The State of Utility Digitalization in 2020.
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- Oct 1, 2020 1:00 pm GMTSep 28, 2020 5:29 pm GMT
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By way of background, I have worked as an executive, consultant and software entrepreneur in the energy industry over 3 continents and 30 years. My focus now is assisting emerging energy technologies to drive markets and scale. We are in an exhilarating once-in-a-lifetime ride through a fundamental transformation and I am pleased to be part of it.
The utility helicopter view reveals a plethora of discrete specialist activities interconnected by a morass of manual processes, spreadsheets and work-arounds. That is changing, in part as telecommunications and banking professionals migrate into utility executive positions and emerging technologies continue to defy cost expectations on the downside.