Boston Chosen as Location for TMG Consulting’s 2019 Utility Forum

TMG Consulting announced that its 2019 Utility Forum will be held September 30 to October 1, in Boston. The 2019 event will be hosted by National Grid, an electricity and natural gas delivery company that serves nearly seven million customers in the Northeast, and will take place at the Boston... - February 02, 2019

Philadelphia Gas Works Contracts with TMG Consulting for Selection Consulting Services Related to Their CIS Replacement Project

TMG Consulting today announced it has entered into an agreement with Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) to advise the utility through its selection of their replacement customer information and billing system (CIS). As part of the agreement, TMG Consulting will assist PGW, the largest municipally-owned... - November 16, 2018

AMI and Smart Grid Expert Joins TMG to Build New Practice

TMG Consulting is pleased to announce that Jason C. Kinslow has joined the firm as Vice President of AMI and Smart Grid Services. With more than 25 years of experience leading companies in performance improvement and strategic initiatives, Mr. Kinslow has managed over 80 energy projects ranging... - July 11, 2018

Arizona Public Service Wins Award for Best CIS Implementation

TMG Consulting announced today that its client, Arizona Public Service (APS), won the Expanding Excellence Award for Best CIS Implementation. APS was awarded this honor during the opening general session during CS Week on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Tampa, Florida. Awards in this category were... - May 05, 2018

TMG Consulting Announces New Executive Appointments

Market leading advisory and professional services firm, TMG Consulting, today announced changes to its executive team with the promotion of Tim Almond to President and Pam Glanvill to Chief Operating Officer. Tim, with more than 31 years of experience in IT and utility business operations,... - April 28, 2018

New Study to Explore Viability of Outsourced Billing Systems and Solutions for Small Utility Companies

Today, RIMSolutions™, the research practice of TMG Consulting, announced the deployment of a new study, “Viability of Outsourced Billing Solutions for Small Utilities.” The goal of the study is to gauge the feasibility of leveraging a Hosted or Cloud CIS and other outsourced... - February 17, 2018

Registration Opens for the TMG Utility Forum, "Managing Disruption 2018" with Southwest Gas Corporation Joining as the Host Utility

Registration is now open for the second annual TMG Utility Forum, Managing Disruption 2018. It will be held October 2-3, 2018, at the Westin in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hosted by Southwest Gas, the event features open discourse, out-of-industry keynotes and vendor debates. Sessions are designed to help... - February 03, 2018

TMG's 2018 Utility CIS Replacement Driver Survey: To Help Companies Compare Their Strategies with Their Peers

The modern-day proliferation of technologies and factors forcing change upon utilities is having a significant impact on customer information systems (CIS) and supporting services. A new generation of system modernization drivers are on the rise, impacting original project timelines, staffing, and... - January 24, 2018

Upcoming Webinar to Help Utility Customer Engagement Professionals Prepare for Uncertain Future

Industry-Leading Firms, TMG Consulting and Oracle Utilities, co-present to help utilities manage disruption. - November 29, 2017

TMG Consulting to Shed Light on the Benefits and Challenges of Various Business Models Being Called the "Cloud"

With industry-wide disagreement over the characteristics of Cloud solutions, TMG Consulting is leading the industry towards the education of the various models’ application, benefits, and challenges. This core topic will be the focus of the TMG Utility Forum, October 25-27 in Phoenix,... - October 25, 2017

Mobility Leads Evolution of Utility Digital Engagement, According to New Research from TMG Consulting

RIMSolutions™, the Research. Innovate, Materialize practice of TMG Consulting, published a new research study today: Evolution of Digital Engagement 2017, Part 1: Mobility at the Helm. Developed from utility interviews, consumer surveys, a utility survey and secondary research, the study... - September 07, 2017

TMG Consulting Awarded GSA Information Technology Contract

TMG Utility Advisory Services, Inc. (also dba TMG Consulting), the leading provider of comprehensive consulting and research services that support the lifecycle of utility enterprise IT and edge systems, announced that it was awarded an GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) 070 contract by the U.S. - June 28, 2017

Renowned Social Scientist to Deliver Behavioral Change Keynote During TMG Utility Forum

TMG Consulting announced that well-known behavioral scientist and researcher, Beth Karlin, will deliver the keynote presentation, “Building Blocks of Effective Behavioral Programs,” during the TMG Utility Forum. The focus of the event, scheduled for October 25-27 at the Sheraton Grand... - June 22, 2017

