Embracing a Digital Water Future: Key Legal Issues, Challenges and Trends in Digital Transformation

Presented by Ashurst & VicWater. Water infrastructure is critical to everyday life and the acceleration new technologies such as the internet of things provides opportunities for water retailers to transform their infrastructure and implement new, data driven solutions for effective asset management, efficient operations and remote device management.  Embracing a digital solution and upgrading to digital equipment and systems will enable businesses to harness the vast amount of data generated by customers. In adopting this technology it is important to establish reliable and fit for purpose communication systems to support your equipment which are underpinned by robust agreements. This presentation will analyse the trends in digital transformation and discuss the key legal issues including procuring IoT solutions, managing and exploiting "big data" and minimising privacy and cyber risks and strategies to manage these issues and risks in your contract.

  • Emma Butler

    Partner, Ashurst

  • Caroline Hogan

    Senior Associate, Ashurst

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