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Planning is Waste

Posted by Michel Gelobter on May 9, 2017 7:46:36 AM

Here’s a paradox for today -- more data = less planning.

In the old economy, this statement was counter-intuitive.  The availability of lots of data is a justification for elaborate analysis and planning...the beginning of a long cycle of thinking, discussion, consensus-building, and ultimately change.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Social Media’s Power in the Energy Industry

Posted by Regina Liang on Mar 31, 2017 10:43:35 AM

Energy companies rank lowest for consumer satisfaction across all other industries by almost 13% according to DataMentors. With increasing competition from alternative energy resources, new entrants and disruptive technologies, utility giants desperately need to find a more consumer-friendly business model.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Three Big Reasons Energy Data is Becoming as Important as Energy Use

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Mar 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM
 
The biggest changes in energy are just beginning.

The convergence of clean energy technology, new ways of extracting energy resources (like fracking), and environmental imperatives (like global warming) have turned conventional energy wisdom on its head.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Your Energy Network’s 3 Biggest Risks

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Oct 24, 2016 5:00:00 PM

You’re plugged into the world’s largest network - even if your WiFi isn’t turned on. If you work in an office, manufacturing plant or hospital, this network enables your day. Without it, your business would be dead in the water.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Delta’s Power Outage Can Improve Your Information Security Strategy

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Aug 22, 2016 7:52:58 AM

Over a two day period this month, Delta Airlines delayed nearly 4,000 flights and cancelled 1,680 flights, causing thousands of passengers to endure long hours at airports worldwide.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability