Topic: Utilities

Exelon turns to Microsoft Office 365 and the cloud

Exelon turns to Microsoft Office 365 and the cloud
By Sean Dudley | 21 September 2016

US energy company’s digital transformation aims to enhance employee productivity and collaboration

Microsoft and Liebherr partner to create smart appliances

Microsoft and Liebherr partner to create smart appliances
By Sean Dudley | 06 September 2016

SmartDeviceBox module can track and relay information on contents of refrigerators and freezers

ICONICS shares its three secrets to IoT success

ICONICS shares its three secrets to IoT success
By Guest | 01 April 2016

Unlike many overhyped technology visions over the years, IoT has the underpinnings to start happening throughout the developed world. But success requires careful thought, says ICONICS' Melissa Topp

IoT has the underpinnings to start happening in the developed world

Project delivery with digital technologies

Project delivery with digital technologies
By Guest | 25 February 2016

Capital projects rarely come bigger or more complex than those in the energy sector. However, with just 5% of projects meeting their authorised cost and time goals, the industry needs to rethink project delivery. Eduard Marfa from Siemens PLM Software tells us more

Eduard Marfa from Siemens PLM Software outlines the need to rethink project delivery


Utilities providers leverage the power of digital

Utilities providers leverage the power of digital
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 December 2015

We spoke to Accenture and Avanade to find out how consumer-facing digital technology is transforming the way in which providers engage with consumers

How Accenture and Avanade are transforming the way in which providers engage with consumers

 

Microsoft Office 365 helps ABB’s workforce collaborate and innovate

Microsoft Office 365 helps ABB’s workforce collaborate and innovate
By Sean Dudley | 03 December 2015

Power and automation technology specialists achieving ‘the collective power of knowledge’

Dell deploys IT infrastructure for Cherokee Nation housing authority

Dell deploys IT infrastructure for Cherokee Nation housing authority
By Sean Dudley | 31 July 2015

Organisation now able to deliver uninterrupted housing assistance to more than 315,000 citizens 

RREAL helps tackle fuel poverty with Microsoft technology

RREAL helps tackle fuel poverty with Microsoft technology
By Sean Dudley | 06 July 2015

US non-profit organisation is using Dynamics GP on Azure, Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365

Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency gains insights with IoT

Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency gains insights with IoT
By Sean Dudley | 05 May 2015

Californian agency optimises distribution of reclaimed water with new solution

OSIsoft and Microsoft improve San Francisco water services with the cloud

OSIsoft and Microsoft improve San Francisco water services with the cloud
By Sean Dudley | 01 May 2015

City’s Public Utilities Commission improves efficiency and lowers costs with real-time infrastructure

Microsoft collaborates with NOAA to host data in Azure Government

Microsoft collaborates with NOAA to host data in Azure Government
By Sean Dudley | 22 April 2015

Private companies and public agencies now able to access information on weather, climate and oceans

The edge of intelligence: using smart grids for real-time decision making

The edge of intelligence: using smart grids for real-time decision making
By Guest | 17 April 2015

In the age of IoT, it has never been more important to leverage the power of real-time decision making. Smart grid technology is key to the progression from simply being connected to actively doing, explains Simon Pontin

Itron's Simon Pontin explains how smart grids will make IoT a reality in the utility sector

Hannover Messe: Miele and Microsoft unveil smart appliance IoT study

Hannover Messe: Miele and Microsoft unveil smart appliance IoT study
By Sean Dudley | 13 April 2015

New partnership aims to identify internet-enabled customer concept opportunities

Ignia and Western Power create new mobile app for customers

Ignia and Western Power create new mobile app for customers
By Rebecca Lambert | 26 March 2015

Windows Phone app allows customers to check the power supply in their area

Using digital to differentiate at Australia Gas and Light

Using digital to differentiate at Australia Gas and Light
By Lindsay James | 25 March 2015

In a highly competitive market, energy retailer AGL knew that it needed to compete on more than just price. To ensure it retained its leading position, it turned to Avanade and Accenture for help

