Press Release

Tacoma Power chooses Board for budget development, data visualization and to support growth

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - Boston, MA, USA

Tacoma Power will use Board to make informed planning decisions that will help the company to expand

Tacoma Power will use Board to make informed planning decisions that will help the company to expand

Board International, the #1 decision making platform for organizations of any size, is pleased to announce that Tacoma Power, the electrical power provider to Tacoma, Washington and the surrounding areas, chose Board for budget development, data visualization, and to grow its business.

“We are excited about the possibilities that Board brings to our organization. Being able to better plan and forecast our business needs will make us smart and more agile in dealing with the ever-changing environment we find ourselves in.” Travis Metcalfe, Manager of Strategy, Innovation, and Engagement, Tacoma Power.

Tacoma Power chose Board after conducting an extensive search for a tool that could help the organization in developing its budget and display historical financial data. Board stood out to Tacoma Power for its ability to meet functional and cost needs, as well as its customer service responsiveness. With Board, Tacoma Power can gather and develop its biennial budget to increase financial efficiency and make more informed decisions that will ultimately enable the organization to expand.

“We are excited that Tacoma Power selected Board for its budgeting and data-management needs,” said Gareth Giles Knopp, Managing Director, Board Americas. “Our team looks forward to working with one of the oldest and most established public utilities in the nation.”


About Tacoma Power:

Tacoma Power is an innovative, citizen-owned electric utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity and provides energy and telecommunication services in an increasingly competitive marketplace. We service over 179,000 customers in Tacoma, Washington and the surrounding areas. We are committed to provide high-value, competitively priced products and services to our customers through the quality of our employees, and the responsiveness that results from local ownership. Tacoma has a proud tradition of being one of the oldest public utilities in the nation. 


About Board International:

Board is the #1 decision-making platform for organizations of any size. Founded in 1994, Board International has enabled more than 3000 companies worldwide to rapidly deploy Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management and Predictive Analytics applications on a single unified and programming-free platform. The Board platform allows companies to achieve a single, accurate and complete view of business information and a full control of performance across the entire organization, from strategic formulation down to operational execution. Thanks to its programming-free toolkit approach, global enterprises such as H&M, KPMG, DHL, Mitsubishi, NEC, Puma, Siemens, KFC have rapidly deployed end-to end decision-making applications in a fraction of the time and cost associated with traditional solutions. Headquartered in Chiasso, Switzerland, and Boston, MA, Board International has 21 offices around the world and a global reseller network. Board has been implemented in over 100 countries.