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PowerPlan Unveils Online User Community to Meet Demands of Growing Client Base

Client Achievements Celebrated at 11th Annual PLANET Client Conference

Atlanta, GA (May 23, 2013) PowerPlan, the leading provider of asset accounting, tax and budgeting solutions for asset-centric businesses, unveiled Social Power Community, a new offering created specifically and exclusively to meet the unique needs of its expanding client roster of capital-intensive companies.  Introduced at PLANET 2013, PowerPlan’s 11th annual client conference held May 19-22 in Orlando, Social Power Community is an online forum that provides educational tools and facilitates networking within the PowerPlan ecosystem, expanding the opportunities for clients to maximize the value of their PowerPlan software system.

Development of Social Power Community was driven by client feedback gathered during PLANET 2012, where 76 percent of attendees, including industry leaders like Southern Company, Pacific Gas & Electric and CLECO, expressed a desire for a secure online forum to post questions, share experiences, and access user manuals, topical write-ups and industry best-practices.

“Social Power is yet another demonstration of our intense commitment to serve as a true partner to our clients in their efforts to optimize the financial performance of their businesses through asset accounting, income tax and budgeting,” said Alex Elkin, vice president, products PowerPlan. “We listened to feedback from last year’s PLANET conference, and this new online forum will give our clients greater access to the information, expertise and implementation examples they need to even further maximize the value of their PowerPlan investment.”

In addition, new for PLANET 2013, PowerPlan announced the winners of its inaugural “Out of This World” client awards program, designed to recognize companies that have achieved outstanding business results through implementing PowerPlan software solutions. 2013 honorees include:

  • Tampa Electric Company – For Excellence in Using the PowerPlan Solution Suite
  • Kansas City Southern – For Excellence in Using PowerPlan’s Asset Accounting Solution
  • Time Warner Cable – For Excellence in Using PowerPlan’s Property Tax Solution
  • We Energies – For Excellence in Using PowerPlan’s PowerTax Solution
  • Williams Companies – For Excellence in Using PowerPlan’s Mobility Solution
  • Tax, accounting, lease, IT and budgeting professionals representing nearly 500 clients joined PowerPlan’s industry and financial management experts at PLANET 2013, which featured a keynote address from Captain Michael Abrashoff, former commander of the USS Benfold and author of The New York Times Best Seller It’s Your Ship, along with breakout sessions and client presentations that offered both management-level insights and technical training related to asset management best practices, industry and regulatory issues, and software system challenges.

PLANET 2013 marks the halfway point in a strong growth year for PowerPlan, which continues to regularly sign new and upgraded contracts with leaders in the utility, oil and gas, mining and telecommunications fields. The company’s burgeoning success has been recognized through honors from several organizations, including being named number 32 on the Atlanta Business Chronicle 2013 Pacesetter list of fastest-growing private companies in Atlanta, while CEO John Andrus has been named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Award in the Southeast region.

About PowerPlan: PowerPlan software provides financial insight into how complex rules and regulations impact your organization – empowering you to make credible decisions that improve overall corporate performance. The integrated solution provides complete visibility starting with forecasting and monitoring to scenario planning and analytics while maintaining financial compliance. For more information, email or visit

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