The energy retailer is competing on more than just price thanks to its partnership with Avanade and Accenture

Microsoft helps launch new urban infrastructure initiative

Microsoft helps launch new urban infrastructure initiative
By Sean Dudley | 24 March 2015

CityWorks will see solutions tested in Chicago with a view to improving cities around the world

AccuWeather helps Lowe’s deliver vital services in extreme weather conditions

AccuWeather helps Lowe’s deliver vital services in extreme weather conditions
By Sean Dudley | 19 March 2015

Microsoft Azure and SQL helps provide accurate, site-specific and customised warnings 

City of Breda optimises water use with the internet of things

City of Breda optimises water use with the internet of things
By Sean Dudley | 18 March 2015

Solution from ireckon leverages the Microsoft cloud to help improve citizen awareness

Accenture helps Q’Max Solutions drive growth with new digital technologies

Accenture helps Q’Max Solutions drive growth with new digital technologies
By Sean Dudley | 06 March 2015

Company to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX to help improve business performance visibility 

Mansfield Oil reaps the benefits of Microsoft Office 365

Mansfield Oil reaps the benefits of Microsoft Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 11 February 2015

US energy company revolutionises collaboration and efficiency with new software

AutoGrid Systems and Microsoft bring Azure to utility and energy providers

AutoGrid Systems and Microsoft bring Azure to utility and energy providers
By Rebecca Lambert | 11 February 2015

New collaboration enables customers to develop smart grid analytics applications on Microsoft Azure

WASH Laundry Systems uses Office 365 to revolutionise its business

WASH Laundry Systems uses Office 365 to revolutionise its business
By Sean Dudley | 02 February 2015

US facilities management services company enjoying significant return on investment within 12 months

Rockwater Energy Solutions: from start-up to enterprise with Dynamics

Rockwater Energy Solutions: from start-up to enterprise with Dynamics
By Sean Dudley | 26 January 2015

How Rockwater is using Microsoft Dynamics AX and Dynamics CRM to support its rapidly growing business

White House Utility District capitalises on Esri’s digital mapping platform

White House Utility District capitalises on Esri’s digital mapping platform
By Sean Dudley | 16 October 2014

ArcGIS for Water Utilities provides 80 employees with access to web maps, apps and dashboards

Dell and UNIDO boost e-waste management in developing countries

Dell and UNIDO boost e-waste management in developing countries
By Sean Dudley | 01 October 2014

Partnership aims to help create an operational and economically viable collection network

Carnegie Mellon cuts energy usage with cloud machine learning solution

Carnegie Mellon cuts energy usage with cloud machine learning solution
By Sean Dudley | 24 September 2014

US university reduces energy use by 20% with Microsoft Azure and OSIsoft’s PI System

Esri helps Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department develop new app

Esri helps Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department develop new app
By Sean Dudley | 06 August 2014

Easement clearance efforts enhanced thanks to improved information sharing

Lincoln Electric System implements Schneider Electric mobile solution

Lincoln Electric System implements Schneider Electric mobile solution
By Karen McCandless | 11 June 2014

Orbit map-assisted offering will help the global energy management specialist accurately capture, manage and unify all field data

South West Water adopts Microsoft Dynamics CRM

South West Water adopts Microsoft Dynamics CRM
By Sean Dudley | 16 May 2014

UK water provider enhances customer experience through improved communications and response times

BP implements Microsoft Dynamics CRM in its trading business

BP implements Microsoft Dynamics CRM in its trading business
By Rebecca Lambert | 25 March 2014

BP’s trading business is transforming its customer relationship management processes with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

BP's trading arm, Integrated Supply & Trading, is part way through an ambitious project to transform its customer relationship management processes

American Electric Power enhances electric substation design practices

American Electric Power enhances electric substation design practices
By Anonym | 17 March 2014

AEP will use Bentley Substation, which combines intuitive 3D modelling, electrical design functionality, and automatic bills of materials and report generation