Treating Documentation As Code

Last summer at the Write the Docs conference, a number of large companies such as Microsoft and Twitter were represented during a panel discussion on transforming documentation that was moderated by a staffer from Google. An interesting common thread arose with...

Upcoming Trade Show Schedule for 2018

Here are a list of upcoming oil & gas-related trade shows taking place in early 2018 in various parts of the world. European Gas Conference The 11th annual European Gas Conference runs in Vienna, Austria from January 29-31, 2018. West African International...

When A Document Controller Becomes A Manager

What does a document controller need to do when transitioning to a manager position? As with positions in other industries, becoming a manager involves utilizing a different set of skills and looking at the position in a different way as you transition to a role that...

Actuator Bremen Trade Show

Aimed at professional visitors, the Actuator Bremen show runs from Monday, 25. June to Wednesday, 27. June 2018 in Bremen, Germany. The biennial show will take place at the Bremen Messe (fairgrounds) and attracts a wide variety of professional visitors. From the fair...

Do You Help Your EPC Customers Solve Their Problems?

The global financial slowdown and continued depression of oil prices has reduced the number of projects that many companies are working on and thus reduced their profitability and need for staff. The difficulty of winning new projects – which are often few and...

How Do You Locate Your Files?

Last summer we published a post showing that 1/3 of US and UK workers spend 5-25 minutes searching each time they look for an important document and it took up to 8 searches to find the correct document they were looking for. Sound familiar? One of the great things...

Selling A Document Control System to your Superiors

Are you a document controller or are you in the position of managing this function and are having difficulty justifying the purchase of an application like DocBoss that could help you get a better handle on document control? Cost is certainly a barrier for many firms...

DocBoss versus other document control options

Whereas DocBoss was specifically designed to help process equipment suppliers manage and deliver custom engineering documentation to customers at the end of projects, other popular applications commonly used for this work may or may not be document control specific....