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Water, electricity, waste management@all sectors of the utilities industry have been experiencing major changes in recent years. Challenges for the utilities

utilities etf  management—all sectors of the utilities industry have been experiencing major changes in recent years. Challenges for the utilities industry arise from many sources, including the need to comply with new regulations, meet consumption demands because of global population growth, and others. To help overcome these challenges, companies in the utilities industry must update their software tools and acquire the ones that best suit their needs.

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ERP for the Utilities Industry

Utilities (gas, water, electricity, and energy) software is typically built off customer billing systems encompassing a suite of modules covering fleet management, maintenance management, GIS, AMR, financials, and human resources, among others. 

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TEC’s New Utilities ERP Evaluation Center: A Preview


The Utilities Industry From TEC’s perspective and based on our understanding of the industry, the utilities industry consists primarily of the following service providers: electric power generators, network operators, customer power retailers, natural gas, steam supply, water supply, and sewage removal. All of these business segments have common criteria such as a mass customer service

utilities etf  New Utilities ERP Evaluation Center: A Preview The Utilities Industry From TEC’s perspective and based on our understanding of the industry, the utilities industry consists primarily of the following service providers: electric power generators, network operators, customer power retailers, natural gas, steam supply, water supply, and sewage removal. All of these business segments have common criteria such as a mass customer service department and billing process, remote service supply or power Read More

Electric Utilities in Need of Software Vendors' Leadership!!!


Over the past couple of years, the electric utility industry has changed in terms of the different software solutions available. The old approach to addressing this industry’s needs was the “best-of-breed” approach, meaning that software vendors were creating solutions addressed to only one group or business unit within the company doing one specific task. Generation, Transmission, and

utilities etf  Utilities in Need of Software Vendors' Leadership!!! Over the past couple of years, the electric utility industry has changed in terms of the different software solutions available. The old approach to addressing this industry’s needs was the “best-of-breed” approach, meaning that software vendors were creating solutions addressed to only one group or business unit within the company doing one specific task. Generation, Transmission, and Distribution all had their own specific software Read More

ERP for the Utilities Industry


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Enhancing the Agility of Customer Information Systems in Utilities


Customer information system (CIS) projects in the utilities industry have earned a reputation for being disruptive to business, very expensive, and always behind schedule. As a mission-critical cash register for utilities, it pays to examine CIS more closely. Learn about the perspectives on strategic CIS assessment frameworks and how a structured solution can help you improve the agility of CIS without a huge investment.

utilities etf  Customer Information Systems in Utilities Customer information system (CIS) projects in the utilities industry have earned a reputation for being disruptive to business, very expensive, and always behind schedule. As a mission-critical cash register for utilities, it pays to examine CIS more closely. Learn about the perspectives on strategic CIS assessment frameworks and how a structured solution can help you improve the agility of CIS without a huge investment. Read More

Customer Care and Billing (CC&B)


Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions typically support providers of utilities, telephony, cable, or other services providing companies. CC&B software includes functionality for mediation, provisioning, rating, reporting, financial systems, and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services.

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EAI Vendor CrossWorlds Eases Middleware Customization


CrossWorlds Software, an enterprise application integration vendor, is making it easier for customers to acquire components and utilities with specific functionality. The vendor will create a CrossWorlds Exchange site on a subscription basis, for $50,000 per year with additional fees for some components.

utilities etf  to acquire components and utilities with specific functionality. The vendor will create a CrossWorlds Exchange site on a subscription basis, for $50,000 per year with additional fees for some components. The vendor's goal is to simplify development for customers and make their EAI solution more ubiquitous. In addition, the vendor has announced that Ingersoll-Rand Corporation will use the CrossWorlds tool to connect their Oracle e-procurement and legacy applications. CrossWorlds' e-business infrastructure Read More

"Once Bitten” Vendor Is Not “Twice Shy” about New Acquisition


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AnyDocINVOICE Helps Northeast Utilities Conserve Energy When Processing Invoices


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utilities etf  Helps Northeast Utilities Conserve Energy When Processing Invoices A combination of manual data entry processes and the sheer volume of invoices it received every day was causing Northeast Utilities major backlogs in processing—as well as added payroll expense. To automate its processes and free up its staff resources, the company adopted AnyDocINVOICE. Since its implementation, Northeast has reduced its backlog by more than 90 percent and saved $240,000 (USD) in labor costs. Read More

