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Crash Analytics to help reduce the National Road Toll

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

Leveraging data with machine learning and analytics can help make a real difference in understanding and addressing various global or local social problems, including the New Zealand road toll.

A large Crown Entity wanted to gain insights into the root causes behind high death and serious incidents (DSI) rates occurring in a specific region …

Enduring relationship helps deliver water services to 1.5 million people daily

Advanced Analytics Data Quality Data Science Team Development Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

Harmonic builds enduring relationships with our clients to provide ongoing value and expertise. Our lengthy professional relationship with Watercare has allowed us to contribute to several aspects of their business, including; performing data quality assessments and exploratory data analyses, creating custom algorithms and analytical measures; developing and productionising forecasting projects, and; building their in-house data science team.

Watercare supplies around 365 million litres of water to Auckland every day. Water is drawn from 23 sources, treated and supplied to homes and businesses …

Floods of alarming insights

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

A major Energy Networks company in Australia was concerned about the rapidly growing number of alarms on their distribution network.

Within the control room, controllers were swarmed with alarms every second, needlessly elevating stress and lowering morale. While the notification and monitoring of alarms is …

Forecasting Apprenticeship Numbers with Confidence

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

Apprentice numbers vary year to year and are often strongly influenced by economic factors, the construction industry job market and the demand for housing in New Zealand. An accurate projection is required to minimise the financial impact from over or under forecasting apprentice numbers and advanced analytical modelling is the key to gaining confidence when forecasting these numbers.

BCITO wanted to gain confidence in forecasting demand for apprentices over the long term so as to proactively position itself to meet the demand for …

Going from 1 to 50 Data Scientists with Harmonic

Advanced Analytics Data Science Team Development

Recruiting the right data science talent can be a challenge but it is not the only path to increasing your data science capabilities. In this case study, we look at how a large energy sector operator successfully upskilled existing staff by working closely with Harmonic.

A large Australian energy sector operator wanted to develop its internal data science team capabilities to improve forecasting accuracy, the automation of analytical processes, and …

Machine Learning and analytics provide valuable insight for Beef and Lamb New Zealand

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions

Knowing how to apply the right machine learning algorithms to a specific business challenge takes a lot of skill and experience - and our team at Harmonic have both in spades. In this case study, we see how applying the right mix of machine learning algorithms and analytics can derive some incredible insights that go a long way in helping improve farm profitability in New Zealand.

A wide variation in profitability exists between farmers across New Zealand. Beef and Lamb wanted to understand what key attributes make the top 10% farmers …

Machine Learning improves cargo revenue optimisation for leading international airline

Advanced Analytics

Harmonic developed an international-flight cargo space estimation tool to maximise revenue in collaboration with a leading international airline.

The leading airline had wasted capacity due to high no-show rates for several international routes. As cargo customers would not be charged for unused space …

Powerful Asset Management Solution for Spark

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions

Analytics can help asset-intensive companies, like large digital services companies, extend the life of their assets and optimise their operations. With the right mix of analytics, companies can gain insights into the health and asset failure risk to help make informed, risk and return based decisions.

Spark runs a sophisticated Lifecycle Management Programme to ensure their network operates efficiently and delivers the highest quality customer experience. Early on, Spark recognised that …

Shift Optimisation for Air Traffic Controllers

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions

Helping Airways New Zealand maximise the value and application of their data – and plan for the future.

As part of their roster planning process, Airways wanted to confidently and efficiently model a set of optimal shifts for air traffic controllers given numerous …

Statistical modelling to inform strategies for managing aging pipe networks

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

Helping water utilities understand the factors that contribute to deterioration of asbestos cement pipes and make informed decisions around proactive maintenance and replacement.

It is estimated that there are approximately 40,000 km of Asbestos Cement (AC) pipes still in service across water supply networks in Australia. Many of …