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Process Solutions Assurance (PSA), an Oracle Gold Partner founded in 2010, brings over 60 years of experience in Asset Management and Work Management disciplines and 30 years specific to Oracle Utilities applications. PSA is committed to providing focused focused consulting services & technology products to meet end-to-end needs of the utility industry. Through our comprehensive services, we collaborate with our clients to define the strategic vision, to measure and optimize the operational efficiency, providing tactical improvements to manage and improve your organization. We has also invested heavily into the Asset Management and Reliability space with co-founders Jack Lucy and John Clow both gaining their Certified Reliability Leader certification from the Association of Maintenance Professionals and promoting the Uptime Elements, a Reliability System for Asset Performance Management from ReliabilityWeb.com. The insight and knowledge gained from the focused advancement provides Process Solutions Assurance with unique Strategic Road mapping, Executive Management and ISO 55000 audit capabilities.
Red Clay, a leading consultancy for utilities, delivers seamless integrations of leading software systems. We are the preferred choice for software integration and managed services at utilities. Our unparalleled experience, expertise and execution fuels project success. Visit www.RedClay.com to learn more about us.
Origin Consulting, LLC is a consulting firm focused on the Energy and Utilities Industry. We are the trusted advisers to our Customers and are experts at implementing and supporting applications that are core to every Utility’s business.
Atlanta-based Triniti Consulting provides business-driven technology solutions to address the needs and challenges of the modern, digital utility. Triniti is composed of thought-leaders who not only understand how the industry is developing today but where it is going in the future. This allows Triniti to guide utilities in the best solutions to meet the most complex business requirements of today, while building scalable and adaptable solutions for the future. Triniti has extensive knowledge and experience in key industry processes supported by Oracle Utilities smart grid on-premise and cloud solutions, including but not limited to, streamlining meter-to-cash processes, promoting customer engagement initiatives, and advancing and optimizing distribution automation. In addition to being primary system integrators, Triniti also offers client side services including vendor oversight, IT roadmap strategy, vendor selection, etc. Leveraging industry best practices, breadth of experience integrating with third party applications, and in-depth knowledge of the Oracle Utilities products, Triniti can help utilities of all sizes exceed short and long term strategic objectives. For more information, visit www.TrinitiConsulting.com.
Intoollect is all about enabling higher Return on Technology (ROT), and ensuring unparalleled customer satisfaction …repeatedly and predictably. Our tools-based approach has saved our clients millions. Our principals each have over 10 years’ experience with the Oracle Application Framework of the Customer Care and Billing, Revenue Management and Billing, and Public Sector Revenue Management applications. As Intoollect (formerly ProMark Solutions), we have delivered on time, under budget, and with a proven methodology of knowledge transfer for client self-sufficiency. Every year we have applied our real-world experience to extend our software tools, which can be licensed or offered as part of our services. Visit www.Intoollect.com
Utility Solutions Partners (USP) is a professional and technical services company solely focused on providing implementation, integration, and support services for the Oracle Utilities Product Suite. USP offers full life-cycle services to electric, gas, water, waste water, and solid waste utilities. With a solid foundation in the utility industry, USP understands our client’s unique business processes and the most efficient system configurations. As an Oracle Gold Partner, USP’s expertise spans the complete set of Oracle integrated applications: Customer Care and Billing (CC&B), Work and Asset Management (WAM), Mobile Workforce Management (MWM), Meter Data Management (MDM), Business Intelligence (BI), Smart Grid Gateway (SGG), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), and Customer Self-Service (CSS). USP has more than a decade of experience providing services associated with the Oracle suite and is uniquely qualified in providing services to its clients.
