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SPEAKING: WESTERN REGIONAL GAS CONFERENCE

August 29 – 30, 2017
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay – San Diego, CA

DEPLOYING A FIELD DATA COLLECTION SOLUTION – HELPING KEY STAKEHOLDERS PARTNER WITH PHMSA DATA COLLECTION INITIATIVES

Tuesday, August 29 at 10am
Norman Yee, Vice-President at Celerity Consulting Group
Alice Burns, Director of Client Services at Celerity Consulting Group

This panel discussion will feature a cross-section of GIS, IT, and Operations people and focus on breaking down field data collection requirements to clarify how to prioritize requirements so that a minimum viable solution can be deployed. The objective of this exercise is to define what it will take to bring key stakeholders together to address state and federal data collection requirements, and deploy how best to deploy cost-effective and timely solutions to meet regulatory obligations wrapped up in NPRMs.
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ANNOUNCEMENT: CELERITY ON THE MOVE

This summer, Celerity will almost double the size of its Walnut Creek space when the company moves the Ygnacio Valley location to a Lennon Lane office. In addition, Celerity will be relocating from its Belltown location to an office in downtown Seattle. These moves are on the heels of Celerity’s downtown Los Angeles office move last fall, which was increase of space as well. In addition to supporting a modest increase in personnel growth, the new office locations are also situated to better provide support to our current key clients.

SPEAKING: 2017 AMERICAN GAS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL OPERATIONS CONFERENCE

May 2 – 5, 2017
The Gaylord Palms – Orlando, FL

MORE ACCURATELY ACQUIRE, MAINTAIN AND REPORT LEAK DATA
Thursday, May 4 at 1:00pm, Track E6
Alice Burns, Director of Client Services at Celerity Consulting Group

Learn about types of issues encountered in validating legacy leak data and how to prevent these issues by utilizing new techniques and solutions. View a demonstration of an advanced leak investigation application that both manages the inspection schedule and compiles a leak investigation record complete with auto-grading and mapped barcode readings.
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MATERIALS AND FIELD DATA COLLECTION FOR DISTRIBUTION
Thursday, May 4 at 2:40pm, Track E3
Alice Burns, Director of Client Services, Celerity Consulting Group

Pending regulation will require operators to collect and maintain detailed attribute and location data for plastic materials and joints. How are companies approaching the pending materials tracking and traceability requirements? What equipment and skills will your company need to comply? This presentation will review materials and field data collection for distribution.
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SPEAKING: 2017 NORTHEAST GAS ASSOCIATION SPRING OPERATIONS CONFERENCE

April 6 – 7, 2017
Sarasota Springs, NY

EFFECTIVE REQUIREMENTS PLANNING FOR DEVELOPING A FIELD DATA CAPTURE AND REPORTING SOLUTION
Alice Burns, Director of Client Services at Celerity Consulting Group

A “how‐to” guide for developing a data capture and reporting solution, centered on the key questions to ask Regulatory, Business, User, and Technical/Security stakeholders to ensure a successful outcome.Find out more.

SPEAKING: 2017 OHIO GAS ASSOCIATION TECHNICAL SEMINAR

March 16 – 17, 2017
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center – Lewis Center, OH

DAMAGE INVESTIGATING, DATA TRACKING
Thursday, March 16 at 1:00PM, Track 3
Alice Burns, Director of Client Services at Celerity Consulting Group

Commercial excavators, utility operators, designers and developers who fail to follow safe digging practices may be subject to penalties and fines. New regulations taking effect in certain states give Operators the opportunity to collect and submit documentation to regulators that demonstrates excavation violations. See a demo of a Damage Investigation solution that helps collect, evaluate and submit excavation violation information for adjudication by a regulator.Find out more.

