energycioinsights

Shifting Role of CIOs in Utility with Tectonic shifts in IT

Zeeshan Sheikh, CIO, Entergy

Shifting Role of CIOs in Utility with Tectonic shifts in IT

With the utility arena increasingly relying on technology, the role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is as critical as ever.

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Modernized Grid Technologies

Todd Inlander, SVP and CIO, Southern California Edison

Modernized Grid Technologies

You have been executing the role and responsibility of a CIO in various organizations since the start of the millennium, when the gravitas of a CIO role in the organization actually began growing.

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Wisdom and Analytics

Dave Webb, CIO, Nebraska Public Power District

Wisdom and Analytics

When someone asks you to share wisdom, rest assured you’re probably not young anymore. I’ve learned to be OK with that. I have enjoyed a long and satisfying career in various leadership roles in Engineering and IT.

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Drilling Deep to Find Insights

Zhanna Golodryga, SVP, Services & CIO, Hess Corporation

Drilling Deep to Find Insights

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

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Energy Sector Turning Into Hacker's Favorite

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

Energy Sector Turning Into Hacker's Favorite

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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Living in Exponential Times

Bill Miller, CIO, EMS USA, Inc.

Living in Exponential Times

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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Maintenance by the Book

Joseph Santamaria, CIO, PSEG [NYSE:PEG]

Maintenance by the Book

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

Greg Sarich, CIO, CLEAResult

The New Tech Frontier for Utilities

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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Energy Sector: A Distributed Generation

Elizabeth Hackenson, CIO & SVP of Global Business Services, The AES Corporation

Energy Sector: A Distributed Generation

The energy sector is poised for significant change as renewable (e.g. wind and solar) and energy storage (e.g. batteries) become more prevalent.

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Developing Your Digital-Era Story and Why Your Organization Needs One

Jim Kensok, VP, CIO & CSO, Avista Corp.

Developing Your Digital-Era Story and Why Your Organization Needs One

While digital business disruption in the utility industry is moving forward at increasing speed, the core beliefs wired into our brains (no pun intended) often are not.

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Smart Grid Issue

Tantalus Systems: Powering the True Smart Grid