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Seven Takeaways for a Successful SharePoint Implementation

I’ve been in the SharePoint world for many years, both as a consultant and as a client. In that time, I’ve had great opportunities to perform SharePoint development with organizations in the public and private...
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Put your Peloton data to use: How to see a complete picture of your pre-production operational data

Do you have to jump from one system (or spreadsheet) to the next to see relationships between wells, rigs, and pads? Are you spending hours in your day creating and updating spreadsheets just so you can...
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Capture Corporate IP with Business Social Networking on SharePoint

The topic of “business social networking” came up recently on a call with an oil and gas client. The client – a mid-size midstream company – is interested in augmenting its enterprise content management (ECM)...
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Oil and Gas Information Management: Make Your Data Governance Pretty

Even if you are convinced that your organization needs some capability or improvement in master data or data governance, it’s not always easy to motivate an organization to take on a large project that seems...
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Oil and Gas Consulting: Capitalizing on Opportunities in a Volatile Market

There are many ways to navigate volatility in a soft market. And as oil and gas consultants, we see upstream clients respond to market volatility in several ways. Some organizations “hunker down”, preserving cash, and...
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See you at PPDM’s 2015 Houston Data Management Symposium

You may know that in addition to working at Stonebridge Consulting, I’m also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) Association. As such, I wanted to remind of PPDM...
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SharePoint Solutions for Oil and Gas: Moving Beyond Hierarchical File Structures in SharePoint Libraries

Recently I was working on a variety of software and data projects for a client – a large independent operator with substantial US onshore assets – when I received a call from one of their...
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Setting and Managing Capital Budgets in 2015: Now’s the Time for AFE Process Optimization

With the drop in oil prices, many of our oil and gas clients are understandably reexamining their capital budgets for 2015. While establishing the capital budget defines the plan for the year, individual drilling projects...
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Should metric reporting be part of your oil and gas data management strategy?

The short answer is “yes”. When you consider why you should consider metric reporting as an important part of your oil and gas data management strategy, the answer is simple: Data management is hard. There...
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