Smart City/Smart Utility

Smart City/Smart Utility

Smart City/Smart Utility content features highlights from Black & Veatch's 2016 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility report including subject matter expert insights, survey response trends and in-depth commentary on current industry issues.

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Transforming Borders with Smart Technologies
At 10:00 am PDT on July 26th, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring Steph Stoppenhagen from Black & Veatch, Jim O’Gara from Deloitte Advisory, and Marisa Walker from Arizona Commerce Authority. ...
Jul 11, 2017 9:00 AM ET
The Smart City Puzzle: The Role of Utilities in Next-Gen Communities
The term smart city has become ubiquitous in the technology world, and especially among the energy industry. But what does smart city really mean for utilities? How are utilities, as vital pieces of the smart city puzzle, working with municipalities and other entities to ensure seamlessly integrated systems? How do smart cities allow utilities to optimize the grid, and what does the “grid of...
Jun 29, 2017 11:10 AM ET
Infrastructure Week 2017: Keys to Digital Grid Strategy
At the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we are relying heavily on the impacts of a more digital grid. The previous revolutions had significant impacts on society – introducing steam, electricity and computing, but none that were so closely intertwined with technology. Infrastructure Week allows us to reflect on the modernization needed to drive the new digital grid. A...
May 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Collaboration, Creativity and Planning Will Define Smart Cities
The rise of the smart city will rely on the ability of stakeholders to collaborate, engage citizens and act on data. Partnerships are hard at work and planning is under way to overcome the legacy of siloed services, focus on integrated systems that will ultimately be more adept at delivering critical services, empower communities and elevate our quality of life. From Barcelona, Spain,...
May 10, 2017 12:00 PM ET
Utilities Need to Explore New Approaches in Attracting Next Generation of Workers
Attracting new professionals while retaining and developing current staff is a key element of any successful workforce management strategy; however, utilities are dealing with a unique situation in that a majority of their workforce is rapidly approaching retirement. Eighty-three percent of utility respondents to the...
May 3, 2017 10:10 AM ET

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