A large US utility company needed to streamline field asset inspections of power generation assets for hydro (canals) while increasing efficiency in issue logging and improving overall safety. Their objectives were to Reduce risk for Hydro Assets through reliable, safe, transparent Canal Patrols, and issue management using digital asset management software to increase field coordination. The field asset management solution needed by the utility company required custom application development to be executed quickly and efficiently.
Nexient’s software application development teams created and deployed an iOS application for logging new issues and helping manage existing issues across various Hydro Assets. This custom web application allows supervisors the ability to assign Canal Patrol work to specific segments, with real-time reporting to track issues across divisions via a dashboard. The Hydro Asset inspection application is integrated with SAP, GIS/ESRI, HYDSTRA, and ensures regulatory compliance & safety requirements are fully met.
"The eco-friendly app eliminated the dependency on the lengthier paper process involved with logging issues for hydro inspections."
and made an immediate effect on business by reducing issue logging time by 20 minutes.
involved with logging issues for hydro inspections.
by introducing the timely inspections of all ‘Safety Signs’ around Hydro Assets.
Due to Nexient’s software development consulting and development, the Hydro Asset inspection application MVP was delivered in 2.5 months and is used by supervisors and field workers to maintain day-to day compliance and determine the most appropriate maintenance strategy for the assets. The time saving and eco-friendly application and had an immediate effect on business, reducing issue logging time by 20 minutes while eliminating the dependency on the lengthier paper process involved with logging issues for hydro inspections. Overall safety was also improved with introducing the timely inspections of all ‘Safety Signs’ around Hydro Assets.