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Will the Smart Meter Deliver on its Promise?

John Burke, CIO, Ambit Energy

Will the Smart Meter Deliver on its Promise?

Smart meter installation, alone, is a necessary but insufficient condition to realize the smart grid.

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Reinventing Electric Power Value Chain

Joseph Santamaria, CIO, PSEG

Reinventing Electric Power Value Chain

The Smart Customer Roadmap will be deployed in four releases, with the initial phase comprised of service cloud, live chat and marketing cloud.

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Mastering Technology Selection for Competitive Advantage

Rob Meilen, VP & CIO, Hunter Douglas

Mastering Technology Selection for Competitive Advantage

In today’s business world, IT organizations are called on to deliver more business benefit, quicker than ever before.

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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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Technology in Utilities

Alberto Ruocco, AEP VP & CIO, Greg Filipkowski, AEP Director of Demand Management, Customer Operations & Distribution, American Electric Power

Technology in Utilities

Utilities historically have been considered late adopters of information technology (IT).

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Identify and Realize Value Through Applied Technology

Joseph Santamaria, VP–IT & CIO, PSEG Services Corporation

Identify and Realize Value Through Applied Technology

Our focus in 2014 will continue to be advancing our business goals in Electric/Gas Delivery and Power Generation. Technology is becoming commoditized at faster.

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Increasing Efficiency and Decision Making with Analytics and Situational Awareness

Gary Hayes, CIO & VP IT, CenterPoint Energy

Increasing Efficiency and Decision Making with Analytics and Situational Awareness

The big challenge is the accelerating pace of technology which is driving the convergence of consumer technology, information technology, operational technology and business technology.

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The Power of Programmers: Productivity in Oil

Ben Wilson, Chief Information Technology Officer, GE Oil

The Power of Programmers: Productivity in Oil

A perennially low oil price, high workforce turnover, safety considerations and the difficulties associated with managing multiple fleets are all making life harder and more fraught for the sector, as well as keeping executives up at night....

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Riding High on Technology-Driven Solutions

Karen Austin, CIO, PG&E

Riding High on Technology-Driven Solutions

Interoperability of technology solutions is paramount. As infrastructure and applications become easier to stand up through cloud services, the risk of systems being less integrated and data being replicated increases.

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Four Reasons Why You Need a Third-Party Security Assessment

Jeff Cann, CIO, Encore Electric

Four Reasons Why You Need a Third-Party Security Assessment

When I was a software engineer, we lived by an adage: all software has bugs.

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