SoftSmiths Announces Additional Functionality in
Houston, TX. – January 20, 2009 –
SoftSmiths, Inc., a leading energy software solutions
and services company, today announced it has
incorporated additional functionality in its SoftSmiths
Power application suite helping asset-centric utilities
increase efficiency through effective management of
their physical power operations.
Extending the already rich capabilities of SoftSmiths
Power’s integrated front-to-back energy transaction
management solution, the additional features further support the
robust and proven forecasting, scheduling, transmission management, NERC
E-Tagging, credit and accounting functions.
SoftSmiths’ load forecasting application, e-Forecaster,
now provides additional fine-tuning adjustment
functions, as well as increased usability with easy
dropdown controls, a summary table showing temperature
values of candidate days, and historical information
from previously saved forecasts for the same time
period, supporting more accurate forecasting and
real-time adjustment of forecasts during the flow day.
Seamlessly integrated power scheduling, transmission
management and NERC E‑tagging are at the heart of
SoftSmiths Power. e-Reservation is the industry leading
application that helps automate the process of
submitting transmission reservations to OASIS and
manages transmission inventory through a single view.
Optimized user-defined controls help gather information
of interest from FERC-compliant OASIS nodes, thereby
improving decision-support to increase profits and gain
a competitive advantage over other, less technically
savvy participants. With its highly acclaimed and highly
intuitive user interfaces, SoftSmiths' NERC 1.8
compliant E-Tagging application now offers additional
support for managing dynamic E-Tags and processing
market adjustments going back in time.
invoicing and billing application of SoftSmiths Power
now provides enhanced capabilities to generate and
manage invoices. Broadening existing Multi-Participant
support in SoftSmiths Power, this now also supports
generating invoices that allocate total amounts among
multiple participants in a joint project.
into SoftSmiths Power is the comprehensive electronic
Log Notes application, allowing to dynamically
registering actions taken by users, over and above a
standard audit trail, and the ability for users working
with the transaction system to communicate with each
other in real-time. Newly incorporated features provide
expanded categories and Details links to access history
and notes manually entered by the users.
“These latest applications capabilities are exemplary
and demonstrate how SoftSmiths innovates to deliver an
unrivalled, completely integrated Energy Trading,
Scheduling and Accounting experience for maximum
business value and benefits,” said Hugo Stappers,
Director Sales & Marketing. “These are the times to
ensure you operate efficiently. SoftSmiths Power is the
technology to help you with that”.
SoftSmiths, Inc. delivers critical electronic
energy trading and operations solutions and services
that enable energy industry participants to enhance
profitability and reliability in the competitive
marketplace. SoftSmiths' proven solutions and in-depth
knowledge of the industry's business practices allow its
customers to automate manual processes, eliminate
redundancies, and increase business visibility across
the enterprise to allow faster decision making and more
informed decisions, thereby improving profitability,
operational efficiencies and cash flow. The company has
been successfully delivering e-business solutions to
energy service companies since 1997.
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