Can IT prevent implosion across the energy value chain?
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Can IT Prevent Implosion Across The Energy Value Chain?

Security - Can IT Prevent Implosion Across The Energy Value Chain?

While most of us advocate energy efficiency and sustainability, it comes with a price tag. For one thing, links in the energy value chain such as production, delivery, and retail, are all facing their own challenges related to an aging workforce, infrastructure, and technology. Additionally, the competitive pressures that are driving down costs, may force suppliers to cut corners. How can IT across the energy value chain, work to prevent an implosion?

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David Harkness, VP and Chief Information Officer, XCEL Energy, Inc.

David Harkness is Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Xcel Energy, responsible for all information technology operations and governance, and cyber security functions, and the company’s business continuity program. David jo... More   View all posts

Pablo A. Vegas, VP and Chief Information Officer, American Electric Power (AEP)

Pablo A. Vegas is vice president and chief information officer for American Electric Power. From 2008 to 2010, he was president and chief operating officer for AEP Texas, overseeing distribution operations serving more than 900,000 AEP cust... More   View all posts
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