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Enterprise Resource Management System Implementation – A Sewer District Case Study

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The Sacramento Area Sewer District (District) implemented a new enterprise resource management system in stages from 2006 to 2009. This paper will discuss the lessons the District learned when migrating from a home-grown computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to MRO/IBM's Maximo 6 Enterprise Resource Management System (ERM). The District is now in the post implementation stage and has been using Maximo for 10 months. Every project has its bumps; however, these represent valuable opportunities for learning Properly understood and implemented, these lessons can translate into significant time and money savings in future projects.

Keywords: Asset Management; ERM; Enterprise Resource Management; Lessons Learned; Maximo; System Implementation

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: 2010-01-01

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