Public Utility District of Snohomish County Selects Indus & PeopleSoft as Enterprise Solution Providers.SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 1996--The Public Utility District of Snohomish County, Washington Snohomish County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. It is named after the Snohomish tribe. Since 2000, the county's population has grown from 606,024 to 686,300 residents (2007 figures), making it one of the fastest-growing in the state, ranking third in overall has selected enterprise-wide business system offerings from The Indus Group and PeopleSoft to address its energy delivery and financial information systems needs.
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The Utility has selected software products from The Indus Group's PASSPORT suite of business applications and financial products from PeopleSoft as tools to help maintain over 4,900 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines. Using ABACUS, an implementation and education assistance tool, the baseline systems will be implemented at the District's Operations Center The facility or location on an installation, base, or facility used by the commander to command, control, and coordinate all crisis activities. See also base defense operations center; command center. and seven regional offices. New PASSPORT materials and work management modules designed to meet the special information needs of the energy delivery industry and which integrate with Financial applications from PeopleSoft round-out the enterprise-wide solution.
In remarks about the software selection, Agnes Govern, Assistant General Manager - Customer, Finance and Information Services See Information Systems. Division said: "As the District enters the new uncertain age of utility competitiveness, we are looking to use PASSPORT's industry best practices and PeopleSoft's Financials to assure that we manage costs while improving overall customer service."
Robert Felton, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. for The Indus Group said, "We are delighted to add the Public Utility District of Snohomish County to our growing list of customers who seek to lower costs and improve overall efficiency and compliance with PASSPORT. By assigning Indus and PeopleSoft the task of supplying mission critical information throughout the PUD we believe Snohomish County is applying exactly the right solutions available to help lower costs of construction and maintenance related work activities throughout the County. With ABACUS as a driver, we will help Snohomish County achieve new levels of implementation efficiency so that the benefits of employing industry best practices can be derived as soon as possible."
About The Indus Group
The Indus Group, Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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PeopleSoft Inc., (NASDAQ:PSFT PSFT PeopleSoft (stock symbol)
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PSFT Prosoft-Technology, Inc ) was established in 1987 to provide innovative software solutions that meet the changing business demands of enterprises worldwide. A client/server applications pioneer and market leader, PeopleSoft develops, markets, and supports a complete suite of enterprise solutions for accounting, materials management Materials management is the branch of logistics that deals with the tangible components of a supply chain. Specifically, this covers the acquisition of spare parts and replacements, quality control of purchasing and ordering such parts, and the standards involved in ordering, , distribution, manufacturing, and human resources. In addition, PeopleSoft provides industry-specific enterprise solutions to customers in select markets including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, higher education, the public sector and the U.S. federal government. With more than 1300 customers around the world, the company has been recognized for both its award-winning customer service and its remarkable growth. PeopleSoft was listed by Fortune Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in America in 1994, 1995, and again in 1996. PeopleSoft product and service information is located on the World Wide Web at http://www.peoplesoft.com . -0-
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