Project Data Analytics Community Newsletter
August 2020

We produce this newsletter to keep you plugged into the very latest developments, building capacity and understanding within the project delivery community.

Project, Portfolio and Programme Management
Project Delivery
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Video: How Daily Data Reports, Machine Learning Will Impact Construction | The Dirt #10
12/08/2020 - By Equipment World Magazine
On this week's episode of The Dirt, we're talking about data. Specifically, we're talking about the daily data reporting that's now available through Trimble's ... Read more ...
LafargeHolcim aims to cut road costs and emissions
09/08/2020 - By Construction Index News
LafargeHolcim and IBM *Service* have join forces to carry out further development of a digital system aimed at optimising road design. Read more ...
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Machine learning: It's all about the data
06/08/2020 - By KHL Group
Machine learning unlocks the opportunity for those in construction to make more accurate decisions quicker than ever before and to free up workers by using ... Read more ...
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Research secures funding to accelerate MMC
24/07/2020 - By Planning, BIM & Construction Today
Totally Modular and University of Wolverhampton academics have secured funding to accelerate research into Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) Read more ...
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NETL uses machine learning to prevent and predict oil spills
12/08/2020 - By WorldOil
ETL's ORM suite comprises tools that can be used individually, or coupled together, to provide a full scope of data to evaluate, explore and ultimately prevent ... Read more ...
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What's new with: Kaiserwetter's ARISTOTELES renewable energy asset management system
12/08/2020 - By Solar Builder
International energy IntelliTech company Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management's flagship IoT & AI platform – ARISTOTELES – leverages smart data. Read more ...
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Streamlining asset monitoring solutions in the oil and gas industry
12/08/2020 - By Engineer Live
Engineer Live showcases how Cairn Oil and Gas used asset monitoring for safer well performance. Read the full article online and subscribe for similar news. Read more ...
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Huawei: 7 technologies that are reshaping oil & gas companies - All of the Latest Oil and Gas News-Find Oil and Gas Jobs
11/08/2020 - By Oil and Gas Republic
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered the use of digital technologies in the oil and gas companies globally. The virus has forced oil and gas companies to ... Read more ...
Strategic adoption of cloud computing can alleviate oil and gas industry challenges, says GlobalData
11/08/2020 - By Oil and Gas Middle East
Cloud computing is a facilitator for the adoption of other valuable time, money and energy saving technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine ... Read more ...
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A New Brain-Inspired Learning Method for AI Saves Memory and Energy
27/07/2020 - By Singularity Hub
Despite the frequent analogies, today's AI operates on very different principles to the human brain. Now researchers have proposed a new learning method ... Read more ...
Microsoft And Halliburton Are Building The Oilfield Of The Future
27/07/2020 - By
As oil and gas companies cope with the new reality of lower-for-longer oil prices, oilfield services are undergoing a tech transformation. Read more ...
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AI Fueling The Oil And Gas Industry: Interview With Tim Custer, Senior Vice President, Apache
19/07/2020 - By Forbes
In industries where data is key to gaining competitive advantage, artificial intelligence and machine learning have become necessities. This is most definitely the ... Read more ...
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Challenges of Delivering AI in a Military Context
12/08/2020 - By Defence Connect
Promoted by Penten We know AI is a world-changing technology, but it does present some practical challenges before Australian Defence can realise its ... Read more ...
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Python-powered machine-learning tool drives robot farming project
11/08/2020 - By ZDNet
Blue River Technology is using the Python-based machine-learning framework to develop smarter crop-spraying tech. Read more ...
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Using Big Data Analytics for Transboundary Water Management
28/07/2020 - By New Security Beat
Southern Africa has experienced drought-flood cycles for the past decade that strain the ability of any country to properly manage water resources. Read more ...
250,000 tonnes of shipping CO2 emissions saved thanks to machine learning insight
16/07/2020 - By
Maritime engineers have trained an energy shipping app to save over a quarter of a million tonnes of CO2 emissions by applying machine learning to its ... Read more ...
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FORU Trucking and Trunk Establish a Joint Venture Company to Accelerate the Commercial Implementation of Autonomous Driving Trucks
13/08/2020 - By Yahoo Finance
On August 4, FORU Trucking, a technology logistics company, and Trunk, a *service* provider of autonomous driving technology for trucks, together announced ... Read more ...
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Explained: Impact of landslips on rail network
12/08/2020 - By STV Edinburgh
It's thought flooding may have been a contributing factor in Wednesday's crash. Read more ...
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Partnership for advanced road construction processes
06/08/2020 - By World Highways
LafargeHolcim and IBM are now joining forces to develop ORIS, an advanced digital materials platform for sustainable road solutions. The partners are working ... Read more ...
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Swiss Federal Railways uses drone data to maintain and develop its rail infrastructure
05/08/2020 - By sUAS News
Known in Switzerland as SBB, the Swiss Federal Railways system provides the highest quality national public transit *service* in Europe according to the ... Read more ...
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New £1m research project to ready UK's motorways for driverless cars
31/07/2020 - By Fleet World
A new £1m project that will ensure the UK's roads will be able to accommodate self-driving vehicles is now underway with the help of Loughborough University ... Read more ...
AI & Machine Learning
PyTorch Drives Next-Gen Intelligent Farming Machines
06/08/2020 - By Facebook AI
PyTorch is helping… Read more ...
A Facebook-Scale Simulator to Detect Harmful Behaviors
23/07/2020 - By Facebook AI
For large-scale social networks… Read more ...
Deep Learning to Translate Between Programming Languages
21/07/2020 - By Facebook AI
Migrating a codebase... Read more ...
Data Analytics
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Big Data: Three ways Chief Data Officers can change the agenda
12/08/2020 - By ZDNet
CDOs can struggle to deliver big benefits, but data chiefs who focus on communication, digitisation and trust can help colleagues turn information into ... Read more ...
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The Value of Data Now vs. Data Later
12/08/2020 - By insideBIGDATA
Since 1965, the tech industry has considered Moore's Law the defining trajectory of big data. Microchips have since become more affordable, efficient, and ... Read more ...
Introducing the Model Card Toolkit for Easier Model Transparency Reporting
29/07/2020 - By Google AI
Machine Learning model transparency ... Read more ...
Robotic Process Automation
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Alteryx and UiPath Partner to Accelerate Digital Transformation with Hyperautomation
12/08/2020 - By Business Wire
UiPath and Alteryx today announced a strategic partnership to speed end-to-end automation across data-driven business processes. Read more ...
Appian Announces No-code Integration to Automation Anywhere's RPA Platform through Appian Robotic Workforce Manager
21/07/2020 - By PR Newswire UK
Simplified bot development integrated with full-stack automation delivers faster time-to-value and enterprise scalability for "human-in-control" RPA and intelligent ... Read more ...
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