Energy Utilities Focus on Providing Reliable and Safe Service while Meeting Compliance Standards Ameren Corporation to Implement ClickSoftware Mobility and Scheduling to Improve Processes and Data Quality for Safe and Reliable Energy Delivery
BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
To streamline and standardize gas compliance processes and adapt to the demands of the energy service and delivery industry, Ameren Corporation has turned to the mobile workforce management market leader, ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NasdaqGS: CKSW). The implementation of ClickSoftware's scheduling and mobility offering for gas compliance processes will eliminate paper inspection forms and improve data quality, improve flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing regulatory requirements, and provide management with greater visibility into compliance activities.
The implementation of the latest generation of mobile workforce solutions will provide Ameren the ability to electronically manage gas compliance activities and improve regulatory compliance. "Following a successful gas project, we expect to leverage the new platform for additional mobile workforce solutions." said Charlie Schaeffer, Director IT Application Development Asset & Work Management at Ameren.
"We are pleased to team with Ameren to provide them with the mobility solutions that will enable them to continue as leaders in the energy industry, said Dr. Moshe BenBassat, Founder and CEO of ClickSoftware. "ClickSoftware's proven solutions deliver measurable business value for utilities. Through research and innovation, especially with intelligent apps, organizations benefit from the combination of a smart scheduling system and mobile flexibility and accuracy."
St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation serves 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric and natural gas delivery as well as local electric transmission service. Ameren Missouri provides vertically integrated electric service, with generating capacity of 10,300 megawatts, and natural gas delivery service. Ameren Transmission of Illinois develops regional electric transmission projects. For more information, visit Ameren.com.
ClickSoftware (NasdaqGS: CKSW) is the leading provider of automated mobile workforce management and service optimization solutions for the enterprise, both for mobile and in-house resources. As pioneers of the "Service chain optimization" concept, our solutions provide organizations with end-to-end visibility and control of the entire service management chain by optimizing forecasting, planning, shift and task scheduling, mobility and real-time management of resource and customer communication.
Available via the cloud or on-premise, our products incorporate best business practices and advanced decision-making algorithms to manage service operations more efficiently, in a scalable, integrated manner. Our solutions have become the backbone for many leading organizations worldwide by addressing the fundamental question of job fulfillment: Who does What, for Whom, With what, Where and When.
ClickSoftware is the premier choice for delivering superb business performance to service sector organizations of all sizes. The company is headquartered in the United States and Israel, with offices across Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit http://www.clicksoftware.com. Follow us on Twitter.
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