Every transaction and change in location, state, temperature, condition then becomes a source of valuable insight . Interconnected From the nano to the global, work can now get done more efficiently—the right capability, from the right source, can be brought to bear on the work. But more than that, interconnected systems offer fertile ground for making the world work better. Intelligent A new kind of enterprise application: Sense-analyze-act. An ability to see and model the future, for better decision-making. Optimal resource allocation across the ecosystem—smart use of natural resources, human energy, and time.
Test Bed New Zealand Renewable energy viewed like large budget movies Created a safe environment for future technology leaders from China, India, silicon valley
Smarter New Zealand through smarter energy
2050 Smarter New Zealand Through Smarter Energy Nigel Broomhall IBM Industry Solutions Executive
2050: ‘Smarter New Zealand’ Transportation Energy and Water City Strategy & Administration Healthcare Education Social Services Public Safety Interconnected system of systems Leveraging information to make better decisions Anticipating problems to resolve them proactively Coordinating resources to operate effectively
INTERCONNECTED INTELLIGENT + INSTRUMENTED + = SMARTER NEW ZEALAND
Digitization of “World’s Largest Machine” 2012 - 2020 The Smart Backbone
The future for energy providers was driven by technological evolution and increasing consumer control CONSUMERS UTILITIES Take advantage of variable pricing by purchasing electricity when it’s cheapest. Generate their own electricity and sell it back to the grid. Decrease carbon emissions by choosing clean electricity sources. Automatically monitor the health of the grid. Remotely sense damage to grid assets and dispatch repair crews. Better predict demand and manage supply accordingly.