Watts Up? Utility Perspectives
By TMG Consulting
Watts Up? Utility PerspectivesAug 31, 2022
Next-Generation Utility Technology: Keep Calm & Disrupt
As the energy transition continues to accelerate, technologies that touch the customer, operations, and other business functions across the entire enterprise will be critical pieces of the transition puzzle. Hear research results from our comprehensive industry survey, complemented with a series of utility executive interviews, providing insights into how technologies support and maybe even drive sweeping changes in how utilities accomplish their missions. Enjoy a panel discussion featuring utility leaders at the “tip of the spear” in harnessing next-generation technologies in the current environment and on the rapidly-approaching horizon.
Organizational Change Management & the Cloud
Have a listen to some of the current challenges facing utilities adapting to the Cloud, with a focus on the importance of Organizational Change Management (OCM) and their corresponding solutions.
The Driving Need for Change
A TMG and SAP discuss Metropolitan Utilities District’s strategic vision, what is driving the need for change, and why they have started their ERP digital transformation journey now. Hear thoughts from Metropolitan Utilities District’s (MUD) Vice President of Information Technology & Customer Service Sue Lobsiger.
The Journey To Improved Asset & Vegetation Management
Over the last few years, the ways utilities maintain their assets and infrastructure have undergone radical changes. Imagery is now a critical element of asset and vegetation management practices.
In this podcast, leaders from the utility and solution provider communities will share their experiences, lessons learned, and thoughts on the future of asset and vegetation management such as using drones and imagery for inspections to gain better insights, optimizing asset up-time without having to touch them, and technology and process changes.
Podcast Panelists for this session represent a unique group of thought leaders in the imagery and inspection space:
- James Pierce, Ameren
- Gray Byers, Xcel Energy
- Prakash Menon, HCL
- Dawn Hutton, L3Harris
- Mike Smith, UIIC (Moderator)
Data Governance: Ensuring Your Data Supports Your Energy Transition
The energy transition will impact all aspects of operations, costs, and customer and employee engagement as utilities maintain their core mission of providing safe, reliable, and affordable energy. Utility IT leaders are poised to provide critical value as they unlock data and move into more agile, collaborative, secure cloud models. Learn how to leverage data to meet the needs of utility CXOs. Topics include integrating data for a single source of truth, automation, AI, and mobile-first tactics.