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The Wall Street Journal: General Electric to Buy Two Tech Startups for Its Digital Business

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By Ted Mann General Electric to Buy Two Tech Startups for Its Digital Business GE is acquiring Wise.io Inc., a machine learning firm, and Bit Stew Systems Inc., which enables the ‘ingestion’ of masses of data for industrial applications General Electric Co. said Tuesday it would buy a pair of tech startups and unveiled several […]

Fortune: General Electric Acquired These 2 Artificial Intelligence Startups

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General Electric said on Tuesday it has acquired two tech startups to build its artificial intelligence capability, a move that helps it compete with IBM’s Watson product. GE said the acquisitions of Bit Stew Systems and Wise.io will expand its Predix platform for industrial internet applications, which connects big machines such as power plants and […]

Fast Company: GE Wants To Be The Next Artificial Intelligence Powerhouse

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By Sean Captain When you hear the term “artificial intelligence,” you may think of tech giants Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, or Facebook. Industrial powerhouse General Electric is now aiming to be included on that short list. It may not have a chipper digital assistant like Cortana or Alexa. It won’t sort through selfies, but it […]

The Global and Mail: General Electric buys Vancouver startup Bit Stew for $153-million

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By Sean Silcoff One of Canada’s most promising startups in the emerging industrial-Internet-of-things (IIoT) space, Vancouver-based Bit Stew Systems Inc., has been purchased by General Electric Co. in a deal to be announced Tuesday that is valued at $153-million (U.S.). It’s one of the biggest exits of a venture-backed company in Vancouver’s teeming technology scene […]

Vancouver Sun: GE Digital acquires Burnaby’s Bit Stew in $207-million deal

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By Randy Shore GE Digital has acquired Burnaby-based Bit Stew Systems, a leader in the development of software and analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things. The architects of B.C. Hydro’s Grid Director smart meter analytics platform already have 100 employees, a figure that is expected to grow as Bit Stew gains access to GE Digital’s global […]

Reuters: GE acquires two artificial intelligence startups including Bit Stew

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  General Electric said on Tuesday it has acquired two tech startups to build its artificial intelligence capability, a move that helps it compete with IBM’s Watson product. GE said the acquisitions of Bit Stew Systems and Wise.io will expand its Predix platform for industrial internet applications, which connects big machines such as power plants […]

GE Reports: What’s Cooking? How Bit Stew, GE’s Latest Digital Acquisition, Spices Up The Industrial Internet Of Things

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By Mark Egan   Thomas Edison famously said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Kevin Collins can relate. By fanning the embers of a promising idea for years, he built his powerful machine learning company called Bit Stew. Now GE, the company Edison founded, just acquired it for an undisclosed […]

CIO: GE expands its industrial IoT expertise with Bit Stew

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By Stephen Lawson   It turns out GE Digital’s acquisition of ServiceMax on Monday and its Meridium buy in September weren’t the company’s only recent moves to expand its industrial IoT expertise. Two deals for small startups, completed recently and announced on Tuesday, add interesting technologies that should help the company develop new capabilities and help […]

Automation World: GE Digital Acquires More Data Intelligence

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By Aaron Hand With its acquisitions of both Bit Stew Systems and Wise.io, GE is accelerating data crunching and machine learning capabilities for its Predix and Digital Twin offerings. Last year around this time, Bit Stew Systems was working to harmonize its data integration and analysis technology with GE’s digital capabilities for the oil and […]

Market Realist: General Electric Is Eyeing $15 Billion in Software Sales

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By Rachel Gunter   The $17.2 million funding round General Electric (GE) is buying a pair of tech (technology) startups. One is focused on machine learning and the other on data analytics. The company is eyeing $15.0 billion in software revenue by 2020. The startups General Electric is adding to its portfolio are Wise.io in […]

PC World: GE is on an IoT buying spree

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It turns out GE Digital’s acquisition of ServiceMax on Monday and its Meridium buy in September weren’t the company’s only recent moves to expand its industrial IoT expertise. Two deals for small startups, completed recently and announced on Tuesday, add interesting technologies that should help the company develop new capabilities and help enterprises meet challenges […]

ComputerWorld: GE plans to leverage Bit Stew’s machine-learning technology

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Also introduced a system for enterprises to spread out IoT tasks to be more effective. It turns out GE Digital’s acquisition of ServiceMax on Monday and its Meridium buy in September weren’t the company’s only recent moves to expand its industrial IoT expertise. Two deals for small startups, completed recently and announced on Tuesday, add […]

BC Business: Burnaby startup acquired by GE Digital in a $153-million deal

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Founders of Bit Stew Systems, a company started in Silicon Valley, moved to Burnaby in 2007 to capitalize on their first major customer, BCHydro A startup that moved from Silicon Valley to Burnaby and helped BC Hydro establish its network of smart metres has been acquired by GE Digital in a US$153-million deal. Bit Stew […]

IT World: GE is on an IoT buying spree

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By Stephen Lawson In addition to ServiceMax, it recently bought two startups that could make its Predix platform smarter It turns out GE Digital’s acquisition of ServiceMax on Monday and its Meridium buy in September weren’t the company’s only recent moves to expand its industrial IoT expertise. Two deals for small startups, completed recently and announced […]

Techvibes: General Electric Acquires Two Machine Learning Startups to Bolster Artificial Intelligence Offerings

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By Knowlton Thomas General Electric this week acquired two startups in the artificial intelligence space to bolster its own machine learning capabilities as it looks to compete with the likes of IBM’s Watson. GE bought Bit Stew, an industrial internet of things company, for US$153 million. For Vancouver, where Bit Stew is based, it represents one […]

T-Net: GE Digital Acquires Burnaby-based Bit Stew Systems for a Reported $207 Million ($153 Million US)

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Bit Stew’s Data Intelligence Platform Accelerates Time to Value for Customers Burnaby, BC, November 16, 2016–(T-Net)–Bit Stew Systems announced today that the company has been acquired by GE Digital (NYSE: GE) bringing its leading data intelligence capabilities to Predix, GE’s operating system for the Industrial Internet, and its industrial applications such as Asset [...]

Energy Central: GE Digital picks up Bit Stew

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By Kathleen Wolf Davis GE Digital has acquired Bit Stew Systems in a move the players say helps “accelerate digital industrial transformation.” The announcement was made today (Nov. 15) and focused on Bit Stew adding data intelligent to GE’s operating system for the industrial internet (Predix) and to its other industrial applications, including asset performance […]

Greentech Media: GE Buys Bit Stew for $153M to Beef Up Its Industrial Internet Software

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By Katherine Tweed GE continues its buying spree. General Electric continues its unrelenting buying spree as it looks to redefine itself as a software company while also making enormous investments in its core businesses. On Tuesday, GE paid a reported $153 million for Bit Stew, according to Canadian news sources. Bit Stew provides an advanced […]

xconomy: GE Digital Acquires Bit Stew Systems

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GE Digital’s $915 million acquisition of ServiceMax drew a lot of attention this week, but it also announced two presumably smaller deals: the purchase of Wise.io and Bit Stew Systems, two machine learning startups. Terms weren’t disclosed for either acquisition. Bit Stew, based in British Columbia, previously raised about $24.3 million from investors, while Berkeley, […]

RTInsights: Using Artificial Intelligence for IoT Integration: Bit Stew’s Approach

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By Chris Raphael   Supervised and unsupervised learning approaches rapidly map data into a semantic model that can be used in an IT architecture. GE Digital’s acquisition of Bit Stew Systems, a small startup with about 100 employees, should come as no surprise to those familiar with the challenges of industrial IoT projects. GE’s Predix is […]

Network World: GE is on an IoT buying spree

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By Stephen Lawson It turns out GE Digital’s acquisition of ServiceMax on Monday and its Meridium buy in September weren’t the company’s only recent moves to expand its industrial IoT expertise. Two deals for small startups, completed recently and announced on Tuesday, add interesting technologies that should help the company develop new capabilities and help enterprises […]

