On February 24th, a team of 25 from Utegration volunteered at the Houston Food Bank's Portwall Main Warehouse as part of Utegration's "Sharing the Love" Event to give back to the community.
As the third installment of our practice director interview series, we are speaking to Dennis Kurlandski, Director of Digital Asset & Work Management at Utegration. Check out the main blog page to find other practice director interviews and get to know Utegration better!
In this installment of our practice director interview series, we’re speaking to David Burns, Director of the SAP Financials Practice at Utegration. Check out our other practice director interviews and get to know Utegration better!
The business practices of electric utilities are changing in conjunction with the deployment of Smart Meters and development of Intelligent Grids. As discussed in this white paper, the interval data provided by Smart Meters can be used for much more than just billing customers. With the right tools for access and analysis of the interval data, there are exciting new opportunities of high value that can be pursued. The goal is to extract as much value from the data as is possible in a manner that keeps costs below or commensurate to the benefits.
This is the first post in a series interviewing the practice leaders at Utegration. In this post, Henry Le, VP of Analytics and Big Data at Utegration, answers the question of what is Big Data and more.
Over $1B of Venture Capital funding was poured into blockchain technology in 2014 and 2015, and the rate is doubling annually. Around the world organizations like Goldman Sachs are scrambling to figure out the impact of blockchain in their business. Can they capitalize on it or will they be disrupted by it? In this post we will discuss what blockchain is, why it is important, and suggest five ways it could change the utility industry landscape.
In the Utility industry, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is the body responsible for public utility statutory authority. As a result, public utilities must be able to produce financial statements not only for GAAP, but also FERC. Meeting these regulatory requirements requires specific accounting and financial reporting that can be tedious, time consuming, and expensive.
This past year has been successful for Utegration. Customer Engagement has been the focal point for Utilities in the digital transformation era, in which SAP is forging the way. While implementing new technology, Customer Engagement continues to be a main focus in 2017.
The term “Internet of Things,” or “IoT” for short, is one of those buzzwords commonly being thrown around online today, but what does it actually mean? And how might it affect the future of the utilities industry?
For utilities, that’s a big question, with a complicated answer. Florida Power and Light has been in the news recently for losing an estimated $6Bn as a result of hedging it’s natural gas risk exposure. Puget Sound Energy lost $835MM from 2005-2015 by hedging gas prices as well.