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Rethinking Technical Papers in Oil & Gas


The way in which engineers report and publish technical papers hasn't changed much over the past several decades.

At Computation Hub, we have peer-reviewed some novel work involving Machine Learning to be considered for a conference. It got us thinking about the whole review process when we checked the paper.

One of the main ...

Long Term Digital Support

Written by Peter Doherty; contribution from Ovidiu Ciule.

The oil & energy industry is adopting browser-based dashboards powered by open source web application frameworks such as Django or Flask (on the back-end) and React or Bootstrap (on the front-end).

Powering these applications are hundreds or thousands of open source software e.g. sub-applications, Javascript libraries ...

Digital Transformation Terminology

This list was updated on the 3rd February 2019. New additions: Artificial Neural Network, Cybernetics, Data Lake, Drone, Integrated Operations, Proof of Concept and Smart Grid.

Digitalization is gathering pace within the Oil & Gas industry. The emphasis on breeding a digital culture and mindset among the workforce to meet business challenges has been clearly ...

Growing an Attractive Workplace Culture

We believe that core values are an essential part of any organisation or project. Our company's core values help our team collaborate effectively, to develop empowering software solutions that help create value for our customers business. Moreover, these values help guide our team in developing their skills, knowledge, autonomy and career progression within a safe ...

Women in Big Data

Last night, I attended a meetup on the topic of Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics held by Women in Big Data. The talk highlighted some interesting and exciting ways this technology is transforming existing business models and improving customers experiences.

Digitisation or Digitalisation?

Recently, I came across some social media posts and articles that mentioned “digitisation”. I’m particularly used to saying/reading “digitalisation” (or autocorrecting digitalization). I’ve read a post on Linkedin where the author used “digitisation” and it didn’t appear to fit the context of the remainder of the post.

AI and Its Cousins

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Deep Learning are trending subjects worldwide with applications being deployed in all business segments e.g. medicine, self driving vehicles and customer services.