Friday, December 13, 2013Adding Intelligence to Health and Safety
Posted by Raghuraman K in Organization Strategy
Process and asset safety are important business processes in industries such as mining, oil & gas, and other natural resources. Traditionally Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) operations within these industries rely upon review of processes, tool talks, training, and other process-led mechanisms to manage safety. While there is an array of technologies - ranging from sensors, SCADA systems, plant monitoring systems - but it is only in the last couple of years that companies have started to invest in systems that can generate insight on safety performance and process safety readiness.
Thursday, December 12, 2013Does UAV Technology Need a Safety Net to Fly?
Posted by Wipro Insights in Technology Trends
What if you were amongst the wildly cheering audience at a race, and had to suddenly dive for cover as a drone copter with a camera, which had been hovering over the stands, suddenly veered into the crowd? That’s the situation the audience watching the Great Bull Run in Virginia found themselves in, with five people even getting injured.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013Technology Convergence within Big Data
Posted by P. Srinivasa Rao (PSR) in Organization Strategy
There is so much talk about Big Data these days, yet there is no common understanding of what it means, what impact it has on business. The academic and analyst community has described its attributes widely known as 5 V’s, Volume, Velocity, Variety, Veracity and Value. Depending on the context, different people have different perspectives on Big Data.