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Enspiria Solutions Expands its Field Automation Consulting Practice

Enspiria Solutions has announced that Mark Hatfield has joined its field automation consultancy practice as principal consultant. With 10 years of experience in field automation, Hatfield will work closely with other Enspiria subject matter experts, leveraging Enspiria’s knowledge and experience in understanding the business and work processes of utilities and how they can be improved through technology.

The utility industry is always looking at processes and technology to improve the productivity and effectiveness of their field workforce. With increases in the power of mobile devices, innovations in field applications, and improvements in mobile communications, it is becoming easier than ever for utilities to deploy mobile applications to field users,” said Chip Scott, executive vice president of operations, “Mark Hatfield brings in-depth knowledge and experience in field automation planning and implementation to our clients, specifically in the areas of dispatching, crew scheduling and routing, GPS, and mobile GIS.”Prior to joining Enspiria Solutions, Hatfield has been involved in numerous mobile specific projects. He has extensive experience managing all aspects of a project ranging from feasibility studies, vendor selections, and strategic planning to system design and configuration, project management, business process optimization, and project audits. Recently Hatfield completed a mobile workforce management system replacement project for Cinergy Corporation. Following vendor selection, he continued with the implementation of the project as the technical project lead responsible for designing, building and implementing all interfaces, coordinating design decisions, and coordinating the development of the deployment plan. Hatfield is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and earned a Masters degree in geography from the University of Illinois.

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