Arizona Public Service to Host Inaugural TMG Utility Forum

TMG Consulting announced today that Arizona Public Service (APS) will participate in the TMG Utility Forum as the host utility. The focus of the event, scheduled for October 25-27 at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix, is A 360 Degree View of the Customer Relationship and Supporting Technologies. Its... - June 07, 2017

TMG Consulting Adds CIS Project Manager/Cutover Expert, David Poulin, to Its Growing Team

TMG Consulting today announced that it has reinforced its industry standing with the addition of a senior level utility consulting professional, David Poulin. Poulin, a project manager and PMO professional who has managed and supported eight CIS (Customer Information System) projects during his... - March 08, 2017

Research from TMG Consulting Reveals Seven Key Considerations for the Next Generation AMI Business Case

RIMSolutions™, the research practice of TMG Consulting today published the report: TMG’s 7 IN 17: Key Factors Shaping the Next Generation AMI Business Case, Part 1. According to the report, to justify smart grid investments going forward, business cases need to go beyond eliminating... - February 28, 2017

Consortium of Three Municipal Utilities in Ontario, Canada Engage TMG Consulting to Assist with Procurement of New Customer Information System

TMG Consulting announced today that it signed a contract to provide advisory services to a consortium of three municipal utilities in western Ontario, Canada. To support the collective business of the consortium, TMG was hired to assist with the execution of a structured approach to identify,... - January 05, 2017

TMG Consulting Announces Appointment of Pam Glanvill as Executive Vice President

TMG Consulting today announced the appointment of Pam Glanvill as Executive Vice President. Glanvill will lead the firm’s client-side delivery support practice, CSDSupport™. Glanvill brings 30 years of experience guiding and implementing mission critical applications, with a specific... - December 03, 2016

TMG Consulting Poised to Mitigate Enterprise IT Project Risks for Several Natural Gas Providers

TMG Consulting, a firm which provides the utility and energy industry with advisory, client-side delivery and research services, announced today that it has signed new contracts with Southwest Gas, New Mexico Gas Company, Northwest Natural Gas and Madison Gas & Electric. Gas utilities are... - November 10, 2016

New Research from TMG Consulting Reveals Increasing Complexities Among Customer Contact Preferences

A new report from TMG Consulting, The Digital Utility Customer, reveals a complex picture of the utility customer whose needs are evolving beyond multi-channel communications to desiring specific channels for certain interactions. The study, based on more than 1,800 responses, was conducted by... - October 27, 2016

TMG Consulting Expands Research Services to Facilitate Vital Utility Industry Collaboration

TMG Consulting announced today that it is expanding its research offerings to promote relationships among like-minded utility professionals. Offered through its research practice, RIMSolutions™, TMG offers membership-based access to a robust community of research publications and industry... - October 20, 2016

TMG Consulting’s Monthly Market and Company Report, “#tmgtrending,” Reinvented for Busy Utility Professionals

TMG Consulting is proud to announce that it is reintroducing #tmgtrending, its monthly market and company report, with a heightened level of valuable content through a streamlined one page format. This informative report, which includes important industry headlines, key findings from TMG’s... - September 30, 2016

Technology Expert, Ramon Cruz, Added to TMG Consulting’s Experienced Utility Industry Advisors

TMG Consulting announced today that Ramon Cruz, with more than 20 years solving business problems with technology solutions, has joined its growing team of advisors. Cruz possesses a wealth of system implementation experience spanning various industries, including eight years in the utility... - September 23, 2016

Expanding Advisory Firm TMG Consulting Hires Solutions Expert Brent Kassing

TMG Consulting today announced its most recent hire with the addition of Brent Kassing, a 20-year professional experienced in evaluating, assessing and implementing enterprise IT software. Most recently Kassing served as a strategic account manager for KUBRA (née iFactor) with prior senior... - July 27, 2016

TMG Unveils Project Database to Help Utilities with Planning and Budgeting

TMG Consulting, a firm that helps utility companies identify and implement best-fit technologies and solutions to deliver business goals, today unveiled Insight™, a data repository to help utilities ascertain investment, staffing needs, project timelines and trends in these areas over... - June 17, 2016

Sixty-Seven Percent of North American Utilities Ran Into Significant Problems During Their Most Recent CIS Acquisition

Four-part series on CIS risk mitigation guides utilities through successful CIS replacement projects. - April 28, 2016

Growing Challenges Related to Staffing of Enterprise IT Implementations Inspires Dedicated Practice at TMG Consulting

Utility Industry leader, Phil Duncan, Joins TMG Consulting as CSDSupport™ Practice Lead - April 21, 2016

TMG Consulting Partners with Westar Energy to Aid in Procurement of New Customer Information System

