18 10, 2018

Importing data into BowTieXP – Boring job made easy – Part 4

2018-10-18T13:19:53+00:00Blog, BowtieXP, Software functionality blog|

Gathering risk scenarios & incident information, and updating them can be an intense job, especially if the available data is scattered over multiple files and multiple formats. Often clients have the need to merge parts of data from different sources and tend to ask for help to do this in a decent manner. Luckily the [...]

19 09, 2018

Importing data into BowTieXP – Boring job made easy – Part 3

2018-09-21T08:14:13+00:00Blog, BowtieXP, Software functionality blog|

Gathering risk scenarios & incident information, and updating them can be an intense job, especially if the available data is scattered over multiple files and multiple formats. Often clients have the need to merge parts of data from different sources and tend to ask for help to do this in a decent manner. Luckily the [...]

11 07, 2018

Importing data into BowTieXP – Boring job made easy – Part 2

2018-07-12T11:55:42+00:00Blog, BowtieXP, Software functionality blog|

Gathering risk scenarios & incident information, and updating them can be an intense job, especially if the available data is scattered over multiple files and multiple formats. Often clients have the need to merge parts of data from different sources and tend to ask for help to do this in a decent manner. Luckily the [...]

17 04, 2018

Dynamic Barrier Monitoring in BowTieXP with Systems & Parts

2018-04-17T16:52:52+00:00Blog, BowtieXP, Software functionality blog|

Many companies want to extend the BowTieXP functionality to integrate with their (computerized) Maintenance Management System, so they can display the (real-time) availability of their hardware barriers. Technical barriers usually consist of systems that are made up of multiple parts. By displaying the online/offline status of hardware parts and (sub)systems, decisions can be made in [...]

22 03, 2018

Chaining bowties – Breaking up the operation in more detailed chunks

2018-03-26T12:16:41+00:00Blog, Software functionality blog|

Bowties are great for communicating risks by visualizing everything in one simple diagram. Sometimes, however, an operation is so big and complex that, if we were to put the entire operation in one bowtie diagram, we’d lose its strength: the ability to provide a clear overview. In this case, we’d cautiously advise to start [...]

7 02, 2018

Using BowTieXP to operationalize your barriers or controls

2018-03-05T14:16:21+00:00Blog, Software functionality blog|

We often see that organizations can be quite adept at performing the first steps in building a better safety culture using BowTieXP software. They start with identifying and defining their barriers and they even find the employees who are accountable for the barrier. These are some great and very necessary first steps to construct a [...]