Austin, TX – January 28, 2020 – TMG Consulting announced today the expansion of its Utility offerings in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Digital Utility Advisory.
As the pace of digitalization accelerates, Utilities across the world are faced with an increasingly complex set of technology choices, decisions, and integration challenges. Building upon its 30-year track record in CIS (Customer Information System) advisory, procurement, and implementation support, TMG’s expanded service offering will make these methodologies accessible across the full Utility digital ecosystem.
“The challenge of digitalizing today’s utility has grown increasingly complex, with an ever-expanding landscape of technologies and solutions all promising to transform major parts of the Utility value chain”, said Bob Champagne, VP of Digital Innovation and Research for TMG Consulting. “Knowing when and where to apply new technologies, and how to most effectively integrate them across the digital landscape is becoming a vital core competency for Utilities as they ready their organizations for the future.”
TMG’s new digital utility offering now provides Utilities one integrated solution for managing all aspects of their digitalization journey. Central to its expanded digital offering will be an extended suite of advisory services to help Utilities navigate the evolution of their AMI deployments, required integrations with new intelligent assets and the emerging body of analytics and now available to Utilities.
TMG’s AMI Practice, headed by Vice Presidents Jason Kinslow and Todd Stocker, will provide utilities with an end-to-end solution for planning and implementing AMI investments in a way that minimizes risks, accelerates implementation and helps monetize downstream benefits. We are excited to be expanding the TMG brand further into the AMI arena by leveraging the same methodologies that have garnered the trust of so many utility clients over the past several years,” said Todd Stocker, VP of AMI at TMG Consulting.
In addition to its expanded AMI offerings, TMG will also provide a range of digital advisory services to help Utilities integrate more seamlessly with the growing body of customer DNA, analytics, intelligence and other digital enablement solutions emerging across the enterprise. This will include critical integrations with CIS systems, new customer engagement platforms, asset management, and a range of other innovations emerging across the digital utility.
“For the past 3 decades, TMG has provided the industry with a proven, structured unbiased approach that has helped hundreds of Utilities avoid costly mistakes and strengthen the efficacy of their technology investments,” said Mario Bauer, CEO of TMG Consulting. “Extending these benefits across the Utility Enterprise, will help clients deliver a new breed of digital innovation into their business.”
About TMG Consulting
TMG Consulting is an independent utility advisory services and research firm that provides expert guidance with application planning, business cases, procurement, and operation of enterprise IT and edge systems. Our industry research focuses on the future topics that utilities need to grasp and comprehend as they plan and implement their strategic initiatives.
TMG has delivered industry-leading excellence in professional services, client-side implementation, and support services for more than 300 utility companies on over 450 projects since 1992. TMG Expertise includes: Digital Customer Experience, Customer Information Systems (CIS), Customer self-service, automated dispatch and mobile data, work management, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), Meter Data Management (MDM), Work and Asset Management (WAM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), as well as Application Implementation, Upgrades, and Management Services (post-implementation support). Platform expertise includes SaaS, IaaS, on-premises, and managed Utilities Private Cloud (PaaS).
Based in Austin, Texas, TMG Consulting was founded in 1992 to address an industry-wide need for leadership in critical information technology decisions.