Brian Lassiter Promoted to VP of Product and Corporate Strategy
Milsoft is excited to announce that Brian Lassiter has been promoted to VP of Product and Corporate Strategy. Brian has demonstrated technical and interpersonal skills at every position he’s held at Milsoft over the last 16 years. Milsoft will leverage Brian’s experience to help bring products and services to market that offer customers the most significant benefits. "Utility industry software and cloud-based solutions are getting increasingly complicated, and we feel Brian brings the skill sets necessary to take the challenges head-on," says Brian Carr, CEO of Marketing.
Cary Hamar Promoted to VP of Support
Milsoft made a critical change in customer support leadership in 2020. Daffron & Associates' acquisition made it necessary to bring two support teams working on two very different platforms together. Milsoft promoted Cary Hamar to VP of Support to lead this ambitious effort. We are proud to announce that Cary has exceeded expectations in establishing one team under one support umbrella. "Cary has done a great job bringing structure, organization, and leadership into the critical business of supporting all our customers," says Brian Carr, CEO of Marketing.
Is Solar Power Changing Electrical Distribution?
As recently as 2015, solar-powered energy was considered unreliable and ultimately unworkable on a mass scale. However, opinion seems to have shifted recently — and shifted quite dramatically. According to Bloomberg, the International Energy Agency has declared that “renewables are set to overtake coal this decade as the world’s favorite fuel to generate electricity.” And Government Technology reported that Google has been purchasing significant amounts of energy from Tennessee-based solar farms to power its data centers.
Milsoft OMS System Verification
All operations systems change over time. Databases grow, circuit models change, and hardware ages. While the effects of these changes may go on undetected, when a significant event strikes, you want to ensure that the Milsoft OMS system is optimized and ready to respond. Milsoft now has a service that can be a game-changer. The Milsoft OMS System Verification is a service provided to assure that you and your systems are ready for the next large-scale outage. Milsoft will inspect, verify, and identify any data, software, and hardware issues present in the Milsoft OMS system and provide detailed plans to address them.
How Automation is Changing Utility Management
America’s security, economy, health, and safety all depend on the continuous delivery of electricity. Yet, our electric infrastructure is being pushed to operate more efficiently as it ages beyond its expected lifespan. Modernizing the grid using smart grid technology and control software is one way to make our electric grid more resilient. These technologies work together to control the delivery of electricity reliably and efficiently.
Milsoft To Release New Line of Mobile Apps
Abilene, Texas - July 20, 2020 - Milsoft has entered into a joint development agreement with Reavis Code Utility Solutions. After acquiring Daffron & Associates in 2019, Milsoft has seen a dramatic increase in the need for robust field solutions. This venture will bring a new line of mobile and field applications powered by RC MapEngine™ to Milsoft's renowned, high-quality engineering and operations solutions as well as its new CIS platform.
What are the Real Costs of Power Outages?
Power outages are expensive for power companies and end users. Calculating the actual cost is difficult. Losses to the power company in profit, manpower, and equipment repairs are expensive, but are only a small portion of actual losses due to power disruptions. Community losses include disruptions to manufacturing, loss of worker productivity, inventory losses, and loss of sales.
Milsoft Cancels 2020 Users Conference
After weeks of careful deliberation, Milsoft regrets to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Milsoft Users Conference originally scheduled to take place the 16th through the 18th of June, in Fort Worth, Texas. It’s the first time in our 31 year history that a Users Conference has been affected in this manner.
What are the Applications of GIS in Different Industries?
Though the geographic information system (GIS) has shaped the way public and private companies conduct business, few seem to understand just how important it has become. Learn about the various applications of GIS in different industries, including ours – Electrical Utilities!