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David Shipman
Industry Marketing Manager - Energy & Utilities, IBM

David Shipman, Ph.D., has specialized in deploying information management solutions into the utility markets for over 20 years. Dr. Shipman has been involved with utility solutions for big data management, applied analytics, content and records management, asset and plant lifecycle management, regulatory compliance, integration with enterprise asset management systems, planning and implementing solutions to support the evolving smart grid initiatives.

Dr. Shipman has a BA degree in Mathematics from the University of Oregon, and a MA and Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Southern California.

Transforming Meter Data into Insights about Operations and Customers

October 30, 2012 | by David Shipman, Industry Marketing Manager - Energy & Utilities, IBM
Many energy and utility companies get their first introduction to big data after they implement a smart meter project. While traditional meter reading occurs once a month, a smart meter can stream data every 15 minutes, or 2,880 times a month. That’s a whopping 287,900 percent increase in data that...

Transforming Energy & Utilities with Big Data Analytics

September 12, 2012 | by David Shipman, Industry Marketing Manager - Energy & Utilities, IBM
It isn’t until the lights go out and the HVAC system stops working that most of us appreciate how important utilities are to our everyday lives. For the most part, energy and utility companies have operated in a predictable, linear way with reliable service, in spite of population growth and...