Smart Solutions International


Smart Solutions International L.P., a consulting company, implements enterprise resource planning solutions. It provides enterprise management systems and business intelligence (BI) solutions, as well as BI components for online communications designed to turn customer data into customer intelligence. The company also sells several software solutions. These include SmartStream Financials, which is designed to improve business processes and handles work and information; SmartStream Human Capital Management (HCM), which manages human resources (HR) functions from hiring through termination, including personnel administration, payroll, and benefits; and SmartStream Procurement, which is designed to improve procurement processes. Smart Solutions International serves public sector organizations, legal firms, consulting firms, software development firms, internal IT departments, and utilities markets in North America, the Caribbean, and Latin America. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida, with an additional office in Toronto, Canada. As of August 2005, Smart Solutions International operates as a subsidiary of GOT Corporation, Inc.

utilities etf  internal IT departments, and utilities markets in North America, the Caribbean, and Latin America. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida, with an additional office in Toronto, Canada. As of August 2005, Smart Solutions International operates as a subsidiary of GOT Corporation, Inc. Read More

Web Content Management (WCM)


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Ariba LIVE 2014—Spotlight on Procurement and Predictive


Ariba LIVE 2014 was the 15th annual customer conference by Ariba, an SAP company, and the largest one thus far with 2,200 attendees. The major themes of this year’s conference were: 1) Procurement/sourcing and business networks as strategic platforms for innovation; 2) Enabling the business of tomorrow today; and 3) Focusing on business outcomes.

utilities etf  made to certain specs. Utilities have to hedge commodities, and often have a lot of outsourced services and fixed assets. And different again is the process of sourcing products in retail—it is complex and seasonal, with a long lead time, whereas orders for standard packaged items come through enterprise resource systems (ERP).   Ariba has traditionally been very strong in handling indirect materials and indirect spend. But while consumables and other products that aid in production might seem trivial, Read More

PeopleSoft Plays Hardball


No more a nice guy with PeopleSoft! Its strong Q4 2000 results and alleged string of wins over its direct competitors have stirred up some emotions and knee-jerk dismissive reactions. Whatever the case may be, look for a vigorous PeopleSoft participation in many future software selection deals.

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TotalSoft


With over 16 years of experience, TotalSoft is one of the leaders of the Romanian IT industry, involved in the development and supply of complex business solutions and services. With 1500 clients in the private and public sector in 25 countries, such as USA, Germany, UK, Austria, Italy or France, TotalSoft has an undeniable expertise in verticals such as financial/banking, distribution, retail, medical, utilities, building, engineering, production, services or public administration. The company has its headquarters in Romania, while its subsidiaries are located in Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and Qatar. According to the Ministry of Finance in 2009 and 2010 TotalSoft was one of the most profitable IT companies in Romania. TotalSoft has become, according to PAC, the most important Romanian ERP solutions provider, exceeding other major players in terms of license value and related services. The company has its own software suite, namely Charisma Business Suite, including integrated systems that are widely known at regional and even global level, such as Charisma ERP, Charisma HCM or Charisma Medical Software. TotalSoft is part of Global Finance Group, one of the most important private investment companies in South-Eastern Europe, with offices in Athens, Bucharest, Sofia and Belgrade. Global Finance administrates funds amounting to over EUR 850 million, obtained by private and real property investment fund management, and has carried out over 70 investments since it was established in 1994.

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Ventyx, an ABB Company


Ventyx provides enterprise asset management and business software solutions to asset-intensive industries. For more than 30 years, it has served customers within the mining, oil and gas, utilities, transportation, defence, and government industries in over 40 countries. Ventyx' service offerings include business process consulting, implementation services, training, analytics and business intelligence, business-to-business integration, IT outsourcing, technology consulting, business process outsourcing, and application management services. Ventyx, an ABB company, acquired Mincom in 2011 and added Mincom's products, including Ellipse, to the Ventyx portfolio of products. Ventys products include Ellipse, Axis, Focal Point, Service Suite, Asset Suite, eSOMS, Performance Management, Equipment Reliability, LinkOne, Inventory Optimization, Managed Services, and the Intelligent Mining Suite: MineMarket, Mincom MineScape, CCLAS, Assay Management, and Production Accounting.

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