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How do You Know Which RDL to Use?

In an earlier post, Is a Generic Data Model Like Generic Peas? we said that because anyone can update the Reference Data Library (RDL) that it will collect garbage, and that this was a good thing. If you’ve ever been involved with cleaning up a mature database this was probably quite a surprise. People whose job […]

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Best data integration technology

I would like to call your attention to a presentation by, Anatoly Levenchuk, president of TechInvestLab, given at the NING Oil & Gas Conference on April 29, 2013 in Moscow. Anatoly discusses why iRING/ISO 15926 technology is the best data integration solution for the oil and gas industry.  

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iRING in the real world

Full disclose – I have been aware of ISO 15926 and iRING for several years now but have been keeping a cautious eye on what, to many of my colleagues appears to be some sort of doctorial thesis or a science project.  While it has been an interesting to have some basic conversational awareness of […]

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Template Pattern Mapping Will Enable Easier Use of ISO 15926

When you are implementing ISO 15926, one of the more significant tasks is representing your information in the standard form of ISO 15926 so that the software on each end of the exchange can understand what it means. In public presentations we are sometimes told that this task involves something called “Information Modeling” but few […]

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Understanding the ISO 15926 RDL

Understanding the ISO 15926 RDL

Information exchange with ISO 15926 uses a generic data model (which we call Part 2) that requires reference data (from Part 4) for it to make sense. For instance, one of the patterns in Part 2 is a generic pattern for a physical property. We use classes from Part 4 to make it a particular […]

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Olympic hopes, realistic goals

As the world and especially London gear up for the Olympics in the coming weeks, I wonder what the aspirations of some of the competitors are. While we see headline news of people  aiming for gold, there is only a single winner from the many competitors in the events. All will have been training hard […]

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