A PlantQuest Implementation Overview

PlantQuest solutions are optimized for both green and brownfield environments due to its modular design, and multitude of deployment methods. With a typical deployment lasting 8 weeks, with little to no boots on the ground required.
Tom Daly
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Asset Mapping

PlantQuest offers a visual representation of your facility, enabling managers, team members, and contractors from various disciplines to access and utilize crucial information for their daily, weekly, and monthly tasks. Featuring an intuitive, user-friendly interface, PlantQuest delivers a Google Maps-like experience, allowing multiple data sources to be viewed within the context of the facility.

This approach leads to more informed decision-making and insights in areas such as operations, maintenance, facilities, training, and EHS. Optimized for both green and brownfield facilities, PlantQuest serves as a comprehensive solution for your global facility portfolio. Boasting a modern cloud-based architecture, PlantQuest can be rapidly deployed across your facility's user base. Accessible via desktop, tablet, or through an SDK, PlantQuest is designed with an integration-first mindset, with typical deployment taking approximately 8 weeks.

Step 1 - Project Scope

  1. Identify target workflows for optimization:
    1. Maintenance Scheduling & Execution
    2. Facility & Asset Management
    3. Mobile Asset Tracking
    4. Worker On-boarding & Training
    5. EHS/ERT
    6. IoT/Energy
    7. PTW Visualisation
  1. Product Customization
  1. Facility layout details such as:
    1. Overall site layout
    2. Fire safety drawings
    3. BIM (if available)
    4. Existing maps

Step 2 - Map Development

  1. PlantQuest generates user-friendly, interactive facility maps.
    1. Each room/area is clickable and labeled.
  2. Classifications are assigned to rooms/areas, such as:
    1. PTW Required, ATEX Area, Clean Room, Confined Space, Noisy Areas, etc.
  3. Indoor navigation is enabled with optimized routing options. Facility can define:
    1. Priority, one-way, emergency routes etc.

Step 3 - System Integrations

  1. PlantQuest adds visual context to existing facility systems, revealing crucial data and insights.
  2. No impact on current qualified systems ensured.
  3. Asset metadata updates in the existing system seamlessly integrate with PlantQuest.
  4. locations using centralised management of all asset locations using PlantQuest.

Step 4 - Locations Logging

  1. Use existing Fire & Site Layout Drawings
    1. PlantQuest map assets before deployment, using a suite of internal tools
  2. Employ PlantQuest Field Survey Tool
    1. Log the location of assets in the field. This can be executed by PlantQuest or by the client
  3. Bulk Data Import
    1. Leverage existing your tabular data or BIM model.
  4. Utilise the PlantQuest Management Portal for post-deployment adjustments.
    1. Take control of the system post-deployment allowing you to manage and maintain asset locations.

Step 5 - Deployment

  1. PlantQuest spends 2 days on-site commissioning the system and providing end-user training.
  2. Comprehensive system turnover packs and dossiers are provided.
  3. commissioning the Clients assume control post-deployment, with PlantQuest providing on-site and remote support.

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