UTILITIES

August 18, 2018

Need team expertise across the entire value chain,this includes retail, customer service, field service, energy management, smart grid, asset management, network operations and energy trading and risk management.

Team need to focus on new technologies such as the cloud, big data analytics and mobility, which can transform business. Team help needed across multiple business areas, including compliance, customer experience and operational performance.

Abilities

 Customer Experience Management

In a socially connected world, delivering a rewarding customer experience is as important as delivering core services. For leading utility companies, providing innovation in mobility, social media, smart metering and analytics are driving change in ways that are meaningful to their customers.By leveraging team capabilities in these areas, help utilities transition from a “customer service” mindset to one of “customer experience.” We do so through customer empowerment, operational excellence and improved customer relationships. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Maturity assessment
  • Control system architecture
  • DCS/PLC engineering
  • SCADA/HMI development
  • Support and maintenance
  • Product engineering services in process control and automation

 Customer Information and Billing

Changing customer expectations, competition, market reforms and regulations require customer information and billing operations that are robust. Team help needed utilities improve billing cycle time, reduce exceptions and improve accuracy. Team help needed to achieve greater flexibility by providing customers with new self-service options and support the smooth rollout of smart metering and new products and services. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Customer account management
  • Billing and invoicing
  • Credit and payment
  • Service order management
  • Products and services

 Energy Management

Rising energy prices, a constrained grid and climate change have elevated the need for energy management. At the same time advances in technology are driving innovation in energy management offerings. Expertise in all of these areas, plus involvement in smart grid and customer management, can help conceptualize and deliver successful energy management services. Expertise in:

  • Energy efficiency and demand response
  • Renewable energy programs
  • Consumer energy management
  • Analytics for program Improvement

 Smart Grid

The smart grid is truly a game changer, with the potential to reduce costs and improve operations in retail, customer service, outage management, asset management and network operations. An IT solutions partner needed to help utilities deliver the smart grid business case by enabling smart grid deployments that transform business processes and leverage real-time insight and control. Expertise in:

  • Smart metering implementation and integration
  • Smart meter asset and operations management
  • Analytics for customer operations
  • Analytics for reliability and network operations

 Customer Relationship Management

Undeniably, effective CRM operations are a critical foundation to a utility company’s customer acquisition and retention goals. But building a solid CRM foundation is no easy task. Organizations must not only identify the best CRM technologies for their business, but also must guide effective change management strategies to bring their people and processes in line with their customer relationship management goals.

CRM practice team experience in implementing CRM solutions across markets, countries and industries. Team should focus on providing the best-in-class CRM solution for the specific needs of an organization. Team need to partner with leading CRM vendors to do so. These partnerships allow team to address specific industry requirements for CRM via mobile, social and e‑commerce channels. Team technology expertise, combined with business consulting insights helps organizations successfully implement and adopt CRM technologies, ensuring improved customer relationships and a higher ROI.

 Enterprise Asset Management

A heightened focus on reliability and an aging infrastructure and workforce require new thinking when it comes to your asset management strategy. Team experience in conventional enterprise asset management (EAM) with capabilities in mobility, smart grid, analytics and GIS to deliver intelligent EAM for utility companies. Expertise in:

  • EAM process improvement
  • EAM package selection and implementation
  • Mobile asset and work management
  • Integration with GIS for design, mapping and operations
  • Smart grid event analysis
  • Asset data management and analytics for condition‑based maintenance

 Mobility

Advances in mobile technology and the tremendous convenience it offers to companies make mobility a must-have platform for utilities looking to make improvements in operations and customer engagement. Team’s dedicated focus on mobility and understanding of utility business processes and systems, can help define and deploy mobility for enterprise and customers. Expertise in:

  • Enterprise mobility
  • Mobile customer self-service
  • Mobile EAM

 Energy Trading

Energy trading is crucial for maintaining a reliable supply of electricity and gas and for keeping rates low. Team can help utilities streamline their wholesale trading and risk management operations with expertise in:

  • Trading
  • Risk management
  • Contract management
  • Scheduling
  • Settlements

 Home Services

Increased competition and growing portfolio of new products and services demand that home service strive to continuously improve product value propositions and response times. With team’s deep understanding of the utilities industry, can help providers maximize revenue through better product management, deliver a world-class customer experience and optimize operational cost and field workforce utilization. Expertise in:

  • Product management
  • Customer experience management
  • Field force planning and scheduling

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