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Navigating the Generational Workforce Shift with Software Defined Operations

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A common challenge for utilities today -- and other industries as well -- is how to adapt their current operations to address the shifting generational workforce as baby boomers retire. In this commentary, Mike Varney of Bit Stew Systems discusses the advantages of software defined operations.

City of Calgary: Using Data to Predict and Mitigate Floods

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Spring rains and snowmelt pour into the rivers and reservoirs that feed the Calgary’s water supply. As a result, downtown businesses and residents are faced with unpredictable floods. Read in this case study why the city turned to OSIsoft's PI System for a data-driven approach to predicting and managing flooding.

Using Software Defined Operations to Achieve Operational Maturity

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Bit Stew Systems Chief Technology Officer Kai Hui explains how software can help organizations analyze massive amounts of data into a single source of truth, while also automating key functions that formerly required human intervention to triage an issue -- allowing employees to spend more time on tasks that can't be solved by technology.

The Case for Smart Water and Why It's a No Brainer

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There are a lot of reasons why the water industry is in significant disarray today. In this white paper, West Monroe Partners suggest looking at process improvements and efficiency gains to lower operating costs and help offset the required spending on infrastructure replacement that is inevitable.

Consultation on Smart Cities

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Challenges with the Indian Urbanization Scenario - Urbanization in India is rapid and propels social and environmental challenges. Cities are characterized by strained infrastructure which manifests itself in terms of power cuts and water shortages, high cost of living, and unaffordable real estate resulting in urban sprawl and slums, high volume of traffic resulting in pollution and delays.

Local Government 2035: Strategic Trends and Implications of New Technologies

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Drone technologies, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles and peer-to-peer services -- among other technology advances -- will disrupt business as usual at city hall. A new report suggests that to maintain effective service delivery, local governments must be agile, nimble and dynamic. Is yours?

Allied Telesis Wi-Fi Helps Future-Proof Texas College Campus

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Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Waco wanted a wireless system flexible enough for the day-to-day demands of 5,000+ students and that could support any application the college might deploy in the future. Read in this case study why TSTC chose technology from Allied Telesis.

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