Natural Gas 2017 Year in Review: 7 Key Highlights

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Feb 5, 2018 9:35:00 AM

What happened in the natural gas industry in 2017? Use this brief overview to identify trends that matter to your business and then dive deeply into the details later.

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Topics: Energy & Utilities

How To Improve Utilities Checklists in 5 Steps

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Jan 23, 2018 9:36:00 AM

Utilities face high operating costs, regulatory pressure and security concerns. Amidst all these priorities, productivity improvement may be neglected. If this weakness continues, it is only a matter of time before utilities start to fail. To address that challenge, we recommend an unconventional approach: utilities checklists.

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Topics: Energy & Utilities

4 Ways Digital Forms Reduce Risk in Nuclear Power Plants

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Jan 5, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Like any form of power generation, nuclear energy poses significant risks. Most people can name off at least a few nuclear power incidents: Chernobyl (Ukraine, 1986), Three Mile Island (USA, 1979) and Fukushima (Japan, 2011).

Given the risks of radiation, power interruption and beyond, the nuclear industry has developed a robust risk management approach. It all starts with using four processes over and over again.

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Topics: Mobile Forms, Energy & Utilities

The Utilities Industry in 2018: What You Need to Know

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Jan 3, 2018 9:43:00 AM

Utilities provide critical services that underpin our civilization. You might be able to go a few hours without email. How long could you survive without clean water and reliable electricity? To keep those services running smoothly, keep your eye on our 2018 predictions for utilities.

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Topics: Energy & Utilities

Why Your Safety Audit Checklist Needs an Update

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Nov 9, 2017 10:34:00 AM

When it comes to phone lines and other infrastructure, we all understand that nothing lasts forever. Your management tools and techniques also need to be refreshed. Take your safety audit checklist as an example. Does your current checklist reflect lessons learned from your frontline staff?

These hard-working documents need to be updated on an annual basis. That review cycle ensures you stay productive and current with safety requirements. Consider these areas to determine if your checklist needs to be updated.

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Topics: Construction, Facilities Management, Telecommunications, Energy & Utilities