Betakit: General Electric Acquires Vancouver-based Bit Stew for $205 Million

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By Jessica Vomiero Yet another Canadian startup has caught the eye of an international brand. General Electric recently completed its $205 million CAD ($153 million USD) acquisition of the Vancouver-based IoT startup Bit Stew, marking one of the province’s largest tech exits to date. The Globe and Mail reports that this also bodes well for the […]

TechCrunch: GE acquires Wise.io to deepen its machine learning stack

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By Frederic Lardinois GE Digital today announced that it has acquired Wise.io, a machine-learning powered service that helps businesses find patterns and trends in their vast data stores. At first glance, that may seem like an odd acquisition for a company like GE. It’s important to keep in mind, though, that with Predix, GE already offers […]

PE HUB: VC-backed Bit Stew Systems bought by strategic investor GE

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By Kirk Falconer Bit Stew Systems Inc, a Vancouver data integration platform for the industrial internet, has been acquired by GE Digital. Terms were not disclosed; however, the Globe and Mailreported the deal’s value at US$153 million. GE was previously a strategic investor in Bit Stew, leading its US$17.2 million Series B financingin May 2015. The company’s data […]

Business Insider: GE acquires two artificial intelligence startups

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SEATTLE, Nov 15 (Reuters) – General Electric said on Tuesday it has acquired two tech startups to build its artificial intelligence capability, a move that helps it compete with IBM’s Watson product. GE said the acquisitions of Bit Stew Systems and Wise.io will expand its Predix platform for industrial internet applications, which connects big machines […]

Yaletown Partners: Yaletown Partners Investment in IIoT Pays Off with Bit Stew Acquisition by GE Digital

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By Claudia Moore Vancouver, BC – November 16, 2016: Yaletown Partners, the first and largest investor in Bit Stew Systems, was rewarded for its emerging growth investment into Canada’s Industrial Internet of Things future when Bit Stew Systems announced yesterday that the company has been acquired by GE Digital (NYSE: GE). “We congratulate the Bit […]

GE Digital Acquires Bit Stew Systems to Accelerate Digital Industrial Transformation

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Bit Stew’s Data Intelligence Platform Accelerates Time to Value for Customers Burnaby, B.C. – November 15, 2016: Bit Stew Systems announces the company has been acquired by GE Digital (NYSE: GE) bringing its leading data intelligence capabilities to Predix, GE’s operating system for the Industrial Internet, and its industrial applications such as Asset Performance Management (APM). Bit Stew’s [...]

TDWI Features Bit Stew on When Conventional Data Integration Can’t Keep Up

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By Steve Swayer, Contributing Writer at TDWI Conventional data integration was designed for a batch-oriented data warehouse paradigm, notes Andrew Miller, senior sales manager with “intelligent” data integration specialist Bit Stew Systems. Traditional DI isn’t up to the task of integrating data from non-traditional sources such as RESTful services or sensors and connected [...]

Cast Info Joins Bit Stew’s Global Partner Program to Help Solve the Data Integration Challenge of Industrial IoT Data

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      Leading Business Consulting and Technology Solutions Firm Becomes Gold Level Reseller and System Integration Partner with Bit Stew Madrid, Spain – October 19, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced that Cast Info, part of the Aubay […]

Bit Stew’s MIx Catalog Accelerates Application Development for the Industrial IoT

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MIx Catalog is a Library of Re-Usable Plugins to Address IIoT Use Cases Burnaby, B.C. – September 28, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier data intelligence platform for solving the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced the general availability of the MIx Catalog, a cloud-based library of reusable plugins that […]

InfoWorld Profiles Bit Stew White Paper: Highlighting #1 Barrier Impacting IIoT Adoption

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CIO Survey on IIoT Adoption: What are Real Barriers and the Opportunities Ahead? According to senior IT executives across various industries, the Industrial IoT (IIoT) holds great promise for industrial organizations – at least for those that have control over their data. Bit Stew and IDG Research recently conducted a survey of senior IT executives […]

ComputerWorld Publishes IDG & Bit Stew White Paper on IIoT Barriers & Opportunities

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NEW WHITE PAPER: CIO Survey: IIoT Adoption – Real Barriers and the Opportunities Ahead The Industrial IoT holds a great promise for industrial organizations – at least for those that have control over their data. As identified by senior IT executives across various industries. Bit Stew and IDG Research has published a white paper that […]

Inside Big Data profiles Bit Stew and IDG Research on CIO Survey Results

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CIO Survey on IIoT Adoption: Real Barriers and Opportunities Ahead By Daniel Gutierrez Our friends over at Bit Stew Systems, developer of a data intelligence platform for solving the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), released the findings of a Quick Pulse survey by IDG Research of senior IT executives. The […]

Energy Central features Bit Stew on ‘7 Things to look for in an IIoT Platform’

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What should you look for when selecting an IIoT platform vendor? It comes down to asking the right questions when you are choosing the right platform to make your Industrial IoT projects a reality. In this blog, we’ll cover the best practices for when you evaluate the right vendor for your business. You can also […]

Engerati Features Bit Stew: IIoT Brings Opportunity, but Ripples in the Road Ahead

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IDG Survey Data integration and analytics are the biggest challenges facing the Industrial Internet of Things By: Jonathan Spencer Jones  The Industrial Internet of Things – i.e. the Internet of Things at industrial scale and encompassing critical infrastructures such as the grid – is set to be the next great technological advance of our era, revolutionizing […]

CIOs Speak Out on The Real Barriers and Opportunities Presented by the Industrial Internet

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Burnaby, B.C. – September 14, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier data intelligence platform for solving the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today released the findings of a Quick Pulse survey by IDG Research of senior IT executives. The purpose of the survey is to better understand how industrial organizations are […]

TDWI Webinar on Demand: Enabling Self-Service Analytics with Intelligent Data Integration

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One of the strongest trends in information technology (IT) today is self service, which puts the power of creating data-driven solutions in the hands of the business user. This way, IT organizations are offloaded; they needn’t create unique datasets, reports, and analyses per user, which frees up IT’s time for other tasks. Furthermore, a broad […]

Enzen Partners with Bit Stew to Solve the Data Integration Challenge for Global Energy & Utility Markets

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Leading Energy, Water and Environment solutions firm to Partner with Bit Stew London, UK – August 18, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced that Enzen, a global energy and environment company providing high-end solutions to the energy and utilities industries, has joined [...]

Bit Stew Featured on Arc Advisory’s Industrial IoT Viewpoints Blog

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Decoding AI, MI and ML: What’s the difference? By: Sandy Mangat, Product Marketing Manager at Bit Stew The technology industry has long been enamoured with the idea of Artificial Intelligence (AI), but until recently the fruits of that labour have been more science fiction than fact. With social media platforms, cloud providers, and “big data” […]

Primitive Logic Joins Bit Stew’s Global Partner Program to Help Solve the Data Integration Challenge of Industrial IoT Data

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Premier Business Consulting and Technology Solutions Firm Becomes Gold Level Reseller and System Integration Partner with Bit Stew Burnaby, B.C. – July 14, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced that Primitive Logic, a leading business consulting and technology solutions [...]

