Session Category: Analytics Strategy

October 25, 2018

9:30  -  10:30

Grand Cypress C

103: Analytics as Strategy – Integrating Analytics to Drive Customer Value and Operational Excellence

While many utilities understand that the analytics discipline offers heaps of benefits, crafting an actionable analytics strategy has proven much more difficult. In this session, Joe Tellez and Andrew Braeger of Tacoma Public Utilities, will share how they’ve effectively developed an enterprise approach to utility analytics that is integrated with the utility business strategy. Attendees … Continued

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202: Dark Data Analytics: How to Act on Data Driven Insights

11:00  -  11:45

Grand Cypress B

202: Dark Data Analytics: How to Act on Data Driven Insights

How can you drive actionable insights using “dark data” – defining actionable insights from the abundant data organizations already possess and do nothing with. Attendees will learn what dark data is and how to leverage it and will hear some success stories from utilities and other industries.

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204: Delivering the Value of Machine Learning and AI from Your Data Science Practice to Growing Consumers of Analytics

11:00  -  11:45

Grand Cypress G

204: Delivering the Value of Machine Learning and AI from Your Data Science Practice to Growing Consumers of Analytics

Machine Learning and AI are becoming core components of both customer engagement and operational refinement initiatives. Institutionalizing advanced analytics, whether part of a centralized Analytics Center of Excellence (ACE), or a stand-alone business unit, requires a consistent set of best practices designed to ensure the full potential of a utility’s machine learning and AI initiatives … Continued

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206: Choosing the Right Tools for the Job: Get Faster Business Results with the Appropriate Level of Machine Learning Complexity for the Use Case

11:00  -  11:45

Grand Cypress I

206: Choosing the Right Tools for the Job: Get Faster Business Results with the Appropriate Level of Machine Learning Complexity for the Use Case

Come join us to learn and discuss the newest areas of innovations in Machine Learning and AI with a workshop covering specific use cases ranging from Appliance Disaggregation to EV Detection to Storm Outage Prediction, how these areas are now maturing in technology, and how you can apply them in your operations to yield the … Continued

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303: Flip the 80/20 Rule…How Data Analysts Can Spend More Time Analyzing and Less Time Wrangling

1:45  -  2:45

Grand Cypress C

303: Flip the 80/20 Rule…How Data Analysts Can Spend More Time Analyzing and Less Time Wrangling

At the start of many Data Analytics projects, Analysts must embark on a digital scavenger hunt that can sometimes consume up to 80 percent of the project’s timeline. Instead of building models, analysts are searching for data sources, learning how to query data, moving data from one location to another, and fixing issues with data … Continued

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403: Governing your Data

3:00  -  4:00

Grand Cypress C

403: Governing your Data

Exelon Utilities (EU) Business Intelligence Data Analytics program, is a multi-year effort aiming to transform EU by leveraging modern technologies and advanced analytics to provide new products that can range from enhanced reporting to predictive analytics, insights, and innovations. In the heart of this program are additional foundational efforts that are focused in empowering our … Continued

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406: Leading with Analytics: The Backbone for Digital Transformation

3:00  -  4:00

Grand Cypress I

406: Leading with Analytics: The Backbone for Digital Transformation

Lessons learned from ENGIE, ComEd, Kansas City Power & Light, Westar Energy, PwC and Energyworx: cloud based analytics and machine learning to drive value from customer, operational and financial transformations. Our panel of experts share their vision on what digital transformation means for their organization and what challenges currently stand in their way. Key topics … Continued

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October 26, 2018

8:30  -  9:30

Grand Cypress C

503: Visualization to Real Action

Using and displaying data in a way that imparts knowledge can be an under rated task. Bar charts, pie charts and line graphs are consistently generated to explain the data but they only impart limited information and usually not much knowledge, however; they are always fun to look at. Many utilities are focused on analytics … Continued

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506: The Best of Both Worlds: Delivering Digital Transformation in E&U with Open Source and Proprietary Enterprise AI

8:30  -  9:30

Grand Cypress I

506: The Best of Both Worlds: Delivering Digital Transformation in E&U with Open Source and Proprietary Enterprise AI

How leveraging an open-source data management platform from Hortonworks combined with AppOrchid’s suite of AI applications help utilities future-proof their adoption of emerging technologies, accelerate time-to-value on project delivery, and operationalize big data analytics across the enterprise.

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