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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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Enhancing Power Distribution Reliability using Sensors

Scott Self, CIO, Tennessee Valley Authority

Enhancing Power Distribution Reliability using Sensors

It’s our job to ensure that sensor information can be delivered and analyzed in real-time to provide insights that improve decision-making and lead to timely action.

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Your Local Municipal Utility: Stodgy No More

Greg Sarich, CIO, CPS Energy

Your Local Municipal Utility: Stodgy No More

Technology is driving a new power shift from the business enterprise to the customer-even in monopoly environments like CPS Energy. ‘Customer obsession’ is the new normal.

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On POINT with SharePoint 2010

Onyeka Nchege, CIO, Interstate Batteries

Sydney Allen, Sr. Manager-eBusiness, Interstate Batteries

On POINT with SharePoint 2010

Now in their 3rd iteration with SharePoint (v3, v7, v10 and soon v13), it’s safe to say that for their intranet/extranet, Microsoft SharePoint is the enterprise “platform of choice.”

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Is Your Organization Ready For Drones?

Dr. Jonathan Reichental, CIO, City Of Palo Alto

Is Your Organization Ready For Drones?

I used to look at drones from a distance. Not anymore.

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The Weakest Link Is Your Strongest Security Asset

Christian Anschuetz, CIO & Security Practitioner, UL

The Weakest Link Is Your Strongest Security Asset

From the infamous Sony hack and other high-profile data breaches to Heartbleed, Shellshock and the new wave of mass mobile threats, 2014 was an historic (if woeful) year for cybersecurity.

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The Power of Technology for Non-Profit Organizations

Gail Hyde, VP-IT & CIO, Habitat for Humanity International

The Power of Technology for Non-Profit Organizations

At Habitat for Humanity International, technology plays a large role in our efforts to help people build strength, stability and independence through shelter and transform communities around the world.

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The Cloud: A Business Initiative with IT Benefits

John Emerson, Global CIO, Tait Communications

The Cloud: A Business Initiative with IT Benefits

The Cloud Can Assist You In Addressing Many Of These Issues

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CIOs must Ensure Systems are Dynamic, Accessible and Continuous

Zeeshan Sheikh, CIO, Entergy Corporation

CIOs must Ensure Systems are Dynamic, Accessible and Continuous

Digital technologies are bringing dramatic changes to the utility business. Everything from customer expectations to how we operate the grid to how we communicate with employees is being transformed.

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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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