Tales from the Street 1 – A Health and Safety perspective

My name is Tony Penfold, I am a founder member of Streetworks Software Limited, we are proud to state that our works management software is developed for utilities by utilities people. I have been engaged within the sector for almost all of my employed life. I started my working life as an asphalt labourer some

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Streamlining the logistics process

Modern business is in a state of continuous transformation. Perhaps none more so than modern logistics and supply chain environments. This transformation applies across the whole enterprise, it starts from the core and expands across all functions to deliver more refined, rapid and accurate logistics procedures and the way they are managed. The complexity of

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software and services merge

Software and services market leaders combine

On 4th February Streetworks Software Ltd of Abbotsley Cambridgeshire merged with Lightsout Computer Services Ltd of Coventry, to create a new independent software and services powerhouse. Streetworks Software Ltd provides its works information management system, SwIMS, to major clients working across water, gas, electric and telecommunication infrastructures, delivering a complete software and services solution to

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Street works planning software

SwIMS – Building the future of Works Management Software

At Streetworks Software Limited we are very proud of SwIMS, our leading Utility Works Management Software (UWMS). SwIMS has naturally evolved over the years it has been in use and whilst SwIMS continued to perform well, it was clear to us that it was time to enhance SwIMS, to deliver a more modern tool with

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Aspects of Lane Rental Charges

Lane Rental charges look like they are here to stay. There are around 2.5 million road works carried out in England each year estimated to cost more than £4 billion a year in delays. As part of work to ensure that road works are effectively managed and co-ordinated, Transport for London (TfL) and Kent County

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Streetworks announce Panasonic Partnership

Streetworks Software Ltd recently announced a  parternship with Panasonic to become a Toughbook Engage Panasonic Partner. Panasonic are in our view the best-known providers of ruggedised hardware devices, their “Toughbook” range of laptops, tablets and PDAs are famed throughout the industry. The combination of our SwIMS application environment along with the ability to deploy Panasonic devices across

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RIIO-2 How Can SwIMS Help Your Business

The team here at Streetworks Software recently had a look at the Ofgem plans to deliver savings of over £5bn to consumers through tougher price controls for energy networks. RIIO-2 moved closer to reality at the end of July 2018 The second round of OFGEM – “setting Revenue using Incentives to deliver Innovation and Outputs”

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Cost to value

Cost to Value Reporting (CVR) with SwIMS

Utilities and the contractor companies that support and deliver their operational activities use many different tools to help them organise and manage their work. Some organisations still use manual forms and paperwork, some have moved to use software originally designed to deliver personal productivity gains, while others recognise and utilise the advantages in software that’s

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