• Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Data Manager Update November 30, 2022

    Title: Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Geotechnical Data Manager Update

    Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

    Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

    Presenters: Katie Aguilar, Senior Application Engineer, Bentley Systems, Inc. and Jesse Greenwald, Application Engineer, Geotechnical, Geotechnical Information Management, Bentley Systems, Inc.

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    Our team continues to keep you informed of updates, developments…

  • Follow the new OpenGround LinkedIn Page for Tips & Tricks

    We are pleased to announce that we have started posting on our new LinkedIn page announced as part of the recent communication that OpenGround is now part of Seequent, The Bentley Subsurface Company.

    Our LinkedIn Page will contain information on all the events we are attending and holding, both online and offline, together with Top Tips from our team and best practice articles for Geotechnical Information Management…

  • Ground Engineering OpenGround Webinar - 25th October

    Ground Engineering and Seequent are presenting a free webinar on the topic of geotechnical data management and cloud technology.

    Seequent business development director Roger Chandler and Arup associate Mark Skinner are the main speakers for the webinar on 25 October.

    They will discuss how geotechnical data is critical to engineering projects, and that conventional, manual processes for collecting, processing and deriving…

  • Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Geotechnical Data Manager Update

    Title: Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Geotechnical Data Manager Update

    Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022

    Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

    Presenters: Katie Aguilar - Senior Application Engineer - Bentley Systems, Inc., Philip Child - Senior Consultant, GeoTechnical Information Management - Bentley Systems, Inc.

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    We are working to keep you informed about OpenGround and new and exciting developments…

  • Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Geotechnical Data Manager Update

    Title: Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Geotechnical Data Manager Update

    Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022

    Presenters: Katie Aguilar, Senior Application Engineer, Bentley Systems, Inc., and Philip Child, Senior Consultant, Geotechnical Information Management, Bentley Systems, Inc.

    Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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    We are working to keep you informed about OpenGround and new and exciting developments…

  • OpenGround Power BI Connector is now available!

    OpenGround Power BI Connector is now available and can be installed from the OpenGround Launcher!

    Please refer to Installation and How to get started for more details.

  • Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Geotechnical Data Manager Update

    Title: Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Geotechnical Data Manager Update

    Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022

    Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

    Presenter: Katie Aguilar, Senior Application Engineer, Bentley Systems, Inc., Oliver Carnaby, Consultant, Bentley Systems, Inc.

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    Join the entire GIM Professional Services Team for our updated Coffee Corner where we will meet and discuss OpenGround. Topics may…

  • Don’t let shift changes become a black hole for your drilling data

    Shift Support in OpenGround can be an invaluable tool in ensuring shift changes happen more smoothly and productively, says Product Manager Marie-Claude Dubé. It makes life easier for the teams on the rig, while also giving owner operators fine-detail insight into what’s been achieved on each shift.

    However well organised your drilling may be, there is always one crack that your productivity could slip through…

  • Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information - Geotechnical Data Manager Update

    Title: Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information - Geotechnical Data Manager Update
    Presenter: Katie Aguilar, Phil Child
    Date and Time: July 27, 2022 at 11:00 AM EST

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    The Geotechnical Information Management (GIM) Professional Services Team has been busy the past few months. But we have not forgotten about our central purpose: you and your organization. We have been working behind the scenes to update content…

  • Come Meet the Team at Geotechnica in the UK

    Are you attending Geotechnica 2022? Come and visit us at the Seequent booth (#24A) to see the latest advances in geotechnical data management. A number of our team will be around over the two days of the event, so if you have been wanting to get in touch with a certain member of the OpenGround team, come and say hello!

    Here is our schedule for who is about;

    Wednesday 6th July Alex Clarke Customer Success Manager

  • OpenGround Cloud Data Collector CONNECT Edition Update 3 has been released!

     What’s New in Data Collector Update 3 (v.10.3.0.20)
    • Driller Shift Support: ability to record the time spend on a specific investigation location! Tracking of shifts to help manage field operations. Shifts are tracked on a per location basis so multiple crews can be working on a site simultaneously. Because shifts are tracked per location, one user may have multiple shifts throughout a work session such as when moving…
  • Come and meet Simba at our Geo-Congress Booth.

    simba muchineripiFace-to-face conferences are back!

    We are so glad to be out on the road again and look forward to catching up with our users at our Bentley and Seequent booths at Geo-Congress in Charlotte March 20 – 23.

    So much has changed in the two years since we last exhibited at Geo-Congress that we highly recommend that you take 10 minutes out of your schedule to come and share a coffee and news with the Bentley and Seequent…

  • Project Recycle Bin added to OpenGround alongside other Fixes and Improvements

    A new capability to restore deleted projects is available in the February 2022 release.

    A deleted project will live in the recycle bin for 90 days from this release onwards. A user can select the new Recycle Bin option from the System ribbon, select the project, and then restore it to its original state within the 90 day period but the project will be removed from the recycle bin and fully deleted after the 90 days. Projects…

  • New License-Free OpenGround Upload Portal

    We are pleased to announce that the Data Upload features for OpenGround are now available to use license-free via the new upload portal.

