Landis+Gyr Selects Accept360 Smart Grid Solutions

  • Posted on: 14 March 2011
  • By: chw staff

Landis+Gyr is the global industry leader in energy management solutions and smart metering, and has one of the broadest portfolios of products and services for the electricity, gas, and heat markets. Landis+Gyr products and solutions empower utilities and end-consumers to improve their energy efficiency, reduce energy costs and contribute to a sustainable use of resources.

Accept360, by Accept Corporation, is the only end-to-end product portfolio management and execution solution that tightly links company and product strategy with execution to deliver the right products to the right customers at the right time.

Landis+Gyr selected Accept Corporation from an evaluation of five competitive solutions. Landis+Gyr chose Accept360 for its end-to-end integration and workflow of the full product innovation lifecycle, rapid implementation, and ease of use.

Accept 360 captures enhancement requests and ideas from multiple internal and external constituents, prioritizes product requirements, provides full traceability of features to ensure contract compliance, and enables cross-organizational visibility into common processes for product, portfolio and development management.

Landis+Gyr will be implementing Accept360 in its European product management and engineering organizations, where it will be used to manage its portfolio strategy for European smart grid markets and solutions.

Gridstream is an integrated solution that packages Landis+Gyr's smart metering offering and enables a smart grid. The company's smart metering portfolio includes a complete range of the latest multi-energy meters, open communication modules and advanced software platforms. The complete end-to-end solution Gridstream, ensures seamless integration and flow of information and provides tools for personal energy management and network management support, forming the foundation of the smart grid.

Accept360's common repository and best practice process flow enable product managers, engineers and executives to access critical end-to-end information as well as speed up the time-to-market of the Gridstream offering.

Landis+Gyr joins more than 80 leading companies around the world who use Accept Corporation's solutions to drive faster-time-to-revenue and increase product development profitability. This is done by linking product development with company strategy through market-based portfolio analysis, requirements prioritization, cross-organizational collaboration, executive visibility, and real-time analytics. Other firms include Avira, Cadence Design Systems, Activant, Ultimate Software, Symantec and Alcatel-Lucent among others.