Pump Test Automation – Humans vs. Machines

With the rise of the Digital Age, it’s important to stay in touch with technological developments in industry. Read here about ATTA’s determination to balance the human component with programmed automation.

Science fiction stories and movies are dominating pop culture more and more – but how should we actually react to the proposed technologies? Futuristic societal advancements like self-driving cars are becoming more and more likely, and it’s important to address the impacts technological innovation has on life and business. Is artificial intelligence a threat? Well, ATTA isn’t in the business of bringing computers to life, but we do have some things to say about computer-automated systems positively transforming industrialization. Continue reading “Pump Test Automation – Humans vs. Machines”

What’s in a name? Part#4; Automation

This is the last in our 4-part series describing what ATTA stands for.

Automation. What is it exactly? Let’s take a look at the word firstly. The root words are “automatic” and the suffix, “-mation.” Together the word explains an action or instance of an action accomplished with little to no human control. (Sourced from Google’s dictionary.) It has only been recently that what used to be purely manual household chores – laundry, dishes, watering the yard, monitoring the house temperature, etc. – have now been automated thanks to innovation and technology. Everyone knows that automation makes life easier. It frees us from mundane tasks to focus on other goals and projects, all thanks to automatic machines among us. Continue reading “What’s in a name? Part#4; Automation”