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- Author(s)Carol L. Stimmel
- PublisherApple Academic Press Inc.
- Date of Publication05/08/2014
- GenreComputing: Professional & Programming
- Place of PublicationOakville
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintApple Academic Press Inc.
- Content Note43 black & white illustrations, 9 black & white tables
- Weight566 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
- Table Of ContentsTHE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF DATA ANALYTICS Putting the Smarts in the Smart Grid Chapter Goal The Imperative for the Data-Driven Utility Big Data: We'll Know It When We See It What Are Data Analytics? The Data Analytics Infrastructure Starting from Scratch Mind the Gap Culture Shift A Personal Case Study Ouija Board Economics Business as Usual Is Fatal to the Utility To Be or Not to Be Finding Opportunity with Smart Grid Data Analytics Building the Foundation for Data Analytics Chapter Goal Perseverance Is the Most Important Tool It's Too Hard Is Not an Answer Building the Analytical Architecture The Art of Data Management Managing Big Data Is a Big Problem The Truth Won't Set You Free One Size Doesn't Fit All Solving the Situation-Specific Dilemma The Build-Versus-Buy War Rages On When the Cloud Makes Sense Change Is Danger and Opportunity Transforming Big Data for High-Value Action Chapter Goal The Utility as a Data Company Creating Results with the Pareto Principle Algorithms The Business of Algorithms Data Classes Just in Time Seeing Intelligence Remember the Human Being The Problem with Customers The Transformation of the Utility Bigger Is Not Always Better Assessing the Business Issues Start with a Framework THE BENEFITS OF SMART GRID DATA ANALYTICS Applying Analytical Models in the Utility Chapter Goal Understanding Analytical Models What Exactly Are Models? Warning: Correlation Still Does Not Imply Causation Using Descriptive Models for Analytics Using Diagnostic Models for Analytics How Diagnostic Tools Help Utilities Predictive Analytics Prescriptive Analytics An Optimization Model for the Utility Toward Situational Intelligence Enterprise Analytics Chapter Goal Moving Beyond Business Intelligence Energy Forecasting Asset Management Demand Response and Energy Analytics Dynamic-Pricing Analytics Revenue-Protection Analytics Breaking Down Functional Barriers Operational Analytics Chapter Goal Aligning the Forces for Improved Decision-Making The Opportunity for Insight Adaptive Models Focus on Effectiveness Visualizing the Grid Distributed Generation Operations: Managing the Mix-Up Grid Management The Relationship Between Standards and Analytics Resiliency Analytics Extracting Value from Operational Data Analytics Customer Operations and Engagement Analytics Chapter Goal Increasing Customer Value Customer Service Advanced Customer Segmentation Sentiment Analysis Revenue Collections Call Center Operations Utility Communications What's in It for the Customer? Enhanced Billing and Customer-Facing Web Portals Home Energy Management Strategic Value Analytics for Cybersecurity Chapter Goal Cybersecurity in the Utility Industry The Threat Against Critical Infrastructure How the Smart Grid Increases Risk The Smart Grid as Opportunity for Dark Mischief The Role of Big Data Cybersecurity Analytics Predict and Protect Cybersecurity Applications Proactive Approaches Global Action for Coordinated Cybersecurity The Changing Landscape of Risk IMPLEMENTING DATA ANALYTICS PROGRAMS FOR SUSTAINED CHANGE Sourcing Data Chapter Goal Sourcing the Data Smart Meters Sensors Control Devices Intelligent Electronic Devices Distributed Energy Resources Consumer Devices Historical Data Third-Party Data Working with a Variety of Data Sources Data Fusion Big Data Integration, Frameworks, and Databases Chapter Goal This Is Going to Cost Storage Modalities Hyperscale Network-Attached Storage Object Storage Data Integration The Costs of Low-Risk Approaches Let the Data Flow Hadoop MapReduce Hadoo
- Author BiographyCarol L. Stimmel began working with big data analytics in 1991 while hacking code and modeling 3D systems for meteorological research-years before that combination of words ever became buzzword compliant. In those 23 years, she has spent the last 7 focusing on the energy industry, including smart grid data analytics, microgrids, home automation, data security and privacy, smart grid standards, and renewables generation. She has participated in emerging technology markets for the majority of her career, including engineering, designing new products, and providing market intelligence and analysis to utilities and other energy industry stakeholders. Carol has owned and operated a digital forensics company, worked with cutting-edge entrepreneurial teams; co-authored a standard text on organizational management, The Manager Pool; and held leadership roles with Gartner, E Source, Tendril, and Navigant Research. She is the founder and CEO of the research and consulting sustainability company, Manifest Mind, LLC, which brings rigorous, action-based insight to advanced technology projects that create and maintain healthy ecosystems for people and the environment. Carol holds a BA in Philosophy from Randolph-Macon Woman's College.
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