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Intelligent Information Management

Intelligent Information Management Disclaimer : the following is meant to be read in an engineering context without any philosophical consideration of privacy issues. “Intelligent Information Management” What does the above mean to you ?  When I first saw this, my immediate reaction was to question if the author meant Intelligent Information, which made me think […]

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iRING and ISO 15926 sessions at Fiatech 2012

The Fiatech Technology Conference & Showcase, held April 2-4 in Miami, is featuring a number of workshops and sessions to discuss industry progress and best practice use of iRING and ISO 15926. For your convenience, we have taken the time to highlight some of the session abstracts and featured speakers. To learn more about the […]

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New release of iRINGTools now available

The iRING User Group has announced the availability of an update to iRINGTools, the open source software created to provide users with a deployable implementation of ISO 15926 services.With iRINGTools you can browse and extend ISO 15926 reference data, map an application schema to the ISO 15926 reference data, transform an application’s data into an […]

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Fiatech Interoperability Vision

Fiatech just released the “Interoperability Vision Paper” for the capital projects industry. The Vision Paper presents an overview of current activities for advancing interoperability, and puts forward building blocks with calls for action to accelerate advancement of interoperability to achieve step change value gains in the industry. The paper presents four building blocks necessary for […]

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Neutral Umbrella

Great to see the real efforts taken to get the iRING branding clearly associated with the whole of ISO15926 exploitation, maintaining both vendor- and technology-independence. Hopefully we can make iRINGToday the neutral umbrella – a one-stop-shop – replacing the confusion of enthusiast and wiki sources of ISO15926 information with an authoritative editorial news channel on […]

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The Interoperability Myth

I had the pleasure of working on with Robin Benjamins, a Bechtel employee and iRING evangelist. He was, and still is, the subject matter expert on the topic of iRING and interoperability. During the process Robin kept saying “we don’t have an interoperability problem, we have a cost problem”. The industry has been operating […]

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Welcome to

iRINGToday is an online community site dedicated to keeping the industry up-to-date and informed about the latest developments, news, and events surrounding ISO 15926 and iRING (ISO 15926 Realtime Network Interoperability Grid). iRINGToday site content is specifically geared toward a business audience and explores the business value that can be realized from industry-wide adoption of […]

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iRING Panel @ ARC Industry Forum

There will be a panel discussion at the ARC Industry Forum held February 6-9 in Orlando, FL. This panel discussion, held on Thursday, Feb 9 @ 8:30AM,  will explore how companies today are using iRING (ISO15926 and reference data) to improve that quality and interoperability of asset information that results in safer, more efficient and […]

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