Utilities Workforce and Digitization: How We Do Work – Part 1

February 16, 2017 by Bonnie D. Graham

The buzz: “The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.” (Thomas A. Edison)

Once upon a time, lamplighters lit our street lamps. With the emergence of gas lamps and electricity, they became obsolete.

Utilities now face a new major disruption as digitization impacts their aging workforce and how they perform work.

Time for a reality check. Utilities have two choices: continue on the well-worn path until the road runs out, or innovatively pave the way for a “bright” new future.

The experts speak.             

James McClelland, SAP: “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” (George Bernard Shaw)

Garrett Grooms, Metropolitan Utilities District: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different result.” (Albert Einstein)

Nicholas Mauldin, OpenText: “As the Internet of things advances, the very notion of a clear dividing line between reality and virtual reality becomes blurred, sometimes in creative ways.” (Geoff Mulgan)

Join us for Utilities Workforce and Digitization: How We Do Work – Part 1.

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