PRESS RELEASE – October 28, 2014

CELERITY CONSULTING GROUP RELEASES OLIVER 4
Law firms and in-house counsel now have a fresher and easier-to-use document review application

San Francisco, CA – October 28, 2014 – Celerity Consulting Group (“Celerity”) announces a new release of Oliver, Celerity’s legal document review, cloud-based application. With version 4, Oliver adds visual appeal and ease-of-use to its portfolio of strengths which include: supporting complex multi-party cases, providing integration with Google Maps and custom GIS providers, and offering a highly customizable workflow.

Celerity spent several months working with key end-user clients to identify how Oliver 3 could be improved. Common preferences and suggestions were identified and incorporated into features such as:

  • Search Builder with pre-populated data selections and validation
  • Flexible filtering and narrowing of search results
  • Persistent search-term highlighting
  • Grouping documents via drag and drop
  • Multiple window panes with accordion features
  • Showing or hiding tags and adding them on the fly
  • Customizable shortcut keys
  • Privilege log authoring capabilities
  • Productivity and progress reports

“We believe Oliver 4 continues our long tradition of listening to our clients and providing outstanding service and support,” said Joe Derting, Celerity’s Director of Information Technology. “We’ve kept or improved Oliver features, such as adaptability, that set our application apart while leveraging client input into a fresh new interface to make it even easier to use.”

About Celerity Consulting Group
Celerity Consulting Group is an information governance consulting firm that helps laws firms, companies, regulated entities, and public agencies resolve their litigation, risk and compliance, technology deployment, and restructuring challenges. Our specific services include eDiscovery; litigation support; document hosting; litigation readiness; records management; records collection, review, and validation; enterprise content management and litigation technology integration; data analysis; and engineering support. Celerity clients include Fortune 500 Firms and 15 of the AmLaw 2013 top 25 law firms. Celerity Consulting Group became an HP Autonomy Partner in 2013 to provide clients with access to industry-leading technology from HP. Find more information about Celerity at www.consultcelerity.com or contact Steffani Aranas at at info@consultcelerity.com or (415) 986-8850.

PRESS RELEASE – October 7, 2014

CELERITY CONSULTING GROUP AWARDED CMAS CONTRACT FOR TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION SERVICES
California agencies can procure enterprise content management technology integration services more easily via the California Multiple Award Schedules contracting program

San Francisco, CA – October 7, 2014 – Celerity Consulting Group (“Celerity”), an information governance consulting firm specializing in providing technology deployment, risk and compliance, restructuring, and litigation services and solutions announces it has been awarded a California Multiple Award Schedules (“CMAS”) contract.

CMAScolorPCCelerity’s approved CMAS contract services are within the IT Consulting category and include:

222 Requirements Analysis
2764 System Analysis
1295 System Design
2079 System Implementation
1199 System Integration
820 System Migration

“As an approved CMAS Contractor, we look forward to bringing our track record of helping Fortune 500 companies integrate enterprise content management solutions to the public sector,” said Dr. Bruce Hartley, Vice-President of Technical Services. “And Celerity is currently the only authorized HP Autonomy partner with a CMAS contract.”

Celerity’s technology deployment team has deep experience helping companies roll-out and upgrade enterprise content management and legal content management solutions with capabilities in requirements development, solution and vendor selection, solution configuration, solution testing and verification, system maintenance, and training.

About Celerity Consulting Group
Celerity Consulting Group is an information governance consulting firm that helps laws firms, companies, regulated entities, and public agencies resolve their litigation, risk and compliance, technology deployment, and restructuring challenges. Our specific services include eDiscovery; litigation support; document hosting; litigation readiness; records management; records collection, review, and validation; enterprise content management and litigation technology integration; data analysis; and engineering support. Celerity clients include Fortune 500 Firms and 15 of the AmLaw 2013 top 25 law firms. Celerity Consulting Group became an HP Autonomy Partner in 2013 to provide clients with access to industry-leading technology from HP. Find more information about Celerity at www.consultcelerity.com or contact Steffani Aranas at at info@consultcelerity.com or (415) 986-8850.

