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OGI Pilot Demonstrates Standards-Based Handover and Provisioning

On September 25, 2012, at the ISA Automation conference in Orlando, we witnessed a demonstration of the Oil & Gas Interoperability Pilot (OGI Pilot), the most significant information exchange project to date in the capital projects industry. Here we will describe what happened during the demonstration and give you a peek under the hood at […]

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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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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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What’s the Difference Between iRING and iRING?

About a year ago a core group of proponents of ISO 15926 decided to adopt the brand name iRING to represent all things ISO 15926. So if your software or work processes or writing contains any quantum of ISO 15926 you could legitimately say “iRING Inside”. The feeling was that a bunch of random numbers was […]

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iRING and BIM – What a team.

BIM is an idea. Yes there are specific standards and guidelines that cover different aspects of it – PAS, IFC, CoBie and many more (I’m not the expert here) – but mainly, it’s an idea. BIM is a great idea. The idea that the whole business lifecycle for any built-environment engineered-asset, should work collaboratively around […]

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ISO 15926 – A Decades-long Overnight Success

The Holy Grail in information exchange is that our machines know what our data means so that they can move it between business partners reliably without needing us to guide them. ISO 15926 has come a long way towards that goal by pushing the meaning of the data into the data itself instead of using AI […]

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iRING unifies interoperability initiatives

Today PCA and Fiatech announced that they are using “iRING” as the unifying brand name to represent all ISO 15926 related initiatives to address the interoperability issues facing capital facilities industry.  The press release can be viewed <here>. Why consider a unifying brand name? The topic of a brand name for ISO 15926 is not a new thing. […]

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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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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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