When trying to connect technology innovation with business, an intelligent interface between the two is required. It must be able to translate business opportunity into technical requirements; innovate, test and evaluate; and seamlessly implement new technology into the business. […]
Real-Time data is a challenge to any process-oriented operation. But the functionality of the data is difficult to describe in such a way that team members not well versed in data management. … (3-part series) […]
The Data-Information Hierarchy is frequently represented as
Data –> Information –> Knowledge –> Understanding –> Wisdom.
Or it is sometimes shortened to 4 steps, omitting Understanding. But, in fact, there are two predecessor steps: chaos and symbol. … (3-part series) […]
The point to be made here is that neither the process of measurement, nor the device performing the measurement, is the process or event being measured; they are intrusive and will affect the reading. […]
“The Big Crew Change” is an approaching event within the oil and gas industry when the mantle of leadership will move from the “calculators and memos” generation to the “connected and Skype” generation. […]
Data, as has been established is the organic, elemental source quantities. Data, by itself, does not produce cognitive information and decision-making ability. But without it, the chain Data –> Information –> Knowledge –> Understanding –> Wisdom is broken before it starts. … (3-part series) […]