September 23, 2018: Machines Learn, Humans Think

Machine learning and artificial intelligence. These are the buzzwords of today’s data-focused world, where programs and algorithms are using machine learning and AI to track our habits, make inferences about our relationships, identify our photos, and predict what we might want next. Technology, from robot vacuums to the latest smartphone app, makes our lives easier […]

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August 13, 2018: What the Heck is a P18?

Acronyms, abbreviations, and industry terms run rampant at B3.  We talk about RRC, UIC, SWD, H-10, DUC and the list goes on.  But, our conversations have been dominated over the last few months by one in particular – P-18. “P-18” is the identifier for a Skim Oil/Condensate Report filed with the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC). […]

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June 25, 2018: Leverage Disposal Data to Develop a Better Strategic Plan in the Permian Part I: Commercialization of Disposal Assets and the Rise of Water Midstream Companies

Although the oil and gas industry is still recovering from one of the biggest declines in decades, there’s rising optimism and excitement about the potential for the Permian Basin to become the largest producing oil region in the world. Already the most dominant region in the United States, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates […]

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March 28, 2018: A Digital Response for Data Management in the Oil & Gas Industry

Recently, Bain & Company and GE co-released a brief called “Unleashing Digital”, recounting numerous ways that oil and gas companies are tapping into digital technologies to gain a competitive advantage. The article derides existing processes and instead prescribes GE’s “Fullstream Digital Approach”, assuming that upstream and oilfield services companies want, or even need, a holistic […]

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January 21, 2018: 2017 Year in Review

It’s hard to believe that we are already well into January 2018!  During our first all company meeting of 2018, the team shared some year end wins including some exciting new customer acquisitions, product developments, and an overview of important initiatives we are pursuing as jump into the new year.  I was impressed by how […]

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November 17, 2017: What We Talk About When We Talk About Security

Web security has become more important and more tenuous than ever before. In this post, Aaron Edwards, Water Sage’s web developer, discusses the security ecosystem in today’s web, and outlines some best practices for keeping your computer safe and your data secure.

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October 25, 2017: An Inside Look at Water and Fighting Fires

Drought and bad fire seasons go hand-in-hand, and this summer is no exception. On August 11, 2017, Governor Bullock declared a fire emergency in Montana. On August 18, 2017, Governor Bullock declared a drought disaster in 31 Montana counties and six Indian Reservations.

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October 2, 2017: Dipping Our Toe in At Denver Startup Week

It’s been just over a month on the Water Sage team, and after getting to know the company, platform, and people, I could not be more excited for our future.

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September 10, 2017: Data science and the creek

Samantha Fox, Water Sage’s Database Developer, discusses her rambling course to becoming a water data expert and how Water Sage is forging new paths to helping understand water and water rights.

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September 5, 2017: The 9 Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Data (and How to Deal with Them)

If you’re reading this, you have some interest in data. Welcome to my world! Though long seen as a geeky subject, data is becoming more embedded in all our worlds, and facility with it is a skill more and more people are expected to have. Whether you personally provide data to others or consume it or both, please read on; I hope you pick up a useful tidbit or two.

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