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E-Commerce's Future requires New Thinking & New Practices to Success
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Jayson Serrault, Chief Marketing and Technology Officer, Batteries Plus Bulbs

It’s an interesting and exciting time to be in retail.The online shopping experience, in particular, is in a stage of transformation caused in most part by the rise of technology. As consumer buying habits evolve in today’s digital...

Your Local Municipal Utility: Stodgy No More
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Greg Sarich, CIO, CPS Energy

Municipal utilities have generally earned their reputation as being slow-moving, stuck in the past, and reluctant to embrace change. If you look back over the last century, the traditional electric utility has changed little since the days of...

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...

Top Technologies in Energy and Utilities in 2018
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Melvin Leong, Associate Director, Energy & Environment, Frost & Sullivan

The future of energy and utilities will focus on several key technology innovations that will boost industry operational efficiency and possibly change business models and competitive landscape. For example, advancements in waste heat recovery,...

Renewable Energy and Economy-Wide Decarbonization
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Vanessa Tutos, Director, Government Affairs, EDP Renewables North America

Environmental sustainability is a growing metric of corporate success as companies seek opportunities to expand while reducing adverse impacts on humans and the environment. Energy consumption is a critical component of this effort, and renewable...

Low Cost Technology - The Biggest Advantage
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Walter Curd, CIO & VP, Maxim Integrated Products

Challenges in Technology in Manufacturing Sector and its Solutions Maxim manufactures computer chips. The biggest challenge we face is that there are very few chip manufacturing facilities being built now so there is virtually no market for...

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...

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...

4 Ways Utility & Green Energy Companies are Getting Smarter With IoT
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Prashant Kumar, Founder & CEO, TechBlocks

IoT is certainly a hot topic. We’ve already explored best practices for IoT implementation and its effects on logistics and the retail space. Now we’re diving into the utilities and green energy sectors, which are industries that can...

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...

Distributed Energy Resource Connectivity: Closing the Communications Gaps
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Dr. Gerald Gray, Program Manager, Information and Communication Technology, Electric Power Research Institute

There are several challenges confronting utility communication system architects and engineers as they design and deploy networks to transport the increasing varieties, velocities, and volumes of data for grid management. One of the biggest...

Wisdom and Analytics
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Dave Webb, CIO, Nebraska Public Power District

When someone asks you to share wisdom, rest assured you’re probably not young anymore. I’ve learned to be OK with that. I have enjoyed a long and satisfying career in various leadership roles in Engineering and IT. For the better...

How Virtual Assistants Introduced a Smart and Easy Self-Service Channel
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Renee Castillo, Senior Director of Customer Strategy, Salt River Project

Every year SRP’s Customer Services team fields millions of calls in our award-winning call center. We wanted to make a big leap by replacing our old Interactive Voice Response system (IVR) with emerging technology by introducing a...

How Virtual Assistants Introduced a Smart and Easy Self-Service Channel
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Renee Castillo, Senior Director of Customer Strategy, Salt River Project

Every year SRP’s Customer Services team fields millions of calls in our award-winning call center. We wanted to make a big leap by replacing our old Interactive Voice Response system (IVR) with emerging technology by introducing a...

Transforming IT to Digital Technology
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Mano Mannoochahr, CIO, GE Energy Connections [NYSE: GE]

Role of a CIO Today The role of a Chief Information Officer (CIO) starts with positioning oneself as a transformational and digital change leader within the business. With availability of cloud computing to manage infrastructure layers of the...

Transforming IT to Digital Technology
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Mano Mannoochahr, CIO, GE Energy Connections [NYSE: GE]

Role of a CIO Today The role of a Chief Information Officer (CIO) starts with positioning oneself as a transformational and digital change leader within the business. With availability of cloud computing to manage infrastructure layers of the...

Shifting Role of CIOs in Utility with Tectonic shifts in IT
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Zeeshan Sheikh, CIO, Entergy

How does a utility increase internal customer satisfaction? In all likelihood, every business asks this question at a certain stage of their existence and it grows with each passing day. Even if the organization is already resource...

The Digital Vision
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Cynthia Johnson, Ex CIO, California Resources Corporation

The digital oilfield vision includes many use cases of technology. Advancements for the oilfield are keeping up and maybe outpacing Moore’s Law which suggests technology capability doubles every two years. However, the application of...

Advanced Data Analytics Turning Data into Actions for Energy Utilities
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Lynn Barnes, VP, Data Analytics & Insights, Ameren

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, nearly one million...

Advanced Data Analytics Turning Data into Actions for Energy Utilities
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Lynn Barnes, VP, Data Analytics & Insights, Ameren

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, nearly one million...

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