Part II: What Does the Water Utility of the Future Mean for the Existing Workforce?

Part II: What Does the Water Utility of the Future Mean for the Existing Workforce?

In Part I of this two-part blog, West Monroe identified four key competency areas that we believe will be required to support the Utility of the Future: Water Resources Management Data Management Infrastructure Operations Each represents an area of transformation driven by the change in industry. After defining the areas of competency, we compared current employee types against these...

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Five Great Reasons to Start Retiring Your Analog Circuits ASAP

Five Great Reasons to Start Retiring Your Analog Circuits ASAP

Everyone knows the days of the US telecom carriers supporting their old copper facilities are numbered. All the major service providers have filed with PUC’s and the FCC stating this fact. So why haven’t all utilities started the undertaking of finding new telecommunication solutions to replace those old POTs and Class A circuits when such critical services as SCADA and teleprotection ride...

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Network Monitoring Within A Utility: Not A Cookbook Task

Monitoring end-devices on a network is an idea that is not novel, and many Network Monitoring System (NMS) solutions are available for traditional IT implementations.  However, the deployment of an NMS to monitoring non-traditional Operational Technology (OT) devices such as those used to support power grids presents a number of unique challenges. …

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Rules Around the 3.5 GHz Spectrum Could Change the Way 3.65GHz is Utilized

We previously looked at some of the changes that could be coming related to the 3.5 GHz and 3.65 GHz band, but what do these really mean for energy and utility users? Are there things current and future users should be considering or watching? The FCC recently released a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) that raised the possibility of how use of the 3.5 GHz band could be used as a...

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