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Asset Lifecycle Management for Wellington City Council

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Quality

Water analytics allows companies and local bodies to evaluate their data for trends and patterns, enabling quick identification of opportunities to reduce costs, minimise risks and predict asset failure. Additionally, understanding the quality of your asset management data provides confidence to make decisions based on these insights.

WCC wanted to improve "three waters" asset management data to help meet regulatory compliance requirements, including 30-year infrastructure strategies. They also wanted to support cost-effective …

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 …

Data Visualisation unlocks 360° views of Process Safety Performance

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

Helping Contact Energy gain visibility of process safety performance and quickly understand trends, outliers, and patterns in their process safety data by harnessing the power of data visualisation.

Contact Energy wanted a 360° view of their process safety performance across sites and plants that could be used by executives and operational staff. It …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Smart Analytics Solution delivers results for Transpower

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions

Central to electricity transmission grid monitoring and operating, is the SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) communications network which generates enormous amounts of data. In this case study, we see how analytics can work alongside SCADA to improve information visibility, providing intelligent decision making input to operators and stakeholders.

Transpower has large volumes of time-critical data in their SCADA network and needed confidence that the data was concise and reliable to enable rapid and …

Understanding New Zealand’s native plant capacity will get us to one billion trees

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

When the New Zealand government announced that one billion trees would be planted by 2028, the nursery sector did not have an accurate measure of how many trees could be produced to meet this need each year.

Meeting the New Zealand government's one billion trees goal by 2028 requires putting trees in the ground; roughly two hundred and seventy thousand trees every …