Energy Firm EDP Renewables Deploys BPM System to Maintain Equipment, Collect Unstructured Data

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Blue Canyon Wind Farm Oklahoma 1024x665 Energy Firm EDP Renewables Deploys BPM System to Maintain Equipment, Collect Unstructured Data

EDP Renewables implemented a BPM system to analyze data about wind mill equipment such as the Blue Canyon Wind Farm in Oklahoma, above. EDP Renewals photo.

When your business is scattered to the four winds, keeping track of routine tasks can be a management headache.  That was the challenge facing EDP Renewables North America, with an ongoing need to efficiently schedule and perform both routine maintenance and repair of wind turbines across the U.S.

And, they also needed to incorporate real-time data, the potential for social and mobile platforms – and manage IT changes themselves – while improving collaboration and knowledge retention across the enterprise. After considering a range of options, the company, part of the Portugal-based energy giant EDP Group, created a BPM-based management system that accesses and updates existing data sources and has the capability of adding unstructured text documents, both to prioritize maintenance jobs and enable field workers to create a repository of information about equipment conditions.

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