How companies are innovating in the energy sector

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Through innovative solutions that spawn from a broad spectrum of expertise and collaboration…. An integral component of our everyday lives, energy powers almost everything at home, at work, and elsewhere and has a direct impact on the standard of living. With people using over a million terajoules of energy a day (Source: BBC Future), burning of coal, oil and gas has reached record levels. The need to innovate in the energy sector grows stronger.

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Set-Top Box Voluntary Agreement Tightens Energy Allowances and Extends Term


CableLabs, CTA and NCTA are pleased to announce that the award-winning Set-Top Box Voluntary Agreement (STB VA) has been extended by four years, along with introducing a new tier of allowances that will reduce energy consumption of set-top boxes by at least another 20 percent.


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Energy Efficiency Voluntary Agreements Helped Pave the Way for Increased Remote Access


How do energy efficiency voluntary agreements play a role? One major advantage to the voluntary approach is the New Feature Allowances Process, which enables operators and manufacturers to innovate and evolve their networks and consumer devices without being constrained by regulation.


The Programmer's Paradox

For a long time now, I’ve been noticing that the pace of innovation in software was been slowing. Lots of people, lots of code, but we still don’t see innovative products coming out very often, and we’ve seen a huge decrease in the quality of the code produced. Once life grants you a few dependencies, and takes away some of your energy, working a full-time, high-stress job to pay the bills is cognitively demanding enough that we need our nights and weekends to recover.

Upcoming: Cybersecurity, Energy Security, Emergency Response w/Nicholas Andersen, U.S. Department of Energy, January 19th at 11:00 am ET

Dots and Bridges

Cybersecurity, Energy Security, Emergency Response w/Nicholas Andersen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, & Emergency Response, U.S. Department of Energy. Departments of Energy and Education.

2021 Annual Predictions and Trends for the Power Industry Roundtable with energy Central, February 17th, 2021, 12PM (EST)

Dots and Bridges

Utility executives and innovators believe the industry is poised for major change in 2021. In collaboration with Energy Central, the next episode of Anterix Industry Insights will take a deep dive into expert forecasts and analysis of this year’s key utility trends.

The Future of Energy: North America – Part 1


A conversation with Randall Cozzens, North America Sector Head of Energy, Utilities, and Chemicals at Capgemini. The month of April presented the energy industry with a so-called “double black swan,” as the ongoing public health emergency coincided with a collapse in oil prices.

The old and the new in the evolving energy industry


The energy industry is considered a strategic sector in all developed countries. And aging assets are not yet obsolete – they still have their place in the operational structure of many energy companies because they are proven and dependable. EUC Utilities and Energy

Your Energy Is Contagious (So Make Sure It’s Positive)

Steve Farber

Like it or not, as a leader you have a significant impact on the energy around you at work. Your ideal, therefore, is to display positive energy in everything you do. I know it’s a tall order; but, ultimately, the success of your company will depend on whether you can share this energy with others and foster consistent enthusiasm among your peers. So what will it take for you to generate energy throughout your company? Boredom is anathema to energy.

Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Department of Energy has initiated the ARRA Smart Grid Project , which aims to “modernize the electric power grid.” The post Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT) appeared first on HackerEarth Blog. Innovation Management Internet of ThingsThe Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated devices that have unique identifiers and can autonomously transfer data over a network.

A New Frontier: Blockchain Energy Solutions


Innovative energy companies are deploying blockchain to streamline operations and improve customer experience. Building on our first article, we explore case studies in energy and highlight similar themes and lessons for exploring real-world blockchain applications

2021 Annual Predictions and Trends for the Power Industry Roundtable with energy Central, February 17th, 2021, 12PM (EST)

Dots and Bridges

Utility executives and innovators believe the industry is poised for major change in 2021. In collaboration with Energy Central, the next episode of Anterix Industry Insights will take a deep dive into expert forecasts and analysis of this year’s key utility trends.

Hear Real-world Stories About the Transformational Impact of Analytics on the Energy Industry at TIBCO Analytics Forum 2021

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

Want to learn about the top-trending energy and utilities (E&U) analytics and data management strategies that are helping companies evolve apace the rapid changes that characterize the industry? What can hyperconverged analytics do for your energy or utility company?

Why we’re awarding innovation and experimentation


They will need to innovate to survive and thrive. A key aspect of digital innovation today is having a culture of […]. Business is changing fast. Companies are looking to rapidly scale their digital efforts, drawing strength from new digital service platforms and deeper integration of enterprise processes. Leaders will master information flows and data markets.