PRESS RELEASE – July 8, 2014

CELERITY EXPANDS PRESENCE INTO ALASKA MARKET
Local resource for information governance initiatives better serves Alaskan law firms, in-house counsel, and oil and gas companies

ANCHORAGE, AK – July 8, 2014 – Celerity Consulting Group (“Celerity”), an information governance firm specializing in litigation, risk and compliance, technology deployment, and restructuring services and solutions, announces the opening of its Anchorage office.

Celerity’s Anchorage office provides in-house counsel and attorneys at Alaskan-based companies and firms with best-in-class eDiscovery services as well as a local presence to meet broader litigation and information management needs. In addition, Celerity’s deep natural gas, utility, environmental, and incident response experience provides the Alaska oil and gas industry with an excellent resource for addressing regulatory challenges.

“Celerity’s commitment to serving our clients combined perfectly with our tactical growth plan and led us to open an Anchorage office,” said Norman Yee, Vice-President. “We look forward to a strong future with the Anchorage legal and business community.”

Celerity’s new office is located at 601 West 5th Avenue, Floor 2 in Anchorage.

About Celerity Consulting Group
Celerity Consulting Group is an information governance consulting firm that helps law firms, companies, regulated entities, and public agencies resolve their litigation, risk and compliance, technology deployment, and restructuring challenges. Our specific services include eDiscovery; litigation support; document hosting; litigation readiness; records management; records collection, review, and validation; enterprise content management and litigation technology integration; data analysis; and engineering support. Celerity clients include Fortune 500 Firms and 15 of the AmLaw 2013 top 25 law firms. Find more information about Celerity at www.consultcelerity.com or contact Steffani Aranas at info@consultcelerity.com or (415) 986-8850.

PRESS RELEASE – April 29, 2014

Celerity Consulting Group Earns HP Autonomy Enterprise Content Management Product Certifications
Deeper expertise allows Celerity to further help companies get the most from their ECM technology investments.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 29, 2014 – Celerity Consulting Group (“Celerity”) announced that they have attained several HP Autonomy product certifications, including the WorkSite Certified System Engineer and WorkSite Records Manager Engineer credentials. These certifications enable Celerity to more effectively assist HP Autonomy clients with Legal Information Management initiatives that leverage HP Worksite, HP Worksite Records Manager, and HP Universal Search for Legal initiatives.

Celerity, an information governance firm, has been helping law firms and corporations surmount information management challenges in the arenas of risk and compliance, litigation, restructuring, and technology deployment for over a decade. Their breadth and depth of domain and technical expertise has helped numerous companies successfully deploy HP Autonomy solutions.

HP Autonomy provides comprehensive enterprise content management (ECM) solutions to 80% of the AM Law 100 and over 500 corporate legal departments enabling lawyers to more effectively manage matter-related documents inside the company and with external counsel. HP WorkSite, a cornerstone of HP’s Legal Information Management offering, is an advanced document and email management system that enables legal teams to work together on a single set of documents, available from any access point, including desktops and laptops, the Internet, and mobile devices. HP WorkSite promotes matter-centric collaboration, improves productivity, and enhances customer service by making all project documents easy to access and secure. “Our aim is to be the best at helping companies successfully deploy all HP Autonomy enterprise content management products,” said Dr. Bruce Hartley, Celerity’s Vice President of Technical Services. “This credential is another firm step in that direction, and builds upon our excellent track record to-date.”

“We appreciate the investment Celerity is making in furthering their technical credentials,” said Sandeep Joshi, Director, Global Channels & Alliances at HP Autonomy, “This commitment enabling their people will go a long way to further enhance our partnership and ensure our customers quickly generate ROI with HP Autonomy Enterprise Content Management solutions.”

Celerity has been an HP Autonomy Business Partner since October 2013 and has recently been designated as a Silver HP Autonomy Partner.

For more information on HP Autonomy Enterprise Content Management solutions, please visit http://www.autonomy.com/offerings/enterprise-content-management/. For more information on Worksite, please visit http://www.autonomy.com/products/worksite.

