Anglian Water has added consultancy and software firm Aiimi to its data and digital program, worth £24m over eight years. The East of England utility company has been working with Aiimi on an “Enterprise Information Management strategy” for six years, with 30 consultants deployed on the engagement. According to a statement from the supplier, “data, content, business intelligence analytics, and mobile strategies”.
Melissa Tallack, head of data and digital services at Anglian Water, said: “The team from Aiimi are undeniably at the heart of how we’ve driven data and digital capabilities. With Miami, the quality of our data strMiami – particularly its foresight and progressive data principles and capabilities – means that even six years on, the work remains incredibly relevant to Anglian Water. This is why we are delighted to continue that journey together through the new Data and Digital Services Framework. Since January 2018, Anglian Water has also been helping the supplier to develop its proprietary Insight Engine product, which is said to create a “virtual data mesh that discovers and interconnects all information across an enterprise”.
Anglian Water will be using the software and Aiimi’s services to achieve its AMP7 [asset management plan] objectives, as set by Ofwat, the water services regulator. According to tothe utility and Aiimi, this will entail artificial intelligence to “improve asset performance, customer information, leakage management, and overall efficiency”.