IoT requires the modeling of reality

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/iot-requires-modeling-reality-ron-lake

While a great deal of the focus of the Internet of Things (IoT) is on devices and the assignment of IP addresses to objects, it is increasingly . . . → Read More: IoT requires the modeling of reality

Using a Service Registry for Distributing Aviation Information

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/using-service-registry-distributing-aviation-rob-sterpin

In our increasingly digitized and networked world, the rapid evolution of technology can cause significant problems for companies who’s business model involves . . . → Read More: Using a Service Registry for Distributing Aviation Information

Leverage a Corporate Registry for Faster Data Integration

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/leverage-corporate-registry-faster-data-integration-rob-sterpin

Organizations in the hospitality and retail spaces are looking for better ways to organize, manage, and present all of their data, including points of interest, . . . → Read More: Leverage a Corporate Registry for Faster Data Integration

Registries – the Missing Link for Mastering Data

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/registries-missing-link-mastering-data-rob-sterpin

There are a number of reasons why companies might find themselves with many different databases containing content in many different formats. Ongoing Mergers . . . → Read More: Registries – the Missing Link for Mastering Data

Why I need a CRS Registry – Part 2

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-i-need-crs-registry-part-2-rob-sterpin

Modern oil and gas exploration and production makes use of a great number of software packages which store, manage, and manipulate geographic information. Geographic information is routinely passed from one . . . → Read More: Why I need a CRS Registry – Part 2

Why I need a CRS Registry – Part 1

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-you-need-crs-registry-rob-sterpin

A CRS registry can keep track of all of the CRS components and associated transformations, greatly decreasing errors in positioning, and potentially saving millions of dollars.

With the ubiquity of cellular phones . . . → Read More: Why I need a CRS Registry – Part 1

What are Coordinate Reference Systems and Why do they Matter?

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-coordinate-reference-systems-why-do-matter-rob-sterpin

We all know that geospatial data is about location. Much of the oil and gas business is concerned with the location of assets on the surface, near the surface, or far underground—where to . . . → Read More: What are Coordinate Reference Systems and Why do they Matter?

Registry of Things

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/registry-things-ron-lake

When thinking of the Internet of Things, I am led to the inescapable conclusion that there is a need for a Registry of Things.

Such a Registry . . . → Read More: Registry of Things

Taming Unstructured Data

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/taming-unstructured-data-eddie-yip

In the article “What Does IoT + Big Data Mean to You?” (http://www.ecnmag.com/blog/2015/04/what-does-iot-big-data-mean-you), ECN reports that by 2020 the estimated volume of digital data will be 44 zettabytes. That’s one . . . → Read More: Taming Unstructured Data

The Importance of Location to the Internet of Things

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/importance-location-internet-things-rob-sterpin

Location is often a key component of IoT. The location of a sensor is of critical importance in many applications such as pipeline monitoring, measuring cellphone reception, water transportation, and the shipping . . . → Read More: The Importance of Location to the Internet of Things