Data utilization at Finnish water and wastewater utilities

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A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä
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2017-04
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en
Pages
7
69-75
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UTILITIES POLICY, Volume 45
Abstract
This paper analyses the current role of data assets and information systems at water and wastewater utilities in a context where most utilities are small to medium sized. Special focus is put on big data and open data, and existing information systems for their management. Based on a survey and the available literature, we conclude that water utilities could benefit from developing their data assets, and that increasing amounts of data will require utilities build in-house competencies related to management, technology, and security.
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Big data, Information systems, Open data, Water and wastewater utilities
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Sirkiä , J , Laakso , T , Ahopelto , S , Ylijoki , O , Porras , J & Vahala , R 2017 , ' Data utilization at Finnish water and wastewater utilities : Current practices vs. state of the art ' , UTILITIES POLICY , vol. 45 , pp. 69-75 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jup.2017.02.002