Arc Advisory Group Features Bit Stew on Managing Data Chaos with Agile Analytics

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The following article was published by Arc Advisory Group’s Industrial IoT/Industrie 4.0 Viewpoints blog.   By: Andrew Miller, Channel Sales Manager at Bit Stew If we examine the root cause of the IT organization’s pain, it continues to be the inability to integrate data from many disparate and operationally focused systems. A recent survey found that […]

Cisco Joins Bit Stew’s Reseller Program to Bring MIx Core™ to New Markets

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Worldwide IT Leader becomes part of Bit Stew’s Reseller Program to Solve the Data Integration Challenge for Industrial Operations Burnaby, B.C. – June 21, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced that Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT, has joined […]

insideBIGDATA features Bit Stew White Paper on Machine Intelligence

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In this special technology white paper, Why Machine Intelligence is the Key to Solving the Data Integration Problem for the IIoT, you’ll uncover the reasons why machine intelligence is the key to solving the data integration challenge for the IIoT. The heaviest lift for an industrial enterprise is data integration, the Achilles’ heel of the […]

Bit Stew named a finalist for BCTIA’s Company of the Year Award

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Bit Stew was named as a finalist for the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 2016 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) in the Company of the Year category. As the longest running and largest technology awards program in BC, the TIAs celebrate the best and brightest in the Province’s vibrant tech industry. Bit Stew is in good […]

Bit Stew Systems launches MIx Core™ Platform v.10 to Solve the Data Integration Challenge for the IIoT Ecosystem

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Burnaby, B.C. – June 1, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced the launch of version 10 of their MIx Core™ platform, a self-serve solution for intelligent data management for the IIoT ecosystem. Enabling Intelligent Data Automation Bit […]

GE and Bit Stew Present an IIoT Case Study at NG Oil & Gas in Houston – June 7

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Learn How GE Digital is Leveraging Bit Stew’s Powerful Data Integration and Analytics Platform for Asset Performance Management in Oil & Gas Data integration has become the Achilles heel for IT executives in the oil & gas industry, blocking progress on the business transformations originally envisioned. In fact, 80% of a data analytics project budget […]

Vancouver Sun Reports: Industrial IoT Investors Betting Big on Burnaby’s Bit Stew

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The world’s biggest Internet-of-Things investors — including GE and Cisco — are betting that B.C.’s Bit Stew Systems is about to become a global heavyweight in this fast-growing field. By: Randy Shore The Burnaby-based Industrial IoT software firm attracted about US $8 million in new investment this week, its third round of financing in as […]

Bit Stew profiled on CIO.com: How the Internet of Things Improves Air Travel

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Let’s face it: These days, flying is the pits. Here are some ways the industry is using IoT technology like Bit Stew System’s MIx Core, to make the friendly skies a little friendlier. By: Bruce Harpham Air travel has come a long way since the dark days of 2001. Security remains a concern, but the […]

Bit Stew featured in PE Hub and Venture Capital Journal

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Vancouver-based Yaletown Partners in April unveiled a new fund earmarked for emerging-growth technology companies in Canada. By: Kirk Falconer Yaletown Emerging Growth Fund, targeted to raise $135 million in committed capital, is intended to build on Yaletown’s 14-year history with innovative companies whose potential for high growth is too often limited by underfunding. PE Hub Canada […]

Bit Stew Systems Completes Initial Closing of Series C to Drive the Future of the IIoT Ecosystem

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Bit Stew Continues to Spark the Interest of the Global Investment Community as the Leader in Solving the Data Integration Problem for the Industrial Internet Burnaby, BC – May 19, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced the initial […]

GTM Webinar: How Big Data Platforms can Deliver Enhanced Reliability for the Energy Industry

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Join the GTM Webinar featuring Bit Stew and Aclara Extracting incremental value out of investments in smart meters, communication infrastructure, and connected sensors and devices is a complex challenge. Software must assimilate big data and deliver actionable information in real time to solve critical problems for energy employees that are asked to do more and […]

Metering & Smart Energy International: UK Energy Company Selects Bit Stew’s IIoT Data Integration Platform

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Data integration firm Bit Stew Systems has partnered with UK Energy company, Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) for the rollout of a smart grid pilot Commenting on the partnership, David MacLeman, manager of research and development of distribution technologies at SSEPD said: “The project will improve our understanding of how data analytics can […]

Canadian Business: How Automating Commercial and Industrial Processes is Where the IoT Truly Shines

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Web-enabled toothbrushes tend to get the headlines, but automating commercial and industrial processes is where the Internet of Things truly shines By: Alexandra Bosanac How companies like Bit Stew are Putting the Internet of Things to Work Today When people think of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its impact on business, it conjures up […]

Bit Stew Systems Secures European Customer with Scottish and Southern Energy

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Bit Stew technology to deliver up to £10M in operations savings London, UK – April 20, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced the signing of Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) in Europe. SSEPD services 3.7 […]

Engerati Webinar: Bit Stew participates in Panel on Defining the IIoT Opportunity for the Energy Industry

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        Is Big Data the Solution or the Problem? Newly connected devices are coming online within networks at an alarming rate, and most of the effort has been focused exclusively on simply generating Big Data. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and the resulting data integration challenge is leaving many industrial enterprises feeling […]

Bit Stew is a Platinum Sponsor of NG Utilities Europe Summit in Scotland (April 20–22)

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For the second year, Bit Stew Systems is a platinum sponsor of the Next Generation Utilities (NGU) Europe Summit. This year’s theme is Harnessing Technology and Innovation for 2020 and Beyond. The event is being held in St. Andrews, Scotland and will bring together key decision makers and business leaders from all over the world. […]

Energy Biz: Bit Stew Serves up New App Network

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Electric utilities and others that want to use applications based on Bit Stew Systems’ MIx Core software platform have a new way to develop and deploy them. By Peter Key The Burnaby, British Columbia-based company has launched the MIx Developer Network, or MDN, which allows organizations to rapidly develop, test and deploy what it calls “MIx […]

Bit Stew Systems Reports Record Year Over Year Financial Growth and Entrance into New Markets

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  Bit Stew wins new customer in Europe and further strengthens its leadership position in solving the data integration challenge for the IIoT Burnaby, BC – March 8, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, a global leader in providing Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, today announces record financial growth for 2015, the securing of a major […]

Bit Stew’s Chris Bowman leads technical session at Entelec Spring Conference

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Building Data-Enabled Applications for Greater Automation and Operational Efficiency in Industrial Environments On April 27, Chris Bowman, Product Manager, MIx Technology, at Bit Stew will lead a technical session on how building data-enabled applications can create greater automation for complex industries like oil and gas, at the Entelec Spring Conference & Expo in Houston, Texas. […]

Bit Stew presents Engerati Webinar: Overcoming data quality challenges to extract value from your smart grid

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  COMING TO ENGERATI: March 21, 2016   Leveraging your AMI investment: Overcoming data quality challenges to extract value from your smart grid As utilities begin their smart meter rollouts to meet the EU 2020 mandate they are drowning in an unprecedented pool of data. Utilities are struggling to correlate massive volumes of AMI data […]

Globe & Mail reports: CVCA ranks Bit Stew as Top 50 Technology Investments in Canada for 2015

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Bit Stew Systems is ranked as one of the top 50 deals of the year according to the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association’s (CVCA) independent annual roll of up investment activity for 2015. Shane Dingman of The Globe and Mail characterized the 536 deals last year as, “The best result for Canadian startups […]

Intelligent Utility catches up with Bit Stew and other industry experts at DTECH 2016

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Is today’s disruption data, DER or just dead? By Kathleen Wolf Davis, Editor in Chief, Intelligent Utility When you run a smart grid magazine, it makes you nervous when your boss says he hates the term “smart grid.” It makes you knee-knocking nervous, like thIntelligent-Utilityat cemetery caretaker character in Disney’s Haunted Mansion ride. The boss […]

North American Oil & Gas Pipeline’s Product Showcase features Bit Stew

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Every 30,000 miles of natural gas pipeline in the United States generates 17 terabytes of data each day. And that represents just a sliver of the broader oil and gas industry. By analyzing more data than the world’s largest social media companies, Bit Stew provides the only technology solutions that are uniquely able to help […]

Automation World: Bit Stew Brings Its MIx to a Boil

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Several recent announcements add to the stir already created by the startup that is cooking up new ways to tackle industrial data integration. By Aaron Hand, Executive Editor As manufacturers and automation providers work to bring more value to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), several small startups have ideas about how to get a better […]

