By Denis Pombriant on July 13, 2018
The end of the second quarter ended the first wave of vendor customer events. Still to come are Salesforce Dreamforce and Oracle OpenWorld—and others—in the fall but mercifully, we have the summer to digest all the information absorbed this spring and re-synch with our native time zones. Here are some things I learned during show […]
By Tom Raftery on November 4, 2010
Is energy too cheap to motivate consumers to change their habits and use less?
By Zoli Erdos on March 17, 2010
This is what remote controlled toy cars looked like when I was a kid. Yes, the control box was connected to the car with a 3-4feet cable… not exactly the level of freedom you get with today’s wireless models. But it was fun, nevertheless. I wonder if 20-year-old Omar Ramos-Lopez had a toy car when […]
By Tom Raftery on March 11, 2010
In this, the fifth of my Smart Grid Heavy Hitters’ interviews, I talk to the CEO of Tropos Networks, Tom Ayers. Tropos develop wireless broadband networks for Smart Grid applications and offer complete network management, as well as enhanced security features. Tropos is the only wireless broadband network provider with FIPS 140-2 certification. Tom and […]
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By Tom Raftery on October 20, 2009
I attended the 7th International SAP for Utilities event in Munich last week.
Having attended the SAP for Utilities event in San Antonio last year, I had reasonably high expectations from this conference and I wasn’t disappointed. At the San Antonio event SAP talked very much about the ‘State of the Now’ talking up their, […]