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DOE compliance is a headache only if you let it become one

May 2, 2018
Rules are rules, even when you’re not handling nuclear material Doing work with the Department of Energy (DOE) means complying with its rules. Even though the DOE itself is not a regulatory agency, it oversees and monitors businesses involved in nuclear energy to ensure the...

Don’t be intimidated by ISO 9001 and ISO 45001 requirements

April 26, 2018
Compliance is the key to ensuring the quality of your operations Executives and line-of-business managers have been known to cringe and experience high levels of anxiety when the words “regulations,” “standards,” and “compliance” make their way into the conversation. We’d like to suggest that “regulations”...

ASQ World Conference

DevonWay Exhibiting at the ASQ World Conference

April 18, 2018
ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement April 30 – May 2, 2018 Seattle, WA DevonWay is heading to the ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement at the end of the month! This is a must attend industry event for quality professionals to share...

What NTSB/API RP 1173 means for the pipeline industry

April 11, 2018
Achieving compliance enables continuous improvement in safety performance With the backing of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the American Petroleum Institute (API) developed American National Standards Institute/API Recommended Practice 1173 over the course of several months following a devastating environmental disaster in July, 2010....

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A No-code Approach To Operational Process Automation

April 11, 2018
All operational business processes follow the same basic pattern: Collect some type of data Layer business rules on it (for example, make the priority high when the initiator is a board member) Route it down a workflow, preferably with automated assignments so people don’t need...

DevonWay at the NERC Human Performance Conference

March 27, 2018
NERC Human Performance Conference March 27 – 29, 2018 The Whitley Atlanta, GA DevonWay is attending the NERC Human Performance Conference this week in Atlanta, Georgia. This is a must attend industry event for professionals who are focused on improving human performance on the bulk...

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5 Ways to Get Help With Your DevonWay Software

March 23, 2018
We offer a number of different ways to get help with your application. Whether you’re looking for online training materials, ways to collaborate with other users, or more formal training opportunities, any of these options are steps towards making your job easier and more efficient....

manual processes

The Not-so-hidden Costs of Manual Processes

March 8, 2018
Introduction We all do things that are inefficient. We go to the store three times in a week because we couldn’t be bothered to double-check the pantry for missing staples. Or we pay $500 more for a flight because we waited till the last minute...

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Top 6 Reasons You Should Join the DevonWay LinkedIn Community

March 7, 2018
Real Reasons with Exaggerated Examples 1. Exclusive Home of Webinar Recordings Remember in the mid-90’s when the Beatles released their anthology with previously unreleased recordings? It’s like that, but better. Our material is available Eight Days a Week! 2. Networking We could continue this Beatles...

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DevonWay Explained (Part 5): Impactful Quotes

March 7, 2018
Cliche business terms are the worst.  What’s next, we’ll tell you, “our products are constantly evolving to meet your ever-changing business needs?”  GROSS! Or, how about, “As you’ll read below, we offer so many unique features designed to enhance the experience through our A+ customer...

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Top 4 Ways the 1980’s TV Remote is Like a Modern Workflow Solution

February 27, 2018
How awesome was the universal remote control back in the day? Seriously! TV, cable, VCR, stereo all controlled by one device in the palm of your hand. No more bouncing between remotes, finding different sizes of batteries or digging into the couch to hit rewind....

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DevonWay Explained (Part 4): Food Analogies

February 21, 2018
Introducing part four of our article series, DevonWay Explained. If you’ve read this far, chances are you’re pretty hungry. So, we offer details of our adaptability using food analogies. Slice and Dice Data Like a hibachi chef you can slice and dice the data into...

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DevonWay Explained (Part 3): The Kindergarten Teacher

February 15, 2018
As the 80s begat the 90s, we became a more plugged-in world. Then when the 90s turned into the 2000s, we started unplugging. But whether we were jamming on a walkman, a discman or to the soundtrack from Juwanna Mann, we’ve always had a quest...

80's TV shows

DevonWay Explained (Part 2): 80’s TV Shows

February 7, 2018
Ease of Use We live in an unbelievable era of technological evolution, and yet it seems we have over-complicated things just because we considered it “advancement.” We’ve got complex systems doing mind-blowing tasks, yet struggling to perform basic functions we were executing decades ago. DevonWay...

mobile apps

Mobile Apps are Steroids for Regulated Industries (Only Safe)

February 6, 2018
When put in the hands of field workers, not just executives, the benefits of mobile apps to (especially large and regulated) organizations are many and well understood: Reduced cost and environmental impact from a lessened reliance on paper Instant retrieval and transmittal of information; no...

Screwdriver Analogy

DevonWay Explained (Part 1): The Screwdriver Analogy

January 31, 2018
Tailor-Made Technology Have you ever tried using a flat head screwdriver on a phillips head screw? It works, but it’s not a good fit. It’s not the right fit. It doesn’t give you the leverage you need, and if you try too hard to make...

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DevonWay Explained: A Series of Articles

January 25, 2018
Over the next few weeks we’ll explain who we are and what we do through a series of articles: Part 1: The Screwdriver Analogy Part 2: 80’s TV Shows Part 3: The Kindergarten Teacher Part 4: Food Analogies Part 5: Impactful Quotes Each article contains...

Usage-based pricing

The Case For Usage-based Pricing

January 24, 2018
Operational software is most impactful when all employees have the ability to perform certain tasks, such as submit a suggestion or incident report, and when many related processes are integrated in a single, central closed-loop system that is reinforced with robust self-service business intelligence and...

USA Winter Conference

DevonWay Supplier Training at USA Winter Conference

January 17, 2018
USA Winter Conference January 23 – 25, 2018 Opal Sands Resort Clearwater Beach, FL DevonWay is heading to Clearwater Beach, Florida next week for the Utilities Service Alliance Supply Chain Winter Conference! The event is exclusive to USA Supplier-Partners and USA Supply Chain member utilities....

DevonWay 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

January 2, 2018
New year, new us. Check out our top 8 new year’s resolutions for 2018! Develop more leaders It’s great for morale, plus we have a credit with the place that prints our business cards, so we need a few fresh batches. Eat more chocolate More...