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New Technologies Enable Reservoir modeling in the cloud

Posted by PureWeb on Fri, Jan 9, 2015

Cloud computing has the potential to usher in a revolution in the oil and gas sector in terms of how it handles, interprets and shares reservoir models and how it increases accessibility across the asset team. The result will strengthen reservoir modeling’s position as a vital and mainstream business process, quantifying uncertainty, reducing risk and improving reservoir management decision-making. 

Check out this article by E&P magazine that discusses about new technologies that enable reservoir modeling in the cloud and expands on Emerson teaming up with Calgary Scientific to enable end users to experience the practical benefits of cloud based computing in their day-to-day operations.

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Apps from the sky: whose problem is it, anyway?

Posted by PureWeb on Mon, May 6, 2013

The good news: sleek and innovative mobile devices are appearing faster than ever before. The bad news: they’re appearing faster than ever before – along with expectations that they can be used at work…now!

So IT departments try to accommodate who and what they can, but the problem isn’t the devices themselves, it’s what employees want to use on them. In order to get the functionality an employee is used to, on whatever mobile device they got last Christmas, today’s applications need to be provided in a whole new way.

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Healthcare: An Industry On the Verge of Cloud Computing

Posted by PureWeb on Mon, Mar 25, 2013

Written by Mike Colombo, Vice President of Marketing.

Cloud computing is taking the business world by storm, offering a cheaper and easier way to complete an increasing number of tasks.  Services are accessed remotely and only when necessary, so users need to only pay for the time they spend using them.  The cloud is infiltrating every industry, but the virtualization of some more conservative industries, like healthcare, is lagging behind.

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48K, Big Data, PureWeb® and The Castle of Tragod

Posted by PureWeb on Mon, Oct 1, 2012

Back in the early ‘80s, I programmed 6502 assembly language on an Atari 400 computer; it’s shown on the right in the accompanying picture. It had a “Chiclet” keyboard, 16K RAM memory and a tape recorder digital interface for storage on cassettes (bottom left of picture). It was a glorious day when I purchased my 32K memory board taking me to a grand total of 48K. Performance increased, graphic quality increased, storage increased — I squeezed every bit out of the 49,152 bytes that were available to me!

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Case Study: How NGRAIN transformed their Desktop Application for Web and Mobile

Posted by PureWeb on Fri, Sep 7, 2012

Written by Dan Pigat, Director of Product Management.

Extending legacy desktop software applications to mobile devices or the Web can seem like a massive challenge, particularly when software vendors are faced with limited resources, outdated code bases, and market pressure to innovate at the speed of light. Then, layer in the complexity of tackling a big-data, sensitive, enterprise application and the complexity increases tenfold. But, it doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming, especially with the growth of 3rd party developer tools that support extending apps to mobile devices, the Web, and the cloud.

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Innovation – A Strategy to Survive in a Competitive Web and Mobile Environment

Posted by PureWeb on Sun, Jul 15, 2012

Written by Pierre Lemire, President & CTO.

A new book by Innovation consultants and authors Roger Miller and Marcel Cote of strategy firm Secor Group, titled Innovation Reinvented outlines six modern games of innovation transforming the market today. Their #2 is “Battles of architecture” which Miller and Cote say may soon be the dominant market battle. In a book review in The Globe and Mail, Harvey Schachter sums up the battle as:

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