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Good insights Paul, thanks for sharing. I'd love a link to the International Data Corporation content if you have it? We have seen success in both areas, including very recently with one of our clients (not one of our projects). Here is an example of how they are using VR: http://ow.ly/NoYP50xVKuc
Alan, A lot of potential in this area. One change with technology advances today, like AR/VR, that is different from those in the past is that they are quite flexible. As a result, companies can adopt them in ways that suit how they operate. Here you go: https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS45679219 Paul
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This is a terrifically valuable post, Siavash-- thanks so much for the time and effort that obviously went into it. When discussing WFM 4.0 with leaders at utilities, are they already typically aware of these capabilities? Or do you find you have to play teacher and explain the how and why behind them? I guess the reason for asking is really-- is the lack of further integration of...
Thanks Matt. Such integration and automation makes sense, when you are talking to a utulity of right size. And yes, it needs education. Currently utilties have ERP system, which has some sort of integration, but mostly general and not specific to utility needs, and/or we have silos of different applications with poor integration, or even manual file transfer. What this post is suggesting,...
It's neat to see what was just a few years ago a tech most people were only aware of for the neat little 'tech showoffs' and not for a practical application to be maturing to the point that big businesses need to pay attention and take note about how they can help. Reminds me of drones going from fun hobby to a way to monitor maintenance needs for utilities