Efficiency, Sustainability, and Information Technology:<br />Utilizing IT for a More Sustainable Future<br />Matt Peterwor...
Introduction<br />Images by Flickr users: Lightbulb – thomasbrightbill<br />Tractor  -Steffe<br />Telegraph - cliff1066<br...
Evolution of Technology<br />Images by Flickr users: Telegraph - cliff1066<br />Telephone – M J M<br />Computer – mattbret...
Main Issue: Energy Use<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
IT & Energy Use:<br /><ul><li>Building Automation Systems
Energy Monitoring</li></ul>Image source: Reliant.com<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
The Internet as Catalyst<br />Image source: Wikimedia.com<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
Physical Infrastructure<br />(Global)<br />Image source: NewScientist.com<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Sy...
Physical Infrastructure<br />(UT)<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
Convergence on Data Network<br />IP Phones<br />Security Cameras<br />Projectors<br />Image sources:<br />IP Phone – Flick...
Centralize Resources in University Data Center<br /><ul><li> IT resources and equipment are currently scattered throughout...
 Inefficient at cooling
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In terms of sustainability, information technology has historically assisted in reducing our personal workload and makes our lives more efficient. Now, information technology is giving us a new context for the decisions we make – one where we are aware of the effects of our personal choices, allowing us to make decisions that are better and more sustainable for everyone, not just ourselves.

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Efficiency, Sustainability, and Information Technology: Utilizing IT for a More Sustainable Future

  1. 1. Efficiency, Sustainability, and Information Technology:<br />Utilizing IT for a More Sustainable Future<br />Matt Peterworth<br />September 10, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Images by Flickr users: Lightbulb – thomasbrightbill<br />Tractor -Steffe<br />Telegraph - cliff1066<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  3. 3. Evolution of Technology<br />Images by Flickr users: Telegraph - cliff1066<br />Telephone – M J M<br />Computer – mattbrett<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  4. 4. Main Issue: Energy Use<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  5. 5. IT & Energy Use:<br /><ul><li>Building Automation Systems
  6. 6. Energy Monitoring</li></ul>Image source: Reliant.com<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  7. 7. The Internet as Catalyst<br />Image source: Wikimedia.com<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  8. 8. Physical Infrastructure<br />(Global)<br />Image source: NewScientist.com<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  9. 9. Physical Infrastructure<br />(UT)<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  10. 10. Convergence on Data Network<br />IP Phones<br />Security Cameras<br />Projectors<br />Image sources:<br />IP Phone – FlickrThinGuy<br />Security Camera – Flickrdogbomb<br />Projector – Panasonic.com<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  11. 11. Centralize Resources in University Data Center<br /><ul><li> IT resources and equipment are currently scattered throughout campus
  12. 12. Inefficient at cooling
  13. 13. Redundant processing power and backup power systems
  14. 14. Limited virtualization</li></ul>Image source: Flickr - xeni<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  15. 15. Local and Global Trends<br /><ul><li>Austin Energy and Smart Meters
  16. 16. IBM, Cisco and Smart Cities</li></ul>Image sources: smart-grid.tmcnet.com and IBM<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
  17. 17. Conclusion<br /><ul><li>Real-time measurement to lower personal energy use
  18. 18. Analysis of a larger data set to improve efficiency</li></ul>Image sources: Cisco and Texas Advanced Computing Center<br />Sustainability on the UT Campus:<br /> A Symposium<br />
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