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GRID EX III - Physical and Cyber Security on the Electric Utility Grid

Dawn Roth Lindell, SVP & CIO, Western Area Power Administration

GRID EX III - Physical and Cyber Security on the Electric Utility Grid

What would happen if our electricity was down for weeks or months due to a coordinated attack on our electric grid? Without electricity, we go without clean water, our food would rot and without gasoline pumps which now use electricity....

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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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The Evolving Cyber Threat

Robert H. Mcclanahan, VP & CIO, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation

The Evolving Cyber Threat

Some days I wonder why we connected our organization to the Internet. Sure, I was the one advocating for it when I was a technical manager.

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Increasing Adoption and Value of Plugin Electric Vehicles through Utilities

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

Increasing Adoption and Value of Plugin 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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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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Technology to Mitigate the Rising Big Data Cost

Alberto Ruocco, VP and CIO, American Electric Power

Technology to Mitigate the Rising Big Data Cost

The significant costs of using Big Data–in analytics applications–are in the technical and industry/ business function subject matter expertise.

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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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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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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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