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.
Other speakers included Paul O'Connor, Datamine, and Richard Allen, Fonterra. For more details about the event please visit the New Zealand Analytics Forum.
R&D Student Grants for Future Innovators
21 August 2014
Read the full press release at www.beehive.govt.nz
Harmonic is delighted to receive an R&D student grant from Callaghan Innovation. The extra resource will help with our expanding data science projects.
Around 330 future Kiwi innovators will be able to benefit from R&D Student Grants announced 21 August by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce. “R&D Student Grants allow students with science, technology, engineering, design, or business qualifications to advance their skills and understanding of commercial R&D within New Zealand companies,” Mr Joyce says.
“The companies also gain by employing smart, ambitious people to advance their R&D projects, so it’s excellent for all involved.”
Harmonic Analytics features in Grow Wellingtons' recent Innovation Profile. We are pleased to share our story as a case study, amongst other inspiring local businesses.
CEO Phil Shepherd agrees that "New Zealand is well resourced with really good data science expertise and technology". Grow Wellington have developed this profile to show the extent, diversity and economic value of innovation in the region, beginning with the fast-growing ICT and manufacturing sectors.
Alistair Crossling will present at the Effective Applications of the R Language (EARL) Conference in London (15-17 September 2014. Before moving to the U.K., Alistair did some great analytical work for Harmonic Analytics, also completing one of our R Training Courses.
Alistair will speak on how to use R for geospatial analysis
July 14, 2014|
Data analytics can help utilities identify inefficiencies and streamline operations, resulting in lower costs for the utility and its customers.
Read the article on FutureStructure.com
26 May 2014
Harmonic Analytics has expanded its data science capacity with the addition of five talented staff. We hunted high and low to find the right combination of technical capability and business nous.
“We have recently witnessed an industry-wide surge in demand for data science services and tools. To find such a gifted and enthusiatic team in this busy climate is a real coup for Harmonic. With one of the largest, specialised data science teams in New Zealand; we look forward to expanding the breadth of knowledge and providing a positive learning environment for our new colleagues.” Phil Shepherd, CEO.
Please meet our new data scientists, who have joined our experienced senior team in Wellington and Auckland.
Case Study: April 2014
Our latest case study outlines the forecasting work Harmonic Analytics undertook for The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO). The resulting information provides BCITO with a high level of confidence to plan for apprentice training.
“We worked with Harmonic to build a model which incorporates historical trends together with industry and econometric forecasts to give us a view of future demand for apprenticeship training. The team at Harmonic displayed considerable expertise in the area for data modelling and forecasting and the resulting report fully met our needs and expectations."
Paul Mitchell, Group Manager Support Services, BCITO
Case Study follows:
25 March 2014
Harmonic Analytics enjoyed the first Wellington Analytics Forum event for 2014, held on Tuesday 19 March. Sponsored by NEC New Zealand and Harmonic Analytics, this event was well represented across the private sector and government.
Mobile World Congress - 24-27 February 2014
NEC and Harmonic Analytics are working together on an exciting innovation programme to develop big data solutions. Phil Shepherd, CEO, and Lisa Chen, Consulting Statistician, worked on the NEC exhibit and learnt more about the challenges mobile operators are facing with churn management.
Interview: Big Data Analytics - Churn Management
Harmonic Analytics CEO, Phil Shepherd, explains how data analysis can be used to manage and actively seek to reduce the increasingly pressing problem of churn.
Case Study: 20 February 2014
Wellington City Council recently selected Harmonic Analytics, to provide analytical expertise to support its strategic asset management programme.