The CDO: the king of digitization in utilities?

25 September 2017 eric morel 0

Originally, we knew the CEO (Chief Executive Officer), CFO (Chief Financial Officer) and CTO (Chief Technical Officer). As the CXO concept worked well and was widely adopted even in non-English speaking countries, we saw the CMO (Marketing), the COO (Operations), the CIO (Information) flourish. More […]


Dear cities and utilities: you are unique!

18 September 2017 eric morel 0

This title, in the style of declaration of love, is inspired by what I observe very often: cities and utilities willing to deploy solutions proven by others. Why would this simple observation justify a particular argument? In the development of energy systems, each situation is […]


Digitization does not mean the end of humankind

11 September 2017 eric morel 0

A French bank is currently deploying an advertising campaign on this theme. Would it also make sense in the energy world? Sometimes by vision, sometimes also by mimicry, many utilities have embarked on the digitization of their activity: WEB sites, dematerialized processes have developed with […]


Why do smart cities struggle to emerge?

4 September 2017 eric morel 0

It seems obvious for everyone that the Smart Cities, which have been buzzing for several years, have difficulty to emerge. Not that nothing is happening because there are remarkable initiatives, but the tidal wave announced has not yet arrived. This situation is not unrelated to […]