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The Future of Smart Grid
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Jagoron Mukherjee, Director, Strategy&, part of the PwC network

The promise of the “Smart Grid” to realize a sustainable, reliable and a modern 21st electricity grid has been underway for over a decade.  The utility industry has made significant investments with over $3Bn spent annually which...

Cyber Switching Takes a Quantum leap in Power Management with Enhanced Configuration Release
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Ron Silorio, CTO

Electricity has gone “off the grids,” and has reached to our roads in the form of electric vehicles. It is time for ardent “petrol-head” and their dependents to embrace the reality and acknowledge that the electric vehicles...

The Future of Smart Grid
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Jagoron Mukherjee, Director, Strategy, Part of the PwC network

The promise of the “Smart Grid” to realize a sustainable, reliable and a modern 21st electricity grid has been underway for over a decade. The utility industry has made significant investments with over $ 3Bn spent annually which is...

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...

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...

AI and the Future of Field Service: Moving from Efficiency to Innovation
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Michael Alcock, Director-CIO Executive Programs & Content, Microsoft [NASDAQ: MSFT]

From the 10,000-foot view for field service, the priority is typically to enable faster fixes, for less cost, at less risk, and ideally with a seamless automation of administrative processes. For the CIO managing a portfolio of field enablement...

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:...

The Changing Role of the CIO
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Mel Kirk, SVP & CIO, Ryder System, Inc.

The role of CIO has changed dramatically over the years. In the past, companies placed an emphasis on installing technologists into the position due to a general lack of deep understanding of their own technological landscape. It was more...

Industrial Internet of Things (Industrial IoT), Digitalization, Cyber Security, and their Impact on the Energy Industry
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Matt Morris, Managing Director, Industrial Cyber & Digital Security

Introduction Having always been a technologist at heart, it is comforting to see how technology continues to impact today’s Digital Energy industry. From the large scale adoption of Internet of Things devices, to private cloud...

The Power of Technology for Non-Profit Organizations
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Gail Hyde, VP-IT & CIO, Habitat for Humanity International

At Habitat for Humanity International, technology plays a large role in our efforts to help people build strength, stability and independence through shelter and transform communities around the world. Any nonprofit international nonprofits in...

Industrial Internet of Things (Industrial IoT),Digitalization, Cyber Security,and their Impact on the Energy Industry
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Matt Morris, MD, Industrial Cyber & Digital Security, Siemens

Introduction Having always been a technologist at heart, it is comforting to see how technology continues to impact today’s Digital Energy industry. From the large scale adoption of Internet of Things devices, to private cloud adoption...

The Cloud: A Business Initiative with IT Benefits
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John Emerson, Global CIO, Tait Communications

While there are ICT benefits in moving to the cloud, it must be fully understood by your senior executives that the cloud is a strategic business initiative, which the senior leadership team must own. Business reasons include: • Improving...

Value Innovation in the Radiology Practice
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Shannon Werb, CIO, Virtual Radiologic

Revolutionary Technological Solutions Deep learning is one technology that will assist clinicians in what we like to think of as “assisted diagnostics.” There are examples of similar initiatives that are focused on replacing...

Traits Of a Digital CIO
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David Chou, CIO, University of Mississippi Medical Center

We are moving towards an era where every business in every vertical must adopt a digital mindset and transform their organization to be a digital business. What does that mean? A very short and concise definition of a digital business is an...

CIO as a Transformation Catalyst
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Patrick Thompson, Executive VP - Administration & CIO, Amedisys.

Challenges in technology to meet enterprise needs in 2013 and expectations Windows tablets with the fire power to have long battery life - 10 hours per day, video camera, touchpad, pen based, finger pad, keyboard attachable, large enough hard...

Blockchain Applications in the Energy Industry
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James W. Vick, SVP Business Information Services, Southwestern Energy

New technologies being born out of necessity, futuristic thinking or simply intelligent innovation are a constant in any line of business. As a CIO, my job is to shed a critical eye on the horizon ahead and envision what is possible with these new...

Management Of Big Data To Drive Utility Transformation
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Dr. Mani Vadari, President, Modern Grid Solutions

The utility industry had been in a slow evolutionary mode since the middle of the 20th century. However, over the last 10-15 years, the pace of change has dramatically changed and much of this happening through the implementation of technology....

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...

Big Data: The Catalyst of Digital Transformation
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Mona Badie, CIO & CDO, GE Hitachi Nuclear Power

Big data is shifting the competitive landscape. Today’s capabilities to store and analyze vast amounts of data are creating untapped opportunities for productivity and growth. We have all seen this play out within the consumer sector...

Protecting the Grid from Collapsing
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Andrew Johnston, Chief Evangelist, ResilientGrid and Director, Navigant Consulting

With most Puerto Ricans going into month three without power, and recent reports about Russian and Chinese cyber activities in North America, let us then pause for a moment and talk about collapse. It is on everyone's minds even if we're...

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