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Ocean Data Systems shares our thoughts and best practices with media around the world. Here is a highlight of just some of the areas we’ve contributed.

Dream Report WINS “Engineers’ Choice” Award by Control Engineering Magazine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dream Report WINS “Engineers’ Choice” Award February 8, 2018 – Ocean Data Systems (ODS), the market leader in reporting and corporate dashboards for the automation industry, announced that Dream Report has WON the “Engineers’ Choice” award, by Control Engineering Magazine. More than 90 product nominations from 43 [...]

Dream Report WINS “Engineers’ Choice” Award by Control Engineering Magazine2018-03-28T22:17:16+00:00

Dream Report Newsletter – November 2017

Yes, we are working hard to “Tame Your Ocean of Data,” here at Ocean Data Systems.  Too hard in fact and our newsletter has fallen behind.  So much to tell since the last!  There’s a new release of Dream Report.  As usual, Dream Report’s in the news.  We need your [...]

Dream Report Newsletter – November 20172018-03-28T22:18:36+00:00

Dream Report Nominated for 2018 Engineers’ Choice Award

  Will you please VOTE for us? We are very proud to announce that Dream Report has been nominated and accepted for the 2018 Control Engineering Magazine, Engineers’ Choice Award. The Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by [...]

Dream Report Nominated for 2018 Engineers’ Choice Award2018-03-04T11:03:17+00:00

Dream Report 4.81 is Released

    Version 4.81 is finished and ready for Download.  This release, technically a maintenance release, is available to all version 4.8 users.  In addition to addressing a long list of customer software change requests, this release also delivers on a new feature theme of "Productivity." The main new features of [...]

Dream Report 4.81 is Released2018-02-11T15:14:04+00:00

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Reporting

One of the many capabilities of Dream Report is its ability to take raw process and equipment data, and present it in the specific context of a problem that needs to be solved.  In the case of Overall Equipment Performance (OEE) reporting, Dream Report can utilize raw machine state data [...]

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Reporting2018-02-07T20:08:30+00:00

Water and Waste Water Example Templates

There are three reasons Water and Waste Water customers want a solution like Dream Report. First, there are reports mandated by regulatory agencies.  This requirement is the most likely driver of Dream Report selection and the Water and Waste Water industry is by far the most regulated in this respect. [...]

Water and Waste Water Example Templates2018-02-07T19:43:47+00:00

One of these three items will justify Dream Report – but you get all three

Today’s automation professional is challenged with continuous improvement and doing more with less. Budgets are tight. Labor is expensive and over-burdened. It’s becoming harder and harder to sift through the broad range of tools available in today’s marketplace. Business Intelligence is the catch phrase in the front office but your [...]

One of these three items will justify Dream Report – but you get all three2018-02-07T19:49:59+00:00

Dream Report Success Stories – World’s Leading Industrial Reporting Software

Dream Report offers the easiest way to: Extract data from any source Generate custom reports Publish reports online for anyone, anywhere See why companies are raving about Dream Report by viewing any of the success stories below.       Bear Republic Brewing Co. Carollo Engineers Preferred Utilities "Dream Report [...]

Dream Report Success Stories – World’s Leading Industrial Reporting Software2018-03-04T10:32:08+00:00

Automated and Delivered Enhances Context Delivery with Your KPIs

Generating a KPI is a valuable thing.  Putting that KPI into Context makes it actionable.  That is the challenge of today’s industrial intelligence or industrial business intelligence products. There are several challenges in generating high quality industrial business intelligence.  Let’s outline some of them: Generate “Industrial” statistics – Business solutions [...]

Automated and Delivered Enhances Context Delivery with Your KPIs2018-02-07T20:16:31+00:00

The Business Case for “Automated and Delivered” Industrial Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence (BI) products are all the rage these days. The industrial world brings additional challenges with its unique data sources, access methods and calculations. While the business world revolves around counts and currencies, the industrial world involves many more calculations and data sets that drive the need for specialized [...]

The Business Case for “Automated and Delivered” Industrial Business Intelligence2018-02-08T09:15:50+00:00