The Energy Efficiency of Trust & Vulnerability

Mills Scofield

When we don’t trust, we exert a lot of energy to keep up our guard, to continually assess and verify. This uses a lot of energy and time. When we trust, we re-allocate that energy and time to getting things done and making an impact. As we let ourselves be vulnerable, we also leave ourselves more open to new ideas, new ways of thinking which leads to empathy and innovation. Being vulnerable is a way to preserve energy. Note: Carl & I met at BIF9.

Security Innovation Network Innovation Summit 17 July 2014 in NYC


We have written before about the Security Innovation Network ( SINET ). Here is more from the event site : Innovation Summit 2014. Deputy Secretary of Energy. United States Department of Energy. Innovation Summit connects America’s three most powerful epicenters and evangelizes the importance of industry, government and academic collaboration on joint research initiatives. Lead change and foster open innovation and information sharing models.

Capturing the next innovation wave of Advanced Metering Infrastructure


Ultimately, the goal is cleaner energy generation, lower costs, and various efficiencies. The Energy Information Administration in the U.S. AMI plays an important role in improving customer service and laying the foundation for new and innovative business models of the future.

The marketer’s guide to innovation with hackathons

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Collaboration and learning – The speed, energy and enthusiasm is contagious. The post The marketer’s guide to innovation with hackathons appeared first on HackerEarth Blog. Hackathons Innovation ManagementHackathons have been the bastion of engineers for so long! Considered an event that’s right up their alley; engineers and developers have practically staked their claim to it.

?? Propel Innovation with App Integrations


Imagine a world where innovation is magically embedded in all your favorite apps with the click of a button, and seamlessly flows through everyday work across the enterprise. Imagine a world where your team can innovate without ever having to leave the tools they love or the tools your organization uses on a day-to-day basis. Innovation becomes instantaneously embedded into not only the tools your team uses, but also into the work they do everyday.

Google Sprint Overview: How to Deploy Innovative Solutions in Five Days

Luis Goncalves

Many leaders and business owners are looking for effective ways on how to cut lead time and make the most out of their human resource to deploy innovative undertakings for their company. This is where Google Sprint Design undercuts all these unorganised attempts of companies to maximise the full potential of their human resource and collaborative energy of their team. The post Google Sprint Overview: How to Deploy Innovative Solutions in Five Days appeared first on Luís Gonçalves.

The Innovator's Cunundrum

The Agile Manager

Cheap energy - be it electric or hydrocarbon - drives household productivity and therefore household leisure. Innovation Strategic IT

The Energy Efficiency of Trust & Vulnerability: A Conversation

Mills Scofield

Thrilled that Switch and Shift is hosting another post where Carl Størmer and I riff on Trust, Vulnerabilty and Energy Efficiency. Culture Energy Innovation Leadership Strategy Trust Values Vulnerability yes, really!

How leaders harness innovation to out think competitors

Lead on Purpose

Call it the age of imagination, ideation, conceptualization, creativity, innovation—take your pick. In his book OUT … Continue reading → Integrity Leadership Trust energy enthusiasm Innovation optimism “We’ve entered a new era. Creativity, mental flexibility, and collaboration have displaced one-dimensional intelligence and isolated determination as core ingredients of a competitive advantage.”

Lean Budgeting – Foster Growth & Innovation in Your Organisation


Does your organisation’s budget system hinder growth and innovation? More importantly, it saps the energy and fun out of an organisation. Secondly, which is far worse: traditional budgeting spoils innovation. As business scholars put it, innovation is the creation of new ideas or “sparks”. One that is capable of supporting innovation, growth and opportunities. It is hard, almost impossible, to innovate a product without taking some risks.

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Social Innovation Drives Computing Innovations for Powering Good

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

“Social Innovation addresses the world’s social and environmental needs. Social Innovation requires businesses and the entire society to work together toward a common goal. The goal of Hitachi’s Social Innovation can be summed up with two simple words: " Powering Good.” The cognitive revolution is viewed by Hitachi as an opportunity to further its corporate goal for Social Innovation which addresses the world’s social and environmental needs.

Why Energy and Utilities must scale intelligent automation today


Today, however, energy and utilities can’t afford to be sluggish. That’s according to a new report, “Intelligent Automation in Energy and Utilities: The Next Digital Wave.” In particular, the report found that innovation will be increasingly central to competitive success. Intelligent automation – rules-based technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) – will empower energy and utility companies in core areas.

