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.
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.
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.
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