SSE Has Plans For ‘Transformation Projects’ Worth Multi-Millions
By Cynthia Taylor
SSE has chosen to use Accenture for work on two transformation projects worth multi million pounds. The aim is to help SSE to improve effectiveness of their employees in the field as well as their marketing capabilities.
The company will be focusing on improving their retail business at the same time meeting the mandate by government to roll out 9 million smart meters by the year 2019.
Accenture has already been successful at rolling out a data management system for smart meters, this will provide SSE with solutions for validating, storing, aggregating and the processing of large volumes of data that will support billing, reconciliation, settlements and other reporting obligations.
BMW selected Accenture for the roll-out of the new web platform, Accenture has acquired predictive analytics companyChangeTrack Research,Accenture research will highlight problems found with enterprise analytics spending.
The Metering Transformation Project, willshow how Accenture implements the Oracle’s Mobile Workforce Management scheduling, and the mobility solution that will equip meter readers and the meter operatives to be able to access realtime information, andalso the ability to be able to electronically send meter data.
On a separate note Accenture will be working on the Domestic Customer Project for the energy company, this will see the Fusion, OBIEEA and Oracle’s Siebal applications implemented, this will help SSE’s marketing and sales teams run targeted campaigns, segment the market effectively, and to provide better measurement tools.
The director for Strategy and Transformation at SSEColin Sempill, has said that that SSE has committed itself to providing tailored solutions that are more effective for their customers, and also for the smart meter rollout.
He continued that they looked forward to working with Accenture, to assure improvements across their retail business.
Accenture has recently been selected by the BMW for management of the roll out of a custom built web platform for 100 of the car manufacturer's major markets by the year 2014.
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