Cloud Trends for 2018

RightScale conducted its 7th annual State of the Cloud Survey detailing trends for 2018.  Some key takeaways from the survey: 81% of enterprises with over 1,000 staff employ a multi-cloud strategy (ie. they utilize multiple public and/or multiple private cloud apps)...

Gastech 2018 Exhibition & Conference

The Gastech 2018 Exhibition & Conference takes place from September 17-20, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The show is promoted as being the “world’s leading gas & LNG showcase.” Key statistics for the show include: 3500+ international conference...

9th International Conference and Expo on Oil and Gas

The 9th International Conference and Expo on Oil and Gas takes place from October 15-16, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Rome – Aurelia. From the conference website: Oil Gas Expo 2018 provides a platform for researcher scholars, scientists and academic people to share...

What is your biggest documentation issue?

When we conducted our document control survey entitled Supplier vs EPC: Why is Vendor Documentation so Painful? we uncovered a number of things that both suppliers of process equipment and the EPCs who they supply face with regards to the engineering documentation...

Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference

The Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference takes place from September 11-12, 2018 at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre in Fort McMurray, Alberta. From the conference website: The Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference is the premier event specifically developed to support...

2019 23rd Annual IPEIA Conference

The 2019 23rd Annual IPEIA Conference occurs from February 25 – March 1, 2019 in The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The IPEIA (International Pressure Equipment Integrity Association) presents the conference annually and while final topics are still being...

Cloud Computing Updates For 2018

A recent Forrester report entitled Predictions 2018: Cloud Computing Accelerates Enterprise Transformation Everywhere discussed updates for this year regarding the state of cloud computing. DocBoss is a cloud-based software application which means you don’t have...

What Do EPCs Think?

In addition to identifying the biggest pain points from suppliers, the survey process identified more general feedback which should be of interest to suppliers. Various data points in the survey indicate that suppliers have fewer resources (and tools) available for...

ASME Pressure Vessels Piping Conference (PVP)

The ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference (PVP) takes place in Prague, Czech Republic from July 15-20, 2018. The exhibition occurs from July 16-18, 2018. From the official conference website: The PVP Conference is a great place to exchange ideas and to meet...

What Do Suppliers Think?

In 2016 we interviewed 106 respondents – 45 suppliers and 61 EPCs – and asked them questions about their difficulties, challenges and frustrations they each encountered executing project document control. In addition to identifying the biggest pain points...