July 14, 2014 - Utilities, Big Data and Analytics
Jeffrey Robbins, President and CEO, LiveData, Inc.
Remote Site and Equipment Management
Big Data is not a new concept for utilities – but it is a new name and focus on the volume, velocity, and variety of data that we have been managing for years from devices, sensors, and systems in generation, transmission and distribution facilities.
Utilities with LiveData technology are leveraging Big Data on a daily basis. The real-time integration technology used to capture, transform, and deliver data enables applications like outage management systems (OMS) to improve operational efficiency and provide an increasingly reliable supply of critical services such as power.
The ongoing implementation of smart grid technology will provide utilities with more expansive and higher quality data from an increasingly wide variety of sources and formats, reaching from generation systems right to consumers’ doorsteps. While potentially daunting, with the right technology this onslaught becomes your opportunity.
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