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Sensus Gains MultiSpeak 3.0 Certification for Integration With NISC iVUE

Sensus - Sensus, a leading utility infrastructure company today announced that its open standards-based FlexNet communication network has achieved MultiSpeak® 3.0 certification for interoperability with the popular iVUE® system from National Information Solutions Cooperative, or NISC®. more...

Aclara Announces Its Next Generation Advanced Metering Infrastructure Communication System for Electric Utilities at TechAdvantage

Aclara Power-Line Systems (TWACS Technology) - Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions and a member of the utility solutions group of ESCO Technologies Inc. more...

Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. and Tendril Partner to Deliver Smart Energy Applications - Companies will present combined solutions at DistribuTECH 2013 in San Diego

Tendril Inc. - Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. (Hitachi CTA) and Tendril® today announced that the companies are partnering to deliver a wide range of smart energy applications to consumers via an array of set-top boxes, wireless gateways and other devices that are already in the home. This dramatically improves the economics of home energy management by providing an economical and operational alternative to special-purpose gateways and other specialized hardware for each application used by the subscriber. more...
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E.ON IT Embraces Convergys Smart Revenue Solutions across its Group

Convergys - Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) announced today that it has signed a new group-wide Framework Agreement with E.ON IT. more...

CSC and Proximetry to Deliver First Smart Grid Network Management Cloud Service for Utilities

CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation) - CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it is collaborating with leading wireless network and performance management software provider Proximetry to leverage its AirSync platform as the foundation of a first-of-its-kind smart grid network management cloud service. more...

Utility Analytics Spending Nears $2 Billion by 2016

Energy Central - North American investment in utility analytics is expected to grow about 29% per year from $552 million in 2011 to nearly $2 billion in 2016. more...

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By Gordon Feller
On: December 3, 2014
There's much debate about the potential value of the Internet of Things (IoT). But what is it really? more...
By Joyce Tam
On: December 2, 2014
When a public works truck recently broke down in blizzard conditions during snow removal in a suburb of Boston, dispatchers knew exactly where to find the vehicle. That's because the public works department uses fleet more...
By James Mater , Jim Zuber , Rolf Bienert
On: November 24, 2014
Let's begin under the premise that you (end-user, utility, aggregator, etc.) want to acquire technology from different vendors, specify the communications interface between products and have all such products install and work together easily and more...
By Brian O'Connell
On: October 29, 2014
An urban area that creates sustainable economic development and high quality of life along with a wise management of natural resources requires investment in infrastructure and technology. Such smart cities will rely on networks of more...
By Michelle Goldsmith
On: October 7, 2014
Disruptive technologies, or disruptive innovations, are those technological advances that fundamentally change a market or industry, often by displacing an existing technology. more...

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Smart Homes

By Chandan Agarwala - A large number of vendor initiatives have been observed in 2014 to realize the possibilities of “Smart Home”: [External Link] Google’s more...
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Digital Customer Experience

By Chandan Agarwala - Marketing across all B2C (Business-to-Consumer) industries is transforming to leverage the digitally connected customer. The digital channels have enabled myriad more...
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Update: Applying #Jobsism to transform current global #Fordism marketing myopia

By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio - This is a timely update on #Jobsism and #Fordism, that is based on getting myself to stand on the top more...
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Summary: Applying #Jobsism to transform current global #Fordism marketing myopia

By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio - Updated with proposed key meanings of Jobsism and Fordism, please take a look at the post Applying #Jobsism to transform more...
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The future of the digital utility: Behind the cloud.

By Thorsten Heller - The future of the digital utility. Utilities' transition towards the digital utility of the future forces the need for seamless more...


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