Software Usability in Offshore Drilling
In any industrial setting, the degree to which enterprise software is difficult or easy to use will be a primary factor in achieving a return on the software investment. This is true in the offshore drilling space as it is for any other industry.
There is no getting around the fact that enterprise resource planning (ERP) or enterprise asset management (EAM) software, and other systems which encompass the entire value stream of an organization, have more screens and functions than any one person can grasp without close attention to software usability. Enterprise software must today become more of a “walk up and use” system that is fairly intuitive to understand. More usable and intuitive software is beneficial in a relatively static setting like manufacturing. But in the offshore drilling industry, simple and intuitive usability is even more essential. Why is this?
To learn more, read this whitepaper.
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