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Your utility may not be ready to go back to work, but it can go forward
Joy Herbers | August 26, 2020
It’s clear that utility staff won’t be rushing back to the office any time soon. In the meantime, how do you continue to engage staff at home and help them connect with one another and their managers?
Engaging employees in the utility customer experience
Eryc Eyl | February 20, 2020
Utilities that want to become more customer-centric need to do more than just implement new technology, increase first-contact resolution, and update their branding. They need employees in all functions and at all levels to think and work in customer-centric ways.
How BGE used E Source expertise to engage its employees and improve the customer experience
Eryc Eyl | January 21, 2020
BGE used E Source research, resources, and customer experience (CX) expertise to engage employees across the organization in CX. As a result, the utility moved up three places among its peers in the J.D. Power Electric Utility Customer Satisfaction Study. Learn how you can replicate BGE’s success.
How technology is transforming the employee experience
Eryc Eyl | December 11, 2019
When employees have the right empowerment tools, they're more satisfied, engaged, and productive. After her E Source Forum 2019 session, Martha Brown, portal product owner at Duke Energy, shared how she built an intranet that meets corporate and employee needs.
How Generational Differences Influence Energy Attitudes and Communications
Kym Wootton | December 11, 2019
The era we grew up in influences our views. How do millenials, Gen Xers, and boomers communicate and learn at work? Our closing plenary highlighted the remarkable and entertaining insights from Dr. Elisabeth Nesbit Wagner’s research and expertise in generational differences and corporate culture.
From lab scale to customer sales: Innovative strategies for driving tech-transfer initiatives
Bryan Jungers | December 11, 2019
New and emerging technologies can help you revolutionize your utility’s programs and services, but technology alone cannot save you. At Forum 2019, we asked Brian Barnacle from Energy Solutions a few questions about fostering technology innovation and helping tech teams develop soft skills.
E Source Forum 2019 speaker interviews
January 8, 2020
Did you miss the 2019 E Source Forum? Or did you go but missed a session or two? Watch these short video interviews of some of the Forum 2019 speakers to learn more about the technology, DSM, marketing, communications, CX, account management, and distributed energy topics they covered.
Recognize and Reward Innovative Excellence at Your Utility
Mary Sullivan | April 17, 2019
Every fall, at the annual E Source Forum, we hold an awards ceremony, where we recognize the best and brightest people and utilities from across North America who are driving innovation in the energy industry. Don't miss your chance to win an E Source award—submit your entries today!
Engaging middle managers to stoke a customer-centric culture
Eryc Eyl | November 5, 2020
Organizations often overlook the critical role managers play in creating a customer-centric culture. Don't assume your managers know everything about your customer experience initiatives. Learn how to take action, educate, and empower them to be powerful customer experience advocates.
Engaging employees in customer experience: Lessons from beyond the utility world
Eryc Eyl | April 23, 2019
What does it take to become truly customer-centric? How can utilities engage every employee to create an exceptional customer experience? What can utilities learn from other industries? Go beyond broadcasting, bribing, and badgering with an award-winning leader in employee and customer experience.