Excellent case study article in Smartgridnews on Austin Energy’s quest to build a smart utility and their work with Microsoft Global Alliance partner Schneider Electric. A key piece of this strategy is the implementation an advanced distribution management system (ADMS) from Schneider that combines Distribution Management System (DMS), Outage Management System (OMS) and Distribution Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (DSCADA) System functionally into one system. You can check out the details here. Enjoy -  Jon C. Arnold