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Can GIGO be overcome - Managing mining data quality and the Management of Change

[fa icon="calendar'] 18/08/17 14:23 / by Peter Nathan posted in SaaS News and Views, Mining

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A line in the Dire Straits’ classic Telegraph Road goes something like “Then came the lawyers and then came the rules”. Is the sequence significant? Cause/effect? Do we need lawyers to manage the rules, or do we need rules to manage the lawyers? 

When personal computing began it took a while for the concept of a “database” to be developed, but as soon as it was, it was very closely followed by the concept of GIGO. The sequence (cause and effect) also being particularly significant. GIGO of course, refers to that particularly database centric phrase, Garbage In, Garbage Out. So, do we have garbage because we have databases, or do we simply have databases so that we can manage the garbage? The real question is: do we really have to have the garbage?

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We've got our running shoes on for Daisy Chain!

[fa icon="calendar'] 09/08/17 07:00 / by Team360 posted in Datum360 Insider

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Training is underway for four of the team at Datum360 who are taking part in running events in August and September for our 2017 chosen charity, Daisy Chain.

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Maersk Oil Global Framework Agreement results in new Tyra Project for Datum360

[fa icon="calendar'] 03/08/17 14:19 / by Team360 posted in Customer News, SaaS News and Views

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Maersk Oil has awarded leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider Datum360 a global SaaS framework contract for the provision of PIM360, the leading cloud-based engineering information management (EIM) system.

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Standards-based Information Governance - will CFIHOS help? Datum360 post webinar summary

[fa icon="calendar'] 25/05/17 17:20 / by Matt McKinley posted in Information Handover Specification, Information Management, CFIHOS (Capital Facilities Information Handover)

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In short, the answer to the question is yes!

If you didn’t get to join this webinar live, or you haven’t watched the recording yet, in summary; we discussed the opportunity of driving down time, cost and effort from a typical situation of reactive crisis management moving to proactive approach of classification with validation that will add value to trusted engineering / technical information.

 

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Should Managing Mining data be a Class Act?

[fa icon="calendar'] 16/05/17 16:08 / by Peter Nathan posted in SaaS News and Views, CLS360, Mining

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Data is rapidly becoming the grease for mining’s wheels.  Following the September 2016 edition of the MinExpo Trade Show in Las Vegas, Engineering and Mining Journal highlighted the advances in technology being showcased at this quadrennial event. Many of the advances discussed in the article were related to data, either in terms of:

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Standards-based Information Governance ….will CFIHOS help?

[fa icon="calendar'] 05/05/17 16:40 / by Team360 posted in Our Webinars, Information Handover Specification, CFIHOS (Capital Facilities Information Handover), SaaS News and Views

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First things first, if you haven’t heard of CFIHOS – Capital Facilities Handover Specification – in short, it’s a project which is collaborating with the process industries, to improve and implement a standardised Reference Data Library (RDL);  with the aim of setting an industry specification standard for information requirements. The project is managed by USPI-NL

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