Tag Archives: Oil and gas

PNEC#21 and a Unique Take on the Value of Analytics

June 7, 2017

The 21st PNEC conference in Houston, Texas – the International Conference and Exhibition on Petroleum Data Integration and Information Management – has just wrapped up. As ever, it felt part-conference, part-family reunion – petroleum data management is a small and specialised discipline. A few-hundred of us keep meeting, year after year, to share our learnings… Read More »

Should Data Modelling be a ‘Prescriptatorship’, or Take a More Laissez-Faire Approach?

June 1, 2017

During my morning walk or commute to and from the airport, I’ve got into the habit of listening to audio books. My current book is The Story of Human Language. I thoroughly recommend it. It has some great stories of how languages change over time. For example, do you know how the French ‘ne…pas’ negation… Read More »