Gartner Research

Use Utility Scenarios to Prepare for Change

Published: 12 May 2016

ID: G00303020

Analyst(s): Chet Geschickter , Zarko Sumic, Randy Rhodes

Summary

Energy utilities face a decade or more of unpredictable, disruptive operating conditions. This research presents four scenarios for the future that will enable utility CIOs to anticipate and prepare for change.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Purpose of This Analysis
  • Scenarios for Utility Industry Transformation
    • The Focal Issue
    • Scenario A: Landlords Protect the Franchise
    • Scenario B: Survivalists Assimilate and Manage Change
    • Scenario C: Explorers Chart New Ground
    • Scenario D: Pioneers Bet on New Territory
  • How to Use Scenarios
  • Recommended Next Steps

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