Caution to the Wind: Views on the Renewable Energy Growth Boom


Renewable energy generation, lead by solar PV and wind power, is growing at a considerable rate. Innovations are lowering the cost to generate such power to levels of traditional fossil fuels. Yet underneath the positive headlines, there are some fundamental issues that remain in the long-term sustainability of business models in the industry

Startups: Focus your Energy on your Application, not your Infrastructure

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

Learn how TIBCO’s deeply embedded OEM solutions can help you get your tech start-up’s infrastructure right and allow you to focus your energy on your applications. Featured Integration & API Management Trends and Innovation application architecture infrastructure OEM Start-Ups

How The Open Group OSDU™ Forum Is Building for the Future of Subsurface Innovation

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

At the last TIBCO Analytics Forum, TIBCO announced its membership in the Open Group OSDU Forum, a group dedicated to providing a vendor-neutral platform for the development of open standards in the energy industry. Reading Time: 2 minutes.

Social Innovation as a Business Strategy

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

The future is full of social challenges that will drive a need for Social Innovation. In order for these innovations to be sustainable, corporations will need to integrate Social Innovation into their business strategy so that profits are tied to social innovation. More people will consume more resources, like water, energy, infrastructure, goods and services. it iot social innovation ot hitachi corporate strategy

SMU Continues To Innovate In Cyber Security Innovation: Launches new institute and innovation gym


By Bob Gourley We read with enthusiasm about the continued positive news coming out of SMU on the topic of computer engineering, specifically the establishment of a new institute for cyber security and an innovation gym led by friend and renowned engineer Fred Chang. million to fund Cyber Security Institute, Innovation Gym. million to support the operation of the Innovation Gym, also named in honor of the Deason family. The Deason Innovation Gym.

3 Problems with Your Open Door Policy and What To Do Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

Communication Employee Engagement & Energy FOSU: Fear of Speaking Up Winning Well communication innovation leadership management open door policy strategic thinkingAn open door policy doesn’t get you what you need to lead. The intent behind your open door policy is good: a door that is figuratively always open to encourage transparency, open lines of communication, a standing invitation for your employees to […].

Innovation Challenges New Companies May Face


Even new emerging companies need to have a well-defined and communicated innovation strategy. All companies deal with challenges around innovation from time to time, but new companies are more prone to innovation challenges. Thinking the Company is Too New to Innovate. Many new startups think that innovation is a goal for a day down the road after their footing is established – but this is far from the truth. Thinking Innovation is Only for Tech.

8 Ways to Win at Open Innovation


The term, “open innovation,” was coined by Professor Henry Chesbrough. Chesbrough states that open innovation “assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as they look to advance their technology.”. OI differs from traditional internal corporate innovation strategies such as redirecting resources or crowdsourcing ideas. Innovation Outposts.

Innovation High-Five

Mills Scofield

By Tim Kippley: Jeff Bezos, one of the planet’s greatest innovators, once said that: “You need a culture that high-fives small and innovative ideas and senior executives [that] encourage ideas.” ” The Value of Innovation at Geneca. I have long felt that companies can’t survive without innovating. During 2012, creating a process for internal innovation moved to our priority list. The Innovation Group is Born.


I'm Programmer

POPULAR SCIENCE HONORS THE 50 GREATEST INNOVATIONS OF THE YEAR. You’ve invested in solar panels to harvest energy from the sun, but without daisy-chaining an array of car batteries, you’ve got no way to store it. The 210-pound wall-mounted battery can store surplus energy from solar panels. The average clothes dryer can consume as much energy per year as a refrigerator. The dry air is then recirculated—reducing energy costs by 40 percent over standard dryers.

How to Build an Innovative Team


3 ways to ramp up your innovation management. Everybody seems to be looking for more innovative people these days. Innovative people offer a certain energy and dynamic to a company as they are full of ideas and are able to present them well. A lot of us think of people like Steve Jobs when we are looking for people for building innovation management but as it turns out, a lot of the greatest innovators are not much like the stereotype.

451 Research Believes Planbox has a Unique Upper Hand in the Innovation Management Space


GLENDALE, CA, July 11, 2019 – 451 Research, a leading technology research and advisory firm, issued a report providing an overview of Planbox’s agile innovation management solutions, ambitious roadmap, and potential growth. The company offers a cloud-based solution for agile innovation management – beginning in the discovery phase, and ending in experimentation and launch. Planbox’s solution platform has been rebranded as Agile Innovation Suite.”.

Digital Process Automation & Innovation – Successful Citizen Development powered by four Key Principles


Companies can also help promote collaboration between employees to facilitate new intelligent automation ideas by offering innovation challenges that require both knowledge sets and an understanding of the department’s needs.

Agritech startups, innovations & facts


Despite its traditional image, agriculture is adopting new technological innovations and leveraging the cloud, big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to increase productivity while protecting our environment. Manufacturing innovation. AgriTech innovations. Agri-tech entrepreneurs have developed an innovative IoT based software, that can track weather conditions and provide accurate information about the quality and type of soil.