TMG Consulting announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Westar Energy to provide procurement services for a new customer information system (CIS). Westar Energy is the largest electric utility provider in Kansas, delivering electricity to nearly 700,000 residential and business... - April 14, 2016

One-Third of Utilities Spend More on TCO for CIS Than Expected, Some Significantly More

Utilities Top Challenges, Priorities and Goals for CIS Revealed in Research Released today by RIMSolutions™ - April 13, 2016

TMG Consulting Partners with Northern California Power Agency to Provide Procurement Services for Several of its Member Utilities

TMG Consulting announced today that it has entered into a partnership with the Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) to provide advisory, procurement and implementation services for several of its member utilities pursuing smart grid initiatives. Prior to delivering procurement services, TMG... - April 08, 2016

Thirty-Nine Percent of Utilities Identify Scope Creep as Leading Problem of Implementation Projects

The third in a four-part study into customer information system (CIS) replacement risk mitigation was released today by RIMSolutions™. - April 01, 2016

TMG Consulting’s Research Practice, RIMSolutions™, Formalizes Focus on Innovation, Helping Utilities Make Best Decisions

While no one can guarantee the future, defining innovation as a primary focus of RIM Solutions moving forward, provides utilities with the intelligence to move closer to their goal of “future-proofing.” - March 25, 2016

RIM Solutions Wins Six Major Research Contracts in Just Five Weeks Since Acquisition

RIM Solutions, a utility industry research and advisory firm, has won six major research contracts within the first five weeks following its acquisition by TMG Consulting in November 2015. These new clients include one investor-owned utility, one municipality and four solution providers. RIM,... - December 18, 2015

Nearly 67 Percent of North American Utilities Faced Significant Problems During Their Most Recent Customer Information System Procurement, New Research Reveals

RIM Solutions, a subsidiary of TMG Consulting that provides utility industry research and advisory services, announced today the results of part two of its four-part study into customer information system (CIS) replacement risks; this installment provides deep-dive analysis into... - December 16, 2015

TMG Adds Seasoned Analyst to Bolster New Research Division

TMG Consulting is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Hall, the newest resource for RIM Solutions, the firm’s recently-acquired research division. RIM Solutions is TMG’s research subsidiary that brings solutions and utilities together to solve problems and seize opportunities. - December 10, 2015

TMG Consulting Acquires RIM Solutions’ Research and Strategy Practice to Provide the Deep-Dive Intelligence That Utilities Want

TMG Consulting, a utility industry firm whose consulting services and accelerator products help align utility business goals with available technologies to secure stronger customer relationships, announced today that it has acquired the research and strategy practice of RIM Solutions. The... - October 27, 2015

Online Directory Utility Market Connections Introduces Vendor Spotlight Interviews to Current Members

Utility Market Connections (UMC), an online directory resource that effectively connects utilities with the right IT solutions, is proud to announce the addition of a monthly Vendor Spotlight interview to feature its current members. As well as being an easy to use utility vendor directory, other... - July 09, 2015

TMG Consulting Levels Playing Field with Introduction of Online Directory Linking Utility IT Decision Makers with Solution Providers

Utility Market Connections Simplifies Selection Process Offers Unbiased Cost Free Resource for Choosing Right Vendor Partner - June 04, 2015

TMG Consulting’s Staff of Utility IT Consultants Bound for Significant Growth in 2015

In order to meet the growing demand for its services at North American investor owned and municipal utilities, TMG Consulting will significantly grow its number of utility IT consultants by fall of 2015. The Texas-based consulting firm reports that its 100 percent project success track record is... - May 16, 2015

Utility CIS Expert Ed Sapiega Appointed to Senior Consultant Role with Expanding Advisory Firm TMG Consulting

Accomplished industry leader Ed Sapiega is the most recent addition to the fast-growing team at TMG Consulting. Sapiega brings an impressive utility-centered background to his new role as senior consultant, where he will oversee the advisory firm’s business process reengineering,... - April 27, 2015

TMG Consulting Adds Innovative Leader Murray Scheibe to Growing Utility-Focused Team

TMG Consulting reinforces its industry standing with the latest addition of senior level utility consulting professional Murray Scheibe. Scheibe brings more than 25 years of experience to his position as senior consultant, where he will oversee project management/advisement, application planning,... - April 25, 2015

TMG Consulting Welcomes New Senior Consultant

TMG Consulting is proud to announce and welcome Jennifer Warren as the most recent enterprise IT application consultant, hired to staff its growing engagements at investor-owned and municipal utilities across North America. Jennifer has more than 17 years of experience in the utility industry,... - April 23, 2015

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