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.   Read More
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.   Read More
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.   Read More
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.   Read More
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.   Read More
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.   Read More
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.   Read More
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? Read More
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?   Read More
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.   Read More
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.   Read More
October 10, 2018 | by Keith Teichmann

Augmented Reality

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. Read More


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