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The latest Geoprofessionals Data Management survey achieved 704 responses globally, across a range of subsurface industries including mining, civil, energy and environment.  

The sixth in a series spanning 12 years, the latest report explores the state of play with data management in the market, the key challenges being seen across the various industries, and a look to the future with emerging technologies. 

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Over 70% stated that the data management is of high or critical importance to their organisation. 

24% don’t have the information to make data driven decisions. 

57% stated that unmanaged historical data is a challenge for their organisation 

Almost 2 in 3 now use or would consider using AI, Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics and or Data Science Scripting. 

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Why Data Management?

All subsurface projects need good geoscience data to make the best decisions. And while over 70% of respondents believe it is of high or critical importance to their organisation, almost 1 in 4 believe they do not have the information required to make data driven decisions.  

The Geoprofessionals Data Management Report has become a revealing – and sometimes surprising – window into data management challenges, how they twist and turn across all subsurface industries, and what those industries are doing to overcome them. 

Explore a preview of the latest report here, then download the full report below.

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Geoscience Data Management Report: 2021 and beyond

Geoscience data underpins every decision made on underground projects, from road tunnel construction to mining operations, energy exploration to environmental assessment. 

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Geoscience Data Management Survey: 2017

Geoscience data management is a key issue across many industries and while organizations recognize it as critical, they continue to struggle with the challenges it presents.

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Exploration Information Management Report 2015

Exploration data quality is improving, however organizations continue to grapple with historical and duplicate information, collaboration in real time and the cost and complexity of data management solutions.

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Exploration information management report 2013

Managing data has become a critical concern in the exploration community, according to the 2013 Exploration Information Management Survey report.

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