Drilling Deep to Find Insights

Drilling Deep to Find Insights

By Zhanna Golodryga, SVP, Services & CIO, Hess Corporation

In the current low oil price environment, our Hess strategy is focused on preserving our balance sheet strength.

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Maintenance by the Book

Maintenance by the Book

By Joseph Santamaria, CIO, PSEG [NYSE:PEG]

Not long ago, car owners followed the owner’s manual to ensure proper maintenance: Oil change every 3,000 miles, tune-up every 25,000 miles, tire pressure every other fill-up—everything by the book.

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The New Tech Frontier for Utilities

The New Tech Frontier for Utilities

By Greg Sarich, CIO, CLEAResult

In today’s day and age, we’re all immersed in a world bursting with technology. The phones in our pockets are essentially mini computers. The cars that we drive can park themselves.

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Back to the Networking Future

Back to the Networking Future

By Jim Houghton, CTO of the Americas Region for CSC

Is what’s old new again in Enterprise Networking? Jim Houghton, CTO of the Americas Region for CSC, takes the long view in this look at the technology.

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Embracing Disruptive Technologies to Create Smart Business Processes

Embracing Disruptive Technologies to Create Smart Business Processes

By Philippe Flichy, Director, Weatherford

​Big Data, Cloud, RFIDs, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are part of a Digital Transformation, a common theme which can be observed across many industries.

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How Utilities Benefit Moving to Cloud

How Utilities Benefit Moving to Cloud

By Jeff Katz, CTO, Energy & Utilities, IBM [NYSE:IBM]

Some utility CIOs were early adopters when it came to cloud technology.

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New Approach to Power System Control in Normal Operation

New Approach to Power System Control in Normal Operation

By Eugene Litvinov, Chief Technologist, ISO New England Inc.

The new grid needs more flexibility to be able to operate with so much uncertainty.

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Electric Utilities Start Joining the Club of Digital Businesses

Electric Utilities Start Joining the Club of Digital Businesses

By Dr. Dirk E. Mahling, VP, Technology, Alliant Energy [NYSE: LNT]

The electric power grid is the largest machine mankind has conceived and built to date. Worldwide, it delivers $400 billion of electricity every year to homes and businesses via 7 million miles of power lines.

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Energy Consumption Fueled by Internet

Energy Consumption Fueled by Internet

By Peter Gross, VP, Bloom Energy

The energy landscape has experienced dramatic changes over the past ten years. As the world digitizes, the demand for electricity is growing exponentially and everyone wants energy that is reliable, efficient, sustainable, secure and clean.

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Discovering Core Metrics By Illuminating Dark Data

Discovering Core Metrics By Illuminating Dark Data

By Steven Clark, VP, Technology Solutions, Contract Land Staff

The "Information Age" began moving at the speed of light as global Internet connectivity became affordable and readily available to average businesses and households.

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Using Pragmatic Analytical Tools to Advance Performance in Pipeline Companies

Using Pragmatic Analytical Tools to Advance Performance in Pipeline Companies

By Lee Laviolette, Managing Director and Global Oil & Gas Leader, Navigant Consulting

For decades, executives asked “What is the value of automation?” in areas like remote tank farms and manifolds. To many, making those investments was a leap of faith.

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Living in Exponential Times

Living in Exponential Times

By Bill Miller, CIO, EMS USA, Inc.

Looking back at Moore’s law, which stated that processor speeds would double every 18-24 months, one can easily observe how quickly technology is advancing.

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Energy Sector Turning Into Hacker's Favorite

Energy Sector Turning Into Hacker's Favorite

By Barb Volk, CIO & MD - Information Services, NW Natural

The areas in the Utility sector where solutions do not yet exist or not up to the mark, and which if existed, would've made job easier.

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Positive Disruption: Utilities, Smart Cities, and Smart Energy Management

By Don Reeves, EVP of Engineering and Managed Services, Silver Spring Networks

Today, we are in the midst of an evolving energy environment. For at least 15 years, utilities have been deploying communications technology to help overcome some of their most pressing issues.

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The Digital Utility Powering the Next Generation

The Digital Utility Powering the Next Generation

By Henry Bailey, Global VP, Utilities IBU, SAP [NYSE: SAP]

The utilities industry is quickly becoming very dynamic and fast moving like never before.

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