The Universal Visual Optimizer (UVO) is Arcadis Gen’s planning and project management software application that allows you to design the optimal asset management plan, dissect through years of multiple future scenarios, and make the right decisions faster.
Our tool is comprised of 20+ years of prescriptive data analytics expertise as well as leading design and UX configuration to help you take full control of your portfolio. In just a few clicks you can visualize, optimize, and export reports for business planning and project prioritization.
Building the optimal capital investment plan would normally take asset managers and heads of operations weeks, if not months, to do. UVO does this in minutes and ensures you are maximizing your resources and achieve your business goals.
Step 1: Take full control of your portfolio, reduce time and money spent on data consultants
UVO puts you and your team in full control of your data and information. Without having to rely on data consultants or scientists to make investment decisions, the platform analyses and cleans your data to create a report that you can rely on.
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Step 2: Optimize your projects and maximize your resources
Asset managers and heads of operations tend to prioritize projects and plan their investment strategies around what projects should get done first based on available budget, trying to fit them all in over a specific period. UVO’s highly efficient linear optimization algorithm, takes into account both your projects and available budget to create the most optimal plan that utilizes all resources, maximizes budget, and achieves the best possible outcome.
Step 3: Collaborate and validate your plans with stakeholders
UVO is an integrated platform that allows you to add, update, and share information with stakeholders in real time. All reports created on the platform are created with your data and validated by linear optimization which provides exceptional speed of calculation and the ability to generate outputs in near real time.
In UVO you can create multiple plans, compare between these, and consult with stakeholders on which plan to perform.
Step 4: Easily visualize your current portfolio performance
Having all of your data and assets information on one platform means having full control of your portfolio and the ability to see its performance. In UVO, you can do this easily by filtering and deciding which projects to include in your plan. Using the portfolio baseline chart you will be able to see the performance of the portfolio and identify must do projects
Step 5: Compare your previous CIPs to create an optimal plan
With the Optimizer feature in the platform, you can use data from previous CIPs created in the platform to create an optimal CIP. You can also compare between different scenarios by selecting which projects you want, and then letting the Optimizer do the work for you.
Step 6: Create plans in minutes, not months, using the Optimizer
Last but not least, a key feature of UVO is its ability to create plans in minutes, saving you hours of sorting through spreadsheets and data sets. By inserting your data and requirements into the platform, you will be able to create a plan in minutes that utilizes all of your resources and stays within the allocated budget.
With the help of Arcadis Gen’s Universal Visual Optimizer solution, your capital improvement planning can be optimized, and your projects prioritized in minutes. Our team of experts is available to take you through the platform and share with you how we can help you meet both your business and sustainable goals.
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