There’s no shortage of data in the utility industry. What is in short supply are experts who have the insider knowledge to help utilities thrive in the future by unlocking the full potential of their data today.
As the only full-service SAP consulting and solutions company focused exclusively on utilities, Utegration can position your company to capitalize on advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, smart grid technologies, IoT, and the future of customer experience.
Mar 1, 2023
Many of you reading this article may feel like you are faced with a challenging choice, as you recognize and understand the implications of SAP's third-generation platform reaching the end of mainstream maintenance on December 31, 2027. But in Utegration’s experience advising utilities facing this challenge, this demarcation also provides an opportunity to improve, transform, and make our business ready for the next decade or more.
Oct 15, 2021
According to Gartner, SAP is the worldwide leading solution provider for utility customer information systems (CIS), as well as the leading CIS provider with the largest total number of installed clients. SAP has over 4,500 utility customers globally with over 1,200 Industry Solution for Utilities (IS-U) installations. In North America, SAP currently has over 136 utility CIS customers. The main reasons investor-owned and mid-sized utilities select SAP for their CIS operations, they say, are SAP’s unique ability to handle comprehensive customer segmentations, multi-jurisdictional regulatory challenges and complex billing rate requirements.
Jul 29, 2020
What makes some AMI implementations stretch out longer than others?
Dec 11, 2019
For years, utilities have asked why they can’t just integrate their advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solutions directly with their Customer Information Systems (CISs). In 2007, I thought the same way. I was then a solution architect working at SAP, implementing SAP Customer Relationship & Billing solution (CR&B) for large, complex utilities that were among the first to fully implement AMI.
May 4, 2019
If you’re reading this, my experience tells me you’re already off to a good start; planning ahead on a transformational project like Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) is incredibly important to its success. And based on the AMI projects I’ve led, you’re right to be cautious.
May 4, 2019
Upgrading technology to align with corporate goals is imperative for forward-thinking utilities. In particular, utilities that implement an advanced metering infrastructure program are laying a strong foundation for their future, and in reality, making business transformation possible.