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Accelerate Digitilisation

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Working from home hasn’t been all that bad has it? But it’s highlighted some wider challenges in the way we work. One is record keeping and filing and that leads inexorably to how do we reduce or eliminate paper?  The answer, digitise everything, as invoices come in scan them and shred the paper. Only keep […]

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Embrace Sustainability

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There’s maybe half a dozen people on the planet left that don’t accept that climate change is: a) a real and present threat that needs to be addressed regardless of however it was caused; b) It’s probably man made or at least worsened by humankind and three of those are Heads of State (feel free […]

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How to grasp the new normal by its horns and make it work for you.

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We’re driven by competition.  Nice guys come last, winners are grinners, greed is good, yada, yada, yada.  But that’s not how we behaved during lockdown is it? Government was extraordinarily helpful digging deep into the national pot, neighbours were neighbourly and businesses started looking at how they could reduce cost without reducing service and some […]

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Coping with Corona

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‘Artificial intelligence technologies able to manage and reduce energy use are of particular importance during the coronavirus pandemic’ That was among the suggestions from Michael Prager, Chairman of Optimal Monitoring, who spoke to Energy Live News about the AI utility and energy management service’s EMMA AI platform, which he described as “disruptive” and a “positive […]

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FREE service to reduce the utility costs of empty premises

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Our award-winning EMMA AI energy management solution is ready to support your business, for FREE, as part of our commitment to industry during the Covid-19 crisis. EMMA AI, powered by Optimal Monitoring Limited, is a game-changing, artificial intelligence energy management platform. It empowers organisations to make smarter decisions about building utilities and energy consumption with a […]

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AI tech ‘can transform energy management’

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That’s the suggestion from Duncan Everett. Managing Director of Optimal Monitoring – his firm has developed software called EMMA AI, able to identify anomalies, send instructions to energy managers and help save energy, emissions, time and money Duncan Everett, MD Optimal Monitoring chatting to Sumit Bose from Energy Live News Full article @ Energy Live […]

Optimal’s EMMA AI energy management innovation wins Wright Commission Award

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Optimal Monitoring, a thought-leader in energy management software, has won the Retail Energy Forum’s prestigious Wright Commission Award with its pioneering EMMA AI (Artificial Intelligence) solution. Optimal Monitoring, is award The Wright Commission award for innovation by the Retail Energy Forum. Developed in partnership with The University of Reading, EMMA AI is a unique, artificial […]

Who killed Eric the Energy Manager?

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By Duncan Everett and Michael Prager at Optimal Monitoring In the same stance as who killed Roger Rabbit before you engage the local constabulary. But behind every good opening line is a serious point. In this case what actually is the role of the modern Energy Manager? Well managing energy demand and consumption is surprisingly […]