DistribuTECH Panel to Provide Energy Executives Intelligent Modeling and Visualization Tool Insight

Changing landscapes in energy industry drives discussion on enterprise workflow optimization

ATLANTA (Jan. 29, 2013) – Principal Strategy Consultant Peter Manos of McDonnell Group, Inc., a leading integrated marketing firm for the energy industry, will join panelists Arnold W. Fry, Manager, Engineering Standards Transmission Asset Management with Duke Energy and Debra Brooks, Senior Project Manager, T&D Business Process & Technology Integration at Southern California Edison, at a DistribuTECH 2013 panel session focusing on asset, mobile and information management.

The session, “Hand That New Kid a Mouse Glove: Intelligent Modeling and Visualization Tools for Enterprise Work Flow Optimization,” will be held Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:30 in room 28CD, at the San Diego Convention Center. Panelist presentations will focus on how to improve engineering design and related workflows including new T&D construction.

As principal strategy consultant at McDonnell Group, Inc., Manos works with enterprise software vendors and equipment manufacturers as well as electric, gas and water utilities, providing strategic consulting services, competitive market positioning and analysis and support of subject matter input and content for client research programs.

Manos’ current article in the January/February 2013 issue of Electric Energy T&D Magazine highlights issues that will be discussed during the session. “Utility design and engineering staff need tools to optimize design, O&M workflows and related compliance tracking as well as customer service,” Manos wrote. “Utilities need to support the influx of younger tech-savvy personnel who are an important part of the changing landscape of T&D and substation departments.”

Learn more about intelligent model-based design and visualization tools and meet with Peter at the panel session on Thursday, January 31 at 10:30 a.m. in room 28CD.


About McDonnell Group, Inc.

As the leading integrated marketing firm for the energy industry, McDonnell Group has been creating value for its clients while transforming the efficiency of the industries we serve since we opened our doors in 2005. We give our clients competitive advantage and long-term market leadership by building powerful brands and positioning them for success. Serving companies from startups to members of the Fortune 500, McDonnell Group is privately owned and based in Roswell, Georgia. www.themcdonnellgroup.com

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