Business in Vancouver reports: Investment in industrial IoT networks is poised to skyrocket

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Volume of Industrial Data Significantly Trumps Consumer IoT By Tyler Orten Nowadays, the Internet of Things (IoT) allows a consumer to use a smartphone to send signals to a Wi-Fi-enabled coffee maker that automatically turns on as the owner approaches the kitchen. But what if the IoT network used by the smartphone or coffee maker […]

Arc Advisory Group features Bit Stew’s blog on the benefits of industrial data libraries

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Beyond Data Lakes: Attaining IIoT Operational Excellence through Industrial Data Libraries By Franco Castaldini, VP, Marketing at Bit Stew Heavy industries are processing more terabytes of data than the largest social networks combined on a daily basis. Further compounding the complexities resulting from their Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) projects is much of the data […]

Gray Matter Systems Joins Bit Stew’s Partner Program to Solve the Data Integration Challenge for IIoT

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Platinum reseller will bring Bit Stew’s MIx technology to industrial operations Orlando, Florida – February 10, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, a global leader in providing Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, continues to expand its recently launched partner program with the addition of Gray Matter Systems, a leading provider of process automation and data […]

Black & Veatch becomes Certified Strategic Consulting and System Integration partner with Bit Stew

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World leader in intelligent infrastructure implementation will accelerate the adoption of Bit Stew’s MIx technologies in the industrial sector Orlando, Florida – February 9, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, a global leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, continues to expand its recently launched partner program. Today it announced a partnership with Black & Veatch, […]

Bit Stew releases the MDN enabling customers & partners to develop applications purpose-built for the IIoT

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  MDN extends the value of Bit Stew’s MIx technology by bringing velocity to application development for the industrial sector Burnaby, BC – February 8, 2016: Bit Stew Systems, a global leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, announced the general availability of the MIx Developer Network (MDN), a fully functional development environment that […]

T&D World: Bit Stew Systems Expands Automation in IIoT through Partnership with Esri

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  Bit Stew Systems has announced a new partnership extending the power of Bit Stew’s MIx Core platform and MIx Director Suite by integrating with Esri. This new partnership will benefit operators in the utility and oil and gas sectors by delivering greater operational intelligence and situational awareness.  Operators can unite and analyze massive data […]

Datanami: Features Bit Stew and Blackstone’s partnership to boost data analytics in the IoT

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By George Leopold Consulting firm Blackstone Technology Group, which focuses heavily on the energy sector, is partnering with “software defined operations” specialist Bit Stew Systems in a bid to extend big data capabilities into global energy and other industrial markets. The partners said their collaboration would help promote adoption of Bit Stew’s analytics platform and […]

Inside Big Data features Bit Stew’s Alex Clark on How to Purpose-Build Architecture for Industrial Data

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When Hadoop Simply Isn’t Enough (Excerpt of an article By Daniel Gutierrez, with Contribution by Alex Clark, Co-Founder & Chief Software Architect at Bit Stew Systems) Industrial environments such as those found within large electric and gas utilities are producing massive volumes of data in real-time that is overwhelming traditional ICT architectures. Additionally, the variety […]

Business in Vancouver profiles Bit Stew’s own Alex Clark

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A conversation with Alex Clark: Bit Stew’s Co-Founder, Chief Software Architect, and Forty Under 40 Winner 2015 Alex Clark is living proof that B.C. continues to attract entrepreneurs to its burgeoning high-tech industry. Born and raised in Southern California, Alex launched his first start-up in the Silicon Valley but now lives in Vancouver, where the company he […]

Bit Stew’s Mike Varney to speak at DistribuTECH on February 9

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Learn how to navigate the looming baby boomer “brain drain” with data-driven automation On February 9, Bit Stew’s Mike Varney, Executive Director, Product Management & Strategic Initiatives, will take the stage as part of the Big Data and Analytics track at DistribuTECH in Orlando, Florida. DistribuTECH, which takes place from February 9 – 11, is […]

Network World: Stewing up some smart vertical IoT offerings with Bit Stew and GE

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  We’re increasingly seeing good example of vendors coming together to build specific solutions for the Internet of Things. By Ben Kepes Bit Stew is a relatively new (and, I must add, poorly named) vendor that was built with the intention of creating a platform to handle data requirements for the Internet of Things (IoI). Bit […]

Bit Stew Systems Launches Global Partner Program to bring MIx technology to new markets

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IoT Ecosystem Companies Partner with Bit Stew to Help Their Customers Gain Greater Value from the Industrial Internet of Things VANCOUVER, December 8, 2015 – Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, today announced the launch of a new, global Partner Program that enables the IoT ecosystem encompassing software, […]

Bit Stew Executives Present at European Utility Week

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Over 10,000 energy professionals will converge at European Utility Week in Vienna this week to share insights on how to harness the power of smart energy systems of the future. There are several opportunities to hear from our executives and meet the team during the conference, so mark your calendars and don’t miss out. Panel: Internet […]

Moving automation to the edge creates knowledge repositories and frees human assets

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Bit Stew featured on Engerati By: Alex Clark, Chief Software Architect at Bit Stew Systems The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is transforming the way a modern energy business is operated. Millions of connected devices, sensors and smart meters operating throughout smart grids are generating billions of data points that feed utilities measurements. Increasingly, smart […]

Common Data Challenges Faced in Every Industry, and How Utilities Can Solve Them

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Featured on Engerati: Career CIO, Michele Morgan shares the common data challenges experienced across industries in an era of unstructured information and high technology By: Michele Morgan, VP, Europe at Bit Stew Systems Ours is an era of unstructured information. Due to the growing number of devices, sensors and enterprise systems connected to the Industrial […]

Bit Stew Systems Expands Data-Driven Automation in IIoT through New Partnerships with Esri

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Leader in the Industrial Internet of Things integrates additional real-time sensor data and geospatial information from Esri for improved industrial intelligence SAN DIEGO, October 28, 2015 – Today at Utility Analytics Week, Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet today announced a new partnership extending the power of Bit […]

Analytics as the building blocks for utilities to achieve software defined operations

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Bit Stew expert featured on Energy Central By: Kai Hui Safety, regulatory compliance, asset performance and operational efficiency are the foundation of reliable energy performance that enables utilities to meet customer needs. Every utility recognizes these as the keys to business continuity, yet many operations are experiencing challenges meeting these goals while also satisfying other […]

Training technology and people to address the pending knowledge gap

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Bit Stew expert featured on Engerati By: Mike Varney, Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives at Bit Stew Industrial operations are getting more productive, but also more complex as the Industrial Internet of Things connects people, process and technology together. But with massive knowledge attrition pending due to generational workforce changes, industrial enterprises such as utilities [...]

Bit Stew Presents Webinar & Case Study featuring AusNet Services

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Bit Stew is a Gold sponsor of Energy Central’s Utility Analytics Week from October 28-30, in New Orleans. Utility Analytics Week (UAW) is the longest-running and largest gathering of analytics professionals in the utility industry. The event provides leaders and professionals the opportunity to meet on new and innovative strategies and practices in the analytics […]

Bit Stew Systems is a Gold sponsor of Utility Analytics Week in New Orleans, LA October 28 – 30

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Mark your calendars for Utility Analytics Week, hosted in New Orleans, LA October 28- 30 Bit Stew, Gold Sponsor of Utility Analytics Week, will be presenting a case study to support its value to the utilities industry and the Bit Stew team will be on hand for demos of our MIx Core platform at our […]

Kevin Collins presents BC Hydro Case Study at European Utility Week in Vienna

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Over 10,000 energy professionals will converge at European Utility Week in Vienna, from November 3-5, to share insights on how to harness the power of smart energy systems of the future. Kevin Collins, CEO at Bit Stew takes center stage amongst the global power and energy industry by presenting “The Smart Grid and Beyond: Lessons […]

Bit Stew CEO Kevin Collins to present at European Utility Week, Vienna November 3 – 5

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Bit Stew Systems is Gold Sponsor at European Utility Week, hosted in Vienna November 3-5 Over 10,000 smart energy professionals from around the world convene for 3 days in November to share insights on how the energy sector can move forward, what new innovations are needed and what’s the role of the policy maker & new […]

Alex Clark of Bit Stew Systems Named a Top Entrepreneur and Outstanding Professional on Prestigious Forty Under 40 List

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Chief Software Architect and Co-Founder recognized amongst peers for the 2015 Business in Vancouver award VANCOUVER, British Columbia – October 8, 2015 – Alex Clark, Chief Software Architect and Co-Founder of Bit Stew Systems, was recently selected as a Business in Vancouver’s Forty Under 40 winner, highlighting the achievements of 40 of Vancouver’s top executives and […]

Bit Stew to host webinar with North American Oil & Gas Pipelines

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The Oil and Gas pipeline industry is facing increasing pressure to lower costs, reduce risk, and improve situational awareness. Real-time data integration and analysis are increasingly recognized as the first steps toward risk reduction, optimized asset performance and improved operational processes. However, the challenge of data integration can be overwhelming. Every 30,000 miles of gas [...]