Since the formation of Utility Solutions Partners in 2013, the company has quickly established a reputation for delivering high quality Oracle applications expertise. Our clients include municipal utilities, cooperatives, and investor owned utilities with customer bases ranging from 42,000 to 1.2 million accounts. USP’s executive team as well as many of our consultants are former utility company employees that offer a unique client side perspective and understanding. Focus, Collaboration, Cooperation and Direction. These are the core values that set us apart. Let our experienced team of utility industry professionals provide the direction you need to be successful. For more information about USP, visit www.utilitysolutionsllc.com
Utilitec is a leading provider of print and electronic billing solutions for utilities. We provide a customizable approach, flexible presentment options and unrivaled customer service to meet the unique demands of your industry. Utilitec’s integrated processes result in efficiency and cost improvements while maintaining the highest level of quality, accuracy and reliability. From data management to distribution, we work with our utility clients to deliver bills for every customer everywhere. Visit www.Utilitec.net
Automic, the leader in business automation software and acquired by CA Technologies, helps enterprises drive competitive advantage by automating their IT and business systems – from on-premise to the Cloud, Big Data and the Internet of Things. With offices worldwide, Automic powers 2,700 customers across all industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Automotive and Telecommunications. Visit www.automic.com
Smart Utility Systems (SUS) – The #1 Global Energy and Water SaaS cloud platform, is focused on addressing core challenges of global energy and water utilities. SUS helps in creating an energy and water sustainable future, providing innovative solutions in the area of customer engagement, mobile workforce and big data analytics to the energy, water and gas utility sectors. Visit www.SmartUSys.com
Blue Heron Consulting is a 100% utility-focused system integrator/consulting firm and industry leader delivering on-time and on-budget implementations for the entire Oracle Application utility suite of products (CC&B, MWM, WAM, MDM, etc.). The company’s track record delivering on budget implementations (typically at 20-50% lower cost than competitors) is unmatched in the industry and can be attributed to our ability to leverage 16 years of lessons learned, best practice knowledge, tools, templates, and accelerators. If your utility is seeking a proven, low risk, cost effective alternative over expensive/high risk vendors, contact BHC. Visit www.BlueHeron-Consulting.com
Uberlytics – Experts and Innovators in Criticality Analysis
Through our unique and best-in-class criticality analysis facilitation and tools, Uberlytics helps asset intensive organizations answer two important questions: Where are we at risk? What is most critical to our mission and operation? Answering these key questions is foundational to setting priorities and delivering maximum value from your assets.
The Uberlytics Criticality Analyzer™ is a sophisticated, highly configurable and powerful software tool for efficient and rapid facility-wide criticality analysis, designed to discover unidentified risk, and supports any ISO 55000 compliant AM program. Tacoma Zach, CEO of Uberlytics, just published Criticality Analysis Made Simple, through Reliabilityweb.com. Visit www.Uberlytics.com
With more than 1000 clients and 300 million transactions annually, Paymentus is an established leader in secure paperless billing and payment solutions. Our comprehensive eBilling and Payment Platform allows utilities to provide a unified customer experience that includes online, mobile, IVR, text, kiosk, and agent-assisted bill-pay channels, as well as a full range of customer communication options. Learn more at www.Paymentus.com
Utilicore Consulting, founded in 2015, brings over 15 years of experience in the Utilities Industry. Founder, J.T. Smith, is well equipped with a highly diversified set of skills including Natural Gas, Electric, Water, and Waste Water Utilities. J.T. also has expansive knowledge in Liquefied Natural Gas Storage/Peak Shaving Facilities and PHMSA Regulation arenas. In addition, J.T.’s background in Information Technology provides the ability for Utilicore Consulting to collaborate with all levels within the client’s organization as well as technical resources to define solutions that are both efficient and sustainable. Visit www.UtilicoreConsulting.com
Not long ago, you would be hard-pressed to find an organization whose GIS and enterprise systems had achieved meaningful integration. Our founder, Skip Heise, having implemented custom integrations for many years himself, saw the need for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software to address this growing demand in the utility industry.
In 2009, Heise’s idea came to fruition with the formation of GeoNexus Technologies. GeoNexus was founded with a mission to help asset-intensive organizations improve workflow performance through the strategic integration of GIS and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Systems.
Six years later that mission is still alive. Our intelligently evolving GeoWorx Suite of products has helped over 30 organizations perform effective and lasting integrations. Under the leadership of Mr. Heise and our expert staff, we continue as the industry leaders in providing COTS software for integrating GIS and EAM Systems. Visit www.Geo-Nexus.com
IntelliTect Corporation is a high-end software architecture and development consulting firm based in Spokane, Washington and Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas.
Our expertise and focus on quality drives lower risk and lower total cost of ownership for our clients over the lifetime of the solutions we deliver. Visit www.Intellitect.com
Milestone Utility Services is a certified Oracle Partner helping gas, electric and water utilities nationwide improve functionality of Oracle applications to enhance the utility customer experience and internal business processes. Since 2002, our technical, functional and financial experts help utilities nationwide complete end-to-end CIS upgrades, data migration projects, business process optimizations, application maintenance, Oracle technology upgrades, and other solution delivery services.
