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Data Gumbo is Launching an Ambassador Program

Jan 13, 2021 11:10:57 AM / by Data Gumbo Team

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Data Gumbo is thrilled to share that we are launching an executive referral program known as our Ambassador Program. This networking group aims to promote, connect and incentivize the adoption of GumboNet™, our company’s massively interconnected blockchain network. 

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Data Gumbo Talent Spotlight: Dinika Byrappa

Jan 6, 2021 9:58:27 AM / by Data Gumbo Team

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As Data Gumbo continues to grow its employee base in 2021, we’re exploring new team members in an ongoing ‘Talent Spotlight’ blog series. On deck is Dinika Byrappa, Product Manager. Byrappa came on board Data Gumbo as a Senior Business Analyst in August of 2020 and swiftly transitioned into this current role. Previously, she spent six years at Halliburton in both Principal Technical Analyst and Lead Technical Analyst capacities.

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Forbes Energy Awards 2020 Names Data Gumbo as Most Disruptive Innovator

Jan 4, 2021 9:52:24 AM / by Data Gumbo Team

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2020 was a lot of things: “A year of endless disasters, distractions and subzero oil prices,” to say the least, according to Chris Helman, the southwest Energy correspondent for Forbes. 

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How Legal Standards of Proof Measure Up in Smart Contracts

Dec 30, 2020 11:25:53 AM / by Data Gumbo Team

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A helpful framework for understanding the quality of data sources used in smart contracts can be found in examining the legal categories used in the US for burden of proof and evidentiary standards.

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Reflecting on the Early Days of Data Gumbo

Dec 23, 2020 10:19:32 AM / by Data Gumbo Team

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As we near the end of 2020, Data Gumbo is wrapping a record year. While experiencing rapid change and growth, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the great distance that we’ve already come.

Four key participants that have all been with the company from its start include Julia Rozenberg, Creative Services and UI Lead; Maxine Aitkenhead, Business Development Director; Meredith Bruce, VP Human Resources; and Renat Abdrakhmanov, Brand Strategist and XD Lead.

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This Year’s Budgeting Season Requires Creativity

Dec 17, 2020 10:26:30 AM / by Data Gumbo Team posted in Smart Contracts

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Getting Rid of Fuzzy Financials and Finding Transactional Certainty

Nov 11, 2020 10:57:36 AM / by Data Gumbo Team

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Regardless of industry, fuzzy financials lack a clear picture view. Inaccurate data records, incorrect numbers, delayed payments, outstanding invoices and other current practices can obfuscate a comprehensive look at a company’s financial health.

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The Hidden Value of Smart Contracts: Measurability

Nov 2, 2020 1:27:40 PM / by Data Gumbo Team posted in Data Gumbo, Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Thought Leadership

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Most common flaws existing in natural language contracts are remnants of either older contracts that have since evolved or as contrary clauses in contracts that cover interrelated activities. When it comes to smart contracts, coding language requires events, rules and other business logic to be absolutely clear — and this requirement forces many companies to revisit their current contracts with fresh eyes for simplification and clarification.

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Supporting Digital Transformation: Talent Spotlight with Henry Le

Oct 27, 2020 10:29:03 AM / by Data Gumbo Team

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As Data Gumbo is growing its employee base to meet demand and amplify our customer service, we’re beginning a new monthly blog series called “Talent Spotlight.” Our first spotlight is new team member, Henry Le who joined Data Gumbo as an Associate Solutions Consultant in late September of this year. Previously, Le was a Senior Project Engineer at ExxonMobil, where he was responsible for leading engineering support for international projects and multifunctional teams that included the management of full cycle land and offshore projects for oil & gas well constructions.
 
Motivated to improve execution plans and provide innovative, data-supported solutions, Le left ExxonMobil after five years to study Data Analytics and Visualization at Rice University, including application development with Python, JavaScript, Machine Learning, Artificial Neural Network and Big Data. 

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Blockchain to Reduce the Supply Chain’s Carbon Footprint

Oct 15, 2020 8:47:55 AM / by Andrew Bruce posted in Blockchain, Oil & Gas, Smart Contracts, Supply Chain

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Major oil & gas players have been announcing emissions cutting programs — BP publicly pledged to eliminate or offset all emissions by 2050 and five other large producers announced drastically new emissions targets — yet there is little to no information about how these companies intend to achieve their stated goals.

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