Quintiq–eVision partnership addresses O&G industry’s history of tradeoffs between worksite safety and efficiency  

September 14, 2016
The Netherlands

Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company and global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that it has formed a technology partnership with eVision, the global leader in control-of-work software.

The Quintiq­­–eVision partnership allows the two technology providers to offer their customers the combined benefits of their industry-leading solutions, a combination not found in any other solution in the oil and gas and petrochemicals industries today. eVision’s Permit Vision has earned its reputation as a best-practice method for maintaining safety on hazardous worksites. The interoperability of the two systems allows project planning teams to balance cumulative-risk management with considerations of cost and efficiency.

When Quintiq and eVision are fully integrated, the level of cumulative risk, worksite regulations and permit requirements in any given project are checked by eVision and communicated to the Quintiq system. Quintiq then optimizes work schedules—covering both equipment and human resources—in real time, drawing on data from eVision to keep risk to a minimum while delivering on other key performance indicators such as cost and span time. Of course, plans change—sometimes at the last minute. Quintiq is built to cope with last-minute disruptions. Planners are alerted and can respond immediately to disruptions, selectively reoptimizing plans in order to minimize the impact of change, all the while keeping an eye on cost and safety.

At an eVision event in The Hague in May 2016, a proof-of-concept demo was presented to eVision users. According to Simon Kennedy, Chief Operating Officer at eVision, “The response we’ve seen here says a lot. The industry has been waiting for a solution like this to come along—by bringing together risk management and schedule optimization, span times and costs fall without the expected rise in risk. Sacrificing worksite safety for efficiency is a tradeoff no one should have to make.”

“This partnership is a game changer,” said Dennis Ostendorf, Business Unit Director for Oil and Gas Quintiq. “Quintiq is leveraging on eVision’s expertise in risk-management and work-permit technology; eVision’s customers get access to Quintiq’s innovative planning and optimization technology. Together, the two parts form a whole that will transform our customers’ bottom lines.” 

About eVision
eVision Industry Software is the global leader in Control of Work software (COW). Companies in the oil & gas, (petro)chemical and other high-risk industries turn to us to improve control over their operational processes, resulting in fully auditable, real-time corporate risk management as well as increased operational efficiency.

The company is based in The Hague, The Netherlands, with regional offices in the United Kingdom, Norway the Middle East and the United States. eVision has a global partner network and clients on five continents.

eVision’s user-friendly and fully integrated product portfolio includes software for business processes such as permit to work, risk assessment, isolations management and management of change. The state-of-the-art One Vision software platform seamlessly integrates with third-party software systems, utilizing for example external work order and engineering data.

For more information, please visit www.evision-software.com

About Quintiq
Every business has its supply chain planning challenges. Some of those challenges are large. Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve. Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each of those challenges with a supply chain planning & optimization software system. Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 80 countries rely on Quintiq software to plan and optimize workforces, logistics and production. Part of Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), Quintiq has offices in the Netherlands, the USA and around the world.

For more information, visit quintiq.com or follow Quintiq on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

For more information, please contact:
Roy Strauss
Quintiq Marketing Manager
Tel: +31 7 3691 0739
Caroline van Balen
eVision Marketing Manager
Tel: +31 7 0362 6126
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