At Delta, we are driven by a goal of empowering our utility customers in the application of technological ” convergence” to unleash their capability in achieving greater operational efficiencies, enhancing utility operations and ultimately, delighting their collective customers. To realize this vision, we’ve gathered an executive team encompassing a powerhouse of expertise including over 120 years of combined experience. In our blog, we share this expertise with you as we discuss trends in networking and energy monitoring, the application of the newest technology innovations, and opportunities towards enhancing your customer experience.
August 15, 2019 | by Tamaryn Tesselaar
Data Must Fall
The #DataMustFall campaign is a grassroots movement on social media to draw attention to, and hopefully impact, the high cost of data in South Africa. Since 2016, consumers have been touting their dissatisfaction over the unfair expense of high data prices and the imbalanced effect it has on lower income community members.
July 22, 2019 | by Keith Teichmann
The Promises of Wi‑Fi 6
The next generation Wi-Fi standard, IEEE 802.11ax—branded by the Wi-Fi Alliance as “Wi-Fi 6”—promises faster connections and better performance.
June 17, 2019 | by Scott Foster
Big Data’s Emphasis on Value Over Volume
In today’s landscape where big data refers to predictive analytics, user behavior analytics or other advanced analytical methods, the size of the data set is no longer the defining characteristic, rather it’s the value that is most important.
May 22, 2019 | by Tamaryn Tesselaar
Life With Load Shedding
Load shedding has been top of mind for many of us here in South Africa, but many around the world may not realize the impact it can have on daily life. So here is some insight into what life is like with load shedding.
April 22, 2019 | by Keith Teichmann
The Value of Data and Information
The traditional view of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is that it provides reductions in meter reading costs and improvements in meter reading operations. While this is true, it is far from the whole story.
March 26, 2019 | by Scott Foster
Smart City Executions Need Centralized Infrastructure
The global trend toward smart cities continues to rise. The benefits of incorporating the Internet of Things (IoT) into city-wide infrastructure are widely agreed. The best path to converting a city into a smart city though, is more variable.
February 26, 2019 | by Tamaryn Tesselaar
Digital Inclusion as a Driver of Economic Growth
The far-reaching impact of the Internet since its introduction cannot be denied. It enabled the introduction of a myriad of digital devices that have since progressed society in numerous ways; some anticipated and others not.
February 08, 2019 | by Scott Foster
Boosting Resiliency for Smart Grids
In this rapidly changing, modern day digital landscape, ensuring the full reliability and resiliency of the smart grid is a growing challenge. How do we ensure the system will be able to “bounce back” and recover effectively from an outage?
January 23, 2019 | by Keith Teichmann
Understanding Electromagnetic Pulse Implications
The threat of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is a matter that isn’t top of mind for most, but is critical in long-term protection and survival of modern electrical grid. So, what is an EMP?
December 28, 2018 | by Scott Foster
Social Issues are Important Too
All year long we believe business needs and social issues should not be mutually exclusive. With another holiday season here, our belief in that concept is underscored.
November 07, 2018 | by Keith Teichmann
What Shaped the Industry in 2018?
Find out how Asset performance management, Cybersecurity, and Wi-Fi and cloud-based networks shaped the Industry in 2018.
October 10, 2018 | by Keith Teichmann
A utility field technician’s day is filled with frequent stopping and starting to access and assess the distribution system—and the utility bears the burden of what happens when resources get stretched too thin.