18 Sep 2019
Worley and AVEVA to deliver first cloud-based software for EPC market
AVEVA made an announcement that Worley had selected AVEVA’s Enterprise Resource Management solution as its preferred materials management platform. The partnership combines Worley’s Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) knowledge with AVEVA’s industrial software expertise to deliver the first cloud-based Enterprise Resource Management solution optimised for the EPC market.
Like many businesses, today’s EPCs are challenged with reducing project costs while keeping pace with changing IT environments. However, as EPC projects operate as mini-enterprises, on-premises configuration and hosting of enterprise projects within private networks are not only costly but restrictive and unsustainable in an industry undergoing mass consolidation. For global EPCs to remain competitive, the move from on-premises infrastructure to cloud-based enterprise resource management is necessary.
Worley sought to help its customers find a way to streamline their materials management to deliver on these challenges while also creating process improvements, increased efficiency, ease-of-use and the ability to deliver in-house training. After reviewing AVEVA’s Enterprise Resource Management solution, which had historically been used in marine settings, Worley and AVEVA, committed to developing the AVEVA solution to become the industry’s first cloud-based enterprise resource management platform purpose-built for EPCs.
By embedding Worley’s subject matter expertise in EPC supply chain management, major updates to the AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management solution for EPCs includes:
- Project-specific functionality: Enabling EPCs to view and work on projects in AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management as standalone entities.
- Updated catalogues and specifications module: Migration of Worley’s legacy corporate catalogue and specifications to create a robust, easy-to-use model for EPCs.
- Training solution: Allowing EPCs to streamline internal training on the new solution.
The first official project roll-out for Worley on the AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management solution for EPCs will begin this month.