Services

Executive Market Analysis & Development Program

Sierra Energy Group, a division of Energy Central, provides analysis, advice and best-in-class research to our clients on an annual program basis or as proprietary research. The Executive Market Analysis & Development Program, summarized below, has proven an effective way for many SEG clients to leverage the group’s services for maximum value.

Specific Executive Program advantages SEG brings to program clients include:

  • An intimate knowledge of the energy and utility markets and market positions
  • Flexibility in how you use the program for your needs
  • Access to a firm well-connected to the energy industry with strong utility management and solution provider relationships
  • Proprietary market-tested research processes and strategies
  • Proven ability providing actionable research, analysis and consultation that highlights strategic insights, helping clients develop a better understanding of their business needs for successfully negotiating the perils of the industry and the times
  • Access to top-tier experts, former energy/utility CIOs, who are available to examine all recommendations to, and inquiries from, clients and subscribers
  • Senior-level practitioners of wide renown
  • Access to the leading utility and energy events media properties
  • Additional savings opportunities on other SEG/Energy Central offerings

While the Executive Program includes a full suite of reports and services, it is worth noting how program clients take advantage of SEG's services as a part of the program. Examples of deliverables for program clients in the recent past include:

  • Keynote speaking and executive roundtable leadership at user conferences
  • Position papers supporting executive strategy development
  • On-site executive briefings
  • Technology assessments
  • Potential partner analysis and introductions
  • M&A support

The Executive Program is a cost-effective plan for providing your organization with access to SEG principals and analyst staff for the support of numerous corporate and strategic initiatives.

At SEG, we define both our value and difference through one premise: we are an extension of your team. Whether you are examining strategic decisions, exploring best practices or introducing a new solution to the marketplace, SEG has the expertise, experience, ethical commitment and capabilities needed for that extension. Our staff includes former utility engineers, managers, C-level executives and former vendor executives who provide a balance and breadth of industry knowledge and experience unique to SEG. All of these resources are brought "to the table" ensuring maximum value for Executive Program clients.

Below is a summary of the Executive Market Analysis & Development Program, features and benefits. The program includes:

  • Full Suite of the SEG Research reports, including:
  • CIO: The Path Ahead
  • CIS: Broadening Horizons
  • Mobile Data Report
  • Enterprise Solutions Report
  • IT Performance Management Report
  • Telephone-based consulting support by senior staff (up to 15 hours/quarter)
  • One day of on-site consulting/analysis by SEG staff (travel expenses are billed at cost)
  • Two complementary registrations for all Sierra Energy market briefings (3-4 held annually, often co-located with major industry events)
  • Two complementary registrations to the Knowledge Conference, the Forum for Utility IT Thought Leaders (2nd annual Knowledge Conference scheduled for November 2007 in Austin, TX)
  • Speaking opportunities at SEG and Energy Central events
  • IntelliLead: Detailed information on specific sales and project opportunities in key utility IT market segments are available to Program clients at a 30% discount
  • Discounted rate for SEG webcast sponsorships
  • Ten seats included in basic subscription price, includes online access to the following services, available only to program subscribers:
  • Ad-hoc online reports and postings as conditions and information warrant
  • All analysis reports
  • Password-based access to all of our industry-standard research reports in various and expanding areas
  • More than 100 detailed vendor profiles and analysis
  • Exclusive, not published, research and documentation

Please Contact your Energy Central Account Executive or Chris Perdue for additional information.