2018-2019 Analytics Communities

UAI Analytics Communities (formerly known as Working Groups) bring together analytics practitioners and business process experts to advance the conversation about the ways in which analytics can improve and transform critical utility business processes.
  • Community members have access to dedicated forums
  • Virtual Advancement Group meetings occur every month for each of the Communities
  • In-person Advancement Group meetings occur twice a year, at UA Summit and UA Week
ASSET OPTIMIZATION
Asset Optimization & Performance Management Community

Exploring ways to make utility operations related to the utilization of distribution, transmission and generation assets more efficient and optimized using data analytics and technology by identifying the right performance strategies, tools, and metrics to monitor asset health, and mitigate system risk to drive organizational efficiencies, extend asset life, maintain/improve system reliability, and reduce equipment failures and emergent/emergency work.

Within the Community of Asset Optimization & Performance Management Community, we will pursue the following Advancement Groups:

  • Predictive and prescriptive data analytics and modeling
  • Metrics visualization
  • Use of emerging technology in predictive analytics
ADVANCED SAFETY ANALYTICS
Grid Operations Analytics Community

Identifying performance strategies, tools, and metrics to monitor grid health and mitigate system risk to drive operational efficiencies, maintain/improve system reliability, and reduce equipment failures and emergent/emergency work.

Within the Community of Grid Ops, we will pursue the following Advancement Groups:

  • Grid analytics and the “utility of the future”
  • Real-time analytics
  • Outage management
Customer Analytics
Customer Analytics Community

Sharing utility experiences and use cases that demonstrate the role of analytics in understanding customers, deepening relationships, increasing satisfaction, and optimizing the performance of programs, products, and services, as well as the channels through which they are offered.

Within the Community of Customer Analytics, we will pursue the following Advancement Groups:

  • Predictive/propensity models
  • Understanding/changing consumer behavior
  • Customer segmentation
ANALYTICS ARCHITECTURES &TECHNOLOGIES
Analytics Architectures & Technology Community

Exploring architectural and technology options for business-driven data science and analytics using sound architectural technologies to support a wide range of options from business unit analytics to enterprise data science and deliver tangible business value.

Within the Community of Analytics Architecture & Technology, we will pursue the following Advancement Groups:

  • Analytics self service
  • Building the business case for analytics technology investments
  • Analytics architecture/technology platforms
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