Two industry trends are converging in a way that creates great opportunities for creative minds—particularly for creative managers.

On one side, we have geographically distributed asset teams that have long felt the business need to view and manipulate data collaboratively for real-time decision-making. Although this has been a focus of oil companies for well over a decade, most needed components are only now available. These include powerful graphical computers, remote displays with platform-independent access to those computers, and software uniquely designed to connect the two—that is, software designed to connect people, process, and data in distributed decision systems.

On the...

You do not currently have access to this article.