Businesses are looking to remote management strategies where they leverage smart technologies, mobile devices, remote access connectivity and communications tools.
New technology allows “social distancing” for essential workers in the field, allowing them to understand, plan and coordinate effectively from home.
Address five areas to improve remote operations, of growing importance to keep manufacturing sites running efficiently, reliably and safely from a distance, to address COVID-19 pandemic concerns and demographic workforce pressures. Secure software and devices can improve remote access, cybersecurity and digitization.
How will the technology landscape evolve in the still-to-be-determined “new normal”?
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has deemed the chemical industry an "essential critical infrastructure" during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cyber criminals are taking advantage of COVID-19 forcing the majority of employees forced to work remotely. Europol published an updated threat assessment after monitoring the impact of coronavirus and cybercrime.
The OPEC+ agreement does not work well for Pemex, which was already struggling before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to GlobalData.
Safety is becoming a main topic of concern with coronavirus reducing the amount of crew members on site. Employee health and worker's fatigue are issues that companies need to take into consideration during this pandemic.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a stay on enforcement, applicable only to requirements for pipeline operator employee qualifications and training and for hazardous material carriers.
Employees working from home need to be vigilant about phishing campaigns using COVID-19 related content to find gaps and organize cyberattacks.