Five Point Selected by Eugene Water and Electric Board to Lead Implementation of Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management and Oracle Utilities Mobile Workforce Management Solutions

ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Point Partners, LLC, a full-service consulting services firm serving the utility, mining, revenue management and transportation industries, announced that the Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB), a customer-owned water and electric utility serving 86,000 customers in Eugene, Oregon, selected Five Point to implement Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management and Oracle Utilities Mobile Workforce Management to greatly enhance EWEB's Asset Management and Service Delivery capabilities and performance.  The project will also include delivery of GIS integration through GeoNexus Technologies' GeoWorx solution and advanced asset lifecycle modeling and analysis through Riva Modeling's DS product.

The implementation and integration of the new applications with key legacy EWEB systems will replace numerous aging and custom systems.  The goal of the delivered solution is to fully integrate core business processes; automate scheduling, dispatching and processing of field work; streamline crucial business functions; and reduce redundancies.   

Regarding the importance of the Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management project, Sheila Crawford, Enterprise Program Manager said, "EWEB has come to the point where an enterprise solution for this critical function in the company is necessary, and the Oracle Utilities solutions we've selected will help move us forward in both process improvement and technology advancement. Five Point's collaborative approach, in-depth industry and product knowledge, and proven track record made them the best choice for the project."

"We will be leveraging our best practice methodologies and working closely with Oracle, GeoNexus and Riva to successfully complete this multi-product implementation and provide EWEB with an enterprise platform to successfully execute work and asset management functions," said Bobby Batson, Five Point COO.

"We're pleased to be working under Five Point's leadership to deliver a solution that will help EWEB optimize its investments in GIS technologies, while enhancing the service they provide to their customers," Skip Heise, President, GeoNexus Technologies, said.

"The integrated solution provides EWEB the ability to effectively manage day-to-day operations and leverage their data to model asset performance and forecast key business metrics," said David Woodbury, Riva Modeling COO and VP of Client Services.

"We're confident that the successful delivery of the project will enhance EWEB's ability to respond to market changes and meet the evolving needs of their business and their customers," said Richard Charles, President, Five Point.

Five Point is a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).

About Five Point
Five Point provides a full life cycle of highly focused consulting services to companies operating in the utility, mining, revenue management and transportation industries.  From information technology assessments and analysis to system implementation and post go-live support services, Five Point's collaborative style, industry knowledge and proven methodologies guides our clients through their complex technology and business transformation initiatives.  We utilize industry applications from leading software providers to help clients reduce costs, save time, improve reliability, increase efficiencies and improve customer service. With more than 275 employees and subcontractors in North America, Australia and the Philippines, Five Point has served more than 250 clients globally.  For more information, visit our website at www.fivepoint.net.

About GeoNexus Technologies
GeoNexus Technologies offers collaborative software solutions for capital-intensive organizations faced with asset, facility, fleet and infrastructure challenges. We specialize in products designed to address today's business climate by leveraging state-of-the-art asset management, visualization and business intelligence information technologies. Our knowledge in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Customer Information Systems (CIS), and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) can help thriving enterprises address return on investment and customer service priorities, particularly those with large infrastructure networks and distributed assets. For more information, visit http://www.geo-nexus.com.

About Oracle Utilities
Oracle Utilities delivers proven software applications that help utilities of all types and sizes achieve competitive advantage, business performance excellence and a lower total cost of technology ownership. Oracle Utilities integrates industry-specific customer care and billing, network management, work and asset management, mobile workforce management and meter data management applications with the capabilities of Oracle's industry-leading enterprise applications, business intelligence tools, middleware, database technologies, as well as servers and storage. The software enables customers to adapt more nimbly to market deregulation, meet ever-evolving customer demands and deliver on environmental conservation commitments. Additionally, Oracle Utilities helps utilities prepare for smart metering and smart grid initiatives that enhance efficiency and provide critical intelligence metrics that can help drive more-informed energy and water usage decisions for consumers and businesses. For more information, visit http://www.oracle.com/goto/utilities.

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Company Contact:
Kelly Storms
Director of Marketing
Five Point Partners, LLC
kelly.storms@fivepoint.net
404-260-1599, ext. 7180

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