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  • Big Data. How to unravel the knot.

Big Data. How to unravel the knot.

What has been the impact of data on agriculture and rural development? In many countries, agriculture accounts for the overwhelming majority of rural employment. Climate change and uncertain commodity prices have worsened agrarian conditions for many rural communities. Data management, despite their late entry into agrarian communities, are already helping to improve their agricultural efficiency. [...]

By |May 24th, 2016|Data Integration & Visualisation, Scheme Planning|
  • The benefits of user-centered design

The benefits of user-centered design

What is User-Centered Design? User interface design aims at providing a simple and efficient interaction in terms of accomplishing user goals—what is often called user-centered design. A good user interface design facilitates finishing the task at hand without drawing unnecessary attention to the process itself. The design process must balance technical functionality and visual [...]

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5 Most common questions about Rural Water Intelligence

When we first talk with potential customers usually they ask us very similar questions. This post has the intention to collect the most common questions raised from these initial contacts and provide their answers. I hope this post will bring light on these initial uncertainties and it will help to better understand the Rural Water [...]

  • Improving_Irrigation_Efficiency_and_Customer_Service

Improving Irrigation Efficiency and Customer Service

Faced with the challenge of future changes in water availability, Murrumbidgee Irrigation had to understand better the hydraulics of their distribution networks to improve distribution efficiency but without compromising the best possible service to irrigators. To do this, Murrumbidgee Irrigation Ltd (MI) engaged Adasa to implement a Decision Support System to improve the day to [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Customer Service, Scheme Operation, Scheme Planning|
  • The value of the data

The Value of Data for Water Authorities

The best-managed water authorities increasingly recognise that information is a critical strategic asset that needs to be managed in order to realise its full potential value. Much research demonstrates the correlation between information management maturity and overall business performance. Indeed, Bill Gates said in his book, Business @ The Speed of Thought, “The most [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Customer Service, Scheme Operation, Scheme Planning|
  • Adasa and Murrumbidgee Irrigation

Innovative Irrigation Operation and Planning System at HWRS 2015 in Hobart

36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium (HWRS 2015), hosted by Engineers Australia and its National Committee on Water Engineering, is Australia’s leading symposium devoted to hydrology and water resource that took place in Hobart (Tasmania) from 7 to 10 December 2015. This year HWRS promoted a special season about decision support and operational hydrology and [...]

By |January 11th, 2016|Scheme Operation, Scheme Planning|