Now that you’ve read about 10 benefits of a Proof of Concept and working with your trusted vendors, we’re ready for the final installment, your wise investment.
The Wise Investment of a Proof of Concept Installation #3 An Agile Approach
Real Life Examples of when to use a Proof of Concept Installation #2 The Bake-off
Welcome back! This second installment focuses on Real-Life Examples of when to use a Proof of Concept. What you think you wanted at the beginning is not always what you want as you roll up your sleeves and begin the PoC. You may reconsider particular work flows and rethink the original plan.
The Top 10 Reasons to Invest in a PoC: Installation #1 How to Begin
According to our friends at Wikipedia, “proof of concept (PoC) is a realization of a certain method or idea in order to demonstrate its feasibility or a demonstration in principle with the aim of verifying that some concept or theory has practical potential. A proof of concept is usually small..
Can Cloud-Hosted Systems Improve Utility Cyber Security?
Earlier this year, President Trump held a meeting with leaders from electric utilities and various federal agencies to discuss risks to the US power grid from cyber attacks. This meeting came on the heels of a report that hackers deployed malware onto grid-connected networks in Ukraine last..
ROW Stewardship and Digital Solutions
I had the pleasure of speaking at a workshop during last month's New York Utility Arborist Association annual meeting to discuss ROW Stewardship and Digital Solutions. The focus of the presentation was to demonstrate how Clearion can help organizations implement and manage the best practices..
How Dedicated Product Support Can Lead to Valuable Product Enhancements
When I started with Clearion just over a year ago, I was doing general support but I gravitated quickly toward actively supporting our telecom contractors simply because of the volume of work. Our main telecommunications customer brings on lots of new contractors on a routine basis.
Think Big. Start Small. Even with Training.
In today’s bite-sized, personalized world, there’s a lot to be said for short and sweet—and made especially for me. This concept applies to Twitter feeds, Spotify playlists, Stitch Fix personal stylists and, of course, corporate training processes.
Engineering Today’s Telecom Fiber Routes
At the recent PGA Championship in Charlotte this weekend, 200,000 spectators were snapping and sharing photos of their favorite golfers to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Everyone was connected to WiFi and no one questioned how it worked.
Do, Do, Do Believe the Hype
We’re excited about the Clearion data processing engine (DPE) and now, nine months after introducing it, what’s the latest? Has the tool lived up to the hype? Yes, it has!
Moving to Enterprise Integration: Installation #3 How Well is Your Utility Managing Post-Outage Investigations?
With the connected smart grid, today’s automated outage management systems (OMS) are savvy. If a tree falls across a power line, a resulting outage may occur at a nearby fuse, breaker or recloser and the OMS system will capture and track the occurrence. Utilities now know exactly when outages..