COSOL News & Insights
The latest news, insights and case studies from COSOL.
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Barriers to BIM in asset operations (and how you can break them down)
The advantages of embracing Building Information Modelling (BIM) in design and construction (D&C) have been well and truly proven. Large infrastructure projects now mandate BIM to be used to centralise data, facilitate communication and promote efficiencies across the early stages of the assets' lifecycle. But there are barriers to BIM being adopted across the entire asset lifecycle. Learn more about how to break them down.
Turn sustainability ambition into action with Envizi
Asset-intensive organisations can’t afford to delay taking action on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance). Not only are they under pressure to reduce waste and emissions by investors and society at large, regulations currently in place – and yet to come – require that they meet strict environmental conditions.
Mobility enhancements improve WH&S compliance for major utility company
EZMaxMobile is COSOL's preferred mobility tool for Maximo. It integrates seamlessly, allowing field users full access to asset data and functions in online and offline modes without having to duplicate or compromise business rules. We've helped utilities, civil infrastructure, transportation and local government go mobile to empower field crews and realise efficiencies in common asset management tasks.
Bridging the asset data gap: The value of BIM for asset managers
Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a digital representation of the physical and functional characteristics of built assets – from bridges and buildings to production plants and processing facilities. It helps design and construction teams aggregate information and work more efficiently on the creation of new assets and infrastructure.
Impacts of the Climate Change Act on Asset-Intensive Organisations
In 2022, the Climate Change Act officially passed legislation in Australia. Federal and State Governments are now working together to tackle climate change with a common goal. In this article, we look at some of the impacts that this legislation might have on asset intensive industries in Australia in the short and long term.
COSOL’s response to the Apache Commons BCEL security vulnerability CVE (2022-42920)
IBM has advised of a critical security vulnerability relating to the Apache Commons BCEL used by IBM Maximo Asset Management - version 7.6.1. This vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an out-of-bounds write flaw in the APIs. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain control over the resulting bytecode.
Supporting the next generation of skilled professionals
Now in its third year, the COSOL CDU Engineering Scholarship is delivered in partnership with CDU which is the largest education and training provider and only university in the Northern Territory.
Insights: The Path to Mining Productivity
In this excerpt from our latest insights eBook, we look at how mining organisations can increase productivity, reduce costs and achieve digital asset management maturity when they utilise the abundance of asset data available as part of an integrated asset information ecosystem.
COSOL grows Enterprise services, secures beachhead into Western Australian resources sector
COSOL Limited acquires Work Management Solutions (WMS), an advisory and technical consulting services to the resources and utilities sectors.
How to deliver a successful SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA migration
Find out how to ensure a successful SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA migration. Avoid the most common migration pitfall and start preparing your data now.
The Path to Predictive Maintenance
Brisbane Airport Corporation worked with COSOL on a Proof of Concept project to assess the capability, feasibility and potential use cases of IBM Maximo Application Suite Health, Monitor and Predict as an interim step on the path to predictive maintenance.
Data quality myths and misconceptions
A recent Gartner report confirmed that every year, poor data quality costs organisations an average US $12.9 million and highlighted that in addition to the immediate impact on revenue, over the long term, poor quality data increases the complexity of data ecosystems and leads to poor decision making. Despite this, some organisations prioritise technology solutions or systems upgrades that rely heavily on ...
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