energycioinsights

The Power of Technology for Non-Profit Organizations

Gail Hyde, VP-IT & CIO, Habitat for Humanity International

The Power of Technology for Non-Profit Organizations

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.

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The Weakest Link Is Your Strongest Security Asset

Christian Anschuetz, CIO & Security Practitioner, UL

The Weakest Link Is Your Strongest Security Asset

From the infamous Sony hack and other high-profile data breaches to Heartbleed, Shellshock and the new wave of mass mobile threats, 2014 was an historic (if woeful) year for cybersecurity.

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Is Your Organization Ready For Drones?

Dr. Jonathan Reichental, CIO, City Of Palo Alto

Is Your Organization Ready For Drones?

I used to look at drones from a distance. Not anymore.

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Your Local Municipal Utility: Stodgy No More

Greg Sarich, CIO, CPS Energy

Your Local Municipal Utility: Stodgy No More

Technology is driving a new power shift from the business enterprise to the customer-even in monopoly environments like CPS Energy. ‘Customer obsession’ is the new normal.

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Implemented High-Tech Solutions To Improve Efficiency And Save Money

Dennis Lauer, CIO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Implemented High-Tech Solutions To Improve Efficiency And Save Money

Data Used to identify and reduce duplications in service; lower costs; decrease readmission and avoid adverse events.

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On POINT with SharePoint 2010

Onyeka Nchege, CIO, Interstate Batteries

Sydney Allen, Sr. Manager-eBusiness, Interstate Batteries

On POINT with SharePoint 2010

Now in their 3rd iteration with SharePoint (v3, v7, v10 and soon v13), it’s safe to say that for their intranet/extranet, Microsoft SharePoint is the enterprise “platform of choice.”

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Energy Sector Turning Into Hacker's Favorite

Barb Volk, CIO & MD - Information Services, NW Natural

Energy Sector Turning Into Hacker's Favorite

The areas in the Utility sector where solutions do not yet exist or not up to the mark, and which if existed, would've made job easier.

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Jumpstarting a Smart Region

Jon Walton, CIO, County of San Mateo

Jumpstarting a Smart Region

Housing, traffic, mobility, and environmental issues don’t stop at city borders.

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Mine Data based on Business and Consumer Needs

Stuart Kippelman, SVP & CIO, Covanta Energy Corporation

Mine Data based on Business and Consumer Needs

We are living in a world in which data drives almost every part of our lives.

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Build Efficient Energy Infrastructures for Reliable Operations

Doug Myers, VP & CIO, Pepco Holdings, Inc.

Build Efficient Energy Infrastructures for Reliable Operations

Not that long ago, “mobile technology” at an electric utility meant little more than the ability to dispatch work to field crews – a server in a data center communicating to a rugged terminal in a bucket truck.

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