Ken’s TOP 5 Information Pivot Points of Week 30

OX 5 1. Building a Digital Culture: Patrick Hoffstetter, the Chief Digital Officer of Renault, describes the challenges that many companies face in creating a culture with digital at its core. It starts with providing a clear vision of what digital is, and what it can do, for everyone in the organization. Patrick spoke at the Chief Marketing & Sales Officer Forum event in Barcelona. Source: McKinsey & Company

2. ITworld invites you to tell them your plans, expectations and apprehensions around Big Data. What factors are driving adoption of this technology? What challenges have you experienced, or do you expect to encounter, with Big Data? How do you think Big Data can most benefit your organization? If you have something to tell ITworld regarding Big Data, click on the link below and share it with ITworld.

3. Realcomm Advisory Post IT Security: Actions and consequences. “Is Your Building System Secure?” Author: Anton Hofland, CEO, 2024Sight. Today’s buildings have become increasingly smart and inter-connected. Every second, Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) building systems controlling the world’s connected buildings exchange gigabytes of data with each other and the outside world. But are they secure?

4. Register Now! Webinar on Commercial Building Energy Data Access: A Success Story and New Resources. Date and time: Tuesday, August 6, 3:00–4:30 p.m. ET. Register now: Advanced registration is required. Who should attend: State and local government leaders, state utility regulators, building managers, energy consultants, and other key stakeholders.

Benchmarking helps building owners identify high energy buildings, prioritize cost-effective energy upgrades, document the realized energy and cost savings from those upgrades, and communicate these accomplishments and benefits to stakeholders. However, in order to properly benchmark a commercial building, owners and operators must have ready access to whole building energy usage data including all fuel types and spaces.

5. Smart Grid Update: The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel, now operating independently as an industry-led, non-profit organization, continues to build a solid foundation for its future work. The number of organizational members now stands at 190, with annual dues revenue exceeding $1 million. The election process for new members of the Board of Directors is under way, with a slate of candidates to be announced shortly.

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