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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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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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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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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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Interview with Frank Matthewson of Bechtel

We recently conducted a brief interview with Frank Matthewson, Corporate Engineering and Technology Engineering Manager at Bechtel Corporation, to better understand how Bechtel is using ISO 15926 and iRING. Tell us a bit about Bechtel Corporation Matthewson: Bechtel is a privately owned EPC company with headquarters in San Francisco.  We have offices around the world and approximately […]

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