Diffusion of Innovation Model

Are You an Innovator? The 5 Stages on Technology Adoption You Must Know

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower”, Steve Jobs said. Innovation behavior has positive relationships with career progression (salary growth and the number of promotions) and career satisfaction. Only a few people are…
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How Corrosion Management is Making the World (and Insurance Business) Better

"Basic Coverage for Equipment Used in the Production, Drilling and Exploration of Oil and/or Natural Gas in Marine Operations (offshore) and Land (onshore) - Special Conditions (...) Clause 2 – Risks not Covered and downs Indemnified/ 2.1.…
The Internet of Things
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Where CMMS are Headed in the Next Five Years

Nanotech sensors connected to the internet are dispersed in the painting of hulls and pipes, measuring thickness and corrosion rates in real-time and practically eliminating risks of offshore operations. It’s cool, but it will take a little…
PhDC4D App
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PhDC4D Will be Available in App Form

PhDC4D is going through its final adjusts to be launched in App form, for Windows Mobile, Android and IOS. The App will allow user to do everything he does in the site, managing inspections and defects in hulls, pipes and other structures. Although…
PhDC4D is a complete software platform for oil companies
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From a hull maintenance software to an innovation platform

The use of hull life-cycle maintenance software since 1995 on 26 major Brazilian oil company tankers has reduced inaccuracies in the evaluation of ship renewal costs during dry-docking. Due to its success, the software has been redeveloped and…
ANP ready to define guidelines for mandatory investments by oil companies

Brazilian companies ready for oil investments of R$ 3 billion

The Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) has just appointed the members of its Scientific-Technical Committee (Comtec), which was created by the end of last year among the new regulation for implementation,…