We wish you and your families a prosperous and harmonious Chinese New Year of the Sheep. Chinese New Year is celebrated by a number of our staff at Harmonic Analytics in New Zealand, and we are pleased to celebrate this tradition.
Harmonic's client, Wellington City Council has been recognised by the Auditor General as a 'shining example' of good asset management practice. Read the Auditor General case study.
“...praise from Standard and Poor’s matches the recent comments by the deputy Auditor General that Wellington City is a ‘shining exemplar’ for infrastructure management.”
Harmonic is working with the Council, providing analytical expertise, to support their asset management programme. We are pleased that the Councils commitment to asset management is being recognised.
Have a look at what we are working on together in the Asset Lifecycle Management case study (pdf)
For more information please contact Phil Shepherd.
4 December 2014
Harmonic has developed an Alarm Analytics Log tool for a national electricity supplier. The purpose is to measure and analyse alarm log data – to show a clearer view of network health. The insights from the analysis are valuable for long term data management and proactive planning. For example seasonal/weekly alarm patterns can be identified.
26 November 2014
Data Scientist, James Waugh was recently awarded the ‘Young Practitioner Prize’, by the Operations Research Society of New Zealand (ORSNZ), at the 2014 Joint NZSA & ORSNZ annual conference.
The prize was for a vehicle routing problem applied to waste collection, titled "Efficient Waste Collection".
17 November 2014
Ethan Li, Data Scientist at Harmonic Analytics is presenting, 'An Introduction to Spatial Analysis in R' a the next Wellington R Users Group in Wellington. R is a valuable tool for handling and visualising spatial data in R. This is an education session and is targeted at beginners who have no or little prior experience with spatial data.
5 November 2014
International Statistical Literacy Poster (ISLP) competition 2014-2015
for students - from research to a story. Entries open now.
We are pleased to sponsor the New Zealand ISLP competition prizes - to encourage secondary school students to have fun with data, graphics and statistical results. Students win prizes for themselves and their school. National winning posters are displayed at World Statistics Congress in Rio de Janiero, Brazil 2015.
Shirley Wu Chief Analytics Officer, will be on the NZ judging panel this year.
With growing career options in the areas of data analytics we encourage as many schools as possible to participate.
16 October 2014
Introducing our newest team members! These talented data scientists with interesting backgrounds join our experienced team in Wellington and Auckland. Please contact Phil Shepherd to learn more about our data science capability.
29 September 2014
Harmonic Analytics Student Prize
We are pleased to sponsor the prizes for 'best student presentation' at the joint 2014 NZSA (New Zealand Statistical Association) and ORSNZ Conference to be held 23 to 26 November this year. "We see the power of statistical analysis every day and were keen to sponsor the 'best student prize' again this year. It's important for us to support education and the growing statistics community in New Zealand." says Shirley Wu, Chief Analytics Officer.
Also see photos of the winners on our events and sponsorship page
Suff.co.nz - Unlimited magazine article
By Maria Slade. 29 September 2014
"As technology becomes an integral part of managing the land, Wellington entrepreneur Bridgit Hawkins is building ReGen, an enterprise texting daily data to farmers to take the guesswork out of key on-farm operations. Bridgit Hawkins was consulting at data science company Harmonic Analytics on creating content to encourage farmers to use broadband when the idea for ReGen came up.
2 September 2014
Managing Analytics Teams: A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist
This spring NZ Analytics forum event in Auckland was well attended with a focus on discovering 'how to get the best out of our analytics teams' whether new or established. Phil Shepherd, Harmonic Analytics CEO presented on the above topic including; a day, week and month in the life of a data scientist, motivating an analytics team and supporting an analytics team. For more details about the event please visit the New Zealand Analytics Forum.