Turnpoint Solutions launches mobile work management consulting practice: DistribuTECH update

Tampa, FL, Feb. 10, 2006 — Turnpoint Solutions LLC announced at DistribuTECH 2006 the formal launch of its mobile work management consulting practice. The practice will focus on the development of mobile workforce management best-practices including workflow models, vendor solutions and evaluations, and hardware and delivery of these solutions for Turnpoint’s utility, government, mining and transportation sector clients.

Turnpoint’s services include business process benchmarking, legacy program analysis, system selection, procurement support, and full delivery program management. Turnpoint Solutions’ consulting services include field workflow benchmarking, scheduling and routing optimization, ROI as well as safety and compliance audits.

Turnpoint Solutions announced that Jason Oliver, an 18 year software and mobile workforce software veteran has joined Turnpoint. Oliver, who has joined the company as a principal consultant and practice director for Turnpoint’s mobile workforce management solutions team, was most recently vice president of project delivery with ViryaNet, a provider of cross-vertical mobile workforce management solutions. Previously, Oliver was chief technology officer of iMedeon, a start-up mobile work management company that he co-founded. He began his career as a development manager for TSW International, the company which was merged into Indus Group in 1997 to form Indus International.

Turnpoint Solutions also announced the appointment of industry veteran David Sherrill as a principal consultant in its utility practice. Sherrill joined Turnpoint Solutions from SPL Worldgroup, where he served as a project director following the acquisition of the Mobility division of Axiom.

As Mobility’s vice president of professional services, Sherrill led the deployment of mobile work management systems to utility and government clients including the development of integration between mobile work management systems and customer information systems, meter data management, and operations applications.

Sherrill previously spent over 30 years in a career of increasing responsibility with Southern Co. In addition to completing international assignments with Southern, Sherrill’s 25 year Georgia Power tenure included a post as general manager of customer service for Georgia Power Co.

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