Utility companies have traditionally been big consumers of application management: they have a large application legacy and have a hard time to modernize it. Hence, traditional application lifecycle management is an ever-growing service segment in utilities, even though it has changed its nature in recent years. The business models have evolved between utility companies and IT service providers (KPIs, gain sharing, etc..) and efficiency improvement has been the priority of client demands. Cost efficiency is a subject that has become increasingly important to utility providers over recent years, especially because of price pressure on fossil energy.

 

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Management Summary

Application Lifecycle Management – Obsolete Services?

  • How SaaS impacts application lifecycle management in utilities
  • Digitization in the utilities sector – what is the impact on the application landscape?

Conclusion

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