This series of blog posts builds on the 2018 CGI Client Global Insights, providing insights into how utilities are making progress toward digital transformation. The findings and perspectives are based...
Becoming a digital organization continues to gain momentum across all industries, with most organizations at the tipping point of transformation.
This blog shares how each blockchain/DLT platform has characteristics that support certain use cases better than others, and that require different levels of energy consumption.
Studies on corporate wellness programs have shown that companies that proactively focus on improving employee health and well-being see significant benefits including a reduction in lost work days and employee...
Utilities face a fundamental dilemma. Due to unprecedented pressure to support the move to an energy-efficient and low-carbon system, they face the paradox of encouraging consumers to consume less of...

Securing the electricity network: Understanding the unique ICS environment of a utility

Hans Marcus Hans Marcus

2017-06-22 In January this year, what was believed to be a switching mistake at a high-voltage station near Amsterdam in the Netherlands, caused a complete blackout in the capital and a...

OT-IT convergence brings opportunities and risk

Jim Menendez Jim Menendez

2017-06-01 Operational technology (OT) or industrial control systems (ICS) are responsible for keeping the power on and water and gas flowing to support essential services for consumers, industry and governments. As...

Digital disruption is in the cards for the energy sector

Cyril Cortina Cyril Cortina

2017-05-08 The pace at which digitalization is accelerating poses a major challenge for organizations in the energy sector. The momentum is unsurprising, given that 81% of the utilities executives interviewed for...

Darwin’s advice to the energy sector: get agile!

Gerard van de Kamp Gerard van de Kamp

2017-03-30 What does Charles Darwin have to do with digital transformation in the energy sector? More than you might think. Darwin’s theory—that it isn’t the strongest of the species that survives,...

Emerging business models in the utilities industry

Ana Domingues Ana Domingues

2017-03-13 Across industries, digitalization is changing the way organizations do business. In the utilities industry, new business models are emerging, many of which are closely linked to the pressing need to...