data, big data, data analytics, analytical, analytic, utilities, smart cities
Data analytics is key to enabling the grid to accommodate the technological, customer, regulatory and societal changes that are occurring. This track includes utility best practices and new concepts that create value across a utility’s many lines of business. In addition, it covers how utilities are moving beyond single application “business silos” to support business intelligence on an enterprise-wide basis. These solutions are challenging as they must address data quality, consistency, and accessibility so that data is suitable for holistic decision-making.