The Dirty Secret Behind Efficiency

The Dirty Secret Behind Efficiency

That’s apple pie. This labels a word or expression that everyone will erroneously accept as common and at the very core of our professional existence. Everyone will agree that efficiency is good. Who won’t accept a slice of apple pie? Efficiency is overused,...
The Internet of Things is a Long Way Off

The Internet of Things is a Long Way Off

We’re a long way away from achieving the goals, dreams and fantasies of the Internet of Things in the production oil patch. It’s not because of the lack of imagination or technology. The sensors and their collection/aggregation systems are not capable of providing the...
Wow, It Comes In Colors?

Wow, It Comes In Colors?

Too many buyers either don’t know, or ignore, the dynamic phases of project development. They think it happens during the development of a product specification. The users, engineers and insider experts get together and create a detailed description of what they want....