Case Study

World-Class ERP and Operations for Energy Utilities Company

The Grand River Dan Authority (GRDA)

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Case Study for Electric Utilities

The Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) was created in 1935 to develop and generate water power, electric power, and electric energy and to buy, sell and distribute electric power and energy. Sopris Systems was selected by GRDA because of their deep experience in the electric utilities market, strong technical expertise, change management skills and endorsement by Microsoft as a leading Microsoft Enterprise Resource Planning partner.

Dynamics 365 Case Study for Electric Utilities

GRDA can now empower business process owners to manage their own data, substantially increasing efficiencies and enabling data driven decision making. Dashboards with drill down capabilities provide management with at-a-glance awareness of current business performance while creating audit controls for overall business continuity, financial accountability, and transparency.

Key Benefits

  • Integrate project and financial data across business lines to improve service, decision making and overall operations.
  • Integrate operational, budgeting and purchasing processes and establish an automated customer contact system.
  • Create an analytical environment to enhance operations and allow for richer data insight to aid the implementation of strategic initiatives.
  • Create a single, self-service time entry system and a single system to track fixed assets and their attributes.
  • Consolidated workflow management and eliminate manual reviews and approvals while providing user-based security and audit trails.

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Case Study

Case Study Logo Grand River Dam Authority

 

 

Company: The Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA)

Employees: 600

Website: www.grda.com 

Region: State of Oklahoma

Industry: Energy – Electric Power Generation and Distribution

Profile

Created by the State of Oklahoma to develop and generate water power, electric power, and electric energy and to buy, sell and distribute electric power and energy.

Business Challenge

To maximize GRDA’s data management capabilities, increase business efficiencies, and reduce dependency on paper and dissimilar interfaces between systems.

Solution

Sopris Systems will implement and manage Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations on Microsoft Azure hosted infrastructure inclusive of core financial management, payroll processing, purchasing and contracts and human capital management in a managed services environment.