Entries by Editorial Staff

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CLOUD FOR UTILITIES DISCUSSES CALCULATED RISKS AND INNOVATION AT WORK WITH BGE CEO, CALVIN BUTLER

Interviewed by Rick Cutter, Managing Director, Cloud for UtilitiesAugust 15, 2019 During the Cloud for Utilities Summit last November 2018, Rick Cutter, managing director of Cloud for Utilities, sat down with Calvin Butler, CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) to discuss Butleŕs career path and his decisions along the way that led to his […]

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Andrew Jornod, CEO, Vertex One: Staying Ahead of the Curve in the Utility Market with the Evolution of Cloud-Based Technology

August 20, 2019 During the Cloud for Utilities 2018 Summit last November, Managing Director Rick Cutter sat down with Andrew Jornod, CEO of VertexOne to discuss the utility industry and its evolution to a more cloud-based business infrastructure. VertexOne, headquartered in Texas, is a market leader in North America for customer experience solutions for utilities […]

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NARUC Recommends Allowing Utilities to Earn a Return on Cloud-Based Software

A resolution passed on November 16, 2016 by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) at its 2016 Annual Meetings in La Quinta, California, encourages State regulators to consider whether cloud computing and on-premise solutions should receive similar regulatory accounting treatment.The organizatiońs Resolution Encouraging State Utility Commissions to Consider Improving the Regulatory Treatment of […]

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Global Cloud Accounting Software Market Report Provides Forecasts On Future Market Trends

The latest report from Global Cloud Accounting Software Market provides future predictions on its market based on company, product type, application and key regions. This report is critical for manufacturers of Cloud Accounting Software as well as industry experts and other stakeholders. The top players in the Cloud Accounting Software Market include Intuit, Sage, SAP, […]

Infor Recognized As a Leader in the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for EAM Software

Infor is an industry leader when it comes to providing industry-specific cloud applications and was recently named as a Leader in the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Asset Management Software. According to Gartner, leaders in this field offer broad and deep EAM offerings, proven success in moderate- to high- complexity environments, participate in a […]

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Study: Most businesses behind the curve on cybersecurity and resilience

This yeaŕs EY Global Information Security Survey 2018-19 (GISS) of more than 1,400 C-level cybersecurity and risk leaders examined the most urgent concerns about cybersecurity and efforts to manage them.Key findings – on the negative side: 87% of organizations operate with a limited budget to provide for the level of cybersecurity and resilience they require […]

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FASB Simplifies Accounting for Cloud Computing Service Arrangements

In August 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that reduced complexity for the accounting for costs of implementing a cloud computing service arrangement.   Existing U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) were deemed unnecessarily complex by stakeholders and were updated to reflect emerging transactions in cloud computing arrangements […]

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How Salesforce’s acquisition of CloudCraze expands its Commerce Cloud

By Barry LevineThere is now a B2B side to complement the previous B2C focus, pointing to more ways for Salesforcés CRM to become e-commerce-enabled.In mid-2016, Salesforce bought commerce platform Demandware, which became the basis for its new Commerce Cloud.Now, with the recent closing of its acquisition of commerce platform CloudCraze, Salesforce is adding B2B to […]