Enhancing a legacy billing system to be able to harness the new possibilities of the SMETS 2 realtime smart meter integration, at the same time resolving long held restrictions in switching between Pay As You Go to Credit meters, working alongside internal software development teams to deliver new features in parallel and tight industry and customerdeadlines.
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Energy Supplier Software as a Service: Utiligroup
Enhance energy supply billing system to handle modern needs of SMETS2 integration, at the same time resolving long held restrictions in switching between Pay As You Go to Credit meters. They had an internal development team but with the increase in the amount of features being required by their clients they needed to scale up quickly.
A legacy system, multiple development streams ongoing and tight deadlines. Complex pieces of development based on new industry standards switching from batch method of communication to realtime.
We provided our brightest talent in ClearSky to work alongside the client’s internal team, initially working on site with the client, our industry knowledge allowed for a quick understanding of the client’s specifications, followed up by a development estimate, delivery and further iterations to maximise the impact of the new features.
The client was able to provide more features to it's clients, use the new feature as a selling point to bring on new clients and expedite the product roadmap. This provided an edge over its competitors and allowed it to compete for new clients.
"ClearSky’s utilities industry knowledge has allowed them to quickly understand and deliver complex functionality, whilst working collaboratively alongside our existing team. Their flexible approach and technical understanding has helped us deliver and support complex and fast paced change over the last 9 months."