Gail Gerlesits

Gail Gerlesits

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Command Center Console Questions you should ask at DistribuTECH 2017

Posted by Gail Gerlesits on Jan 12, 2017 3:57:46 PM

CommandConsoleQuestionsDistribuTECH.jpgDistribuTECH is right around the corner. Are you building or updating a TOC or DOC with new command center consoles? What are some questions you need to be asking as you start the planning process? Or, if you are already in the process, what types of questions should you be asking now that can save you time, money and energy down the line?

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Topics: Pricing, Command Centers, Brief Overview

How to Keep the Body Moving During the Workday in an Operation Center

Posted by Gail Gerlesits on Dec 9, 2016 10:32:22 AM

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Whether a DOC or a TOC, operation centers need to ensure reliable grid operations to keep the power on. We all rely on it. With no weather issues or recent storms, one of the biggest issues for a operations center can be if it is too quiet. Sounds strange, but in a 24/7 center and 10 hour shifts, the days can get very long for operators. On the flip side, if there is too much happening, this can make for a stressful day. Keeping the body and the mind active can help to reduce stress and improve health. So what can you do during times of stress or inactivity. Here's some suggestions:

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Topics: Employee Health, Ergonomics, Healthcare, Command Centers