Software enables hierarchical tracking and GIS-integrated asset management of all physical infrastructure
VUEWorks Inc. has announced VUEWorks 2009, a greatly expanded version of its Web-based solution that enables municipalities, utilities and other organizations to track conditions, minimize failure risk and prioritize expenditures and service delivery of their physical assets.
VUEWorks 2009 is a scalable suite of software modules for managing work processes, capturing citizen concerns and executing preventive maintenance with a minimal investment of time and money. At its highest level, it is a strategic asset management solution that incorporates condition assessment, risk analysis, valuation, budget forecasting and project cost estimating for managing any asset through its lifetime.
VUEWorks 2009 has been redesigned to allow organizations to retrieve key asset data, apply work management practices and develop strategic asset management programs for any infrastructure physical asset. A new Facilities Module provides flexible tracking of any asset that is typically not identified as part of the GIS data. VUEWorks also enables roadway condition assessment and prioritization, including recording the severity and extents of pavement distresses comparable to ASTM standards.
“VUEWorks 2009 has helped implement asset management in our organization," said Pat Giralt, P.E., information systems engineer for the Department of Environmental Services in Summit County, Ohio. "We started with the Work Order Module. The transition from paper work orders to the electronic work order system has been very smooth. We are now moving into the Facilities Module, which will help track all the work performed to our assets in a more detailed level.”