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Detroit Water and Sewerage Department: Innovation at a 180 year old Startup

Dan Rainey, CIO, City of Detroit

Detroit Water and Sewerage Department: Innovation at a 180 year old Startup

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) has provided drinking water and wastewater collection services to the city of Detroit for the past 180 years.

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Increasing Adoption Value of Plug-in Electric Vehicles through Utilities

Karl Popham, Interim CIO, Manager of Emerging Technologies & Electric Vehicles, Austin Energy

Increasing Adoption Value of Plug-in Electric Vehicles through Utilities

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) adoption has been growing at a rapid pace in the U.S. from a few thousand in 2011 to over 400,000 PEVs on U.S. roads today and 1 million globally.

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Finding the Right Balance between Protecting Data and Fostering Innovation

Yanni Charalambous, VP & CIO, Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Finding the Right Balance between Protecting Data and Fostering Innovation

Whether the reputation is fair or not, the oil and gas industry is often considered a “laggard” in adopting the latest technologies. Considering the current energy commodity price environment

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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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Building a Future Proof ERP Platform

Jorge Frausto, CIO-Global ERP, GE Power

Building a Future Proof ERP Platform

Cloud computing is the future of ERP. Not only can it cut the cost of running the infrastructure significantly, it can also help drive the standardization agenda, which is so critical in making an ERP roll out successful.

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The Transforming Utility Industry

Ken Lee, SVP & CIO, New York Power Authority

The Transforming Utility Industry

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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The Five I's Approach to Business Performance

Brian Letzkus, VP & CIO , The Williams Companies (“Williams”)

The Five I's Approach to Business Performance

Balancing your role as a Technology leader with being a Business leader. I have found the biggest issue I face is getting invited to the table to help solve a business problem regardless if there is a technology solution....

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Technology to Mitigate the Rising Big Data Cost

Alberto Ruocco, VP & CIO, American Electric Power

Technology to Mitigate the Rising Big Data Cost

The combination of machine learning and robotic process automation has the promise of a ‘step function’ improvement in lower-level task automation.

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Promise of Data Analytics

John Kochavatr, Chief Information Officer & Digital Leader, GE Water & Process Technologies

Promise of Data Analytics

Data and analytics provide a lot of opportunity for businesses these days, offering economically viable ways to generate new algorithms, enable scalability, and remove barriers so businesses can be more nimble and adaptable than ever...

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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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