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“Appifying” the utility enterprise

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Thousands of intelligent endpoints have created exponential growth in the amount of analytical data that utilities are attempting to make sense of to improve grid reliability, increase efficiency and provide superior customer service.  In addition, utilities have to evaluate the operational and cost impact of demand reduction programs, renewable energy integration, regulatory changes, and consumer behavior. Where once utilities only had to respond to operational data in structured format (databases) that resided in such disparate systems as SCADA EMS, DMS, CIS, etc., the intelligent grid concept forces Utilities to break the barriers of these data silos, and integrate this structured data with unstructured data in such places as the internet, social media, news and weather. They also need to (Read more…)