Tag: big data

Public Utilities, Waste Management

What Big Data Can Do for the Recycling Industry

September 24, 2020

Via: Waste360

As a digital innovator at Nestle, my work ranged from cloud-based user applications to using automation at manufacturing facilities for the use of the internet of things (loT), with the goal of using technology for improving product quality and manufacturing […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

How drones can make inspections smart and automated for utilities

September 16, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The coronavirus pandemic has hit energy companies in several significant ways. Chief among these is how utilities carry out field inspections of vital equipment during times of lockdown. For many of these power firms, they have found the answer in […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

The three major challenges for utilities

September 28, 2018

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The utilities industry faces new opportunities and challenges brought on by the march of a digital revolution, and by how this has changed end user expectations of their services providers. Utilities today are being encouraged to up their game to […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Exelon taps GE software to improve reliability at its 6 utilities

October 26, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Exelon’s partnership with GE highlights how utilities are increasingly turning to big data to help manage their systems. GE’s Predix systems will utilize historical data and weather analysis, along with asset and area conditions, to help predict outages and give […]

Infrastructure, Municipal Broadband

Big Data and the Future of Smart Cities

August 17, 2016

Via: American Infrastructure

Although Big Data has a lot of buzz around it, I believe that in many ways it is still a relatively new and unexplored concept. However, its potential for human analysis is already obvious. This makes it a perfect and […]