avantis

The Avantis Enterprise Asset Management solution and extension offerings form the core of the Asset Performance Management (APM) solution set. These maintenance repair and operations solutions provide maintenance management, spares and inventory management and a complete procurement capability.

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