Tom Martin leads the data science team and is a key partner to our clients in demonstrating how data science solutions can help solve their challenges. Prior to this role, he served as managing director of data science at TROVE, and he led the implementation of new technology and analytics at PG&E to reduce the company’s operational costs, improve safety, and increase grid reliability.

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Optimize spending and improve grid reliability with data-driven vegetation management

Tom Martin
June 24, 2022

Advances in technology and predictive data science are providing new opportunities for utilities to evaluate existing vegetation-management processes, achieve operational efficiencies, and save money. Read this blog post to learn more.

Optimizing vegetation management: Why data allows us to make better decisions than ever before

Tom Martin
June 8, 2022

Learn how utilities can lower operations costs and improve reliability by applying predictive data and machine learning to vegetation management. With data science, utilities will also minimize problems from unplanned work and ultimately improve safety and customer satisfaction.

Sustainable utility matters: Data science as a service

Sannie Sieper, Tom Martin
February 10, 2022

By adopting our data-science-as-a-service (DSaaS) solution, utilities can become more data-driven in partnership with experts in a flexible, organic way that accelerates speed to value. Learn more in this insightful interview with E Source’s Tom Martin!

Utility risk management: Why “the way we’ve always done it” is now the riskier approach

Tom Martin
October 13, 2021

Well-worn, “safe” risk management approaches that may not deliver results but don’t rock the boat are beginning to come under pressure due to macroenvironmental factors. Find out why doing what we’ve always done may be perceived as safer, but may not be the best option for risk management.

How to use predictive data science to plan for utility operations post-COVID-19

Tom Martin
May 20, 2020

COVID-19 has affected every major industry around the world. For example, utilities have stopped shutoffs for nonpayment at least through May 31. No doubt a necessary act, but it will cause complications: a significant number of utility customers will be overdue on their bills in the next 24 months.