Derek Moore is a database 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.  Currently working for the largest IoT company in the world.

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 Information Technology Research and data analytics.  Derek is on Twitter and is a contributor on Stack Exchange and GitHub.  The articles posted are the expressed ideas, work, thoughts and opinions of the author and do not represent any company, group or individual.


Seventeen 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. Industries include:

  • Petrochemical
  • Paper and Pulp
  • Utilities (Electric)
  • Telecommunication
  • Construction Materials


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. Skilled and trained in bringing value to Information Technology (IT) investments and creating an IT value proposition for businesses.

  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Information Technology Management
  • Enterprise Asset Management
  • Project Management
  • Software Development Life Cycle
  • Database Design
  • Data Modeling
  • Data Warehousing
  • Data Analytics
  • Database Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Data Integration
  • System Analysis
  • Information Technology Research


Career Interests and Focus

  • Data Analytics
  • Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrification – Vehicles  (CASE-V)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Big Data
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Smart Cities

Personal Interests and Hobbies

  • Ultra running and trail running
  • Hiking and camping
  • Travel
  • Cathedrals
  • Tiny homes
  • Futurism and dystopian writing


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