Bit Stew partners with BC Hydro to host webinar with Engerati

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Join the Engerati webinar “What’s Next After the Smart Grid?” featuring lessons learned from BC Hydro As several countries across Europe are actively involved in smart grid roll outs or pilot programs, utilities are facing increasingly complicated data integration and analysis challenges. Many are struggling to integrate massive volumes of AMI data generated by millions […]

Bit Stew’s MIx Core™ platform brings time to value benefits to Oil and Gas industry

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  Bit Stew’s MIx Core is solving the data integration challenge at scale for complex industrial data environments SAN FRANCISCO, September 29, 2015 – Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, today announces that its MIx Core™ platform is gaining market traction in the Oil & Gas industry helping companies solve […]

Bit Stew Systems featured on Engerati: What’s Next After the Smart Grid?

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Smart meter and smart grid deployment needs operational insight on a common pan-utility platform. Pilot projects are valuable for testing smart metering and smart grid technologies and their deployment. But experience is that in large scale rollouts with end points numbering in the hundreds of thousands and into the millions – such as have been […]

Bit Stew is a Platinum sponsor at GE’s Minds + Machines showcase for the Industrial Internet

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Bit Stew is heading to historic Fort Mason for the third annual GE Minds + Machines summit as Platinum sponsors.  Since 2012, GE has convened its Minds + Machines summit as one of the defining annual moments for the Industrial Internet, the critical infrastructure and industrial sector of the Internet of Things (IoT). This event highlights […]

Franco Castaldini, VP Marketing, Bit Stew Systems, Featured in New Tech Magazine

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Predicting Failure By Gordon Cope, September 2015 Electrical submersible pumps (ESPs) are an essential component of crude production. Over 130,000 EPSs are in use around the world in high-asset wells, accounting for approximately 60 per cent of the world’s oil production. But ESPs can also fail dramatically, taking down tens of thousands of barrels per day […]

Bit Stew Systems Accelerates Product Development with the Addition of Zack Wickes

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VANCOUVER, B.C. – September 17, 2015 – Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, today announced the appointment of Zack Wickes as Vice-President, Engineering. “Since securing $17.2M in Series B funding, Bit Stew continues to aggressively strengthen our team, capabilities and reach of our market-leading MIx Core™ platform and […]

Bit Stew was named as one of the Top 100 Analytics Companies for 2015 by Forbes Magazine

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Forbes, the premier news source for the world’s business leaders, has recognized Bit Stew Systems as one of the Top 100 Analytics Startups globally. Bit Stew was named as one of only three Canadian companies by the Forbes list of the Top 100 Analytics Startups. Large volumes of readers requested a definitive list of analytics companies that […]

Bit Stew Systems Brings Software Defined Operations Expertise to the Industrial Internet Consortium

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VANCOUVER, August 12, 2015 – Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations (SDO) for the Industrial Internet today announced it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) to help amplify the development and availability of SDO to the industrial market. “It is a privilege to be able collaborate with leaders in technology, manufacturing, […]

The OGM: The Industrial Internet of Things as the Gateway to the Digital Oil Field

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By Alex Clark, Chief Software Architect & Founder at Bit Stew Before the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) there were already vast amounts of industrial data for operations managers and other oil executives to wade through to determine if their business was operating to optimal performance. Add the growing number of data sources […]

Blackstone Technology Group becomes Certified Delivery partner with Bit Stew Systems  

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      San Francisco, California – July 30, 2015: Blackstone Technology Group is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Bit Stew Systems, a global leader in providing Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet. Blackstone will apply its proven technology consulting expertise to further Bit Stew’s reach in the global energy sector by […]

Bit Stew hosts Live Demo Series

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Register for the Free Webinar: Correlating Event Analysis with Time Series Data A network with 2 million AMI meters and distribution network devices generates over 750 million data points a day with 5,000 events requiring operator attention. As an AMI/Smart Grid Operations Center, you need to geospatially visualize, triage and initiate mitigation on devices experiencing […]

Bit Stew Systems Appoints Marcus Shapiro to its Board of Advisors

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VANCOUVER, June 16, 2015 – Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, is pleased to announce the appointment of international investment banker Marcus Shapiro to its Board of Advisors. Marcus Shapiro joins Bit Stew Systems’ Board of Advisors after a devoted 25-year career in investment banking in both London […]

Electric Energy T&D Magazine: Pioneering Innovation While Keeping the Lights On

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By Michele Morgan, VP of Europe at Bit Stew Ours is an era of unstructured information. The data we seek to manage, analyze and interpret value from is available to us on a scale previously unfathomable – creating both opportunities and challenges for CIOs in every industry. If we can manage that influx of data […]

North American Oil & Gas Pipelines: Data Empowers Pipelines by Alex Clark

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By: Alex Clark, Chief Software Architect at Bit Stew  In industrial environments, we are often told that information equals power. Recently, we’ve seen a dramatic rise in data collection along oil and gas pipelines. We’ve attached sensors to monitor flow, pressure, temperature, density and almost every other factor we can measure. It’s now estimated that […]

Bit Stew Systems partners with World Wide Technology to deliver Software Defined Operations to a global customer base

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New partnership gives WWT’s customers access to Bit Stew’s MIx solutions for data-driven automation in industrial operations  SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2015 – Today at Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference, Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet announced a new partnership with World Wide Technology, Inc. […]

Bit Stew’s Kai Hui to speak on Cisco’s Innovation Partner Panel on June 8 at Cisco Live! in San Diego

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Cisco Live! is Cisco’s premier education where 35,000 IT professionals come together for training and networking from all over the world from June 7 – 11, in San Diego. Bit Stew’s CTO, Kai Hui will be speaking on the Cisco Innovation Partner Panel, along with other industry experts, in the DevNet Zone main theatre on […]

DB Results Partners with Bit Stew Systems to offer data-driven automation for the Industrial Internet in Australia and Asia

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DB Results announces a strategic partnership with Bit Stew Systems, the creator of the market-leading platform for Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, to improve utility operations in the fields of smart metering and smart grid operations. The new partnership combines the implementation expertise and breadth of consulting and IT services of DB Results […]

Globe & Mail: Beyond the smart watch – Canada finds its place in the Internet of Things.

