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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Reducing Cycle Time with Technology Advancements

Reducing Cycle Time with Technology Advancements

By Zhanna Golodryga, Sr. VP, 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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Overcoming the Tireless Endeavor of Staying Up To Date on Current Threats

Overcoming the Tireless Endeavor of Staying Up To Date on Current Threats

By Ian Thomas Cook, Head of IT, charity: water

IT professionals from small to large companies have had to pour many more resources into cybersecurity over the last few years than in the past. This is due to the fact that there are more people and more devices accessing online services.

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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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The Transforming Utility Industry

The Transforming Utility Industry

By Ken Lee, SVP & CIO, New York Power Authority

One of the many challenges of a utility CIO is keeping up with the rapidly evolving demands of an IOT world. The utility industry is transforming as a result of flat to declining demand for electricity.

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Oil and Gas Space Aligns Itself to Today's Technology Disruption

Oil and Gas Space Aligns Itself to Today's Technology Disruption

By John Boden, VP of Information and Member Services, Society of Petroleum Engineers

The low price of crude oil has been the key factor in the oil and gas market since late 2014. That translates to a need for improved efficiency and innovation.

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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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Smart Grid's Trojan Horse: Actions to Consider

Smart Grid's Trojan Horse: Actions to Consider

By Matthew Blizard, Director Energy, Navigant [NCI] And Doug Morrill, Associate Director, Navigant [NCI]

It is troubling that recent Internet hacks that affected popular websites in the United States are being received with surprise. Similar events have been happening for years. The explosion of Internet of Things (IoT) devices complicates.

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How Do We Manage the Complexity of the Electric Grid?

How Do We Manage the Complexity of the Electric Grid?

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

Power Industry is facing revolutionary changes. The direction of the US Government to low carbon footprint and, as a consequence, high penetration of Renewable Energy Resources and Smart Grid Technologies are completely transforming planning a

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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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