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Watts Up? Utility Perspectives

Watts Up? Utility Perspectives

By TMG Consulting
Utilities and industry experts explore complex, technical concepts. In each episode, we explore utility industry insights surrounding technology, dive into the details, and close with action items and recommendations that listeners should know based on the conversations.
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The Driving Need for Change
A TMG and SAP discuss Metropolitan Utilities District’s strategic vision, what is driving the need for change, and why they have started their ERP digital transformation journey now. Hear thoughts from Metropolitan Utilities District’s (MUD) Vice President of Information Technology & Customer Service Sue Lobsiger. 
April 22, 2022
The Journey To Improved Asset & Vegetation Management
Over the last few years, the ways utilities maintain their assets and infrastructure have undergone radical changes. Imagery is now a critical element of asset and vegetation management practices. In this podcast, leaders from the utility and solution provider communities will share their experiences, lessons learned, and thoughts on the future of asset and vegetation management such as using drones and imagery for inspections to gain better insights, optimizing asset up-time without having to touch them, and technology and process changes. Podcast Panelists for this session represent a unique group of thought leaders in the imagery and inspection space: James Pierce, Ameren Gray Byers, Xcel Energy Prakash Menon, HCL Dawn Hutton, L3Harris Mike Smith, UIIC (Moderator)
February 28, 2022
Data Governance: Ensuring Your Data Supports Your Energy Transition
The energy transition will impact all aspects of operations, costs, and customer and employee engagement as utilities maintain their core mission of providing safe, reliable, and affordable energy. Utility IT leaders are poised to provide critical value as they unlock data and move into more agile, collaborative, secure cloud models. Learn how to leverage data to meet the needs of utility CXOs. Topics include integrating data for a single source of truth, automation, AI, and mobile-first tactics.
January 27, 2022