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.
Hisashi Fukuda, General Manager of Itochu Techno-Solutions Corporation, discusses how OSIsoft’s PI System has enabled Itochu to use data-driven approaches to deliver services across Japan’s dynamic energy market.
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.
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.
This informative white paper from Cubic Transportation Systems provides an overview of what the migration of Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) chip cards on the transportation industry in the U.S.
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.
The West Monroe Partners' 2015 Customer Effort Index in Utilities study found, as this white paper explains, that utilities gain more credibility and support by proactively designing customer interactions as “effortless” as possible across channels.
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.
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?
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.