Article: The energy ecosystem should move to make the ‘energy internet’ a reality

Energy, Innovation, Open Provisioning, Open Space

The energy ecosystem should move to make the ‘energy internet’ a reality

As vice president of Innovation at National Grid Partners, I’m responsible for developing initiatives that not only benefit National Grid’s current business but also have the potential to become stand-alone businesses. So I obviously have strong views about the future of the energy industry.

But I don’t have a crystal ball; no one does. To be a good steward of our innovation portfolio, my job isn’t to guess what the right “basket” is for our “eggs.” It’s to optimally allocate our finite eggs across multiple baskets with the greatest collective upside.

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Article: Experian & Neonomics to streamline access to data and affordability calculations

Access, Money, Open Decision-Support, Open Governance

Experian & Neonomics to streamline access to data and affordability calculations

Neonomics and Experian have teamed up to offer lenders up-to-date credit information by classifying raw transactional data into predefined categories of income and expenditure. The collaboration will boost Experian’s Open Data strategy, thus enabling lenders to improve their decision-making processes and user experiences for effective management of portfolios.

Experian will bring Trusso, their open banking machine-learning categorization engine, and Neonomics, as a licensed third-party provider with close to 100% live fully operational coverage across the Nordics, is enabling pure API based account-to-account payments and account data. Experian will boost the expansion of its Open Banking solution across the Nordics, following the launch in Denmark.

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Article: Ushering in the age of greater data demand

Geospatial, Open Data

Ushering in the age of greater data demand

The availability of marine open data infrastructure has significant economic and societal potential for coastal nations to facilitate marine domain interoperability and the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) best practices for marine spatial data publishing on the Web.

With the recent Indian directive on open data and the reuse of public sector information, IIC Technologies is ideally positioned to serve the Indian coastal and inland waterway segments in facilitating a continuous data capturing of spatial-temporal physical phenomena and human activities in coastal areas and riverbanks, doing the corresponding data analysis, and the decision- making for achieving continual improvement in the marine planning and management processes.

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