26 - 27 March, 2019 | Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, Australia

Michael Gomez


Manager Asset Knowledge & Systems
Melbourne Water


11:30 AM How Melbourne Water Has Embedded Emerging Technology To Improve Efficiency And Safety

Melbourne Water are currently on a 3 pronged innovation journey; implementing operational technology such as drones and submersibles to improve safety and quality of field work, utilizing improved insights from data and IoT and enhancing mobility of field staff. To date, their innovative approach has enabled them to enhance operational efficiency, prevent people from having to perform dangerous tasks and reduce energy inputs. In this session:

  • Building a new team for technology and data insights, and how incorporating this with vendors, contractors and consultants allows the organization to scale staff as needed  
  • How emerging technology has evolved from experimental ventures to a core part of the business 
  • How drones, submersibles, IoT, data analytics and plant automation is making a huge impact on many aspects of the business
  • Tackling the biggest challenge: cultural change and evolving roles of staff as technology and data are challenging business processes and decisions


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