Let’s TAC™ About It: TAC™: So, what’s it good for?

VIA has announced nine new features on TAC™ in the past 14 weeks. How are utilities using them? For starters, they are increasing clean energy adoption.

TAC™ White Paper Release: Balancing Data Owner Protection and Analyst Flexibility

VIA has released a new 10-page white paper that provides a comprehensive overview and code examples of TAC™’s current data privacy and security features.

Reversing the Curse: The 80 / 20 Split In AI Projects

Most AI projects spend 80% of time cleaning data and only 20% analyzing it. VIA has been investing heavily in using our own AI and software development skills to reverse this ratio.

Let’s TAC™ About It: Verified Templates: Balancing Security and Flexibility

For the tenth installment of the series, we will discuss how TAC™ contracts can control what kinds of queries an authorized analyst can ask of the data.

Let’s TAC™ About It: What's a Smart Contract?

For the ninth installment of the series, we will discuss how TAC™ uses smart contracts to govern data and analysis workflows.

Meet the Team: Natalie Winger, Data Specialist

Meet Natalie Winger, Data Specialist at VIA. Natalie talks about her experience joining VIA entirely remote and the funniest memory at VIA so far (spoiler: it includes a cat!).

Let’s TAC™ About It: 15/15

15/15 is a specific example of the k-anonymity privacy-preserving analytics feature that VIA recently released.

Let’s TAC™ About It: Ease of Use Upgrade

The latest release of VIA’s TAC™ platform is a leap forward in terms of simplicity and ease of use for users performing analysis on private data.

How VIA TAC™-kles Sensor Data

Many utilities are concerned about the responsibility that comes with sensor datasets. As a result, the data gets trapped. VIA’s software platform, TAC™ was designed to address these issues in power sector data.

Let’s TAC™ About It: Homomorphic Encryption Algorithms on TAC™ (HEAT)

VIA has implemented homomorphic encryption (HE), which is cryptography that holds the promise of allowing computations on data while it remains encrypted.

Let’s TAC™ About It: K-Anonymity

VIA has implemented a k-anonymity function to help utilities meet requirements of regulators including releasing data for clean energy initiatives and mandating increased information privacy and security requirements.

Let’s TAC™ About It: Digital Watermarking

Watermarking is a simple and automatic method to provide auditability to data.

Introducing SWEET: AI for Data Wrangling

SWEET stands for Smart Wrangling Engine for Extraction and Transformation. SWEET, a built-in function on VIA's TAC™ platform, uses AI to wrangle data.

Meet the Team: Ashley DaSilva, Team Leader, Product Development

Meet Ashley DaSilva, VIA's Team Leader, Product Development. Ashley talks about one of her passions outside of work and her favorite VIA memory (which happens to take place in the underground city of Montreal).

Let’s TAC™ About It: Models for Private Data Service

TAC™’s MPD service makes machine learning models available for download and easy incorporation into data science workflows.