Constellation Energy deploys Transpara Visual KPI
Visual KPIs lightweight analytics aggregate operations data from Constellations existing IT systems including the OSIsoft PI System data historian and SmartSignal and deliver actionable information in the form of rich scorecards and trends directly to users mobile devices. A decision support tool employed by more than 100 users on a daily basis, Visual KPI extends the value of Constellations existing investments for improved operations and business performance.
The most critical business activities in the utilities industry, like decreasing environmental emissions or reducing outages, depend on having immediate access to pertinent operations data, said Steve Noel, director of IT, Constellation Energy. By allowing us to repurpose existing data across the entire organization, Visual KPI has become a valuable business analytics tool thats an extension of the control room. When members of the executive staff check Visual KPI before doing anything else in the morning, you know its a must-have tool!
Constellation Energy uses Visual KPI for a variety of operational performance management functions, including:
A cornerstone of daily operational performance strategy, Visual KPI turns the massive amounts of operations, financial and infrastructure data generated from disparate sources into meaningful information, said Michael Saucier, CEO of Transpara. Easy to configure, deploy and use on any Smart Phone or PDA, Visual KPI continues to help utilities like Constellation to avoid hundreds of critical situations, save significantly more money than their total solution cost, and derive even more value from their existing technology investments.
The only solution custom-built for delivering data to users on any mobile device or PC without any additional programming, Visual KPI gives customers instant access to their most important KPIs, scorecards and trends. By helping users throughout the organization to monitor their processes and asset base, Visual KPI improves performance, reduces operating costs and lowers business risk.
About Constellation Energy
Constellation Energy is a leading supplier of energy products and services to wholesale and retail electric and natural gas customers. It owns a diversified fleet of generating units located throughout the United States, totaling approximately 9,100 megawatts of generating capacity, and is among the leaders pursuing the development of new nuclear plants in the United States. The company delivers electricity and natural gas through the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), its regulated utility in Central Maryland. A Fortune 500 company headquartered in Baltimore, Constellation Energy had revenues of $19.8 billion in 2008.
About Transpara Corporation
Transpara delivers Visual KPI, on-demand dashboard software that provides customers in the process and utility industries with role-based, actionable KPIs on any web browser. Visual KPI presents operating information from multiple data sources to users in context and on-demand, enabling timely, informed decision making from any location. By helping users throughout the organization to monitor their asset base, Visual KPI improves performance, reduces operating costs and lowers business risk.
MORE CASE STUDIES
Adams Group chooses Inductive Automation's Ignition for SCADA in vegetable oil plant
For supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) in its vegetable oil and grain plants, Adams uses Ignition by Inductive Automation. Ignition...
Rockwell Automation helps Loparex alleviate power supply drops with sag-correction system
For more than a decade, the company’s 305,000-square-foot production facility in Hammond, Wisconsin, had been experiencing voltage sags several...
HighJump's 3PL WMS solution brings Canadian frozen storage company to the cloud
HighJump’s cloud solution is designed to simplify each step of the supply chain while assuring levels of service through system uptime, response...
RedViking helps GKN Driveline ensure manufacturing visibility
GKN, a manufacturer of automotive driveline products, was seeking an end-to-end traceability strategy and discovered the Argonaut system from...
Micro-Epsilon's displacement measurement sensors to be used in European telescope project
The European Southern Observatory based in Garching, Germany, is relying on displacement measurement systems from Micro-Epsilon for a project to...
Industry 4.0 and Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in an Age of Connected Production
This new Deloitte study outlines the strategies that businesses must take to build cybersecurity efforts into their larger business plan and...
OPC UA - The Top 10 Considerations for Developers
By Arun Ananthampalayam, Honeywell Process Solutions
Whether you are a tool builder or an application developer – if your software needs to...
ISA and Automation Federation expert Steve Mustard to present at Advanced Design and...
Mustard is featured in an online article—posted by PLASTICSTODAY—that promotes the presentation he will be giving next week at the Advanced...
On Robot to announce expansion into US market at Automate 2017
Officially launching to the North American market at Automate 2017 in April, On Robot’s two-finger RG2 grippers—available in both single and...
Seeq to present with Bristol Myers Squibb and Devon Energy at OSIsoft User Conference
The presentations will speak of the benefits Seeq customers are realizing in the oil & gas, pharmaceutical, chemical, energy, mining, food and...