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Olli Kaukola

Olli Kaukola

Olli works as a Sales Manager and is supporting Keypro's international partners to drive sales and marketing activities in selected countries. Olli's perspective is to create big picture with practical steps to move forward.

Recent posts by Olli Kaukola

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Import Network information to KeyAqua GIS

By Olli Kaukola on Jun 4, 2021 11:17:26 AM

Usually, one of the most common questions during water supply GIS software procurement process from water utilities is that how do they import their existing network information from old documentation and other data sources to KeyAqua. In following sections, we cover most important things what water utilities should know about the data import to GIS solutions.

Topics: Water
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Interface KeyAqua with third party IT-systems

By Olli Kaukola on May 14, 2021 10:04:24 AM

In a modern water business environment, the amount of information created every day is constantly increasing and getting more complex. Technology companies like IoT and remote metering manufacturers are creating new ways to collect measurement data from the water-, sewer- and stormwater networks. The amount of data collection devices is growing exponentially all the time and new services are introduced. This creates new kind of possibilities to water company to analyze the network status, but it also creates challenges regarding data management and data flow between different systems. So how to manage and use all collected data efficiently? How to ensure data flow between systems and make sure that you have necessary data in right place available for all stakeholders?

Topics: Water
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Streamline processes by sharing water network documentation

By Olli Kaukola on Jan 31, 2021 2:08:31 PM

Is your water-, sewer- and stormwater network infrastructure as built documentation up to date? Can you share all data easily and fast with your internal and external stakeholders like managers, planners, and contractors field personnel? How to make necessary data available for everyone?

Topics: Water
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Focus resources better by understanding water supply network behavior

By Olli Kaukola on Dec 10, 2020 9:23:00 AM

Do you have leaks in your water supply network? Do you know where they are and what is the amount on non-revenue water? If planned or unexpected changes happen in your network, do you know how it affects your network behavior?

Topics: Water
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Improve water company’s customer satisfaction by communicating with customers

By Olli Kaukola on Nov 19, 2020 9:23:00 AM

Communication between different stakeholders and especially with end customers has always been challenging task. Customers are expecting high quality service and are not happy when something isn't working. No matter how good water supply network operations and maintenance is, eventually something breaks and it causes unexpected supply interruption for several water subscribers. Immediately water company’s customer service email and phone is filled with information requests from not very happy end customers. Everyone wants to know what is happening, when supply interruption will be over and does this affect somehow to quality of drinking water.

Topics: Water
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Systematic approach to manage maintenance tasks in water supply networks

By Olli Kaukola on Nov 5, 2020 9:21:00 AM

Water companies have significant amount of network assets underground which require constant maintenance and care to ensure high quality drinking water to end customers. These  networks includes several different yearly recurring maintenance tasks what needs to be done in time to ensure well-functioning network. Neglecting these tasks might lead to water quality problems or constantly happening supply interruptions.

Topics: Water
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Long term maintenance planning increases cost-efficiency in water supply networks

By Olli Kaukola on Oct 22, 2020 9:20:00 AM

Are you having hard time to create long term investment and maintenance plans for your water supply network? Are you using all your limited resources to fix only acute problems and no time to plan future renovations and investments?

Topics: Water