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Utilities-in-a-Box Package for Electricity Utility Powered by SAP S/4 HANA

OUR UNDERSTANDING

Utility companies in Electricity distribution have to ensure uninterrupted services to its customers. The challenges that they face are:

  • Difficulties in efficiently metering and billing consumption
  • Capturing smart meter data in the current IT landscape
  • Limitations in analyzing and allocating energy consumption hinders energy efficiency improvements
  • Low visibility of the network and a reactive maintenance strategy resulting in breakdowns, leakages & high maintenance costs
  • No consistent, company-wide safety strategy implemented

To address these business challenges, SAP provides a comprehensive set of solutions for Utilities

  • Customer Service & Billing with AMI Smart Meter Integration enables automatic billing processes
  • Energy Management provides visibility into energy consumption and drives efficiency measures
  • Enterprise Asset Management enables a predictive maintenance strategy and a detailed visibility and analysis of assets
  • Operational Risk Management engages the entire organization to build a proactive safety culture

TECH MAHINDRA’S UTILITIES-IN-A-BOX PACKAGE POWERED AND CERTIFIED BY SAP

  • SAP and Tech Mahindra understand that the best way to address the needs of Utilities business would be with a “Ready to Implement Package” approach. The main reason being limited funding available at the disposal of utilities to procure and implement large and complex SAP solutions.
  • We have developed meter to cash process in the first phase of the package. The package will be based on a fixed scope and fixed price basis. Any additional requirements will be handled based on a time and material approach.
  • Customer will be able to deploy the solution on premise, or it could be hosted by Tech Mahindra.
  • The approximate implementation cost of this package is USD 1.5 million and software license cost is USD 700K, with an implementation time line of 8 months for a customer base of around 100,000.

TECH MAHINDRA METER TO CASH TEMPLATE PROCESSES POWERED BY SAP

SAP & TechM solution for meter to cash process

SUPPORT FOR YOUR BUSINESS PROCESSES REAPS OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE:

METER-TO-CASH MANAGEMENT

  • Highly critical to utilities is the streamlining and automation of operational processes-from meter reading to payment collection
  • To reduce process costs and improve cash flow performance. The SAP for Utilities solutions have integrated functions for meter reading and validation, tariff management, credit processing, and collections.
  • The solutions support move-in and move-out processes and billing requirements.
  • End-to-end monitoring against performance indicators or industry benchmarks and helps to improve meter-to-cash performance by reducing the time from meter read to bill payment.

A FASTER IMPLEMENTATION FOR QUICKER ROI

Tech Mahindra’s package significantly shortens the time spent during the blueprinting, prototyping, implementation, and testing phases of your implementation project. You can expect the following business benefits from the best-practices implementation:

  • Short implementation – Preconfigured software for your core business processes delivers the benefits of an integrated business solution. This preconfigured solution can be delivered in a time frame of 12-15 weeks and 4 weeks of support post go live.
  • Easy planning – An implementation plan and methodology mapped in to the software guide you through the process of getting your system up and running.
  • Quick blueprint design – Tech Mahindra’s solid understanding of your business model and critical processes results in recommended process flows and data structures, which are incorporated in the SAP Utilities software, thereby reducing risks and speeding up the design of a workable solution.’
  • Thorough configuration – Best practices specific to utilities are delivered with the SAP software, such as collecting data with customer fact sheets, creating sample bills, invoicing for Power, water and sewage, processing connections, and placing liens.
  • Rapid prototyping – Once the solution is configured, you add your own data to complete the prototype.
  • Efficient testing – Test cases, developed with a template, get the testing phase off to a faster start.


Case Studies

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For further information please write to connect@techmahindra.com

For further information please write to connect@techmahindra.com