Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Professional Database Administrator, IT Management Professional


Derek Moore is an IT professional with experience in software and services in utilities, telecommunication, manufacturing and energy. A subject matter expert in system analysis and systems engineering, who has successfully implemented enterprise solutions for multinational and national firms. A Professional Database Administrator and Systems Engineer in the Smart Meter and the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, Derek is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro who works in Raleigh, North Carolina. This blog shares ideas, experiences and research with the data community in the Research Triangle Park (RTP) and North Carolina, and is primarily dedicated to research in electronics, data processing, data sensing, data visualization and data analytics.  He continually works to provide data science and machine learning strategies for industrial level processes.

Professionally, Derek has over 20 years of global customer service and technical experience in platform architecture, software, hardware and networking infrastructure.

Derek is on ResearchGate and is a contributor on Stack Exchange and GitHub.   Also, connect with him on LinkedIn for more content.  In the future there is also a plan to post content to Instagram and Observable.  If you would like to contact Derek to collaborate or network or if you would like to donate to his blog to help with expenses with cloud subscription, click on his Contact page.

The articles posted are the expressed ideas, work, thoughts and opinions of the author and do not represent any company, group or individual.

Research Mission Statement

To drive business value through research in information technology.

Research Objective and Goal 

Develop effective ways to use technology for improving business processes, increasing profits, and enhancing the lives of individuals.


Twenty years of experience working in industry as a software and systems professional. Industry application experience includes meter data management, enterprise asset management, turnaround planning, plant maintenance, dispatch and tracking, supply chain management, content management and catalog maintenance.  Tasked with understanding complex business requirement and application solutions.  Industries include:

  • Oil and Gas
  • Paper and Pulp
  • Utilities (Electric)
  • Telecommunication
  • Construction/Manufacturing
  • Financial Asset Management (Portfolio Management)


Local community engagement. Active in industry conferences, open source and open data communities to deliver agile real-world solutions to cities and municipalities. Member of the American Red Cross and active community volunteer.

  • Conferences
  • Technology Blogging
  • Open Data Initiatives
  • Diversity in Tech
  • Open Source Community
  • Municipal, Non-profit and Government

IT Business
Business Solutions

Twenty years working directly with customers around the world to build solutions.  Experienced in strategic customer service and engagement.  Skilled and trained in bringing value to Information Technology (IT) investments and creating an IT value proposition for businesses.

  • Strategic Customer Service
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Information Technology Management
  • Enterprise Asset Management
  • Project Management
  • Database Design
  • Data Modeling
  • Data Warehousing
  • Data Analytics
  • Database Administration
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Integration
  • System Analysis
  • Information Technology Research


Career Interests and Focus

  • Data Analytics
  • Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrification – Vehicles  (Deep Learning)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Big Data
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Smart Cities
  • Computer Vision
  • Community-Based Crime Analytics and Reporting
  • Smart Security

Personal Interests and Hobbies

  • Ultra running and trail running
  • Hiking and camping
  • Travel
  • Community Volunteering
  • Environmental Advocacy
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Digital Signal Processing