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By: Shane Dingman Most often Canadians hear about IoT in the context of wearable devices: things like the FitBit that promise to improve health and wellness, or more fully featured devices like Apple Watch and Google Glass that also extend such smartphone functions as messaging or Web searching. But while consumer technology is a hot […]

IT World Canada: Bit Stew hopes to automate oil sands with $17.2 M in funding

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By: Danny Bradbury Could the Internet of Things bring more efficiency to Alberta’s oilfields? Vancouver company Bit Stew Systems hopes so, and it has just raised $17 million in series B funding to help it explore that market. Vancouver-based Bit Stew marries the Internet of Things, big data and industrial control systems to help large […]

Silicon Angle: Bit Stew grabs $17 million in funding to bring Industrial Internet automation to the oil & gas sector

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By: Mike Wheatley Bit Stew Systems, a little-known startup that’s landed several major North American utility customers for its data integration and operations software platform, has raised $17.2 million in series B funding to expand into Europe, branch into the oil and gas industry, and add distributed energy resources to the grid edge systems it […]

PE Hub: Bit Stew to expand commercial horizons with GE-led $17.2 million funding

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        By: Kirk Falconer Bit Stew Systems, a provider of data integration and management solutions to utilities, has closed a Series B financing to bring its technology to a broader range of customers, including energy businesses. The round, which provided Bit Stew with US$17.2 million ($20.6 million) in fresh capital, was led […]

Engerati: Heavyweights GE and Cisco back IoT with Bit Stew Systems

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  Bit Stew Systems has today announced $17.2 million in Series B funding. The funding which has been secured through a number of sources, including Cisco Investments and GE Ventures, is an endorsement of the Bit Stew solutions stack and its relevance to industrial customers such as utilities. “Securing significant investments from technology giants GE […]

Business in Vancouver: GE, Cisco invest $17.2 million (US) into Burnaby’s Bit Stew during latest funding round

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By: Tyler Orton U.S. industry giants and technology giants GE (NYSE: GE) and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) are among the big investors putting money into a Burnaby software developer. Bit Stew Systems announced Tuesday (May 12) it’s closed US$17.2 million in a Series B funding round led by GE Ventures. The latest round also includes the […]

Cisco Energy Blog: Cisco and Bit Stew Set Out to Transform the Industrial Internet of Things

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By: Peter Granger We’ve introduced several of the key figures within Bit Stew and shared with you the ways they are working to bring the IIoT to fruition, particularly within the energy sector. I had a chat with Kevin Collins, CEO of Bit Stew to discuss the next opportunities for the company: “It’s an exciting […]

Greentech Media: Bit Stew Raises $17M to Expand Data-to-Insight for the Smart Grid

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By: Jeff St. John Bit Stew, the startup that has landed some big North American utility customers for its data integration and operations software platform, has raised a $17.2 million B round of funding to expand into Europe, branch into the oil and gas industry, and add distributed energy resources to the grid-edge systems it […]

GE Ventures Blog: Investing in Bit Stew Systems to Unlock Power of Industrial Internet

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  As more devices and sensors connect to the Industrial Internet, businesses operating in industrial environments are challenged with making sense of an overwhelming volume of data. Making sense of all that data is a very real challenge. One study revealed that 46 percent of businesses consider volume of information to be their biggest data […]

Bit Stew Systems Closes $17.2 Million in Series B Funding

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GE Ventures makes significant investment along with new investor BDC Capital; existing investors Cisco Investments and Yaletown Venture Partners join in the funding round Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, today announced that it has raised an additional $17.2 million[1] in a Series B funding round. The investment […]

ARC Advisory Group report features Bit Stew

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Arc Advisory Group provides highlights from Entelec 2015: Latest on IIoT, Cyber Security, and Connectivity   ARC Advisory Group recently attended the 87th annual Entelec Conference & Expo (Energy Telecommunications and Electrical Association) in Houston, Texas. Here is an excerpt of a report featuring Bit Stew by Mark Sen Gupta, Senior Consultant at ARC. On the exhibit floor, several […]

Kai Hui presenting at UTC Telecom with Cisco on May 7

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Bit Stew’s CTO, Kai Hui is co-presenting with Rob Barton, Systems Engineer at Cisco, on the topic of Meeting the Demands for Timely Smart Grid Communication from the Fog Layer at the 2015 UTC Telecom & Technology Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on May 7. UTC Telecom is organized by the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC), which is a […]

Midstream Business Reports: Companies that weave technology into operations boost profit margins

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By: Caryn Livingston, Hart Energy   When profits are squeezed, it might be time to look at a new way of operating. Energy companies are cutting the more obvious costs where they can, but according to technology experts inefficiencies seemingly built in to systems can be eliminated by integrating data-sharing. Oil and gas companies “must […]

Bit Stew Systems named to Greentech Media’s Grid Edge 20 list for its contribution to grid edge technology

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Company recognized as one of the most innovative technology disruptors transforming the digital grid  Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, is named to Greentech Media’s prestigious Grid Edge 20 today as one of the top twenty innovators working to architect the future of the electric power industry. About […]

Daily Oil Bulletin: Big Data Analytics And Remote Monitoring Revolutionizing The Energy Sector

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By: Carter Haydu, Daily Oil Bulletin A convergence of better analytics software, cheaper sensors, cloud computing and automation is changing the energy sector, bringing together the physical and digital world in new and profound ways as companies look for ways to save money. “If you can connect with other systems, you might get more contextual […]

Arc Advisory Group: Upstream oil and gas companies need IIoT solutions to integrate disparate data and lower costs

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By: Tim Shea, Senior Analyst at ARC Advisory Group As owner-operators, independent E&P players, drilling contractors, oilfield service suppliers and other industry stakeholders struggle with operating in today’s low oil price environment, the need to maintain or even increase production remains paramount as does the need to operate safely with minimal environmental and public safety [...]

Kevin Collins leads executive workshop at the NG Utilities Summit on April 15

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  Bit Stew’s CEO, Kevin Collins is leading a workshop of energy leaders from major utilities in Europe at the NGU Summit which runs from April 14 – 16, 2015, in Manchester, England. Overcoming the Data Integration and Grid Analytics Challenge Data is everywhere. It’s making sense of the magnitude of information that presents the […]

Bit Stew and Cisco collaborate to bring intelligence and automation to the digital oil field

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  By: Franco Castaldini, VP, Marketing at Bit Stew It’s an exciting time for Bit Stew Systems as we extend our heritage in utilities into new markets such as the oil and gas industry. This week, the Bit Stew team showcased our MIx Solutions at the Entelec Spring Conference & Expo in Houston, Texas. Bit […]

Bit Stew speaking at EEI Spring Transmission, Distribution & Metering Conference

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Bit Stew’s Garrett Johnston, Sales Director, Southeast US, is speaking at the EEI Spring Transmission, Distribution & Metering hosted by Edison Electric Institute on April 13 in Orlando, Florida. When: April 13 from 1 – 2:00 p.m. Where: Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, Florida Automating Operational and Asset Performance with Software Defined Operations Giving operators and […]

Bit Stew featured in Greentech Media article: Beyond the Smart Meter – From Better Billing to Building the Internet of Things

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Bit Stew was recently referenced in a Greentech Media article that highlights how our company has helped BC Hydro manage its meter network and enable “complex event processing” at the edge of the grid. Dave DeYagher, BC Hydro’s senior manager of field device operations, calls the distributed computing platform “a manager of managers” that gives […]

Bit Stew Systems: Leading the Industrial Internet Revolution

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A Message from Franco Castaldini, VP of Marketing at Bit Stew Systems At Bit Stew, our mission is to empower industrial companies to realize the potential of software defined operations. We want to equip industrial companies with data-driven automation that brings control and clarity back to the operator. To realize this vision, industrial business will […]

Bit Stew and RoviSys partner to transform the digital oil field by delivering real-time intelligence from field to enterprise

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Partnership enables oil and gas companies to improve operational efficiencies, asset performance and production Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, and RoviSys Corporation, a leading provider of automation and industrial control system integration for the Oil and Gas industry, announce a new partnership that brings the power of […]

Bit Stew showcases MIx solutions at Entelec Conference

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Bit Stew is bringing its MIx Core™ platform and MIx Director™ application to the Entelec Spring Conference & Expo in Houston, Texas from April 7 – 9. Bit Stew’s MIx Core and MIx Director unify billions of traditionally siloed data points across industrial environments to give operators and engineers a single, integrated view of their […]

Bit Stew Systems is proud to be a silver sponsor of NGU Utilities Summit

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  Bit Stew Systems is proud to be a silver sponsor of NGU Utilities Summit from April 14-16 in Manchester, England. To find out more about how Bit Stew removes the complexity of industrial operations and connected machines to give clarity and control back to the utility operator, contact saleseurope@bitstew.com.

