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Software-as-a-Service

Operating Goals Manager (OGM) is the industry’s first real-time, DaaS-connected, cloud-based software application. It manages and tracks performance against goals and constraints to make continued compliance sustainable. Additional software applications from KBC can also be delivered using a SaaS service model.

The benefits of DaaS with KBC

DaaS acts as a broker between data generators and data recipients.

Because it is delivered as a cloud service, it means that the parties can simply connect existing data infrastructure (data loggers, smart devices, SCADA, historians, etc.) to the DaaS hub to send and/or receive data - no party typically has to install or maintain special equipment. A web-based portal is also available for visualization, reporting and notifications.

Because DaaS operates at arm’s length to each party, some of the benefits enjoyed are:

  • No additional IT support burden
  • Expandable and scalable
  • Conforms with each parties’ existing standards
  • Cost effective, secure and reliable
  • Avoids anti-trust issues (when the parties are also competitors)

With Well*Share, oil and gas producers can manage the performance of their assets even though operated by a 3rd party or joint venture partner. With Web*Technician, chemical companies manufacturing products sold on the basis of their performance can track the performance through their customer’s operations in real-time. With Power*Share, renewable energy generators can monitor assets operated by different contractors as a single fleet, by financial portfolio or by technology set. Other similar services serve the needs of vendor-managed inventory (Web*VMI) and pipeline nominations (Meter*Share).

RELATED CASE STUDY

Managing operating goals as a cloud service

In support of its Operations Integrity Assurance business processes to ensure operational excellence, a major multi-national integrated oil company was looking for a flexible, light weight, cloud based solution to manage operating goals and constraints at it Western Canada gas plants.

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Our cloud services

Data-as-a-Service

Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) serves the collaborative needs of the Energy and Chemical industry where the company needing access to real-time data is different from that generating the data. It includes our Well*Share, Web*Technician, Power*Share, Web*VMI and Meter*Share services.

Operational Excellence

Operational Excellence-as-a-Service is delivered through KBC’s Co-Pilot Program. Through a digital twin of your plant, it offers a second pair of expert eyes and uses our secure cloud-based solutions to ensure your operations always achieve their full potential. Our Co-Pilot experts come from the industry and have decades of practical experience.

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