Accelerate Energy Transition and Operational Excellence
Lowering emissions, ensuring worker safety, enhancing the employee experience, reducing costs, and providing customers with the products and services required to live comfortably are all priorities for energy and utility organizations.
However, what separates brands that succeed at this is how they leverage strategy, technology, and innovation to support these critical initiatives and streamline operations. And that’s what our industry and digital transformation experts do best.
Powering Enterprise-wide Transformation
With the help of our industry experts, energy and utilities companies can transform their operations with modern technologies that enable data-driven decisions. We take an end-to-end approach to digital transformation, enabling organizations to make smarter data-informed decisions, operate more efficiently, integrate and optimize systems and processes, and enhance productivity with the right tools.
Data, Analytics, and AI
- Data modernization
- Digital oilfield
- Edge device configuration
- Failure prediction
- Field optimization
- Grid management
- Oilfield automation
- Prescriptive maintenance
- Predictive modeling and forecasting
- Change management
- Corporate performance management
- Enterprise resource planning
- ESG process and reporting
- Field operations
- Integrity management
- Inventory and asset management
- MRO management
- Regulatory and compliance
- Supply chain management
Sales and Marketing
- Customer account management
- Customer acquisition/retention
- Digital strategy and marketing
- Loyalty programs
- Market research and customer surveys
- Personalized energy management and offers
- Product and service education/promotion
- Mobile app development
- Mobile device management and over-the-air updates
- Remote operations
- Remote support
- Communications plans
- Field observations
- Gap analysis
- Safety program development and training
- Customer education
- Electric vehicle charging programs
- Emissions management
- Renewable energy integration
- Smart energy management
Digital Experience and Customer Service
- Call center operations
- Custom journey/user centricity
- Customer service requests
- Digitalized workflows
Optimize and Transform for the Future
Our expert consultants help companies in many segments of the energy and utility industries drive digital innovation, scale technology, and create efficiencies.
Digitally Transforming Xcel Energy's Workforce
Xcel Energy's field technicians were reliant on manual processes and multiple applications across various devices to survey miles of gas lines for leaks and provide necessary repair services. The company asked us to modernize and transform the field technician workflow by building a single app that allows our client's workforce to seamlessly complete tasks and provide real-time updates on the job site. Our modern mobile platform and architecture expertise, combined with our digital strategy and transformation thought leadership, made us the right partner to build our client's mobile app and drive change management and product adoption across the organization.
Companies We've Helped Transform
Solutions to Your Challenges in the Energy & Utilities Industries
Creative, Interactive, and Engaging Energy Site Educates and Informs
The energy company wanted to educate customers on saving money and energy in their homes. Our award-winning solution includes an interactive home 3D web experience that offers customized recommendations and energy-saving tips. The interactive experience helps customers adjust energy consumption and reduce environmental impact.
Optimizing the Supply Chain to Support a New Financial System
The Fortune 500 company needed to identify and optimize a series of supply chain processes to support the deployment of a new financial system. We conducted workshops to identify the affected areas of the supply chain procure-to-pay processes and supported the communication, training, and launch of the process improvements.
Streamlining Financial Data Integration
We implemented a cloud solution to capture data and integrate it into a centralized data warehouse for detailed analysis. The solution delivers high performance and reliability with the flexibility to adapt. Its improved analysis capabilities provide near-real-time transaction data.
Consolidating Disparate ERP Systems in Oracle Cloud
We implemented ERP and EPM cloud solutions across the diversified midstream energy company to support the timely and efficient integration of acquisitions. The platform saves time and money with improved accounting, finance, procurement, and project deployment processes.
New CX Roadmap Harnesses Change Management Best Practices
The utility company wanted to redesign its operating model and improve the digital customer experience. We created a CX roadmap and business considerations while implementing technology to support customers’ needs. With an efficient, customer-focused business, our client boosted customer satisfaction and reduced costs.
Building a Zero-Emission Vehicle Awareness and Charging Network
The electric charging network wanted to promote greater zero-emission vehicle adoption by offering a fast, convenient charging network. To make this a reality, our client needed technical support on several technology platform integrations and QA/testing for its website, mobile app, and charging station interfaces. It can now better support the build-out of a nationwide network of workplace, community, and highway chargers that are convenient and reliable.
Drive Efficiencies With Digital Oilfield Transformation
Digital and technology solutions can unlock the full potential of oilfields by optimizing performance, improving efficiency, reducing costs, and increasing safety. Oil and gas companies can leverage advanced digital technologies and data analytics to make more informed and data-driven decisions, leading to increased profitability and sustainable production.
Advance Your ESG Tracking and Reporting Capabilities
Energy and utilities industry consumers, regulatory bodies, and stakeholders are demanding more transparency and concerted efforts toward ESG initiatives. To meet and exceed these expectations and requirements, companies must address many challenges that currently limit their ability to support mass quantities of data, improve transparency, and maintain reporting. An experienced partner can help energy and utilities companies solve disparate systems and automate currently manual processes with technical assistance and change management.
Meet An Expert
John Latham is the managing director of Perficient’s Houston office, where he helps energy and utility companies achieve both near-term goals and long-term vision by leveraging a portfolio of strategic end-to-end capabilities. His philosophy is that people and ideas make things happen.
Elijah is a technical director at Perficient, specializing in application modernization and cloud technologies. Prior to joining Perficient, he led manufacturing and IT technology teams at ExxonMobil where he helped enable the company’s best-in-class manufacturing automation, cybersecurity, site survivability, and system architecture. Elijah is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Sandeep is a director at Perficient, focusing on delivering digitally transformative solutions to the energy and utilities industry. Before joining Perficient, he worked for Anadarko Petroleum, an upstream E&P company later acquired by Occidental Petroleum. Sandeep’s areas of expertise include well lifecycle management, well planning, digital oilfield, and field optimization. He is based in Houston.
Sean is a principal and digital strategy lead for the energy & utilities industry. He has more than 25 years of experience in technology, continuous improvement, and management consulting.