Tech is the creator of our industry’s disruption, but it’s also the key to working through disruption, said Charles King, SVP and CIO of Evergy to kick off the “Leading through Disruption” panel discussion at Customer Edge 2020 in Austin today.
Oracle Utilities #CustomerEdge2020 opened with a jam-packed keynote session—filled to brim with an active audience and some fabulous insights, too. Can’t be here this week? Here’s what we learned in 20 quick points that cover your business from your utility to your utility customer.
It’s inevitable that we’re going to lose a few of our ill-timed revolutionary and evolutionary utilities industry sprints. So, since we’re not always going to get the gold medal, what can we take away from this race? Here are three lessons that losing can teach every utility.
Oracle Utilities CONNECTED hub is a tiny town complete with all a town needs to thrive: tiny homes, tiny cars, tiny green trees … and tiny smart utility tech in the form of poles, wires, transformers, solar panels, a wind turbine, gas infrastructure and even a tiny substation. Interconnected and built to run real-world use cases, the CONNECTED hub can sort through and solve big issues in tiny real-time.
When beginning to plan for a new asset, you must consider both the risks and the benefits of each potential utility capital project. Effective project planning is crucial to selecting the projects that will deliver the greatest value for your investment. Further, a rigorous pre-planning process will reduce the volume of project proposals and speed up the selection process.