Atkins and EAMS Group to collaborate on the digital transformation of rail and other asset intensive industries
Atkins, one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management companies, and EAMS Group, a specialist enterprise asset management company leading in digital transformation, process and technology have signed a cooperation agreement with immediate effect.
The agreement will bring industry-leading digital services to clients as part of Atkins’ broader Digital Asset Management portfolio. The two companies will provide consultancy, technology and managed services. Together they will bring world class capabilities, including: new digital capabilities and industry specific solutions based on an enterprise asset management platform; engineering and business process design; and program and change management to support business transformation that is underpinned by technology.
Chris Mulligan, business development and strategy director of Atkins’ transportation business said: “Advances in technology and big data present great opportunities for organisations in the rail sector to drive more value from their assets. Our partnership with EAMS Group will help our clients to unlock this value by bringing together world class technology solutions, industry leading engineering capability and a global knowledge base in the rail sector and other asset intensive industries.”
The Atkins and EAMS Group partnership has been established to provide best in class engineering, transformation, data and technology capability to enable new approaches to asset management. Their combined Digital Asset Management services will unlock substantial cost savings, drive improvements in asset reliability, and maximise value from investment in infrastructure assets.
Together, the partnership will bring a unique combination of leading engineering and asset management capability, deep knowledge of the rail industry and other asset intensive industries, and world class digital solutions and products.
Phil Gruber, Atkins’ SVP of digital asset management said: “We are excited to announce this partnership that brings together Atkins’ deep engineering knowledge of assets, with EAMS Group industry leading technology solutions to manage and optimise outcomes from assets.”
Andrew Evans, CEO of EAMS Group, said: “This is about helping our clients to achieve the cost savings and asset reliability improvements that can be realised from effective enterprise asset management. Fundamentally, this is about partnering with our clients on an executive-led business transformation programme; our change management, asset management and technology skills and our digital platform are the enablers.”
News of this agreement can also be found on Atkins website