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Powerful Reading: Automate This - How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World

Continuing our blog series, "Powerful Reading," our team of energy consultants will be sharing some of their favorite books. These books have not only influenced them in the excellent work that they do for our clients as energy consultants, but have also helped them gain perspective on a variety of global issues as we continue […]
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Happy Holidays!

From all of us at MidDel Consulting, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!
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The Advantages of Looking Back

This blog represents the kind of thought process that makes our consultants so great at what they do!   Read it here:   When I was younger, I used to be excited about finishing a task, marking it off my list and moving to the next task. I usually didn’t stop and look back to […]
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IECA's Credit Analytics Education Group (CAEG) Presents their 5-Part Certificate Series - From Planning to Reporting: ERM System Implementation

Scott Levin, our CEO and Founder, will be moderating IECA's Credit Analytics Education Group’s (CAEG) 5-Part Certificate Series - From Planning to Reporting: ERM System Implementation. The first webinar, Building the Case for a Credit Risk System, will be presented on June 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. For more information and to register, click here: […]
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Interface Nothing

Why You Should Make Sure Your Interfaces Keep “Nothing” in Sync Between Systems: Interfacing data between source and destination systems often presents many challenges. Not only do the business contexts, capabilities, and data models of the source and destination systems have to be rationalized against each other, there are also considerations of data mapping, […]
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We’re Only Scratching the Surface on Energy Efficiency

Amory Lovins - physicist, environmental scientist, writer and cofounder of Rocky Mountain Institute, presented his case at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Future of Energy Summit, that the conventional wisdom regarding energy efficiency is misguided and short-sighted. His advice is to expand the boundaries of the problem to uncover new options. He argues that […]
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Fueling Utility Innovation through Analytics

Plugging in software solutions without incorporating data analytics capabilities often leaves companies lacking a key component in assessing performance and identifying potential improvement opportunities. Utilities that implement strong advanced analytics can use the information to bolster decision making and more quickly pinpoint bottlenecks and friction in their processes and systems. However, implementing a successful data […]
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The Power of Customer Service

Customer Service is the art of meeting the needs of your customers. All customers have needs, and meeting those needs is at the heart of customer service. This sounds simple, yet so many businesses struggle with customer service because they don’t see the opportunities that present themselves. I think customer service is undervalued. The customer […]
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Balance in the Wind

As we progress through life we may find that the skills we develop to succeed (and cope) in our work life tend to find application in our personal life – whether intentional or not. Some people may bemoan that even considering such cross-applications violates tenets of proper work life balance. However, given how many waking […]
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What Makes a Good Process?

Good and bad processes are everywhere. Businesses and families rely on processes every day. Processes were used by NASA to put men on the moon, as well as by McDonalds to make their hamburgers. When processes aren’t followed, chaos will reign. Processes allow tasks to be repeatable, consistent, and allow tasks to be completed. There […]
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