Leading oil and gas companies haven’t exactly been quick to bring their maintenance systems up to date. And with that comes huge risks to the environment, workers, and an organization’s financial state. The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, for example, killed 11 platform workers and was named ‘the worst U.S….
Sundeep Sanghavi is a Cognitive Computing veteran and Industrial IoT pioneer based in Washington DC. He is CEO and co-founder of DataRPM, a Progress company. They were acquired for $30M by the NASDAQ-listed software giant in March 2017.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.