Energy & Utlilities

Reliable IT strategies employed by CDS help the Energy & Utilities industry face the challenges of ongoing transformations and stay competitive.


Client Challenges

Significant advances in modernization technologies play a major role in increasing efficiency, reliability, security and sustainability in the Energy and Utilities industry. The demand of greener initiatives and stricter processes adds to the pressures of incorporating change while providing services.

CDS understands these changes and is creating the next wave of innovation and opportunity for this industry. Continuing improvements not only increase efficiency and reduce cost, but empower consumers by enabling energy use management and conservation.

What CDS Provides

We deliver increased IT capabilities to prepare you for the era of integrated grid transmission, distribution and generation technology systems. We have proven expertise in key Energy and Utility domains and our seasoned professionals are experienced working with top utilities in the following areas.

Energy and Utility Demand Forecasting

CDS reduces energy costs and ensures service availability by accurately predicting energy and utility demand based on past results and data mining projections. Our research of alternative energy sources, with analytics to monitor global demand vs. distribution, promotes the use of renewable energy and supports sustainable distribution models.

Oil Production and Reserve Analysis

CDS helps you extract maximum value from your oil production by tracking monthly, annual and cumulative production data, and comparing revenue vs. cost for individual wells and fields. We can improve accuracy in estimating Original Oil in Place (OOIP) throughout production to determine continued use, replacement, or shutdown of a reserve. We ensure maximum accuracy and profitability from exploration ventures by reviewing production trends and forecasting availability.

Risk Assessment and Management

CDS optimizes trade ROI by suggesting profitable commodity trading partners, analyzing key trends and allocating capital appropriately. We help you objectively evaluate risks, outlining all assumptions and uncertainties. Utilizing risk management, we help you identify, assess and prioritize risk measures/actions for maximum opportunities. Our experts advise on effectively gauging risks inherent to energy trading by analyzing predictive models and risk-reward curves.

Asset Management

A strong business stays that way when its assets run at peak performance. This can only be attained knowing the state of your assets and applying timely maintenance. CDS offers asset management programs that support:

  • Preventive maintenance
  • Optimized maintenance workflow and control
  • Computerized maintenance
  • Predictive maintenance with total productive maintenance
  • Financial optimization and continuous improvement

We incorporate these components as building blocks to Asset Management. CDS also enables optimized management of field employees, efficient equipment usage, preventive maintenance and quick issue resolution via thorough reporting on energy generation and outages.

Operations and Customer Service Improvement

As the pace of technology quickens, we see the needs of operations and customer service grow just as fast. Realize increased customer satisfaction through efficient call center management, quicker responses and overall reduced costs. CDS helps you achieve this through hourly analyses of: wait times, operational inefficiencies and cumulative call center activity. We use this analysis to measure the gap between where you currently stand and where you want to be, and we bridge the gap so you can build stronger customer relationships.

Business Value

Achieve the following benefits, and more, when you partner with CDS:

  • Operational efficiency and reduced costs
  • Maximize ROI from your current system
  • Enhanced portfolio management and accelerated revenue growth
  • Increased customer satisfaction and retention
  • Faster time-to-market with a streamlined paradigm to launch “new services”
  • Drive business processes with a strategic vision
  • Adherence to regulatory and environmental requirements
  • Enhance process tracking and monitoring through dynamic analytic dashboards