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By Vito Paladino | 11.24.20

As we approach the end of November, both our kitchen counters and desks can become cluttered with a bountiful amount of work in preparation to close out the year. The big thought on everyone’s mind…

By Dave Schultz | 11.19.20

What would you do if all of your systems crashed?   If you are unable to answer that question or cannot do so confidentially, you are likely setting your organization up for serious problems down the…

By Gary Sanders | 11.17.20

Some of the emails and blogs I subscribe to (yes, I subscribe to blogs about blogging!) encourage taking popular posts from the past and periodically updating them. Evergreen content Blog topics that continue to remain…

By Dave Vitti | 11.09.20

You may have heard the phrase “Business Continuity” at some point in the last couple of years, but what exactly is it? Business Continuity is the ability to continue critical business functions and operations after…

By Gary Sanders | 11.03.20

In case you haven’t heard, today is Election Day! Election Day Coincidentally, it’s also my birthday, as was Election Day, 1964, on my ninth birthday. One of my most vivid childhood memories is trying to…

By Gary Sanders | 10.20.20

Last week I gave my Improving Revenue Collections for Utilities presentation before a live audience for the first time since COVID-19 began. I’ve done several (and have two more scheduled) virtual presentations, including WaterPro 2020,…

By Gary Sanders | 10.06.20

The current best practice for new construction is to require a separate meter for each unit (primarily apartments or stores) in a multiple-unit building. However, some utilities have grandfathered existing apartment buildings or shopping centers…

By Gary Sanders | 09.22.20

You may be wondering how President Teddy Roosevelt’s foreign policy ideology relates to utilities, but stay with me here. Big stick diplomacy was based on the notion of negotiating (speaking softly) while having a strong…

By Dave Vitti | 09.21.20

In this day and age, protecting your system and your system data is imperative. Luckily, there are steps you can take to prevent cyberattacks and to increase the security of your data. System hardening, also…

By Gary Sanders | 09.08.20

As utility offices begin to reopen after being closed to the public due to COVID-19, I’ve heard several utility managers lament not being able to stay closed to the public. This is understandable, as walk-in…

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