The ninth annual SAP for Utilities conference brought together a record breaking audience of over 1,000 professionals to learn how to improve their business performance in today’s digital age. Over the course of three days, attendees heard case studies and thought leadership on how to not only navigate digital transformation, but thrive and drive value from it. Here’s an overview of the top rated presentations and most talked about takeaways:
Ten billion people – that’s the global population projected by 2050. Some experts say this boom will more than double the demand for electricity, natural gas and water – especially as mass transit and vehicles continue to steer towards electric energy. One thing is clear – the digital economy needs (and consumers demand!), clean, dependable and affordable electricity.
The utility industry undoubtedly is experiencing a digital transformation that is changing the way organizations do business. As these emerging technologies shape the landscape, there needs to be clear strategy and alignment to match the objectives of the business. The SAP for Utilities conference team has been on a search to find out what the industry is struggling with most and who has overcome these challenges with evidence best practices and solutions.