2008 Winner Profile

CPS Energy

Project Description:
CPS Energy's Project Magellan provides mobile IT services to field employees, most of whom did not previously have PCs, cell phones or Internet access. The energy provider is distributing smartphones to workers globally who do not otherwise have access to computers. Workers now have access to SAP, e-mail and office applications, voicemail, video conferencing, and other corporate systems. Field employees can work more efficiently because they have access to data they need to repair equipment and avoid accidents. The technology is also deployed internationally. Among the benefits: The company saved $50 million to date by avoiding purchasing and procurement delays.
Project type:
BPM, Network, PDAs
Business Functions:
Asset Management/Maintenance, Manufacturing, Supply Chain/Logistics
Business Goal:
Operational
CEO:
Milton Lee, GM & CEO
Headquarters:
San Antonio
Industry:
Utilities
Revenue (2007):
$1.9 billion
Website:
www.citypublicservice.com
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