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Build vs Buy

Build vs Buy

In any particular industry, there will come a time when an organisation will require some software that they do not currently have and they have two options to fill that need – to build it themselves or to buy…

We Raise Cattle

We Raise Cattle

We hate those subtle differences between dev, QA, UAT and prod environments which make replicating issues from prod to dev impossible as you can never be sure you have everything 100% configured the same to enable you to find the problem.

Loading data as fast as possible

Loading data as fast as possible

One of the issues you will face with implementing MDM solutions on-premises is whether you go with the vendor’s recommendation for hardware specs and the number of servers required. Obviously, due to budget constraints…

Outdated Pricing Models

Outdated Pricing Models

Most companies in the Meter Data Management (MDM) industry still have the mentality and expectation, that organisations who are going to buy their software want the “Enterprise” solution, and have endless buckets of cash…

Defend your core business

Defend your core business

If you are looking to use a Meter Data Management System (MDMS) to aid with the collection and storage of meter data to support your core business, the chances are that the maintenance of IT hardware and software is not core to your…

Cloud Myth Busting

Cloud Myth Busting

The cloud isn’t all rainbows and sunshine, we’re tackling the tough questions about cloud computing so you can be prepared before moving your small business to the cloud.

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