Sam Glenn

Delta Utility Services

Sam is currently a Vegetation Liaison Officer for Delta Tree Services on the Aurora Network in Otago. He Started in the Arboriculture Industry as an Apprentice in 2005, working in Dunedin, Queenstown and Auckland before completing a Bachelor of Information Technology at the Otago Polytechnic in Dunedin between 2012 and 2015 following which Sam started work for Delta utilities in late 2015 inspecting vegetation on the Aurora network.

As part of his current role for Delta he manages the Delta bespoke cloud based electronic job system (Xivic) that Delta Tree Services uses and analysis the data collected in the system, along with gathering financial data accessed through the payroll system (SAP), and program details and network information stored in excel spreadsheets, with this and other information to provide a combined report through PowerBi. This develops metrics that are provide to asset owner Aurora as well as producing operational dashboards that are used for day to day tracking purposes.

Meaningful Measurement Matrixes – Good Data, Better Reporting

Tues 10 Nov, 13:45 – 14:25

Sam is going to talk about the tools that Delta uses to manage workflow (Xivic), some of the measure and metrics that we record and how we record them. The tools we used to analyse the data collected (PowerBi) and how it's combined with other data to uncover insights and information about Aurora’s network and Delta’s operations.

He will give a live walkthrough of some of Delta’s metrics reports to Aurora and own operational reports using PowerBi the data analytics tool used to generate the reports.

Key Dates


Conference: 28–30 NOV

Conference Contact

Conference Manager: 

Lea Boodee

OnCue Conferences


Phone: 03 928 0620

NZ Arb

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