Preventing Disasters With a Digital Twin

In 2010, the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry took place when a wellhead blowout caused a massive explosion, resulting in the deaths of 11 people and the discharge of 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

Today, this type of crisis can be averted. By leveraging the power of digital twin technology, an enterprise can remotely monitor and analyze the condition of its assets in real time and help prevent the next catastrophic disaster.

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Should Businesses Be Scared To Meet Their Digital Twin?

I Googled myself recently. While this may sound like an illicit activity, I assure you it’s perfectly legal – in most of the world, at least.

As it turns out, there are 33 people named Richard Howells currently living in the United States. But that’s not all I discovered. I found that with a little digging, I could access an alarming amount of information about myself – all widely available in the public record.

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Top 5 Maintenance & Asset Management Topics in 2018

Digital transformation has been disrupting job functions and industries steadily for the last few years. For the maintenance and asset management space, this means connecting every aspect of the business with IoT products providing an explosion of data and analytics in its wake. How are asset-intensive companies addressing this shift? What critical areas of focus are they investing in and where do they see opportunities for success?

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