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Introducing the Mutual Assistance Common Roster and its execution challenges confronted by the Electric Utilities

Starting 2017, the electric utility industry is gearing up to adopt a common data exchange format for sharing personnel information during outage events. This will make the process of exchanging supplemental staff information during an outage event: easier, more reliable, more accurate, and ultimately lead to process automation. Macrosoft has been consistently striving to promote common roster and our efforts are on to discuss the common template issues that will need to be addressed in order for utilities to adjust to this new innovation.

  • Understand the current process being employed by utilities during a storm event and its related issues
  • Examine the issues related to common roster template that utility companies are faced during transition
  • Know more on sharing roster information among utilities through a simple data exchange framework
  • Learn how utilities exchange roster information by implementing data translation program among them
  • Find out how to edit and resend roster having incorrect/incomplete information and applying periodic changes to common roster format