We all know it – you’ve got to measure your success. And oftenmost, you do it by setting up your KPIs, the key performance indicators and then – what? How do you manage to keep up with what’s actually going on with your indices?
As we’ve learned, minimizing life-cycle costs while keeping the technical aspects in mind is one of the key factors of the optimization, and it plays an important role in your asset investment planning. To open that up a bit more, the solution that Eero has worked on actually allows you to choose what kind of a network you are aiming at, and whether you are interested solely in the construction costs or want to take into account the entire network life-cycle, considering, for example, the reliability, operating, and maintenance costs. The most optimal network, of course, is the one designed for the entire life-cycle.
From electrical engineering to network modeling, software development to customer deliveries, this man rightfully plays a key role when developing our software for North American utilities. Originally from Europe, he has also faced the structural and technical differences between the American and European style electrical networks – and truly knows what he’s talking about!
Since, indeed, the battle has touched us, too. “It's like a religious debate, both sides have their strong arguments,” Otto laughs.
Integrate – to everywhere. That accentuates the whole point of centralized network investment planning. The magic is in pulling together data from all your sources, so that you can focus on easy monitoring. And if you have doubts about the technical side of it, not to worry – it’s easy for guys like Jussi!
Insights to the software development for electricity distribution in the form of interviews with the most inspiring of industry experts.
A Trimblean for 10+ years with a never-ending hunger for knowledge from a less technical viewpoint to the most technical of matters.