The Natural Resources Framework enables the full power of IBM software to integrate systems and processes across a broad range of business functions. This solution platform enhances and transforms your company’s business models.
- Accelerate solution design and implementation using industry-specific assets and accelerators.
- Reduce risk with reusable implementation patterns and support for industry standards.
- Enhance flexibility with your choice of business applications and services from IBM and IBM business partners.
- Gain a rapid return on investment by building a competitive advantage and business value, adding on each project as your business needs require.
Create a simplified infrastructure
The Natural Resources Framework transforms how business users view and interact with their assets and teams. The Natural Resources Framework provides production decision makers with new or improved capabilities.
The Natural Resources Framework provides:
- Enterprise-wide access to real-time process performance against your key performance indicators (KPIs).
- Integrated operations across multiple industries and functions.
- Location awareness and safety.
- Supply chain management optimization and asset management.
- Real-time visibility and collaboration through alerts and event management.
IBM Natural Resources Framework solution areas
With the framework approach, you develop a plan to streamline and upgrade your technology infrastructure as your business needs evolve. Select your highest priority projects and add others as you need them.
- Production Operations
Get intelligent processes and systems you need to create a proactive and action-oriented environment.
- Intelligent asset management
Maximizing asset utilization while minimizing costs, human error and downtime.
- Supply chain optimization
Optimizing supply chains and consolidating support operations by leveraging RFID technologies and integrated analytics.
- Health, safety, risk and environment
Mitigating Health, Safety and Environmental risks for employees, stakeholders, shareholders and communities; as well as compliance assistance.
Benefits of an IBM Natural Resources Framework solution
The IBM Natural Resources Framework is designed to increase operational efficiency while lowering costs with common processes and integrated system across chemicals, petroleum, metals and mining industries.
- Helps you integrate operations to decrease production costs while increasing recovery rates and throughput.
- Enables real-time operations feedback that can improve your ability to manage assets, decrease production costs and improve refinery safety.
The IBM Natural Resources Framework lets you represent equipment and unit operations in a complete context, helping you:
- Speed automation and decision-making solutions.
- Increase production levels.
- Reduce planned and unplanned shutdowns.
- Convert data into actionable knowledge.
- Decrease risk and operating costs.
To learn more about how the IBM Natural Resources Framework can help your business grow, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.