    Any user with an OpenGround login, can visit the upload portal, select the appropriate project from the projects they have been granted access to, and upload CSV, gINT or AGS data directly to the import queue for the project.

    This feature allows data to be checked and validated before…

  • Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Creating Geotechnical Cross Sections with the OpenGround Cloud Civil 3D Extension

    Title: Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Creating Geotechnical Cross Sections with the OpenGround Cloud Civil 3D Extension
    Presenter: Katie Aguilar, Senior Application Engineer, Bentley Systems, Inc.
    Date and Time: Wednesday October 13th, 2021 at 11:00 AM EDT

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    Are you looking to create Plan and Profile drawings using your subsurface data in OpenGround Cloud? Do you want to make generating these…

  • Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Models with OpenGround and Leapfrog Works.

    September 8th 11 am EDT - 4 pm BST

    Following the announcement that Leapfrog Connector to OpenGround is now out of the box we are pleased to be joined on our coffee corner this month by Fiamma Giovacchini, Customer Solution Specialist for Civil & Environmental from Seequent.

    Fiamma is a technical expert in Leapfrog works and will present the basics of building a geotechnical model using this exciting new product in our…

  • Leapfrog Works Connector Out of the Box for OpenGround

    Bentley and Seequent are pleased to announce that the OpenGround Connector in Leapfrog Works is now out of the Early Adopter Program (EAP) and available to all Leapfrog Works users with an OpenGround account.

    The OpenGround Connector allows Leapfrog Works users to connect a model to a project in OpenGround and import all borehole data to analyse in Leapfrog Works.  Users can import data from any of 200+ grids of data or…

  • AGS Checkers, DIGGS and the future world of Data Transfer

    The Bentley Geotechnical Information Management team is taking a leading role in developing OpenSource toolkits for AGS and DIGGS and are retiring our AGS checkers to help support these initiatives.

    We have been a big supporter of transferring geotechnical data in a standardized format since the start of our involvement in the UK AGS format committee in 1997 and the US DIGGS committee in 2005. 

    Our hard work and perseverance…

  • 4th August - Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information – Constructing Material Descriptions

    4th August 2021 OpenGround Cloud is all about geotechnical data management, including material descriptions. Material descriptions are data that organizations standardize, but also need to leave room for remarks on nuances in the material.

    Join us for the August 2021 Coffee Corner where we will discuss:

    • Tools in OpenGround Cloud to build standard descriptions with room for nuances via quicklists
    • Adding picklists and…
  • Supported Platforms Announcement: AutoCAD Civil 3D

    We are pleased to announce the release of the Civil 3D Extension for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2022.  Versions 2017 and 2018  will be removed from the Launcher, as they are no more supported by Autodesk. If you are upgrading or renewing AutoCAD licenses, please note we do not support AutoCAD Civil 3D versions prior to 2019.

  • Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information - The Business Case to Adopt OpenGround Cloud

    Title: Coffee Corner: Geotechnical Information - The Business Case to Adopt OpenGround Cloud
    Presenters: Katie Aguilar, Senior Application Engineer - Geotechnical, Bentley Systems Inc.
    Date/Time: 07 July 2021 at 9:00 A.M EDT and 05:00 P.M. EDT

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    Mark your calendar and make plans to attend this Geotechnical Information Coffee Corner where you will learn more about OpenGround Cloud – not just a new software which…

  • Preparing for OpenGround Azure Migration

    OpenGround will be migrated to Microsoft Azure (starting end of July 2021), offering users an improved level of service, experience and more scalable solution. This article contains information about the new environment and how to arrange a smooth migration.

    The Environment:

    The OpenGround Regions will remain unchanged as London (UK) and Virginia (USA). There is no change in the Service Level Agreement and the service…

  • OpenGround Standard Components Now Available on Component Center

    The OpenGround Support team and have been hard at work over the last few months to source all of the default components that have been created so that we can make these available to all of our OpenGround users.

    Access to the Component Center is available for all Bentley CONNECT users who have been given the Component Center Read access under the Bentley Cloud Services access and permissions portal. If you do not have…

  • OpenGround Coffee Corners Start on 2nd June

    Exciting news! Starting in June, Bentley is pleased to launch new programs to help you develop your skills and the value of your Bentley software. The technology presentations known as Special Interest Groups (SIGs) become a part of the new Coffee Corner webinar platform. You can expect Coffee Corners to be more focused with shorter presentations, more interactive with time for discussion, and more applicable to cover…

  • CMW Geosciences and Microsoft join us with Infrastructure Thought Leaders Series: Data Integrity Ground to Cloud

    Learn how engineers are integrating cloud technology to leverage geotechnical data from mobile collection to subsurface digital twins.

    11.30 am - 1 pm (Australian Eastern Standard) 27th May 2021 

    Data. We all need it and there are certainly many challenges to ensuring you have it at the right time in the right place.

    This session explores new cloud technology available to drive efficiency and improve ROI on geotechnical…