About Caroline Barret


Head of Energy & Utilities Marketing and Portfolio

As sales lead and offering manager for the Atos utilities and energy team, Caroline is primarily focused on ensuring the Atos utilities proposition is in tune with market trends and requirements. Following her master’s degree in systems and markets at the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble, Caroline worked on the national sustainability plan for the Vietnamese government before joining Atos in 2010.




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Articles posted by Caroline Barret

A concerted (r)evolution: accelerating decarbonization across the energy and utilities ecosystem

The pandemic has placed health, social and environmental considerations very much in the spotlight. Businesses are taking stock of the ongoing and wider relevance of their organizational purposes. Across today’s smarter greener energy ecosystem, energy & utility companies are in a unique position to champion major advances in decarbonization using digital technology as…

Extending human capabilities for the Utilities field workforce

Technology is driving disruptive change at break-neck speed. Robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and process automation, amongst others, are radically changing the nature of work. To remain competitive, organizations need to adapt quickly, adopting new business models, tools, processes and more. But what about the workforce? How is it going to keep up in the face of automation? Let’s…

Virtual gets real for utilities

Over the last five years or so, we’ve seen Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) starting to move from the margins to the mainstream.  Five years ago it was seen as a novelty with promise.  Now, our utility clients are taking a more rigorous analytical approach. For the moment, you are still more likely to see a suited executive in AR glasses moving…

Supporting a new generation of nuclear operations

Perhaps the arrival of a new generation into the workforce is felt more keenly in nuclear than in other industries.  The operating cycles in nuclear are long and getting longer, with the active life of many plants now being extended even beyond fifty years. Compare that with the period in which personal digital communications can appear to be completely…

Data analytics: everybody knows why - but few know how

If you’re from France or Italy, you’ll know about mirrors and nightingales.  If you’re from the UK, you’ll know about red herrings.  Different languages have different idioms to describe distractions – things which stop you finding what really matters. In recent discussions with water companies, I found out that big data can do…

Two tribes – one water cycle

When we were children, one of the first science projects we ever did at primary school was the water cycle. Rain fell from clouds, trickled along streams into rivers, out into the sea, and back up into the air. All over the world, there are pictures of the water cycle in crayon held in place with fridge magnets in the kitchen.…