Home
 > Evaluation Centers > Evaluation Centers > Utilities
Utilities
Here, you'll find links to the information and resources you need to make an informed Utilities software selection:
Water, electricity, waste 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.
+ More Details
- Less Details
More specific challenges faced by most companies in the utilities industry are related to
  • overcoming geopolitical situations and environmental regulations to ensure energy supply and to diversify fuel mixes;
  • ensuring optimal customer service with planned maintenance processes;
  • dealing with budgetary and resource constraints while still ensuring service supply;
  • accurately identifying and managing financial risk, in order to improve strategic decision making;
  • complying with regulatory requirements, such as industry safety regulations;
  • avoiding high costs derived from production breakdowns and subsequent maintenance and repair tasks;
  • and applying new billing formats to speed up return on investment (ROI) and improve profits.
Utilities companies have relationships with public services, such as education and transportation, and so need to have the tools that will help them accurately measure or estimate all services provided. These companies also need to have an accurate and reliable way of billing these services to their customers. Utilities industry organizations can use software system solutions like enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and customer care and billing (CC&B) systems, each with special functionality for utilities.

Related Companies


Related RFP Templates


Customer Care & Billing RFI/RFP Template
General Requirements, Mediation, Provisioning, Sales and Marketing, Customer Billing, C... Read More...

Related White Papers


Customized Innovation: Finding the Tools to Automate
Source: IQMS
Through applications that integrate seamlessly into an enterprise software solution, ma... Read More...
ERP: A Layman’s Guide
Source: Ziff Davis
Every enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation comes with risks. But a seven-f... Read More...
Why Enterprise Resource Planning Software Is Your Best Business Intelligence Tool
Source: IFS
If a business is going to successfully operate competitively, it needs to expand its an... Read More...
Best-in-Class Steps to Successfully Manage the Buyer’s Journey
Source: Aberdeen Group
Delighting customers is no easy task for today’s organizations. For one thing, customer... Read More...

Related TEC Reports


TEC Accreditation Report: Godlan, Inc. for ERP Services
This Accreditation Report provides a snapshot of Godlan, Inc., an Infor partner that sp... Read More...
Plex Manufacturing Cloud ERP—Running Your Business from the Shop Floor to the Top Floor
Plex Systems was one of the earliest adopters of the cloud deployment model for softwar... Read More...
ViryaNet G4 Field Service Management Certification Report
ViryaNet G4 is now TEC certified in the field service management (FSM) solution space. ... Read More...
Aptean Ross ERP for Process Manufacturing Certification Report
Aptean Ross ERP is now certified in the process manufacturing (ERP) software solution s... Read More...
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Getting Rounded Out
With nearly 4 million users worldwide and a competitive hold in the sales force automat... Read More...

Related Research Articles


Specialty Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturer Selects Zycus
An unnamed pharmaceuticals manufacturing company in the U.K. recently selected Zycus’ S... Read More...
Exact Macola 10 ERP Is Here
Exact announces the advent of Exact Macola 10, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) so... Read More...
Salesforce.com Updates Desk.com for SMBs
Salesforce.com recently released an upgrade to Desk.com, a cloud help desk and ticketin... Read More...
Sage ERP X3 Wins a Healthcare Services Deal
An unnamed health plan management company recently selected e2b teknologies, a Sage sof... Read More...
DEACOM ERP Goes Mobile
Deacom, Inc., provider of DEACOM ERP, a complete ERP solution designed for process manu... Read More...

Additional Related Publications


Recent Searches
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Others

©2014 Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. All rights reserved.