Mark Browning, Exelon’s IT VP & CIO, shares some thoughts about his company's partnership with Oracle Utilities, the valuable work they’re doing, and how new tech concepts like the cloud have helped them lay the groundwork to evolve.
SaaS allows that return to innovation and an increase in bandwidth to focus on the new and the now. You could even say SaaS can make the average utility into its own startup. Moving to a SaaS solution brings in a host of benefits which all work together, creating room for innovation.
“It took more than 45 years for the electric utility industry to reach 50 million customers,” said Bradley R. Williams, Vice-President, Industry Strategy, Oracle Utilities, in the session opening. “Twitter passed that in two years.” #TheGridGuy
The Utility Analytics Institute, a member-based organization that spends all its time talking to utilities and vendors alike in this space about one thing and one thing only—that awesome opportunity that is analytics.