Transformational Technology

Transformational Technology

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

The global oil and gas industry continues to face a lower-for-longer oil price environment that has challenged energy companies and their supporting businesses.

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Re-shaping the Oil & Gas Sector

Re-shaping the Oil & Gas Sector

By Jennifer Hartstock, CIO, GE Oil & Gas

Over the past few years we’ve seen a drastic drop in oil prices, and an equally drastic shift in oil and gas companies’ business models as a result.

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The Rise of BYOD and its Impact on Utilities' BDR Programs

The Rise of BYOD and its Impact on Utilities' BDR Programs

By Reza Shirazi, Interim CTO, CLEAResult

Demand Response. It’s a program strategy that utilities have been using for decades, enabling them to work more closely with customers to match electrical supply.

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Containerization Solutions to Augment Software Development

Containerization Solutions to Augment Software Development

By Michael Couvillion, CTO, Drillinginfo

Over the last couple of years numerous big trends have been observed across all major industries. For example implementing cloud technology.

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Quantified Home: Taking a Big Data Approach to Customer Experience

Quantified Home: Taking a Big Data Approach to Customer Experience

By Scott Burns, Head of Innovation & Customer Experience at Reliant, an NRG Company

At Reliant, we strive to provide our customers with an unmatched experience by keeping them powered, secured and connected at home, at work, and on the go. We do that by looking for opportunities to provide more value to our customers.

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Cloud Computing for Advanced Power System Monitoring

Cloud Computing for Advanced Power System Monitoring

By Eugene Litvinov, Chief Technologist, ISO New England

The rapid proliferation of new technologies is transforming how electricity is produced, delivered, and consumed. While offering many benefits, these changes are also increasing the complexity of power systems and requiring innovative approach

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Building the Digital Enterprise

Building the Digital Enterprise

By John Gordon, Chief Digital Officer, Current, Powered by GE

I spend a lot of time working with cities to create digital cities—open, secure technology platforms that enable equitable economic growth.

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Cyber Security and Integration of Information Technology

Cyber Security and Integration of Information Technology

By Benjamin Beberness, CIO, Snohomish PUD

Cyber security and integration of information technology and operational technology (IT/OT) are two challenges for the utility industry.

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iPort: Enhancing Communication and Keeping Information Current and Easily Available

iPort: Enhancing Communication and Keeping Information Current and Easily Available

By Ed Bodie, Information Technology Manager, Santee Cooper

Santee Cooper is an 82-year-old electric and water utility with approximately 1,730 employees and facilities across the entire state of South Carolina.

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MTP Enables More than Energy Management for Smart Buildings

MTP Enables More than Energy Management for Smart Buildings

By Jeff Cann, Chief Strategist & CIO, Encore Electric, Inc. And Chris Cole, Business Development, Encore Electric, Inc.

Since the introduction of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in 2000, there are many success stories in energy savings for building construction and maintenance.

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Is There Auditible Security in the Cloud?

Is There Auditible Security in the Cloud?

By Preston Williams III, Senior Partner and CIO, GBC Global Services

Irecently watched the CSPAN coverage of cloud computing in political campaigns held at the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University.

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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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The Evolving Cyber Threat

The Evolving Cyber Threat

By Robert H. McClanahan, VP/CIO, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation

Some days I wonder why we connected our organization to the Internet. Sure, I was the one advocating for it when I was a technical manager.

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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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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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