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Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning in the Utility Sector: Strategies for Accelerating Progress and Overcoming Roadblocks


Plants in the electric utility sector face common operational challenges. They want to optimize output, lower operating costs, maintain reliability, and ensure safety-- and they need to meet all of these goals simultaneously.
In this session we'll focus on the opportunities for deploying machine learning and data science methods in a plant setting. The presentation will cover use cases, big data tools, and the implications for plant operation optimization.
Key takeaways:
Machine learning for the plant: when useful, when not
How the proliferation of tailored sensors and IOT are changing operations
Importance of explainable AI
Checklist for applying data science


Steven J. Ramirez is CEO of Beyond the Arc, Inc., customer experience and advanced analytics firm recognized as a leader in the field of customer experience. Beyond the Arc combines strategy consulting with advanced analytics to help companies in a variety of industries differentiate themselves in the marketplace. The company's social media data mining helps clients improve their customer experience across products, channels, and touch points.