‘Developing the Future Thinking Utility’ session by Abacus

Abacus and SAP organized an informative session on ‘Developing the Future-Thinking Utility’ at Pearl Continental, Lahore. The session offered innovative content and customer case studies for key stakeholders of the various utility companies. During the session, Mr. Slawomir Klimowicz, Industry Principal Utilities for SAP (MENA), gave a detailed introduction of what SAP Industry Solutions for Utilities can offer to cover various IT related problems prevalent in the utility sector. He showcased SAP Utilities solution portfolio and discussed numerous innovations in utilities like smart metering, smart grids, big data and mobility.

Mr. Aamer Chaudhry, Partner AbacusConsulting also expressed his views about the potential of utility sector and pressed upon the fact that utility companies are currently amidst a major paradigm shift. With the growing challenges of climate change and sustainability, rising fuel costs, and the need to maintain efficient and cost effective operations, utilities must now look to innovate and utilize technology in order to meet these 21st century challenges.

Later, the participants exchanged their views about the current situation of the utilities sector in Pakistan and the extent of IT involvement in it. It is hoped that ‘Developing the Future Thinking Utility’ session will prove vital for future technological advancement in the utility sector of Pakistan and will revolutionize the working of utility companies in Pakistan.

AbacusConsulting is a leading consulting, technology and outsourcing firm. Abacus has over 200 SAP implementations in Pakistan, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.