In industrial environments, we are often told that information equals power.

Increasingly, we’ve seen a dramatic rise in data collection in oil and gas industries. We’ve attached sensors to almost everything upstream, downstream and everywhere in between. What does this mean for oil and gas companies with large data streams and millions of dollars invested in connected devices and assets?

At the end of the day, Oil and Gas companies care about production. Unlocking the Industrial Internet of Things and adopting Software Defined Operations delivers operational and process improvements and optimized asset performance that lead to greater system uptime and maximized production.

About the Author: Alex Clark, Chief Software Architect at Bit Stew Systems
Alex’s 15-year career has made him a seasoned data architect and leading expert in web service technologies, global class computing, and building high-performance, secure, scalable and distributed architectures. He is responsible for developing the initial software that has evolved into MIx Director and is an expert in real-time systems and data integration.