Data Management Articles

  • TORC Oil and Gas Customer Success Story

    TORC Oil & Gas Ltd is an intermediate producer that specializes in high quality light oil opportunities in the Western Canadian sedimentary basin. TORC had no reporting capability that provided an overall view of project status, just well lists and columns of field data in the master spreadsheet. Moreover, adding projects or bringing new consultants on board was too burdensome. This ...


    By Arkit

  • Why good incubator management is critical for IVF clinics - Case Study

    There is a large and growing number of fertility clinics throughout the UK, all registered on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) database.  Each clinic is carefully monitored and assessed by the HFEA to ensure patients are protected and receive a service of high standard – even the clinic’s ‘Success Rates’ and ‘Inspection Reports’ are ...

  • How to Develop an Enterprise Mobile Strategy

    Digital technologies have moved from the shadows of business operations to the center stage, where they now touch every corner of the business and play an important role in corporate strategy. This drastic shift has far-reaching implications for companies and requires people to think in a fundamentally different way about technology and business. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Optimising laboratory environment for successful IVF outcomes with Geotech’s G100

    The accuracy of incubator gases within an IVF laboratory plays a major role in success of IVF programs in any fertility clinic today. Given the crucial role that the incubator plays in the IVF process, the conditions within the incubator in an IVF laboratory must be optimal at all times to increase the likelihood of a successful assisted reproductive treatment. Geotech’s ...

  • How will open source AI change the tech industry?

    Big tech players’ AI APIs will have a huge effect on IT After years in the labs, artificial intelligence (AI) is being unleashed at last. Google, Microsoft and Facebook have all made their own AI APIs open source in recent months, while IBM has opened Watson (pictured above) for business and Amazon has purchased AI startup Orbeus. These announcements have not drawn much media ...

  • Why good incubator management is critical for IVF clinics

    There is a large and growing number of fertility clinics throughout the UK, all registered on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) database.  Each clinic is carefully monitored and assessed by the HFEA to ensure patients are protected and receive a service of high standard – even the clinic’s ‘Success Rates’ and ‘Inspection Reports’ are ...

  • The four biggest challenges facing UST operations and what to do about them

    The current trend towards consolidation in the retail petroleum marketplace is creating momentum for companies to acquire assets much more rapidly than ever before. Strong asset valuations are driving smaller portfolio sell-offs, and the industry continues to see an influx of capital from companies who wish to invest in the US. With each new acquisition, however, there are increasing ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • The four biggest challenges facing UST operations and what to do about them

    The current trend towards consolidation in the retail petroleum marketplace is creating momentum for companies to acquire assets much more rapidly than ever before. Strong asset valuations are driving smaller portfolio sell-offs, and the industry continues to see an influx of capital from companies who wish to invest in the US. With each new acquisition, however, ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Why sustainability practitioners need to embrace big data (rather than be scared of it)

    The outcome of the 2012 presidential election in the US, which saw President Barack Obama fight to win a second term against the Republican Mitt Romney, was uncertain. Obama’s record-breaking fundraising was no guarantee of success in the face of challenging domestic issues such as how the US would respond to the economic downturn or the future of the Affordable Care Act. But one man did ...

  • Thomas Cook Group - iSystain CSR data management implementation case study

    The Challenge We were engaged by Thomas Cook Plc to identify a shortlist of suitable Sustainability Data Management Solutions to fit their existing and future requirements. They hoped to take advantage of cost and time savings by consolidating their disparate systems (including spreadsheets) into a single software solution which would allow them to easily manage their impacts and produce ...


    By SustainIt Solutions Ltd.

  • Dirty Data: The Behind the Scenes Threat to Environmental Projects

    Data quality for EHS compliance or sustainability management isn't a glamorous topic - especially when it comes to analytical data management. However, it has been gaining more of the limelight due to recent violations and regulatory fines, and it's importance should not be underestimated. Many essential decisions that companies make are based off of their data, so it's accuracy is key. In ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Application of a revised Water Poverty Index to target the water poor

    The Water Poverty Index (WPI) has been recognized as a useful tool in policy analysis. The index integrates various physical, social and environmental aspects to enable more holistic assessment of water resources. However, soundness of this tool relies on two complementary aspects: (i) inadequate techniques employed in index construction would produce unreliable results, and (ii) poor ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • U.P.R.I. - Provincia Autonoma di Trento, Italy

    The project was required to supply an integrated software solution to manage all time series data including multiple telemetered logger networks. The Provincia Autonoma Di Trento is responsible for the water resource management across Trentino - Alto Adige Region. The system was required to encompass the following functions: Central storage for all water and environmental data collected by ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Case Study: Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority, California

    Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority was originally formed by the Mojave Water Agency to help meet the requirements of the federal Clean Water Act and provide wastewater treatment for the High Desert, which includes Victorville, Apple Valley, Hesperia and San Bernardino County service areas. The original treatment plant, with supporting pipelines and infrastructure, began operating in ...


    By AllMax Software, Inc.

  • Case Study: Wheeling Water Department, West Virginia

    Wheeling Water Department in Wheeling, West Virginia, is an independent, municipally owned water utility, serving a population of approximately 50,000 people, including all of Ohio County. Consisting of three divisions, Wheeling Water is responsible for all treatment and testing of the source, finished water and for pumping it to the customers. The utility treats approximately 7.5 million gallons ...


    By AllMax Software, Inc.

  • Data Sharing – a Case of Shared Databases and Community Use of On-Line GIS Support Systems

    Data management is becoming increasingly simple and complex at the same time. The challenge is to effectively use the increasing number of tools available to manage increasing amounts of environmental information for purposes of data capture, analysis, display, sharing and storage. Government is no longer the main collector and provider of data. Community groups possess vast amounts of data ...


    By Springer

  • Advantages of a real-time emissions data management system for nox reduction record keeping and reporting

    Lyondell-Citgo Refining, LP (LCR), a 270,000 bbl/day refinery located in the Houston/Galveston Area, has successfully implemented a real-time process historian based system for meeting the monitoring, record keeping, and reporting requirements under the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s (TCEQ’s) NOx Reduction rules. This paper presents the challenges that LCR faced in meeting the NOx ...


    By Wood Group Mustang, Inc.

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