Big plans for big data

When it comes to IT implementing Big Data, the challenges most other company business units will see are just the tip of the iceberg. Two-thirds of IT managers recently surveyed by Cisco for the latest Connected World Technology Report said that they believe Big Data will be a strategic priority for their companies over the [...]

Smarter grid requires more interoperability of SCADA and IP networks

An article in the current issue of the IEEE newsletter, Smart Grid, describes the importance of network interoperability as a key to success to creating the smarter grid of the future. "As information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) converge in the smarter grid of the future, network interoperability will be the starting point and [...]