Disruptive megatrends like rapid urbanisation, climate change and volatile energy prices are transforming the utilities sector forever. Yesterday's centralised market is being dispersed, disrupted and digitised by agile new entrants, alternative energy sources, in-control customers, ever-increasing data quantities and complexity, the IoT awakening every point of supply and demand. Digital technologies, applications, and devices are affecting every part of the utility value chain. This means huge potential for innovation, growth and value creation – but only for those that make digital central to every process, every interaction with customers. It's time, in other words, to think, act and be business digital across the entire landscape of utilities.
The traditional value chain is broken, but digital offers revolutionary new opportunities. By harnessing data from smart grids and connected devices, utilities can go beyond the meter: becoming more dynamic and reliable, achieving unprecedented automation and efficiency, and opening up new revenue streams with personalised services that enrich customers' lives.
To make this a reality, it's time to invest in platforms that let you harness the power of digital and deepen relationships with partners, suppliers and customers. Are you ready?
Read on to learn how you can redefine what's possible in the digital world - helping customers find, fund and fulfil smart energy solutions.
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