Services and Solutions
Our Maximo consulting practice assists organizations through analysis of existing business issues and development of future plans. We provide experienced consultants, best practices, analytical techniques, effective change management and people-oriented coaching skills.
Implementation and Upgrades
All Maximo implementations and upgrades is managed by a governance function developed by ARC that oversees all Maximo projects from beginning to end, and leverages a defined methodology of standards and best practices with the objective of completing each project on-time and on-budget.
Roles and Staff Augmentation
ARC provides quality professional services to a variety of clients across Canada and the USA. ARC provides Maximo professional services that span the entire development lifecycle. We have over 35 certified Maximo resources.
Enterprise Asset Management
ARC has an experienced team of Maximo professionals with strong knowledge of Enterprise Asset Management. The core of our EAM solution includes process mapping, configuration and development, asset library definition, audit services and overall project management.
Design and Architecture
ARC has earned its reputation by designing practical Maximo solutions allowed its clients to achieve real world benefits encompassing sound asset management practices, accelerated business processes and improved access to data and information. Assessment services of 3rd party current designs is also a service we can provide.
Maximo projects commonly have elements of integration points with several enterprise applications to interact seamlessly together. ARC’s strong background of system delivery can certainly add value to integration with Maximo. We have direct experience with integration into SCADA, SAP, iTronIEE, Informatica, Oracle and mobility applications.
ARC seeks to establish long term relationships with its clients to help clients realize competitive advantages and strive toward lowering the total cost of ownership in today’s business environment. We enter into all work assignments with the goal of complete customer satisfaction.
ARC has been in business for a considerable length of time. During the 19 years we have amassed a great amount of knowledge and understanding of business and technical governance, processes and procedures across multiple industries including power generation and utility, financial services, facilities management, healthcare and oil and gas.
At a high level, ARC’s Quality Management System consists of two parts: Quality Assurance, and Quality Control. Quality Assurance (QA) deals with the management standards, techniques, tools and practices that are used to increase the probability of a “repetitive process”. Quality Control (QC) deals with the procedures, practices and evaluation of the output of a process to determine if it is within certain tolerances. ARC employs both QA and QC techniques to deliver a quality service to clients.
ARC has significant experience in being an innovator. ARC has participated in the federal governments’ SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development) program that encourages innovation. ARC has achieved a reputation among its clients for being an innovator who thinks outside the box to find solutions which meet and exceed client requirements.
Maximo Business Development Team
Michael den Ouden
“Jacob looked at Shane. Well, he thought, this is going to be interesting. Head office is going to spend all this money implementing a new Maximo version, when we already have one… The one we have now works fine, it’s the people that are the issue, no one but you and I care to use Read more about How to Get Front Line Buy In[…]
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The key to a successful implementation, ongoing operation and sustainment of Maximo is a clear and comprehensive understanding of ownership, responsibilities and accountabilities. Understanding that business change is constant, business leads have the responsibility understanding and communicating the forward-looking vision and goals. The leadership teams of the various lines of business who use the Maximo Read more about Ownership Definitions to Ensure Success of a Maximo Implementation[…]
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Darwin and Mike attended the CanMUG (Canadian Maximo User Group) meeting in Calgary on September 7th. It was a great event with record attendance of over 175 people representing over 57 companies. We thank the CanMUG Steering Committee for organizing such a great event.