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Special Report – No IoT without IT/OT

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises a tomorrow enriched by unprecedented connectivity; an unfathomable number of devices and sensors delivering real-time inputs and data-driven functionality for optimized decision-making and performance. It has the potential to take the smart grid to another level, enabling a new generation of smarter buildings, transport and citizens.


ClickSoftware Mobile Workforce Management for Utilities

From the explosive growth of investments in smart grid technologies, to the changing expectations of customers, to the increase in catastrophic events caused by climate change, utilities need to balance their service costs with the quality of service delivered. Each of these challenges is capital-intensive, so it is crucial that service related investments provide both short and long-term ROI.

About IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.

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About IDC Energy Insights

IDC Energy Insights assists energy businesses and IT leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them, in making more effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Staffed by senior analysts with decades of industry experience, our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing the utility and oil and gas industries. Companies in the energy industry benefit from IDC Energy Insights’ research and advice by gaining competitive edge, benchmarking programs against peers, managing costs, minimizing the risks of technology implementation and driving business process innovation. IDC Energy Insights is your trusted partner for customer-driven technology research, advisory and consulting services, allowing you to:

  • Maximise the business value of Information Technology investments.
  • Stay ahead of market trends and emerging technologies.
  • Explore the industry’s best practices to innovate operations.

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