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Operationalizing Big Data to Improve Quality and Reduce Costs
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Bill Mannel, VP & General Manager - HPC, Big Data & IoT Solutions, HPE Servers, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

As Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) continue to reshape the competitive landscape of industrial manufacturing, converting information into intelligence has become critical, and manufacturers are seeking new ways to streamline production,...

IoT Smart Grid Data: Moving from Potential Value to Realized Value
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Tim Fairchild, Director, Global Energy Practice, SAS

Across every industry segment, the Internet of Things (IoT) generates amounts of data that would have been inconceivable to CIOs a decade ago. For utilities, IoT data from smart meters and other connected devices that make up the Smart Grid...

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...

A Perspective on Driving Digital Transformation
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Marcelo De Santis, Former Group CIO Pirelli, Startup Advisor, 1871

How do you see companies embracing digital transformation? What are the challenges? I see two main challenges. The first one, defining ‘why’ and ‘what’ of digital transformation. Digital transformation is about...

Embedding AI in everything. Why we can't do without it now.
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Vishwa Kolla, AVP, Head of Advanced Analytics, John Hancock Insurance

In 1997, Deep Blue beat then reigning chess champion, Gary Kasprov. In 2011, Watson beat then reigning Jeopardy champion, Ken Jennings. In 2016, Alphago beat then reigning Go champion, Lee Sedol. It is not surprising to see why AI is on top of...

Utility Game-Changers: Solar, Wind, Hydro and Fintech
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Adriana Karaboutis, CIO & CDO, National Grid

When I joined the utility industry a year ago, I spent a great deal of time learning the ins and outs of an exciting and highly regulated industry through the lens of a multi-national utility company. In the US, federal and state authorities...

The Case for E&P Data Consortiums
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Preston Cody, Head of Analytics Lab, Wood Mackenzie

Over the past decade, the E&P industry has undergone a dramatic transformation both in terms digital technology advancement and adoption. Thanks to information technology (IT), data has become increasingly available –in real time and...

The Case for E&P Data Consortiums
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Preston Cody, Head of Analytics Lab, Wood Mackenzie

Over the past decade, the E&P industry has undergone a dramatic transformation both in terms digital technology advancement and adoption. Thanks to information technology (IT), data has become increasingly available –in real time and...

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:...

CIOs must Ensure Systems are Dynamic, Accessible and Continuous
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Zeeshan Sheikh, CIO, Entergy Corporation

Digital technologies are bringing dramatic changes to the utility business. Everything from customer expectations to how we operate the grid to how we communicate with employees is being transformed. For instance, the digital grid is starting to...

The Evolution of Energy Analytics
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Robert Skiebe, Project Director, Siemens

The oil and gas industry has been collecting data and automating its systems for decades now; however, much of this data is gathered from different types of equipment on an “as-needed basis.” Because of this, only small...

'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....

Enhancing Power Distribution Reliability using Sensors
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Scott Self, CIO, Tennessee Valley Authority

1. What are some of the challenges faced by the energy sector today that technology has proved to be adept at solving? The energy sector is facing several challenges, specifically around reduced per capita consumption and the introduction of...

The Power of Prediction through Grid Analytics
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Soorya Kuloor, CTO, Advanced Grid Analytics, Landis+Gyr

Distribution utilities are increasingly adopting analytics products into their enterprise IT portfolios. Analytics use cases are focused towards very diverse areas including finance, enterprise and customers. Grid analytics is a piece of this...

Energy Analytics: Evolving Beyond Data Intelligence
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Tom Watson, Director Infrastructure Operations, Williams

Williams is a premier provider of large-scale infrastructure connecting U.S. natural gas and natural gas products to growing demand for cleaner fuel and feedstocks. When it comes to the geographic footprint, our facilities are spread across...

Strategic Management of Energy Resources
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David Jacot, Director of Efficiency Solutions, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Increased penetration of renewable energy into power grids and the growing popularity of wind energy and electric vehicles require utilities to strategically manage power loads by exercising greater control over the grid, to keep the load in...

Strategic Management of Energy Resources
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David Jacot, Director of Efficiency Solutions, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Increased penetration of renewable energy into power grids and the growing popularity of wind energy and electric vehicles require utilities to strategically manage power loads by exercising greater control over the grid, to keep the load in...

Energy Analytics Value Chain Maturity-Challenges and Path Forward
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KavitaN. Priyadarshy, Founder & CEO, Sahas LLC, Halliburton

Introduction Many challenges and concepts inherent to the oil and gas (O&G) industry are equally represented in other areas of the energy sector. While the O&Gindustry has always leveraged data, it lacks the created intelligence and...

Coming to Grips with Analytics on Big Data at Duke Energy
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Norv Clontz, Director, Grid Analytics, Duke Energy Corporation

In 2014, Duke Energy established an Analytics Competency Center in the Grid Solutionsorganization with the charter to apply analytics to grid data in support of business decisionmaking. The new team soon had some signal successes: •...

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