London, UK (PRWEB) December 14, 2011
The urgent need to incorporate “smart grid” technologies and the rising pressure to go green are among the burning issues faced by a wide range of organizations in the energy & utilities (E&U) industry. These challenges have directly impacted the level of outsourcing in this area as service providers are targeting these companies with industry-specific (business process outsourcing) BPO solutions and time-tested horizontal services like human resources, training and procurement support.
Demand for IT solutions and state-of-the-art services is on the rise as well, as a host of service providers worldwide offer a complete suite of solutions. With solid technology investment occurring in the sector, there also is an acute need for infrastructure, data support and maintenance support.
New market research report “The Utilities Sourcing Landscape in 2011: Are Global Utilities Outsourcing Smarter?” worked out by ValueNotes Database has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.
Title: “The Utilities Sourcing Landscape in 2011: Are Global Utilities Outsourcing Smarter?”
Published: December, 2011
Price: US$ 650.00
The research report examines the key macro-economic and other business challenges faced by the energy & utilities (E&U) industry.
Utilities – Aging giants in need of a revamp
Major industry challenges
The “Smart” network
Recovering from the effects of the recession
The need to go “green”
Security of supply
Accessing profitable opportunities
Implications outsourcing demand from utilities
Main drivers – Customers and technology
Focus on cost reduction
Meeting future workforce demands
Utilities outsourcing: What’s happening now?
Popularly offshored utilities services
Popular offshoring destinations
Key service providers
Trends to watch
Addressing the regulatory maze
Smarter services for smart technology
Alternate pricing models trickling in
Emergence of global delivery centers
Testing the viability of electric vehicles
The rise of multi-utilities
HfS Form Guide
Introducing the HfS Form Guide
The HfS FormGuide: Utilities Industry services
Key takeaways: Utilities service providers
What are FormGuides?
About the authors
About HfS Research
More new market research reports by the publisher can be found at ValueNotes Database page.