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2020 STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS: MEGATRENDS

Black & Veatch is proud to release its first 2020 Strategic Directions: Megatrends report, which analyzes years of survey data to explore and illuminate some of the most striking and consistent trends across the water, power, telecommunications, natural gas, commercial and industrial (C&I) and manufacturing industries.

To help understand what these trends mean for these industries going forward, Black & Veatch collected data from thousands of professionals to identify emerging trends in sustainability; renewables and distributed infrastructure; data analytics and cybersecurity; and integrated execution. The 2020 Strategic Directions: Megatrends report provides industry insight into these trends while examining the impacts of an increasingly digital world and ever-morphing consumer landscape.

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2020 STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS: MEGATRENDS

Black & Veatch is proud to release its first 2020 Strategic Directions: Megatrends report, which analyzes years of survey data to explore and illuminate some of the most striking and consistent trends across the water, power, telecommunications, natural gas, commercial and industrial (C&I) and manufacturing industries.

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In Race to Sustainability, Technologies and Trusted Teams Can Help You Break the Tape

Increasing global temperatures, catastrophic storms, year-long wildfires and agonizing drought cycles are driving urgent conversations about sustainability, followed closely by “how” and “how much?” A clear trend in Black & Veatch’s ongoing Strategic Directions Report series is concern over the upfront cost of sustainability solutions.

With the March of Renewables, Electricity Sector Latest Industry to Undergo Transformation

Renewable energy and applications that change how and when energy is used – from electric vehicles to energy storage – are rattling the conventional power industry, building the case for transformation. Although change is ahead, headwinds of rigorous regulations and changing consumer expectations may make the challenge feel like a bridge too far.

Data Analytics: Threading the Needle of Risk and Reward

The growing reliance on using data to inform a new sense of “digital intelligence” is a continuing theme throughout Black & Veatch’s ongoing Strategic Directions Report series. Across all industries and sectors, forward-thinking organizations now have the tools to pursue a more resilient and sustainable future – and those who don’t risk being left behind.

Integration Is Key from Data Management to Construction, But Can It Happen?

From data integration and program planning to full-on project management, utilities and industries will continue to grapple with fundamental shifts as they work to unlock the potential of a truly integrated organization. With “business as usual” no longer an option, leadership will have to work hard to overcome the traditional organizational and market hurdles that prevent innovation, strategy and action.

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