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.
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.
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:
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.
Aug 11, 2021
As the world entered the 2020s, no one knew what was in store, including utilities. Within a year, extreme events such as the pandemic, wildfires and other climate emergencies, pushed the imagination of every utility executive. And this decade has just begun!
Oct 22, 2020
Utilities are on a quest to digitalize, all under a shared goal of optimizing our operations, improving the lifecycle management of our assets, and better serving our customers, who have transformed from mere ‘ratepayers’ a decade or so ago to the savvy energy prosumers of today.