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For those of you who work in electric power distribution, you probably can relate to the statement, “Utilities are only as good as their last storm event.” Typically, it is...

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored our need for a reliable energy supply, which is something we typically take for granted. Today, utilities must respond to rapidly changing demand profiles caused...

The energy transition is a technological, cultural and organizational sea change—and data is the means by which utilities can solve the foundational challenges of the transition.

The new Win-Win-Win for Utilities, Customers and Regulators Like all other industries, customer expectations are changing for utilities (as referenced in our prior blog: End of the ”good old” days...

Engaging with customers was not a priority for utilities in the past because the risk of losing them was low. However, a growing number of progressive utility leaders have a...

What professional sports (and avocados) can teach utilities about asset data

Dave Powers
Dave Powers
2018-08-30

Love him or hate him, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is doing something remarkable. Last season, at 40, he became the oldest quarterback to play in a Super Bowl...

Is blockchain a solution for your organization? Depends on the problem

Steve Smith
Steve Smith
2018-05-04

This blog offers suggestions for how to cut through the noise to know if blockchain is the solution for an organization’s problem.

What personal health strategies can teach us about utility asset health (part 1)

Dave Powers
Dave Powers
2018-01-05

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...

OT-IT convergence brings opportunities and risk

cybersecurity practice
CGI’s Cybersecurity Practice
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...