Cloud for Utilities’ Innovation Consortium is a forum for professionals dedicated to innovation and the utilities industry. Consortium members collaborate and formalize industry-wide best practices and standards in working groups. The topic-focused working groups allow like-minded peers to network and collaborate, creating a community of innovators and thought leaders. The working groups give those within the utility industry an avenue to share their expertise. Members who participate in working groups are acknowledged for their contributions on the final published content. Utilities are trying to catch up with industry-disruptive companies like Amazon, Uber, and Netflix. Cloud for Utilities helps connect professionals who want to help their utility lead the way for the industry.