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Utility Spending for Mobile Workforce Management Solutions Is Expected to Grow to $518.2 Million by 2027

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Mobile workforce management technologies can mitigate challenges
for utilities through improved operational efficiencies and cost
reductions

A new report from Navigant
Research
examines the key market trends related to Mobile Workforce
Management (MWM) solutions, providing global market forecasts, segmented
by type, category, and region, through 2027.

MWM solutions are undergoing a significant transformation as utilities
focus on mobility and digitization through proliferation of
consumer-grade mobile devices. The value of mobilizing a workforce with
devices, services, and applications has been established, but there is
room for further adoption of MWM technologies (MWMT) by utilities to
expand toward deployment to full capability. Click
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utility spending for mobile workforce management solutions is expected
to grow to $518.2 million by 2027.

"Despite the challenges of implementing and upgrading MWMT, utilities
have already seen the value in these solutions," says Michael Kelly,
research analyst with Navigant. "Developed regions that may have had
workforce management solutions are strategically evaluating important
upgrades, while those in developing regions are budgeting for initial
deployments that will lead to greater efficiencies and cost savings."

According to the report, Navigant Research predicts the market for MWM
solutions in the utility space will see strong growth in the future due
to trends in technology like distributed energy resources and prosumer
culture leading to flattening demand and revenue profiles for utilities.
Through MWM solutions, utilities can mitigate these challenges through
improved operational efficiencies and cost reductions, as well as
improve worker safety and the overall customer experience.

This report, Utility
Mobile Workforce Management Technologies
, examines the global
market drivers and challenges influencing the deployment of utility
MWMT. The study analyzes MWM software and hardware, including systems
(license fees, services, maintenance, and software as a service [SaaS])
and devices (laptops, tablets, and handhelds/smartphones). Global market
forecasts, segmented by type, category, and region, extend through 2027.
The report also examines the key market trends related to MWM, as well
as the competitive landscape. An Executive Summary of the report is
available for free download on the Navigant
Research website
.

About Navigant Research

Navigant Research, the dedicated research arm of Navigant, provides
market research and benchmarking services for rapidly changing and often
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focuses on in-depth analysis and reporting about global clean technology
markets. The team's research methodology combines supply-side industry
analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep
examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of the
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firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant's
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practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and
delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found
at navigant.com.

* The information contained in this press release concerning the
report,
Utility Mobile Workforce Management Technologies, is a
summary and reflects Navigant Research's current expectations based on
market data and trend analysis. Market predictions and expectations are
inherently uncertain and actual results may differ materially from those
contained in this press release or the report. Please refer to the full
report for a complete understanding of the assumptions underlying the
report's conclusions and the methodologies used to create the report.
Neither Navigant Research nor Navigant undertakes any obligation to
update any of the information contained in this press release or the
report.

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