ConnectPoint is a software house, system integrator and innovator for digitalization in power, utility, and industry sectors.
ConnectPoint specializes in IoT and IT/OT integration, combining industry-specific knowledge, integration competencies, and the ability to deliver projects combining machine/device connectivity and control, big data, GIS, business intelligence, and AI. We help our clients to select the right solutions and technologies for their specific needs. We have many years of international experience in building software for the analysis and optimization of infrastructure based on data from sensors, machines, and automation systems.
We are OSIsoft Partner in CEE that has all OSIsoft accreditations as well as Gold Microsoft Partner in Data Analytics, Application Development, and Cloud Platform.
Our customers are leading Industry and utilities such as E.ON, Veolia, Mondi, Twinings, Leipziger Stadtwerke and others
Our customizable product portfolio for
Smart RDM - Monitoring, history analysis, reporting, and process optimization in one place. Smart RDM collects and processes all relevant production data. The result is quick and intuitive access to information at every organizational level - from operators to managers.
Smartvee - an intuitive application for collecting, verifying, correcting, and organizing meter data. Developed for Heat Utilities, Water Utilities, Electricity Sellers.
Nexo Energy - A toolbox for creating custom solutions that combine building-level IoT, users behavior patterns, and distributed energy sources, and the utility Grid infrastructure (Electricity and district heating). For now, dynamic tariffs for electricity and heat are the focus.
"They understood our needs and took responsibility for completing the project."
Nov 25, 2021
Engineering Director, Ecological Company
ConnectPoint built a customized app for an ecological firm using the Java framework. The team integrated real-time data management and GIS on the platform. They also developed a dispatcher operations dashboard.
ConnectPoint's remarkable development skills dramatically improved the client's daily management of their network. Timely and helpful, they were offered excellent app customization services. Overall, they fostered a strong and fruitful collaboration.
A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this
client over the phone. Below is an edited
Introduce your business and what you do there?
I’m the engineering director of an ecological company.
OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE
What challenge were you trying to address with ConnectPoint?
We hired them to build a customized app that could help us show real-time data.
What was the scope of their involvement?
They developed a customized app using the Java framework and ensured that real-time data management would be possible even with an influx of data coming in through the system. Those real-time data would then be shown on a geographical information system (GIS), which made it possible for many maps to be linked with each other. They also developed a dispatcher operations dashboard.
What is the team composition?
We worked with a development team composed of 4–5 people.
How did you come to work with ConnectPoint?
They won the public competition we organized.
What is the status of this engagement?
We worked together from October 2014–April 2020.
RESULTS & FEEDBACK
What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?
The quality of their work and their timeliness were the KPIs of the project. In connection with that, they met our expectations. On top of that, their work had a significant impact on the daily management of our network.
How did ConnectPoint perform from a project management perspective?
They worked in an agile manner, and we used Jira as our project management tool.
What did you find most impressive about them?
They understood our needs and took responsibility for completing the project. Above all, they were extremely helpful.
Are there any areas they could improve?
No, they had no areas to improve.
Do you have any advice for potential customers?
I recommend hiring them if you want to create customized apps.
Service & Deliverables
On time / deadlines
Value / within estimates
Willing to Refer
Platform Development for Utility Company
Custom Software Development
$1,000,000 to $9,999,999
Jan. - May 2018
Willing to Refer
"I'm impressed with their broad knowledge, experience, and innovative style."
Dec 17, 2021
Head of Information Management, Stadtwerke Leipzig
ConnectPoint developed a platform for a utility company. The team managed both front- and backend and integrated ERP and IoT components in order to efficiently serve all customers and employees.
ConnectPoint successfully launched two solutions in the e-mobility, redispatch, and sales areas. The team collaborated using Scrum, Jira, Confluence, GitLab, Microsoft Team, and more. Above all, the breadth of their knowledge, experience, and innovative ideas stood out.
The client submitted this review online.
Please describe your company and your position there.
I'm the CIO/CDO in Charge of the Digital Transformation, Consulting and Operation
OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE
For what projects/services did your company hire ConnectPoint, and what were your goals?
Build a "true" digital Enterprise Plattform with ERP and IoT Components to serve all Customers and Employees and to enable the SmartCity in cooperation with the EU/Horizon SPARCS Funding
How did you select this vendor and what were the deciding factors?
I was looking for an expericend Developing Partner to build the Architecture, Software Development Framework and to work in an agile SCRUM in SCRUM Environment with us.
Describe the scope of work in detail, including the project steps, key deliverables, and technologies used.
Frontend- and Microservice Backends, IoT Services, 24/7 Operations
How many people from the vendor's team worked with you, and what were their positions?
~30 in different Roles. - CTO (1) - Scrum Master (3) - PO (2) - Developer (+20)
RESULTS & FEEDBACK
Can you share any measurable outcomes of the project or general feedback about the deliverables?
Launch of two New Products in the Emobility, Redispatch and Sales Area with significant Success.
Describe their project management style, including communication tools and timeliness.
open Trusted Partnership, SCRUM, Jira, Confluence, Gitlab, various Frameworks (Vertx, Spring,..), MS Teams ...
What did you find most impressive or unique about this company?
I'm impressed with their broad knowledge, experience, and innovative style.
Are there any areas for improvement or something they could have done differently?
of course, but all in line with the difficult change Management and Corona influences