Alex Clark, founder & chief software architect at Bit Stew, is hosting a technical session at the Entelec Spring Conference

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A systemic challenge for utilities and pipeline operators is turning massive amounts of raw data from legacy systems, proprietary models, and sensors into actionable business insights. Alex will share best practices on how energy companies are solving this problem by using artificial intelligence and machine learning to simplify the data integration challenges associated with the […]

Bit Stew featured in a Greentech Media article: Situational Intelligence – The ‘Now’ Model for Utility Data Analytics

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Greentech Media’s article, The ‘Now’ Model for Utility Data Analytics, showcases how Bit Stew is bringing situational intelligence to the utility industry. The story covers how Bit Stew is winning big utility customers by putting disparate data streams and stores to use in applications that solve today’s data management challenges. Bit Stew won these deals […]

Bringing Software Defined Operations to the midstream oil and gas industry

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Software Defined Operation enables industrial companies to leverage machine learning and complex event processing to quickly integrate data from disparate sources, automate predictable operations and provide operators with the situational awareness they need to effectively identify and handle the anomalous or most critical events. Bit Stew’s industrial data mapping platform enables [...]

Bit Stew Systems announces the appointment of Franco Castaldini as VP, Marketing and Ron Pequette as VP, Sales

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Seasoned marketing and sales executives will advance the company’s next stage of global growth and expansion into new verticals BURNABY, BC: March 11, 2015 – Bit Stew Systems, the creator of the market leading platform for Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, announces the appointment of Franco Castaldini as Vice-President, Marketing and Ron Pequette […]

Rocket Builders names Bit Stew Systems as a top CleanTech company on the 2015 Ready to Rocket list

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Annual list highlights technology companies driving significant growth, investment opportunities and job creation Bit Stew Systems is named to Rocket Builder’s 13th Annual “Ready to Rocket” list as a top CleanTech company for innovation in disruptive technologies, and for fueling the economy, investment opportunities and employment in this sector. The Ready to Rocket list [...]

Three major electric and gas utilities in California join Bit Stew’s Grid Director Developer Network (GDN)

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Bit Stew System’s Grid Director Developer Network (GDN) is experiencing significant traction in market with three major electric and gas utilities in California joining this month. Bit Stew’s GDN is the industry’s first development environment that offers developer tools for building software-defined operational and asset analytics. The GDN is empowering a community of innovators to […]

Michael Allman joins Bit Stew Systems as President & COO

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Addition of influential industry leader positions company for expansion into new verticals and global markets MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA: February 17, 2015 – Bit Stew Systems, the creator of the market-leading platform for Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet is pleased to announce that Michael Allman joins the company as President & Chief Operating Officer. […]

Intelligent Utility: Major takeaways from DistribuTECH. Using data for infrastructure efficiency creates massive innovation and transformations in culture. Bit Stew Systems is part of the story

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By Kathleen Wolf Davis, Editor-in-Chief, Intelligent Utility So, my time in San Diego last week taught me a lot about where this industry has been and where it is going. I’m approaching almost 20 years in the power biz, and I have to say this is the most active (and interactive) time of its life—at least […]

Bit Stew Systems and Xtensible Solutions Team Up to Provide Utilities with the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Data Model

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Companies Simplify the Data Integration Challenge for Faster Time-to-Value SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: February 2, 2015 – Bit Stew Systems, the creator of the market leading platform for Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, and Xtensible Solutions, a leading provider of enterprise integration and information management services for utilities worldwide, today announced a [...]

Pioneering innovation while keeping the lights on:

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Career CIO shares the challenges she faced across industries in an era of unstructured information and high technology By Michele Morgan, Business Development Executive – Europe As a career CIO, Michele Morgan has more than 30 years of experience spanning a broad cross-section of industries, from oil and gas, financial services, manufacturing and health care […]

Bit Stew Systems is proud to be an Associate Partner with the Smart Cities Council

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The Council’s purpose is to accelerate the growth of smart cities worldwide by providing city leaders with best practices and guidance on technology, finance, policy and, citizen engagement. Today, Bit Stew’s Mike Varney, Senior Director, Strategy, participated in planning sessions for Smart Cities Week to be held from Oct. 6-8 in Washington, DC. Learn more […]

UBS Securities: Bit Stew referenced in UBS Securities White Paper on Fog Computing

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UBS Securities: Bit Stew Systems is referenced in UBS Securities White Paper on how Fog Computing is enabling the Internet of Things. Bit Stew, a global leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, leverages Cisco’s IOx platform and successfully operates on a number of Cisco hardware devices including the Connected Grid Router (CGR). […]

EEI’s Electric Perspectives

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EEI’s Electric Perspectives: Bit Stew’s Board Member, Paul De Martini, shares his insights on The Evolving Distribution Grid. In this article, Paul talks about the evolution of the distribution grid, new business opportunities that are emerging for utilities, and customer’s changing expectations. The article explains how utilities are in the midst of a historical transition […]

Bit Stew Systems showcases Information in Motion at DistribuTECH 2015

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Bit Stew Systems is the global leader in providing Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet. Bit Stew’s flagship product, Grid Director™, offers customers an in-depth and interactive view of their energy distribution and communications networks for more informed decision-making that improves the reliability and efficiency of their operations. Grid Director is powered by Bit [...]

Metering.com: Bit Stew’s CEO Kevin Collin talks about the company’s big push into the Australian market

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Bit Stew Systems has created a Melbourne-based Center of Excellence that focuses on innovation in human-to-machine interaction.  This capability and expertise is essential as more industrial organizations strive to interconnect sensors and devices to automate and streamline their business operations. The utility industry has been a pioneer in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). [...]

eWEEK: Bit Stew’s CTO Kai Hui is featured in an eWEEK article about Fog Computing

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Bit Stew integrates Grid Director into Cisco’s connected grid routers in the network—bringing the compute capabilities it offers in the utility’s data center (such as analytics and processing) to the edge to better address utilities concerns around grid resilience and security. Utilities see the benefits of better security and resiliency, reduced latency and lower costs. […]

Bit Stew featured in Electric Energy T&D Magazine

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Bit Stew’s Mike Varney is featured in a guest editorial about applying lessons learned from leading a nuclear-powered ship to the world of advanced utility operations. Electric Energy T&D Magazine serves the fields of electric utilities, investor owned, rural and other electric cooperatives, municipal electric utilities, independent power producers, electric contractors, wholesalers and [...]

Bit Stew expert featured on T&D World

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Bit Stew’s Mike Varney is featured on the Grid Optimization section of Transmission & Distribution World (T&D World). T&D World is published for engineers and operating professionals in the electric power industry. Check out the article titled: Advanced Electric Utility Operations: What We Can Learn from the Nuclear Navy. View the complete article on the T&D World here. 

