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Apr 29, 2022
Customer experience is on the move… literally! The boundaries of Customer Information Systems (CIS) are extending to include customer self-service, field service, and sales of new products and services. Utilities are seeing this transformation as they begin their CIS upgrade or re-platforming journey.
Apr 12, 2022
Recently, I had the honor to be a part of a successful implementation of one of the biggest, most significant CIS implementations in the utilities industry. It was also quite likely the first 100% remote CIS go-live in North America of this magnitude and complexity.
Mar 4, 2022
This is written at a time when many companies find themselves at a crossroads related to the use of technology to support enhanced field capabilities.
Feb 9, 2022
The White House Briefing room released on January 14, 2022 a Fact Sheet outlining the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by the President on November 15, 2021. The information is a “status report” of the Plan 60 days and running. The key areas outlined and explained are:
Nov 2, 2021
For many years, utilities, energy companies and other asset-intensive businesses on SAP ECC have had to look outside the ERP to manage fixed asset accounting. Some core asset accounting functions were not delivered in the ERP—specifically, to construct, depreciate, and retire assets—so customers had little choice but to run an external asset accounting solution. In this scenario, the typical practice has been to move data from the ERP, into the external solution, and then back again to the ERP for posting to the general ledger.
Nov 2, 2021
In 2015, the legislature for the State of Hawai‘i passed a landmark energy bill – HB623 – that would convert 100% of the state’s energy portfolio to renewable sources by 2045. The bill, aimed at creating sustainability and economic independence, specifically established the following guidelines for renewable electricity resourcing: