Archive for the ‘Mining’ Category

Smarter Natural Resources Podcast Series – Don Barry

Don Barry, IBM Asset Management Practice Leader, discusses the methodologies IBM uses to help clients become smarter businesses in the natural resources industry and beyond.  Click here to listen.

Smarter Natural Resources Podcast Series – Darcy Lalor

In this podcast, Darcy Lalor, CTO for Energy and Mining within IBM Global Business Services Canada, discusses applying architecture-based approaches proven to optimize IT for big investments in new facilities.  Click here to listen.

Smarter Natural Resources Podcast Series – Iain Thompson

In this podcast, Iain Thompson, IBM Canada Natural Resources Solution Executive, discussed safety in mining and the use of analytics. Click here to listen.

Smarter Natural Resources Podcast Series – Maja Veljkovic

In this podcast Maja Veljkovik, Upstream Natural Resource Solution Executive and Research Liaison at IBM, discusses challenges and opportunities in the oil sands. Click here to listen.

Envisioning the Future of Mining

How does an industry over 5,000 years old view its own future? Public perspective sees mining as old, dirty, dangerous and environmentally contentious. Within the business, mining is on a precipice of exciting change. Volatile and emerging markets, new technologies, increased customer demands, a dynamic workforce and riveting business model change poise the modern miner [...]

Helping Oil and Gas Companies Achieve Operational Excellence

As oil and gas exploration and production become increasingly important on an energy hungry planet, natural resource companies have to address a range of tough challenges including: Improving asset analysis Facilitating compliance efforts Planning shutdowns Reducing manual intervention Responding to complex supply chain demands Aligning roles and responsibilities Facilitating continuous improvement Find out how IBM [...]

The IBM Whiteboard Series: Natural Resources

How IBM helps the CEOs of natural resource companies solve the issues that keep them awake at night.  Watch this video to find out how IBM addresses the three key phases in the natural resources industry – exploration, projects, and operations.

A Smarter, Data Driven, Approach to Natural Resources in Canada – Part 2

In seeking to manage growth and opportunities Canadian natural resource companies are increasingly becoming innovators in the way they use to technology to do.  Some particular areas of focus include: ●Instrument critical assets to access information about the status of machines or operations, and analyze the information to improve outcomes, efficacy and performance. ●Integrate asset, [...]

A Smarter, Data Driven, Approach to Natural Resources in Canada – Part 1

Canada’s natural resources industries (particularly oil sands production, hard rock mining and forestry) face local challenges and opportunities that are unique to the Canadian markets, economy, ecology and society.For example, oil sands production is pushing innovation in how and where oil can be produced. With this innovation comes new forms and uses of information that [...]

Smarter Natural Resources Podcast Series – Jim K. Simpson

Jim K. Simpson, Associate Partner at IBM’s Natural Resources Solution Centre reflects on the present and future of asset management technology in the oil patch.  Click here to listen.