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At CMG, We build strategies and ecosystems for Digitalization, Decentralization, and Decarbonization

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 Frameworks | 39 Books | 
| $10 Billion+ Deployed | 5,000+ Projects |
| 30 Years of Experience |


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CMG NEWS

September 15, 2020 – Alfred Berkeley, Chairman of Princeton Capital Management, former WEF, XBRL INTL, XBRL US board member, and former Vice Chairman and President of NASDAQ, to be guest speaker at Digital Roundtable on September 16 at 2PM CST.  Chairman Berkeley is a pillar of our modern financial systems and continues to drive digital innovation,  To Register For Digital Roudtable Click Here.


September 8, 2020 – Dr. John Schemmel, Professor, Chair of Civil Engineering program, and Bruce and Gloria Ingram Chair at Texas State University, to be guest speaker at Digital Roundtable on September 9 at 2PM CST.  Texas State University graduated POTUS 26 LBL, Offers 200+ degrees, has 39,000 students, investing in research.  To Register For Digital Roudtable Click Here.


September 1, 2020 – Pat Meagher, Principal & Senior Consultant at CMG and Former Executive at Katerra and Flex, to be guest speaker at Digital Roundtable on September 2 at 2PM CST.  Pat joins CMG to lead the Product Development practice and Co-Lead the Smart Building and Infrastructure practice.  To Register For Digital Roudtable Click Here.


August 27, 2020 – CMG announces Digital 360 Summit 2021 to be held May 18 – 19 – 20, 2021 at Embassy Suites Conference Center & SPA in San Marcos. For More Information Click Here.


August 21, 2020 – CMG’s Digital 360 Summit 2020 announces New Regulations and Business Models Keynote and Panel. Free and via Zoom. Listen to Jim Steffes – Former Direct Energy, Tom Rose – CMG, Eric Padilla – Vistra Energy, Laura Beane – Engie, Suzanna Mora-Schader – Exelon, Jon Wellinghoff – GridPolicyFor More Details and Registration Click Here.


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What is the Smart Grid?

“The Smart Grid is the integration of an electric grid, a communications network, software and hardware to monitor, control, and manage the creation, distribution, and consumption of energy. The smart grid of the future will be distributed, it will be interactive, it will be self-healing, and it will communicate with every device.”

“An Advanced Smart Grid enables the seamless integration of utility infrastructure with buildings, homes, electric vehicles, distributed generation, energy storage, and smart devices to increase grid reliability, energy efficiency, renewable energy use, and customer satisfaction, while reducing capital and operating costs.”

Andres Carvallo – March 5, 2004


What is Digitization? Digitization is the process of creating a digital representation (into 1s and 0s) of an analog things and/or physical object that can be manipulated in a computing environment. The result is the representation of an object, image, sound, document, or signal by generating a series of numbers that describe a discrete set of points.

What is Digitalization? Digitalization is the use of digital technologies to change a business model and provide new revenue and value-producing opportunities; it is the process of moving to a digital business and economy.

What is Decentralization? Decentralization is the natural evolution of scientific and technological democratization that moves traditional large systems that historically serviced many affordably from a world of scarcity into mass customized sophisticated distributed solutions at super low prices that create a world of abundance for all.

What is Decarbonization? Decarbonization is the elimination of CO2 from our man-made energy ecosystem to ensure temperatures that have no negative impact on climate patterns.


Building A Successful Digital Businesses Playbook:

High-Quality, High-Velocity Decision-Making

  • Recognize That There Are Two Types of Decisions – Type 1 – Consequential and Irreversible or nearly reversible and – Type 2 – Changeable and Reversible
  • Don’t Make All The Decisions By Yourself
  • Don’t Wait for All The Information
  • Don’t Require Approvals That Are Lengthy And Must Go through Large Numbers of Hierarchical Layers
  • Don’t Wait For Everyone To Agree

Controlling for Quality

  • Find The Best Truth
  • Study Your Competition
  • Imagine The Possible Change
  • Combat Conformity and Complacency
  • Test Through The Experiment
  • Learn To Fail Fast

Scaling High-Velocity Decision-Making

  • Understand Your Customers and Their Segmentation
  • Define and Crystalize Consistent Principles
  • Define The Methodology Of Your Standard Operating Procedures (SPOs)
  • Reinforce and Reward The Use Of Your SPOs in Every Decision

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The Advanced Smart Grid : Edge Power Driving Sustainability — 2nd Edition

“Carvallo and Cooper have written a thought provoking and insightful book on smart grid and in particular its potential from leveraging the technology rich world that we live in.” – Larry Weis, Former CEO at Seattle City Light and Austin Energy

“Carvallo and Cooper do a masterful job conveying to utility industry practitioners, regulators, and consumers alike a great episode of our country’s energy evolution that should not be missed.” – Jon Wellinghoff, Former FERC Chairman

“Andres Carvallo and John Cooper in The Advanced Smart Grid: Edge Power Driving Sustainability share a unique ability to identify and frame the underlying trends, transformative opportunities, and technological advances for smart energy systems.” – Tom Siebel, CEO C3.ai

“Andres Carvallo and John Cooper have gotten beyond the hype and blind promise of the Smart Grid to tell us why modernizing our grid is imperative, and the real steps that it will take to build the infrastructure that we need for the 21st century.” – Philip Mezey, Former President & CEO, Itron

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OUR INDUSTRY AWARDS _ FULL LIST

CMG’s Andres Carvallo named One of 10 Best Successful CEOs of 2020 by IndustryEra. IndustryEra is one of the leading global media brands offering technology-based magazines focus on the latest smart technology occurrences in various industry verticals. Click Here For The Entire List. This is Mr. Carvallo’s 36th industry award since 2005 recognizing his contributions, successes and leadership.


angelou logoJune 27, 2016 – AngelouEconomics and CMG unveil new Smart State Index. Read the preset release at Smart State Index Press Release FINAL.


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Why CMG?

CMG has built a library of over 500 use cases and 20 frameworks. Each framework delivers the answers to use cases, technologies, vendors, business models, business cases, policy models, and best practices.

CMG’s Team has planned for and successfully deployed and managed over $10 billion+ of technology solutions within 5,000+ projects in the last 20 years.

CMG offers advisory services per month, 1-day workshops for each framework, 2-day workshops for each framework, and customer-defined consulting projects (e.g. virtual CEO, COO, CMO, CTO, Chief Strategy Officer, PMO, Vendor Management Office, and more).

The CMG advantage is world-class advise by former senior executives with 25 years plus of successful experience for 50% less than the Big Old Brands. CMG is Cheaper, Faster and Better!!!

CMG team has developed smart grid roadmaps for multiple utilities in the US, EU, Middle East and South America.

CMG team has developed multiple smart city roadmaps for several fast growing cities across the US and Brazil.

CMG has developed a large number of Go-To-Market and Commercialization Plans for Fortune 1000, medium and small companies.

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