Dunavant, a global logistics and supply chain management company, transports over 10,000 shipping containers per month. Its employees were manually collecting information from 22 terminal websites once per hour. This process was not only time-consuming but also prone to errors. Resource Data developed DunTracking, a custom system that automates the data collection and entry process. As a result, Dunavant has achieved significant time and cost savings.
Does this sound familiar? You’re in the middle of designing—or worse, developing or implementing—your system, and you discover a missed requirement or a new stakeholder. Now you have to circle back. It is likely you will have to revise your design or plan to add a feature in a later iteration. Either way, you’ve lost time and money.
Resource Data created an industry-leading visualization tool to accurately identify temperature loss locations along the pipeline. It allows engineers to effectively manage oil flow and operations through data-driven decision making.
The treasure hunters of the History Channel’s Curse of Oak Island may be closer than ever to solving the islands mysteries with the help of GIS analysis and mapping. As a huge fan of the show, Erin King GIS Lead for Resource Data, used LiDAR imagery, historical survey maps, and cultural resources to prove to the show’s front runners they might be able to recreate the treasure map.
When 1 in 6 IT projects goes so badly it threatens the very existence of the company, project sponsors and managers must align IT with business value. Here are four key elements for structuring your next large-scale IT project for success.