In 2020, AEP’s seven operating companies spearheaded a multiyear technology effort to make communicating about field work simpler, safer, and smarter.
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Tired of disjointed, inefficient manual processes, Connexus Energy selected ARCOS to deploy a singular integrated software solution for managing their field crews. Learn how we helped guide them through their digital transformation, improve their workforce management efficiency and accelerate their restoration times in this POWERGRID International Article.
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When an unexpected storm hit Tampa, Florida in November 2018, TECO Energy had to respond fast. Read how TECO adopted ARCOS workforce management software solutions for automated crew callout and crew planning to automate restoration crew assignments and dispatch, which enabled them to restore power much more quickly for their customers than ever before. Read more in this Utility Products article.
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ARCOS is proud to welcome Dave Campbell, our new Chief Technology Officer. Dave joins us with more than 25 years of experience in technology, most recently serving in CTO, SVP of Engineering, and other engineering leadership roles. Equally as important, Dave has an extensive background in building and growing SasS companies. We truly believe he will be a natural fit for our mission, culture, people and, most importantly, our customers.
ARCOS is currently building out our new office space! We’ll be tracking the progress throughout the year, and we’re so excited, we wanted to share the process with you as we go. During the pandemic, our team went remote and, for the most part, we plan to stay that way. But an office is still a necessity for collaboration, traveling staff, and meeting with customers. So those are the needs we’re meeting with our new digs.
The design for the new space is by TENFOLD, an award-winning, Columbus-based firm that believes in building brand through culture. We spoke to them at length about ARCOS’ values, culture, and the future of work we envision for our company. They have rendered a space that exceeds all our expectations.
The new office has lots of natural lighting paired with our brand colors to set a welcoming tone. It will have a bright, welcoming entrance and will be an inviting space that our employees, customers and vendors will enjoy spending time at. We’ll have a lot of open space where employees can drop in. They’ll have nomad desks they can use for an hour or a day or a week – whatever they need. There will be a variety of places to gather or huddle for various sized groups, from a lounge to booths to different size meeting rooms. Also, the new space will have private spots to hunker down for uninterrupted time. We’ll also have several amenities, including a café where our staff can get together and socialize over coffee, snacks and mealtimes.
We’re proud to be building a warm and inviting spot where teamwork is not just supported but facilitated. This includes lots of glass, open sight lines, quirky design elements, a plethora of varying furniture, and rooms to stimulate a variety of work styles. This makes the perfect incubator for our next great solution!
Outside of the traditional office space, it was just as important to plan for a cohesive, natural environment. We chose a spot with gorgeous green space to stroll in so teammates can clear their head or mull over ideas. There are lots of places they can walk to for coffee, food, a drink, or even shopping, set amidst a lively neighborhood. This makes the office even more enticing. We’re creating a place where people can spend time and find inspiration.
We can’t wait to move in and hope you’ll visit us there!
For this year’s National Lineman Appreciate Day, ARCOS would like to recognize all of those who sacrifice their time and safety to keep the lights on and the country moving forward. In support of the day and the people it honors, ARCOS has made a financial donation to both the Fallen Lineman Foundation & National Sisterhood United for Journeymen Linemen (NSUJL).
Thank you for everything you do all day, every day!
ColumbusInno recognizes ARCOS as long being one of Central Ohio’s fastest-growing companies. This article announces ARCOS’ newly hired CEO, Odus “Boogie” Wittenburg, and honors former 10-year CEO Bruce Duff as he retires. Read more here.
Waterworld featured Pennsylvania American Water’s story about choosing ARCOS for Callout and Scheduling services. “Among the key drivers for choosing ARCOS is the software’s ability to make it efficient for us to pinpoint available crews in an emergency,” said Jake Gentile, senior manager for Operations, Southwestern Pennsylvania, at Pennsylvania American Water. Read more about how and why they implemented ARCOS’ solutions here.