Cloud-based Identity Management Platforms Improve Joint Venture Performance and Security

By David Miller, Chief Security Officer, Covisint Companies in a joint venture situation need a secure, easy way to share information across a common portal. It is important that there is a quick mechanism for adding and removing either business partners or contractors on the project (especially for remote drilling projects) and still keeping the data…

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Innovation Takes the Lead at the 10th Annual Microsoft Global Energy Forum

By Randall Hoppe, Industry Manager – Manufacturing, Microsoft Corp. The oil and gas industry continues to undergo unprecedented change, and there is no slow-down in sight. New exploration, production, and refining technologies create opportunities to improve results, but they also require the right tools to make sure they deliver their full potential and don’t cause…

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Video: Technology Solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry

In this video, Fred Williams of AspenTech, Barry Irani of iStore and Kim Harshbarger of Motion Computing share how each of their respective companies are providing technology solutions to the oil and gas industry. [View:https://vimeo.com/22628643] [View:https://vimeo.com/23344663]

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Video: Microsoft Global Energy Forum Opening Keynote

As we’ve shared on the blog, the 2011 Microsoft Global Energy Forum was a great success, with approximately 800 oil and gas industry thought leaders converging in Houston to learn about industry best practices and new technology trends. During the event’s opening keynote, Craig Hodges, Microsoft’s general manager of U.S. manufacturing and resources, discussed the results…

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A Look Back at Microsoft Global Energy Forum 2011: Collaboration, Communication and Cloud Computing

This year’s Microsoft Global Energy Forum was a great success, with approximately 800 oil and gas industry thought leaders converging in Houston on Tuesday, January 18, to learn about industry best practices and new technology trends. Craig Hodges, Microsoft’s general manager of U.S. Manufacturing and Resources, kicked-off the event with a morning keynote, introducing attendees…

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Global Energy Forum 2011 LIVE FEED

**Third keynote concludes – thank you for following along with the live feed from today’s conference. Participate in more real-time conversations as the forum comes to a close, on Twitter with #MicrosoftGEF** UPDATE: 1/18, 4:20 p.m. Addressing generational attitudes toward the oil industry and ongoing enagement with consumers, including social networking, are discussed as ways to elevate…

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