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With more than 2.5B smart devices expected to be sold in 2014, there is no doubt that taking Maximo Mobile is smart not only for your bottom line business benefits but also to increase efficiency among your workforce. So how do you make sure that your Maximo Mobile project is successful? Join Catherine Lai, Business Application Consultant, at Georgia System Operations Corporation and Dale Mann, Substation Maintenance Group Lead, at Georgia Transmission Corporation as they share GTC’s 7 secrets to Maximo Mobility success. Catherine and Dale will be joined by Jason VenHuizen, VP of Products and Technology at Interloc Solutions.
Catherine Lai is a Business Application Consultant at Georgia System Operations Corporation with many years of experience helping clients solve business problems and improve operational inefficiencies with technology solutions. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her primary responsibilities include planning, designing, and implementing major business application systems using standard project management methodologies. Catherine has been working as an IT system administrator and developer with the IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management System since 2006 with a lead role on several Maximo projects and upgrades since that time. She recently served as Technical Lead for Georgia Transmission Corporation’s Maximo 6.2 to 7.5 Upgrade project as well as leading the assessment and implementation of mobile solutions on iPads and iPhones for Georgia Transmission Corporation and Oglethorpe Power Corporation, respectively. These mobile solutions are well integrated with each company’s Maximo 7.5 Asset Management System and utilize Interloc’s Mobile Informer product. Catherine can be reached atCatherine.Lai@gasoc.com.
Dale Mann is Group Lead of Substation Maintenance at Georgia Transmission Corporation. He has over 20 years of experience in asset management. In his role at GTC, Dale supports the company’s maintenance of over 700 substations and 3100 miles of transmission line. As GTC’s Maximo business administrator, Dale was a key player when they implemented Maximo 5.2 in 2006. He has also been the primary business representative for 2 major Maximo upgrades. The most recent of which culminated in their successful upgrade from Maximo 6.2 to Maximo 7.5 in August 2013. During his tenure at GTC, he has been involved in several mobile initiatives for field users including the deployment of Interloc Mobile Informer as part of GTC’s Maximo 7.5 upgrade.