Now more than ever, utilities of all types and sizes need advanced analytics capabilities to better serve their customers and improve decision-making across the organization. Since our inception, Utegration has designed and executed analytics technologies that help our clients – large and small – achieve their most important business objectives. Now, we are sharing the utility-specific insights and experiences we have gained with you.

Join our 7-part webinar series to hear directly from our utility analytics experts about the strategies and technologies behind becoming a data-driven utility.

7-Part Utility Analytics Webinar Series
Every Tuesday at 1:00 pm CT
June 22 - August 3

  1. The Utility Analytics Imperative (view June 22 replay)
  2. Introduction to Machine Learning and AI (view June 29 replay)
  3. Introduction to Visualization Analytics (view July 6 replay)
  4. Introduction to Cloud-Based Architectures (view July 13 replay)
  5. Introduction to Data Warehousing and Data Lakes (view July 20 replay)  
  6. Introduction to Data Wrangling and Pipelines (view July 27 replay)
  7. Analytics Strategy – Pulling it All Together - August 3

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The Utility Analytics Imperative

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With the constant pressure of doing more with fewer resources combined with the need to address aging infrastructure and more rigorous safety and compliance regulations, utilities must work smarter. Leveraging analytics for greater insight and performance is a key aspect of that transformation. 

Recently, Utegration surveyed utilities across the spectrum of scale and services. Results indicate spending increases for data science and analytics over prior years....but many utilities have questions about how to proceed.

This webinar will lay the foundation for how utilities should approach analytics for the best outcomes. 

Who should attend:

  • Business Executives who manage KPIs
  • Business Users
  • IT Architects
  • Business Analysts
  • BI Managers & IT team members

Speakers:

  • Gary Hayes, Chief Solutions Officer, Utegration
  • Barry Ellis, Managing Director, Data Science and Business Analytics, Utegration

Introduction to Machine Learning and AI

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Machine Learning and AI are hot topics these days – in the news and for utilities in particular, as these technologies are being deployed to solve problems that were not feasible to solve before. 

In this webinar, we will survey the current products we see utilities using right now and present some of the valuable use cases being deployed. We will also share our thoughts on what that means for the future. 

Who should attend:

  • Business - CIO, Managers
  • Technical - Architects, Developers

Speakers: 

  • Prashant Kalkar, Lead Consultant, Utegration
  • Tam Nguyen, Senior Consultant, Utegration
  • Santosh Kumar J, Lead Consultant, Utegration

Introduction to Visualization Analytics

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Visualization is key to the business users' experience when trying to understand current state of the business and provide actionable insights to decision makers. 

In this webinar, we will survey the current products we see utilities using right now and some of the interesting trends and features being implemented in various tools.  We will offer our thoughts on usability, connectivity options, augmented aspects, and manageability. 

Attendees will leave with an understanding of the different types of visualization, how current visualization products compare to one another, and examples of utility use cases.

Who should attend:

  • Business - Executives who manage KPIs, Analysts, Users
  • Technical - IT Architects, BI Managers, IT team members

Speakers: 

  • Bhavya Latha, Lead Consultant, Utegration
  • Mamatha Krishna, Lead Consultant, Utegration
  • Piyush Mishra, Senior BW/HANA Consultant, Utegration

Introduction to Cloud-Based Architectures

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In this webinar, we will share utility use cases where cloud platforms are a good fit and how the range of services integrate together and externally within existing on-prem assets. 

We’ll also share our observations on navigating non-technical challenges with cloud technology, including opportunities to control costs, introduce needed governance and organizational and cultural challenges on the road to cloud adoption for utilities. 

Who should attend:

  • Business - CIO, Managers
  • Technical - Architects, Developers

Speakers: 

  • Vinay Suneja, Manager, Utegration
  • Yadu Srinivasan, Senior Consultant, Cloud Analytics, Utegration
  • Barry Ellis, Managing Director, Data Science and Business Analytics, Utegration

Introduction to Data Warehousing and Data Lakes

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Data Warehouses have been around since the early '90s and Data Lakes a bit more recently.  In this webinar, we will provide an overview of the current products we see utilities using right now and some of the interesting trends and features being implemented in various tools.  We will present utility-specific use cases and offer our thoughts on what criteria to use to evaluate the different tools, as well as usability, connectivity options, augmented aspects, and manageability. 

Who should attend:

  • IT Architects
  • Business Analysts
  • BI Managers & IT team members

Speakers: 

  • Barry Ellis, Managing Director - Data and Analytics, Utegration
  • Misaq Tonse, Lead Consultant, Utegration
  • Pruthvi Renukarya, Manager - Analytics , Utegration

Introduction to Data Wrangling and Pipelines

July 27, 2021 at 1pm CT

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Advances in network speed and in-memory databases combined with the explosion of data are dynamic drivers of analytics architectural debate and wonder.  We are beyond just simple data extraction and transformation tools (ETL) and many visualization tools offer light data wrangling and transformation capabilities to support self-service.  Virtual data warehousing, data replication technologies and data pipelining are gathering adoption.  

In this webinar, we will survey the current products we see utilities using right now and present some of the interesting trends and features being implemented in various tools.  We will offer our thoughts on usability, connectivity options, augmented aspects, and manageability. 

Who should attend:

  • Business - CTO, Managers, Business Analysts, Data Scientists
  • Technical - Architects, Developers, VP IT Operations

Speakers:

  • Kevin Clemons, Senior Manager, Data Science and Business Analytics, Utegration
  • Vernon Shively, Principal Consultant, Utegration
  • Alok Gowda, BI Manager, Utegration

 


Analytics Strategy – Pulling it All Together 

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In our final installment, we’ll summarize some of the use cases gaining importance for utilities plus some of the newer modern technologies and platforms that should be considered to support the utility of the future. 

We’ll share some common pain points we see among utilities and share our point of view regarding the the need for an evergreen analytics strategy that:

  • Aligns the business need for actionable insights with Business Strategy / Objectives, and
  • Measures business outcomes for analytics projects that will support long-term success for utilities looking to serve their customers best

Who should attend:

  • Business - Executives who manage KPIs, Analysts, Users
  • Technical - IT Architects, BI Managers, IT team members

Speakers: 

  • Gary Hayes, Chief Solutions Officer, Utegration
  • Barry Ellis, Managing Director, Data Science and Business Analytics, Utegration