POEMS is based on a philosophy that defines a comprehensive solution providing contextual situational awareness, operations alignment, and expedited decision-making through a structured permission to operate process. Through this process, POEMS delivers actionable information to support role-based decision-making.
POEMS starts with a library of philosophies, including a high-performance HMI philosophy, an alarm management philosophy, and a comprehensive control room management plan. Each of these philosophies supports implementation of the POEMS solution, and each can stand alone. This allows each operator to implement only those components that add value where needed.
The POEMS platform is a suite of applications built upon SQL and is unified through the area of operations data infrastructure. The POEMS platform contains four primary features:
Area of Operations Editor – POEMS is built around an area of operations hierarchy, which can be modified through the platform user interface.
Report Engine – Generates reports and schedules email distribution from each of the other product suites.
Document Library – A single location to store, organize, and view both HTML and PDF documents, including the philosophies and detailed user materials.
User Administration – POEMS uses a group-based, additive security model that supports Microsoft Active Directory. Permissions are applied to groups, to which users are added.