Tag Archives: Data

Data Quality, what does it mean to You?

Data Quality, what does it mean to you? To me, it means that I can implicitly trust what I see whether it be a well ticket or a boat’s gas gauge (and E does not mean Enjoy your ski, we … Continue reading

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Analyze This, Visualize That ……

And  Why Not “Scenarize”, Simulate, and Virtualize Them, Too? (Part Two of  Data Deluge, Insights Drought) “Over  the next 24 months, executives say they will focus on supplementing standard historical reporting of data with emerging approaches that convert information into … Continue reading

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Well. Aren’t you special?

This is the 3rd of a 3-part series on some of the high-level issues that come up around the data management aspect of oil and gas exploration and how we are working with the PPDM Association in actively looking at … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well?

In our last thrilling episode, I discussed a bit about the PPDM Association and the eponymous Data Model. Now it’s time to discuss some of the fruits of their labour in the gardens of the workgroups. I should point out … Continue reading

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Who’s Dat Baby?

One of the little things that people in our industry need to do is link data from a multitude of disparate sources.  When that data is related to wells the challenge is making sure that the data you have is … Continue reading

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The Tao of New Features (Part 4)

This is the fourth of a 4 part series on the geoLOGIC philosophy of adding new features to our software.   Part 1 is here.  Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here. Protect the interpretive data. This is the most critical … Continue reading

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Why So Many Choices???

One of the many conversations I have with our users is around the complexity of learning a new product. While some of these comments are more about resistance to new things some are honestly a reaction to seeing geoSCOUT for … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas…

Since Christmas is upon us, dear reader(s), I thought I would keep this blog post short and to the point: Tell me, what would you like for Christmas? I wanted a $%#@&# pony. And I don’t mean would you like … Continue reading

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I made you a mix tape. It has ten thousand songs that remind me of you.

On October 23rd 2010, Sony made an announcement that truly surprised me. After thirty years, they have decided to halt the manufacturing and distribution of: The Cassette Walkman. The remaining units had been shipped retailers in April. Once sold, that’s … Continue reading

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