Data Management News

  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Rehrig Pacific Funds Named EREF Internship

    Rehrig Pacific Company has funded the company’s first named internship for the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF). EREF’s Data & Policy Program (D&P) was developed as part of the foundation’s efforts to expand its mission to advance knowledge and education for sustainable solid waste management. The primary objective of the D&P is to aggregate and ...

  • The 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC successfully launched

    Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC today at Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi, UAE. This event constitutes a platform for the regulators, industry stakeholders, air monitoring and noise control equipment and solution providers. ...

  • AkzoNobel and Tessella win leading IT award with Big Data and Analytics Project to cut CO2 emissions

    A project by Tessella and AkzoNobel Marine Coatings to provide accurate and comprehensive fuel efficiency assessments of coatings for ship hulls, has won the Big Data and Analytics Project of the Year category at the ...

  • Microlise Data to Help Energy Technologies Institute Understand Real World Truck Efficiency

    Anonymised Microlise fuel performance data, forming part of the 7 billion miles tracked in the UK over the last year, is to be used in a new £100k eight month research project commissioned by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). The project is being delivered by Element Energy, a Cambridge-based energy ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • Salt Lake City, UT, Selects Innovyze Advanced GIS-Centric Smart Water Network Modeling Technology

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities (SLC Public Utilities), Utah, has selected and deployed the company’s industry-leading and award-winning ...


    By Innovyze

  • Ofgem and Government Pave the Way to a Smarter, More Flexible Energy System

    November 15, 2016 -- Ofgem and the UK Government are asking for views on developing a smarter, more flexible and user-friendly energy system which could lower the energy bills of Great Britain's homes and businesses. A wealth of innovative technologies and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England

    The latest data published by the Environment Agency has shown a 6.4% increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England in 2015, while the fraction of household, industrial and commercial waste continues to fall. In all, 191.1 million tonnes (Mt) of waste was managed in 2015, slightly up on the 187Mt in 2014. Management by landfill last year was 43.9Mt, up from 41.3Mt in 2014. This ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Modelling partly to blame for air quality failures

    On 2nd November 2016 the High Court ruled in a case brought by ClientEarth, that the UK Government’s plans to tackle air pollution are illegal. The judgement said: “the Secretary of State (for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) must aim to achieve compliance (with the Air Quality Directive) by the soonest date possible, that she must choose a route to that objective which ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Calling All Companies: Be Part of the 2016 State of Compliance Survey

    Navigating the evolving regulatory landscape requires an informed, efficient and effective compliance program. To help companies achieve this, we are excited to present the 2016 State of Compliance Survey. The survey is the result of a ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • How to Automate Energy Budgeting and Forecasting [Webinar]

    The end of the year is just around the corner, and all energy managers know what that means: planning next year’s energy budget while ensuring the current year’s books are balanced so 2017 can be started afresh. But what happens when your supervisor asks you to give an accurate prediction for next year’s energy budgeting and forecasting plan? You don’t have a ...


    By DEXMA

  • ALPIQ Deploys IoT Platform by DigitalRoute

    November 3, 2016 -- Alpiq, a leading Swiss electricity and energy services provider with a European footprint, has selected DigitalRoute’s IoT Platform. Digital Route, a leading provider of data management solutions globally, will help Alpiq to drive the digitization of its ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Accenture Acquires Realworld OO Systems B.V.

    November 2, 2016 -- Accenture has acquired Realworld OO Systems B.V., a Netherlands-based division of Realworld Holding B.V. that specializes in geographic information system (GIS) solutions. These solutions help utilities digitize and optimize their electricity, water ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ‘Edoc for hazardous waste’ being developed

    The UK’s four environmental agencies are working together to develop an electronic hazardous waste tracking system to replace the current paper-based consignment note system. A website for Hazdoc, similar to the electronic duty of care (Edoc) service, has been made but the service will not be operational until about 2019-20. This follows four events held in June and July across England, ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Grand Opening of Socar´s Waste Management Center – core technology econ´s VacuDry(R) // econ industries at Adipec 2016

    Core technology of the WMC, that covers an area of 40 hectares, are two econ VacuDry® plants for the treatment of drill cuttings from Socar and BP. Treatment capacity is up to 240 t of drilling mud per day. The two identical plants were designed and built by econ industries in Germany. Transportation to Baku was a logistical master piece. More than 75 trucks, 13 of which were out of gauge, ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • New References & Fractions Promise a Robotic Future!

    In the beginning of the year we declared 2016 the year of robotic sorting. As we’re approaching the final straight, we're happy to share with you the latest advancements. NEW REFERENCES - The installations at Shitara in Japan and Veolia in France are soon up and running, while our first projects in Sweden and Australia are about to take off. Next year we will strengthen our global presence ...


    By ZenRobotics Ltd.

  • Workshop – Benefit of LIMS solution in the cloud and how to use it in SaaS

    Eusoft will hold a workshop during Lab Innovations 2016 on November the 3rd at 11 AM in the Live Lab Testing Area. The technology available today offers businesses a great opportunity for innovation and transformation. Software as a Service (SaaS) is a technological trend which simplifies process management and can help to increase your productivity and ROI. For a laboratory organisation, ...


    By Eusoft

  • Why You Need an Open API for Energy Data

    It’s almost 2017, and by now smart meters are probably flooding your utility with zetabytes of data. Fantastic, right? But wait – that data deluge is totally worthless if you don’t do anything with it! An open API for energy can help by maximising the value of the massive amounts of data collected by large energy services companies and utilities by ...


    By DEXMA

  • 2016 AWWA utility compensation survey now available

    The American Water Works Association has announced that the 2016 AWWA Compensation Survey of Water and Wastewater Utilities is now available for purchase. Available for utilities serving populations over 100,000, populations from 10,000 to 100,000, and populations under 10,000, the 2016 survey provides data and analyses of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water and ...

  • Demand for Tessella’s Analytics Partnership confirms IDC analytics forecast

    Tessella’s managed service for analytics, Tessella Analytics Partnership has welcomed five new blue chip customers in the last few months with consumer industries and life sciences enterprises particularly well represented. In May this year, IDC forecast that worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from nearly $122 billion in 2015 to $187 billion in 2019 in its ...

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