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Software as a Service (SaaS)

Tom Bland, Director, Business Technology Services, Cobb EMC

Software as a Service (SaaS)

Cobb EMC made a strategic decision in 2014 to migrate away from a Customer Care and Billing System that was hosted and managed “in-house” to a service based solution.

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Smart Grid's Trojan Horse: Actions to Consider

Doug Morrill, Associate Director, Navigant [NCI]

Matthew Blizard, Director Energy, Navigant [NCI]

Smart Grid's Trojan Horse: Actions to Consider

It is troubling that recent Internet hacks that affected popular websites in the United States are being received with surprise.

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Embracing Disruptive Technologies to Create Smart Business Processes

Philippe Flichy, Director, Weatherford

Embracing Disruptive Technologies to Create Smart Business Processes

​Big Data, Cloud, RFIDs, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are part of a Digital Transformation, a common theme which can be observed across many industries.

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IoT Benefits Scalability of Advanced Energy Solutions

Joe Blanchard, VP of Services, Plug Power

IoT Benefits Scalability of Advanced Energy Solutions

From micro grids to rooftop solar plants to hydrogen powered forklift trucks, every alternative energy solution, to some extent, is a distributed energy technology.

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Concentrating Solar Power with Thermal Energy Storage

Bill Gould, CTO, SolarReserve

Concentrating Solar Power with Thermal Energy Storage

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) with Thermal Energy Storage (TES) technology utilizes large tracking mirrors to focus sunlight onto a heat exchanger, where the sun’s thermal energy is captured in a fluid.

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Digitizing Infrastructures - Creating Value in the Era of Hybridity

Dr. Lawrence Jones, VP-Utility Innovations & Infrastructure Resilience, Alstom Grid

Digitizing Infrastructures - Creating Value in the Era of Hybridity

Stories of explosions in manholes, water main breaks, sagging power lines, burning electric power transformers and cables, low performance buildings and highly inefficient water and power delivery systems are common....

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3 Ways Utility & Green Energy Companies are Getting Smarter with IoT

Prashant Kumar, Founder and CEO, TechBlocks

3 Ways Utility & Green Energy Companies are Getting Smarter with IoT

IoT is certainly a hot topic. We’ve already explored best practices for IoT implementation and its effects on logistics and the retail space.

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Advanced Data Analytics Turning Data into Actions for Energy Utilities

Lynn Barnes, VP, Data Analytics & Insights, Ameren

Advanced Data Analytics Turning Data into Actions for Energy Utilities

To deliver safe, reliable, and affordable energy, Ameren relies on the hard work and dedication of our 8600 co-workers to manage and operate a variety of energy centers, tens of thousands of miles of wiring and gas mains.

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New Approach to Power System Control in Normal Operation

Eugene Litvinov, Chief Technologist, ISO New England Inc.

New Approach to Power System Control in Normal Operation

The new grid needs more flexibility to be able to operate with so much uncertainty.

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Overcoming the Tireless Endeavor of Staying Up To Date on Current Threats

Ian Thomas Cook, Head of IT, charity: water

Overcoming the Tireless Endeavor of Staying Up To Date on Current Threats

IT professionals from small to large companies have had to pour many more resources into cybersecurity over the last few years than in the past.

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