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Papers

SharePoint migrations and implementations - an E&P perspective

PESGB Data Management Workshop and Knowledge Exchange, 2012. An examination of the practical issues and challenges involved in migrating to SharePoint

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Data Quality - extracting the truth from multiple databases

PESGB Data Management Workshop and Knowledge Exchange, 2012. This paper explores the challenges and approaches to overcoming data quality degradation over time

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File migration to the cloud, know what you’re letting yourself in for!

Information and Records Management Society Annual Conference, 2012. Presentation by Venture Principal Consultant, David Allcock. Detailing the lessons gained from numerous EDRMS and file share migration projects. 

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Getting started on your information management journey

Joint presentation with Vale at the 2011 SMI E&P Data Management Conference, London. A paper that case studied our recent work with Vale: ‘Getting started on your information management journey - implementing data and information management in a start-up oil & gas company'.

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Introduction to the SPE Benchmarking Project for E&P Data Management

Presented at the PESGB Data Management Workshop and Knowledge Exchange, 2010, this paper gives an update on the projects progress to date.

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EDM Implementation in Oil and Gas Companies - What you need to know to get it right

Presented in September 2010, this paper provides an examination of why EDM projects fail and the Critical Success Factors in achieving success.

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Preparing to exploit real-time drilling-generated data in a frontier exploration organisation

Discussion on real-time data in the exploration decision making environment. Delivered at the Knowledge Exchange 2010.

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Linking Information Systems to Business Value

Presented at the Knowledge Exchange July 2008, the relationship between information systems and business value is explored in order to build a business case for good data management and data governance.

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A Competency Framework for Data and Information Management Professionals Working in the Oil and Gas Industry

Presented at the ECIM Conference September 2008, we describe a competency framework being developed by Venture to measure the skills, knowledge, attitude and capability of our staff. This in turn be used as part of the individuals personal development planning.

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Digital Energy Journal – Venture Adds Data Quality Tools

News article published September 2009, describing some of the new applications added to V-KIT, our suite of in-house tools developed for the use of Venture consultants in quantifying data and information quality.

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Information Management and Business Performance – RMS Bulletin

Ventures Head of Practice for Data Management is interviewed on the impact of information management on business performance.

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File system rationalisation - a process guide to the production of a structured business information system

Developed from many projects carried out for oil company clients, this whitepaper is will provide you with a guide to the processes necessary to design and implement a new business file system either as a self-contained project or prior to the adoption of a Document Management System (DMS). 

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EDRM systems adoption within the energy sector

Energy sector companies are a good example of the classic mechanisms by which Electronic Document and Records Management (EDRM) systems spread throughout an organisation.  This whitepaper presents the lessons learned from our EDRM systems implementations in the energy sector and how they can be applied to many other kinds of commercial and non-commercial organisations.

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A best-practice approach to EDRM systems Implementation

After many years of implementing Electronic Document and Records Management (EDRM) systems, our advisors have defined a repeatable, best practice approach. This whitepaper outlines our approach and describes each component within the context of the needs of the organisation and the particular challenges that it faces.

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Planning for Success – Workforce Planning

Presented at the PESGB Data Management Conference 2007, we describe how working with an oil major, tools have been developed to model both short-term and strategic workforce planning requirements for massive asset investment programmes.

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A Process Approach to Geotechnical Data Management

Presented at the PESGB Data Management Conference 2007, we show how successful and sustainable data management in any arena is as much about organisational and process considerations as it is about the IT systems or the data itself.

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PETEX 2008 – The Impact of Information Management on Business Performance

The preliminary results of a study into the impact of information management on business performance were presented at PETEX 2008. This paper describes our approach and initial results and gives the opportunity to participate in the research.   

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Promoting your new Information Management service

There are many reasons why you should consider promoting your new information or records management service: the publicity will undoubtedly improve awareness, increase interest and lead to enquiries - all of which will help to create satisfied clients. This is not a new concept, but the perennial questions are, “Why take the trouble?” and, of course, “Why me?”

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A moving experience - the role of the records manager in office relocation

If you have been involved in relocating an office you’ll already know that the paperless office is not yet a reality: it doesn’t matter what size your organisation is, any office move is going to take up resources – whether staff time, financial costs, physical effort – or all three. This whitepaper presents the keys to a successful office relocation within an agreed budget and with minimum service disruption to your users.

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Records Management in the Oil & Gas Industry

Presented at the Records Management Society 2008 conference, this serves as a starting point for people who require a brief primer on the central issues of records management within the Oil & Gas industry.

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Client Spotlight

NEXEN
Nexen

Venture has an extensive history of successful delivery of information management solutions to Nexen.