Bit Stew Live on Energy Central

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Live on Energy Central, Bit Stew’s Mike Varney, former U.S. Navy captain with over 20 years’ experience in operating nuclear-powered submarines, shares insightful parallels between commanding a submarine and the world of utilities. Energy Central is a hub for electric power professionals searching for information, products and services related to the energy industry, and has […]

Greentech Media Research: Bit Stew highlightsed in Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS) 2014 Report: Technology, Deployments And Market Size

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GTM Research recently released its DERMS Report for 2014 which positions Bit Stew Systems as a leader in this market.  A distributed energy resource management system (DERMS) is a software-based solution that increases an operator’s real-time visibility into its underlying distributed asset capabilities. Through such a system, distribution utilities can gain a heightened level of control […]

Smart Grid News: Bit Stew Feature Series – Part 2, Sea Stories by Mike Varney

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Check out the second installment of a two-part series published as the top trending story on Smart Grid News today. Bit Stew’s Mike Varney, Senior Director, Strategic Advisory Services, provides thought leadership from his time as a U.S. Navy submarine commander. Mike shares his sea stories and offers valuable insights and lessons learned from leading a nuclear-powered […]

Smart Grid News: Bit Stew Feature Series – Part 1, Sea Stories by Mike Varney

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Check out today’s top story on Smart Grid News by Bit Stew’s own Mike Varney, Senior Director, Strategic Advisory Services. This thought leadership article, the first of a two-part series, is titled: Former U.S. Navy submarine commander shares his sea stories and lends valuable insights and lessons learned from leading a nuclear-powered ship to the world of […]

Bit Stew’s MIx Core™ 8.0: A gateway to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

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Bit Stew Systems recently launched MIx Core, the application processing engine behind the popular Grid Director™ Platform. To find out more about how Mlx Core is bringing data analytics to the edge for faster, more secure and cost-effective operations for the industrial Internet, read on.  Solving the Big Data challenge Until now, smart devices and […]

White Paper: Optimizing Grid Resiliency and Severe Weather Response

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Severe weather has been plaguing utility companies and disrupting customer service since the advent of the centralized electrical distribution grid. The importance of the utility’s response to these events is increasing as customers’ reliance on electricity grows. Read the Bit Stew White Paper to learn more about how utilities are proactively preparing for severe weather […]

Recommended Reading: “More than Smart: A Framework to Make the Distribution Grid More Open, Efficient and Resilient”

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This comprehensive thought-leadership piece focuses on the intelligent grid, and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. The paper was written by smart grid expert and visiting scholar at Caltech’s Resnick Institute, Paul De Martini, in partnership with the Institute and Greentech Leadership Group. Paul is a member of Bit Stew Systems Board of Directors. […]

Electric Energy T&D Magazine: Bit Stew featured in Electric Energy T&D Magazine

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A comprehensive article by Kai Hui, CTO at Bit Stew Systems, is featured in the July/August issue of Electric Energy T&D Magazine. View this month’s issue and the complete article titled ‘Operations maturity: Smart management of smart grids.’  Download the magazine version of the article.     

Energy Central: Bit Stew’s Operations Maturity article featured as a top story

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Check out the top story, by Kai Hui, CTO at Bit Stew Systems, published on Energy Central’s Energy Pulse section titled: Operations maturity: Smart management of smart grids. View the complete article here. 

Greentech Media: Cisco and Bit Stew Are Turning Grid Routers Into Virtual Servers

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By: Jeff St. John, July 22, 2014 Distributed intelligence is all the rage in the smart grid industry these days. The idea is to turn smart meters, grid-hardened routers and other devices into computing platforms, capable of analyzing and processing floods of data at the speeds needed to manage disruptions that happen too fast for […]

Greentech Media: From Mundane to Visionary – How SDG&E Uses Data to Run the Grid

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San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) shares lessons learned from grid-edge data analytics. View the complete article by Jeff St. John at Greentech Media.  

Smart Grid News: Bit Stew Feature Series Part Three – How to mature your grid operations (from an industry insider)

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Read part three of a feature series in Smart Grid News, a leading power and energy industry publication. This third instalment highlights more thought leadership from Bit Stew’s CTO, Kai Hui. Kai shares his insights on the benefits of Operational Maturity and provides tips on how utilities can execute their smart growth plans efficiently and […]

Smart Grid News: Bit Stew Feature Series Part Two – When not so smart people run smart grids — 3 ways to raise your operational IQ

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Read part two of a three-part feature series in Smart Grid News, a leading utility industry publication, this week. This second installment highlights more unique insights from Bit Stew’s CTO, Kai Hui, on the topic of Operational Maturity. Kai shares how utilities can grade their operational IQ through Carnegie Mellon’s Maturity Model. He explains how […]

Smart Grid News: Bit Stew Feature Series – Are you smart enough to run a smart grid?

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Check out today’s top story in Smart Grid News, a leading publication for the power and energy industry. This is the first of a three-part series featuring unique insights from Bit Stew System’s Chief Technology Officer, Kai Hui, on the topic of Operational Maturity. In this role, Kai Hui works to keep Bit Stew’s  Grid Director platform […]

Kevin Collins meets the press at Cisco Live!

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Bit Stew System’s CEO, Kevin Collins demonstrates the Grid Director platform to international media, customers, partners and business leaders at Cisco Live! in San Francisco, California this morning. Bit Stew was one of a few of Cisco’s active investment portfolio companies selected to present at the Cisco Investments Press Tour event. Visit the Bit Stew team at the […]

COMING SOON: Grid Director Developer Network

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating unprecedented business opportunities for organizations with the vision and ability to extract insights from the increasing volume of sensor-enabled devices deployed around the globe.   Grid Director™ by Bit Stew Systems is an ideal platform to capitalize on the IoT opportunity. Grid Director’s powerful, event-driven architecture is specifically [...]

Empowering the Internet of Things with Adaptive Stream Computing

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Information Technology is disrupting business models and creating new opportunities in a series of dramatic waves. We are currently seeing the effects of the information revolution progressing from simple analytics to Big Data. The next step will be the integration of Stream Computing, culminating in The Internet of Things, and its economic disruption of entire industries. Learn More […]

Bit Stew: The Operations Platform for the Smart Grid?

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Cisco, VCs invest in startup working on real-time, self-learning smart meter management—and more. Jeff St. John, December 19, 2013 Consider a typical advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network — millions of smart meters, each containing multiple hardware and software elements, sending millions of data points per day through a variety of communications networks to an array […]

We’re throwing a party and you’re invited!

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The Bit Stew team invites you to help us celebrate the launch of Grid Director™ 4.0, a major enhancement to our game-changing software that’s revolutionizing the way the utility industry deploys, operates, secures and optimizes smart grids globally.

BC BUSINESS: Smart Management

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Bit Stew introduces the utility community to new possibilities with Grid Director Bit Stew Systems, a Vancouver-based developer of smart-grid software, is one of B.C.’s fastest growing companies and an innovator in the smart-energy sector. The startup has made quite a name for itself in the global utility community by solving a growing problem: with […]

Bit Stew Continues its Rapid Growth and Expansion

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Bit Stew is pleased to announce the recent additon of two new employees to support of our rapid growth and expansion. Joining the Bit Stew team are: Brent Williams Director, Product Management Brent brings 25+ years of experience with increasingly senior roles in Product Development, Project Delivery, Sales, Marketing, Strategic Alliances and Operations in North […]

Bit Stew Systems Makes Ready to Rocket List for 2013

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Bit Stew is pleased to announce that we have made the ready to rocket list for 2013. Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest potential for growth. Each year, based on analysis of trends that will drive growth in the Clean Technology sector, Rocket Builders identifies […]

BC Hydro Delivers Customer Energy Visualization Analytics Using Grid Director

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BC Hydro has deployed a new website and customer portal that leverages the Grid Director platform for energy visualization and analytics. The new portal went into production in January of 2013 and customer feedback has been extremely positive. The Bit Stew team is proud to have been a part of this successful program. The following […]

Bit Stew Systems Releases Grid Director 3.3 – Advanced Grid Management

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Bit Stew Systems has released version 3.3 of its popular smart grid management platform. Version 3.3 is an extension of the existing platform and builds more capabilities into our mapping and analytics engine to meet the operational needs of smart grid network operations centers (NOCs). Many of our customers have expressed a strong desire and […]

Bit Stew Builds Model NOC in Vancouver Headquarters

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Bit Stew has built a model smart grid Network Operations Center (NOC) in its Vancouver headquarters to help utility customers understand what is needed for long-term management and optimization of smart grid networks. A model NOC is just what the industry is looking for as utilities shift their focus from deployment to operations and ultimately, […]

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