Siemens Webcast – IT/OT: Blending the Silos for Maximum Benefit – July 2013

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Historically in utilities, information technology and operational technology have occupied very separate realms — often for good reasons. But today, utilities can only realize the full benefits of advanced metering systems if they begin to blend these silos into more collaborative teams and projects.

We hear from executives at Kansas City Power & Light, CenterPoint Energy, Sask Power, and other power providers about how they’ve managed, and benefitted from, IT/OT convergence. Learn about strategies (such as locating IT and OT teams near each other in control centers) that can help convergence succeed. Learn the crucial role of OT in driving convergence.