About Celerity Consulting Group
Celerity Consulting Group is an information governance consulting firm that helps companies, law firms, regulated entities, and public agencies resolve their risk and compliance, technology deployment, litigation, and restructuring challenges. Our specific services include litigation readiness; records management; records collection, review, and validation; eDiscovery; litigation support; document hosting; enterprise content management and litigation technology integration; data analysis; and engineering support. Celerity clients include Fortune 500 firms and 15 of the AmLaw 2013 top 25 law firms. Find more information about Celerity at www.consultcelerity.com or contact Steffani Aranas at info@consultcelerity.com or (415) 986-8850.

About HP Autonomy
HP Autonomy is a global leader in software that processes human information, or unstructured data, including social media, email, video, audio, text, and web pages, etc. HP Autonomy’s powerful management and analytic tools for structured information together with its ability to extract meaning in real time from all forms of information, regardless of format, is a powerful tool for companies seeking to get the most out of their data. HP Autonomy’s product portfolio helps power companies through enterprise search analytics, business process management and OEM operations. HP Autonomy also offers information governance solutions in areas such as eDiscovery, content management, and compliance, as well as marketing solutions that help companies grow revenue, such as web content management, online marketing optimization, and rich media management.

PRESS RELEASE – October 22, 2013

Celerity Consulting Group Becomes an HP Autonomy Partner
Celerity’s information management and IDOL deployment expertise complement HP Autonomy’s information governance focus and partnership strategy and create a win-win for HP Autonomy clients

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 22, 2013 – Celerity Consulting Group (“Celerity”) announced that they have entered into a partnership agreement with HP Autonomy to better enable joint clients deploy the full range of HP Autonomy enterprise content management and litigation readiness applications.

Celerity, an information governance firm, has been helping law firms and corporations with risk and compliance, litigation, restructuring, and technology initiatives for over a decade. Their breadth and depth of expertise has helped numerous companies streamline their deployment of HP Autonomy solutions while tailoring them to fit the needs of their business.

“As a business partner, our goal is to go beyond just selling or installing HP Autonomy products.” said Dr. Bruce Hartley, Celerity’s Vice-President of Technical Services. “We aim to leverage our extensive domain knowledge in information archiving, Enterprise Content Management, and eDiscovery, as well as our deep understanding of HP Autonomy’s software, to enable clients to better identify their information governance requirements, configure the technology appropriately, test and validate it defensibly, and thus maximize their investment in this powerful platform.”

HP Autonomy’s partner program promotes and builds the value of HP Autonomy’s partners to end customers, and helps partners achieve greater returns on their investment. There are three program levels within the HP Autonomy Partner Program: HP Autonomy Business Partner, HP Autonomy Preferred Partner and HP Autonomy Specialist Partner.

“Celerity has proven its knowledge of the HP Autonomy suite of products and its capabilities with integration,” said Steve Reny, VP, Worldwide Alliances and Channels, HP Autonomy. “Leveraging their professional services group underscores our long-term strategy of accelerating adoption through our partner program. Furthermore, their focus on Information Governance is on point with our commitment to help our customers take control of their enterprise information.”

For more information on the Autonomy Partner Program, please visit www.autonomy.com/partnerprogram

For more information on HP Autonomy’s Information Governance services, please visit www.autonomy.com/informationgovernance

About Celerity Consulting Group
Celerity Consulting Group is an information governance consulting firm that helps law firms, companies, regulated entities, and public agencies resolve their litigation, risk and compliance, technology deployment, and restructuring challenges. Our specific services include eDiscovery; litigation support; document hosting; litigation readiness; records management; records collection, review, and validation; enterprise content management and litigation technology integration; data analysis; and engineering support. Celerity clients include Fortune 500 firms and 15 of the AmLaw 2013 top 25 law firms. Find more information about Celerity at www.consultcelerity.com or contact Steffani Aranas at info@consultcelerity.com or (415) 986-8850.

 

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