About Rick Berzle

Rick Berzle was the editor-in-chief of iRINGToday.com, a community site designed to educate management on the challenges and solutions to address the high cost of interoperability across the capital facilities supply chain.
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Remembering Adrian Laud

The industry lost a valuable contributor, colleague and visionary with Adrian Laud. I consider it an honor and a great pleasure to have known and worked with Adrian. He had a vision for the future combined with energy and drive that was irresistible and contagious. He will be deeply missed by the industry and he […]

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Fiatech Adopts 3-Year Strategic Plan

The Fiatech has published a three-year Strategic Plan to enhance global development and adoption of innovative practices and technologies for capital facilities. Led by retired Dow executive Jerry Gipson, the Strategic Direction Committee included representatives from owners, manufacturers, AEC firms, and academic institutions headquartered in nations around the world. Executing the plan will ensure that […]

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EPIM EqHub

EPIM was established in 2006 by Norwegian Oil & Gas. It is organized as a non-profit organization and is owned and operated by the operators on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. EPIM’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) Domain services improve the quality of supply chain management through tracking equipment and easy access to quality ISO15926 equipment information […]

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Fiatech 2014 Conference

The Fiatech 2014 Conference & Showcase will provide you an opportunity to be part of the leadership that is realizing advanced performance through new technologies and innovative practices. The Conference Program will explore game changing tools and technologies that are benefitting our industry. Leaders in the industry will present innovative practices and advancing work processes […]

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New JORD Leadership

Julian M.N. Bourne has been announced as the lead for JORD Scope D, responsible for defining and building a self-sustaining organizational entity for the RDS and all of its supporting activities. Julian has over two decades of experience in software engineering and product management in the enterprise information technology sector and in July rejoined the […]

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Glossary of Terms

There is a new addition to the Resource Center – a Casual Glossary for Terms. We have included terms specific to iRING and many other terms related to technology, theory and standards material.  The contents are meant to be casual and informative, so when in doubt consult official sources for formal/proper definitions. A final note, within the iRING community […]

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BIM+iRING (1+1=3)

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is a conceptual idea that is well understood at the executive level. It enables the visualization of engineered assets in 3D, as well as 4D (schedule), 5D (cost), nD (safety, constructability, augmented reality, etc) and supports information sharing amongst the shareholders – engineering, procurement, construction and operations and maintenance – along […]

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Fiatech Event Calendar

Save These Dates For Upcoming Fiatech Events October 7-9, 2013 – Members Meeting at the St. Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder, Colorado (registration will open end of July) November 11-13, 2013 – Europe & Middle East Meeting, in conjunction with SPAR Europe, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands March 31-April 3, 2014 – Technology Conference & Showcase at the […]

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Interoperability Vision Paper

Fiatech’s Vision Paper, “Advancing Interoperability for the Capital Projects Industry”, is a must-read for management with a mandate to address the interoperability challenges for their company and partners. To reiterate the industry’s collective vision of an integrated capital projects model:  “information need only be entered into electronic systems once, and then it is available to […]

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2013 Asia and Australia PCA Forum

The 2013 Asia and Australia PCA Forum and Members meeting will be held on the 21st and 22nd Oct 2013 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Asia and Australia PCA Forum and Members meeting will feature presentations and discussion from Owner/Operators, EPC Companies, Standard Bodies & Representatives, Software Vendors, System Integrators, Business […]

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