Tag Archives: Utilities

ROW Owners Allow the Bees to Tell Their Stories

Posted by Madelyn Mateo     There are so many utilities and other right-of-way owners out there that are providing a commendable contribution to the environment and conservation, but the sustainability focus always seems to be on the “bigger” concerns, such as emissions or larger animals that people can relate to like a sweet manatee […]

The Wise Investment of a Proof of Concept Installation #3 An Agile Approach

Posted by Karen Smith     Now that you’ve read about 10 benefits of a Proof of Concept and working with your trusted vendors, we’re ready for the final installment, your wise investment.   The Wise Investment Utilities today are investing billions to modernize their energy infrastructure and upgrade their systems. As such, many are […]

Real Life Examples of when to use a Proof of Concept Installation #2 The Bake-off

Posted by Karen Smith     Welcome back! This second installment focuses on Real-Life Examples of when to use a Proof of Concept. What you think you wanted at the beginning is not always what you want as you roll up your sleeves and begin the PoC. You may reconsider particular work flows and rethink […]

The Top 10 Reasons to Invest in a PoC: Installation #1 How to Begin

Posted by Karen Smith     According to our friends at Wikipedia, “proof of concept (PoC) is a realization of a certain method or idea in order to demonstrate its feasibility or a demonstration in principle with the aim of verifying that some concept or theory has practical potential. A proof of concept is usually small […]

Can Cloud-Hosted Systems Improve Utility Cyber Security?

Posted by Christopher Kelly   Earlier this year, President Trump held a meeting with leaders from electric utilities and various federal agencies to discuss risks to the US power grid from cyber attacks. This meeting came on the heels of a report that hackers deployed malware onto grid-connected networks in Ukraine last year that caused signifcant […]

Electronic Billing through Clearion

Posted by Christopher Kelly     As we continue our series, “RAQs: Randomly Asked Questions,” the following question was posed during our recent webinar. Question: Can electronic billing be tied back into SAP on the utility side? Yes. Clearion is founded on open systems, data interoperability and integration. Clearion’s architecture permits data exchange with essentially […]

Contractor Adoption Curve

Posted by Christopher Kelly     During our Esri/Clearion webinar on “Crank up your Contractor Engagement: Essential GIS Tools and Tips,” in February, we received a number of questions. Since we love to answer questions and share knowledge, we welcome you to the first installation in our series, “RAQs: Randomly Asked Questions.” Question: How do […]