Mobile Contract Management Standardization Project

California Water Service Group and ProcureAbility

Mobile Contract Management Standardization Project

The winner of the Innovations in Governance and Compliance award is California Water Service Group and ProcureAbility.

Project Description

With multi-state operations and significant investment in contracted construction labor, this is the story of how utility company California Water Service Group transformed its contract management from localized, defragmented practices into a set of standardized processes supported by a suite of user-friendly apps facilitating field inspections, contract compliance and regulatory governance.

Utilizing focus groups and agile teams, Cal Water was able to mitigate the third-party risks using a suite of apps to drive uniformity of processes across the company. With regular feedback from users regarding the apps and a development platform that facilities rapid development and continuous improvement, the apps have gained popularity in the user community and continue to be adopted for more business functions.

Other finalists included:

  • The Boeing Company – Fit for Use Process
  • GEP – SMART by GEP Drives Performance and Compliance for Leading Oil & Gas Company
  • E*TRADE – Vendor Services Risk Identification Project