In 2013, we developed Milestone ePortal, a web-based, single sign-on customer self-service portal and mobile app with specific adaptors to Oracle Customer Care and Billing (CC&B). Visit our booth at OUUG Vendor Night to see Milestone ePortal 2.0 or visit www.musiusa.com to learn more about our company overall.Visit www.musisua.com
Bill2Pay helps organizations to manage their receivables through custom billing and payments solutions. With redundant operations centers and industry-leading technology, Bill2Pay processes millions of payments monthly for our clients.
Our highly customized and tailored customer interaction solutions are equipped to handle all of your key accounts receivable touch points with your customers. From traditional paper bills to electronic bill presentment and cash payments to multiple mobile payment options, Bill2Pay is your complete accounts receivable solutions provider. Visit www.Bill2Pay.com
Meridian Integration helps clients get the most from their CIS and MDMS and provides a pathway to achieve those goals. Through extensive collaboration with the client, we are able to make cost-effective, efficient, risk-averse recommendations.
Meridian Integration specializes in the implementation and upgrade of complex business systems. We are an Oracle Gold Partner specializing in Oracle Utilities Products, Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle SOA Suite. Visit www.Meridian-Integration.com
Emtec is an IT consultancy dedicated to helping world class organizations in the enterprise, education, and government markets drive transformation and growth by employing the latest enterprise technologies and innovative business processes. We empower our clients to accelerate innovation and deliver amazing client experiences to better compete and ultimately lead in their industry. Our “Client for Life” approach is built upon over 20 years of delivering rapid, meaningful and lasting business value. Our offerings span the IT spectrum from Advisory, Applications (Enterprise, Custom, Mobile and Cloud) as well as a suite of Analytic and Infrastructure Services. Visit www.EmtecInc.com
InfoSend utilizes an advanced approach to offer innovative solutions for organizations seeking Data Processing, BillPrint & Mail, and eBusiness services. With customized, flexible and secure solutions, choosing InfoSend will significantly reduce total overhead costs while offering excellent service and quality. Together, let’s reach your customers more effectively. Visit www.infosend.com. Visit www.Infosend.com.
Centric Consulting provides full-service management and information technology consulting services. We help clients tackle their toughest business challenges with innovative, balanced, and measurable solutions. Partner with us for an unmatched experience.
Since its founding in 1999, Centric has served the Energy & Utilities industry. As an Oracle Gold Partner, Centric can provide a broad range of Oracle services, including a dedicated team focused on the Oracle Utilities suite of solutions. Please visit us at www.CentricConsulting.com.
Camcode is the most experienced barcode service provider in the utility and industry. We are your complete source for standards compliance and asset traceability solutions. With Camcode’s understanding and expertise, we know the best way to plan your program, manage your data, mark your items, integrate your equipment and install identification labels. Learn more at www.Camcode.com.
Intelligent Utility magazine reflects the cutting-edge, modern visage that is the modern utility. We show you the power business from current to customer, from transformer to Twitter, from distribution to digital highway–with unique angles, valuable insights and diverse global sources. With a cache of both digital and print subscribers, this magazine brings daily power content that goes way beyond the everyday. Visit www.IntelligentUtility.com
Reliabilityweb.com is a specialty publishing company focused on information delivery of articles, videos, research reports, iPresentation tutorials, tips, and how-to information for maintenance reliability and asset management professionals.
Reliabilityweb.com and Uptime® Magazine focus on the Uptime® Elements™, which provide a simple way to understand a holistic, system-based approach to embedding reliability into an organization’s practices and culture. By using a unified theory to explain the fundamental elements of reliability and how they relate to each other, Uptime Elements, allow everyone to gain an understanding of reliability appropriate to the work they do.
Information is delivered online through the Reliabilityweb.com network of web sites, Uptime Magazine, a bi-monthly magazine for reliability and maintenance management, and a series of maintenance conferences including the International Maintenance Conference (IMC), RELIABILITY 2.0 Las Vegas, and Solutions 2.0. The Reliability Leadership Institute, a 7500 square foot state of the art conference center in Fort Myers, Florida also holds several focused learning events and networking opportunities. Visit www.ReliabilityWeb.com
The Asset Leadership Network is an organization focused on impacting asset management across all industries, markets and sectors that are dependent on physical assets to achieve strategic organizational objectives. Simply, asset management helps organizations realize greater value from their assets, and impacts the financial and operational performance of the enterprise.
The vision of the Asset Leadership Network is to increase the awareness of private industry, public organizations and government entities regarding the application and use of ISO 55000 to realize the full value of their assets through managing risk and opportunity, in order to achieve the desired balance of cost, risk and performance. Visit www.AssetLeadership.net