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Reimagining the Smart Grid of the Future with Software
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Patric McElroy, VP & Chief Software Engineer, GE Power

In the U.S. alone, power outages cost the economy an average of $80B per year. For utilities, that means increased costs for penalties, repairs, overtime and customer service. The good news is that smart grid technologies can alleviate a...

Hack Your Culture for Successful Digital Transformation
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Rich McAvey, Research VP and Distinguished Analyst(Oil and Gas Research), Gartner, Inc.

Digital transformation means changing the conduct of business at scale. While the majority of oil and gas companies have embarked on such a journey, only a small percentage have yet to succeed in scaling digital transformation across the...

The Digital Utility needs - and promotes - a Changing Corporate Culture
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Dr. Dirk E. Mahling, CMVP; VP – Technology and Strategy, Alliant Energy

Utilities and energy companies are rapidly adopting deeper and broader digitization to remain relevant to their customers and to respond to the changing parameters in the regulatory world. Solar arrays, large scale renewables, wind farms and the...

CIO and CTO Today
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John W. Gibson, Chairman, Energy Technology, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.

With technology exploding on the scene, which role in a company has accountability for what? In a classic large organization, the CIO supports and manages the operational digital infrastructure, typically with a goal of improved efficiency:...

Digital Disruption in the Oil and Gas Industry
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The advent of digital transformation has brought a paradigm shift in the oil and gas industry, improving its productivity and boosting organizational decisions and performance significantly. Innovative technological advancements like drones and...

The Road to Becoming a Digital Utility
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Todd Inlander, SVP and Chief Information Officer, Southern California Edison

At Southern California Edison, we recognize that the utility business is undergoing an accelerated period of change—potentially more transformative than the cumulated changes of the last 100 years. And, information technology is a critical...

Onshore, Offshore, and Models for Testing Teams in Light of Recent Data Breaches
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Jennifer Bonine, VP, Global Delivery and Solutions, tap|QA LLC

Debates often arise when people start talking about where a particular IT function should be performed. It seems to be the IT equivalent of talking politics or religion. It also brings out many opinions on not only where and who should perform...

The Dawn of Agile Development
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Dr. William H. Morris, Associate CIO, Cleveland Clinic and Beth Meese, Executive Director, Cleveland Clinic

How has your software testing operating model changed during the last five years? Founded in 2011, Cleveland Clinic’s Clinical Solutions Center (CSC), comprised of clinicians, software developers and analysts, works closely with...

'Digital Twin' in Optimizing Lifecycle Performance of Oil & Gas Assets and Equipment
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Yanni Charalambous, VP & CIO, Occidental Petroleum Corporation

In the consumer industry, breakthrough innovation is transforming the customer experience and creating new revenue opportunities. These breakthroughs are driven by creating a digital replica—or digital twin—of a physical object....

Freeing Up Innovation Cycles: The Shifting Role of the CIO
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Doug Petitt, CIO & VP of IT, Vectren [NYSE:VVC]

What are the big challenges facing a utility CIO and how are you addressing them? The speed at which technology is advancing is incredible. We are truly heading into an Internet of Things connected world. At Vectren, we have plans to...

Freeing Up Innovation Cycles: The Shifting Role of the CIO
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Doug Petitt, CIO & VP of IT, Vectren [NYSE:VVC]

What are the big challenges facing a utility CIO and how are you addressing them? The speed at which technology is advancing is incredible. We are truly heading into an Internet of Things connected world. At Vectren, we have plans to...

Drilling Deep to Find Insights
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Zhanna Golodryga, SVP, Services & CIO, Hess Corporation

What are the current market trends shaping the Oil and Gas space? In the current low oil price environment, our Hess strategy is focused on preserving our balance sheet strength, preserving our core operating capabilities and preserving our...

Technology to Mitigate the Rising Big Data Cost
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Alberto Ruocco, VP & CIO, American Electric Power

Adoption for Open Data Sources The significant costs of using Big Data–in analytics applications–are in the technical (information technology and data science) and industry/ business function subject matter expertise. These...

Optimizing Energy Use in Buildings
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Andrew McAllister, Commissioner, California Energy Commission

Overview You can’t manage what you don’t measure. Understanding the energy usage of a building, in relation both to others and to an objective standard, informs action. In the energy world, benchmarking is used to compare the...

Mercatus Energy Investment Lifecycle Management (ILM) System Reaches 100 Gigawatt Milestone
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SAN MATEO, CA: Mercatus announced today that by year-end 2016 its Cloud software system—used to manage energy development projects and portfolios—had been deployed by industry leading power producers and utilities to manage in...

Cloud Computing for Utilities
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Greg Richards, VP of DevOps, Itron

In the utility industry, the cloud is an old concept. People don’t generate their own power, have a water treatment plant in their backyard or chop and store wood every fall for a long winter. They rely on a scalable and highly reliable...

Building a Future Proof ERP Platform
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Jorge Frausto, CIO-Global ERP, GE Power

Cloud Computing For the ERP 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...

Transformational Technology
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Zhanna Golodryga, SVP, Services and CIO, Hess Corporation

The global oil and gas industry continues to face a lower-for-longer oil price environment that has challenged energy companies and their supporting businesses. “Some in the industry, including Hess, have discovered through technology an...

iPort: Enhancing Communication and Keeping Information Current and Easily Available
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Ed Bodie, Information Technology Manager, Santee Cooper

Santee Cooper is an 82-year-old electric and water utility with approximately 1,730 employees and facilities across the entire state of South Carolina. As typical with most energy companies today, Santee Cooper has a 24- hour workforce including...

Putting Data and Analytics to Work
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Alberto Ruocco, VP and CIO, American Electric Power

The time had come: ‘Show me the value of big data’ was the message from our COO to the information technology and business unit teams. We welcomed the challenge. In May 2015, after a couple of years of conversations, demos and...

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