How Moving Into The Cloud Will Help You Minimize Costs And Reduce Employees Risk?

Krzysztof Szukieć
Feb 18 · 3 min read

There are many, many benefits from moving into the cloud. In fact, we’ve already covered some of them on our blog previously — like how it makes your data secure and will save you time and money. Well, cloud can do much more. Cloud also provides a great deal of optimization and automation machines that can further minimize costs and can increase your employees’ safety. How? Read below.

Evolve And Improve

Especially in the energy industry, the power of machine learning is indispensable. Huge amounts of data take a lot of time to analyze and it’s even harder to find patterns and trends. It is also almost impossible to quickly and accurately react to issues when they arise. Once again, there’s nothing like cloud. When you move your operations into the cloud, you get much better management and analytics tools to help you spot issues quicker, resolve them quicker and lose less money. If you set up your cloud environment right, it can also save you money on hiring highly experienced specialists to analyze your data. When the model has been trained, you can just sit and watch it do the work. The initial investment is nothing compared to how much you will save when using the cloud in the long run.

Monitor And Manage

Cloud-based solutions can also be of great help when you seem to be having small inefficiencies in certain areas of your business. Because clouds offer a wide variety of virtual machines and tools, you can set up your environment to always control, for example, energy outage or production. This way, when there’s a peak or a dip in demand, you can react quickly. Monitoring your production or any other processes this way also means that you don’t need to physically control them so much. Sometimes, routine examinations might not notice minor differences while a cloud-based system can. This will decrease the number of people who need to control your processes and free up their time while also being more efficient than usual checking up.

Safety First

The aforementioned benefits of cloud can also help keep your employees safer. In industries like oil, energy, utilities, gas and others where in order to manage and maintain operations, workers need to visit the field, take measurements and ensure everything works as it should, the risks employees face are quite big. However, when there’s a cloud-based system in place, the need for such visits is minimized. Since the cloud does the checking up, measuring and monitoring, there’s no need for frequent visits onsite. Especially in the oil industry, this helps to greatly reduce the number of workers’ visits to the oil field which then increases their safety.

Benefits Of Cloud Adoption

Besides what I’ve already listed above, moving into the cloud has a lot of benefits tied to increasing efficiency and productivity. In specific industries, it can be harder to implement cloud-based solutions because of the existing infrastructure that needs to be connected with the cloud. However, once everything is integrated, the benefits prove to be much greater than the initial investment. There’s also a matter of security — AI machines available to cloud users can help you secure your data and ensure you utilize the data you have to the max.

If you’re looking for experts to help you move into the cloud or want to know how cloud could be integrated into your business — contact us!

Stepwise

Stepwise is your product and software development partner. We offer: Product Design, Google Cloud Platform services, Data Analytics & Machine Learning, Software for Energy, Microservices Architecture. Main tech stack: GCP, Java, Kotlin, Node.js, React, Angular, Vue.

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Stepwise is your product and software development partner. We offer: Product Design, Google Cloud Platform services, Data Analytics & Machine Learning, Software for Energy, Microservices Architecture. Main tech stack: GCP, Java, Kotlin, Node.js, React, Angular, Vue.

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