Oracle’s 10th Annual EAM Summit Marks Progress and Reveals Future

Posted by Dan Miklovic on Fri, Feb 05, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

In conjunction with Oracle’s Modern Supply Chain Experience event held in San Jose, CA during the last week of January there was a program devoted to Oracle EBS EAM users. This program was billed as the 10th Annual EAM Summit, and had activities and content devoted to maintenance professionals using Oracle’s EAM module.

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Tags: Cloud-Computing, EAM, cloud

7 Questions from Yesterday's Webinar on Customer Quality Management

Posted by Dan Jacob on Thu, Feb 04, 2016 @ 11:43 AM

On February 3 LNS Research hosted a webinar entitled "Customer Quality Requirements: How to Realize Internal Value While Minimizing the Cost of Compliance." The presentation focused on a challenging trend we've seen bubble to the top time and time again in data and conversations...

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Tags: Quality Management

Rhythm & Foundation: 5 Ways EHS Management Drives Success

Posted by Peter Bussey on Wed, Feb 03, 2016 @ 11:14 AM

As I start my new career adventure as the lead EHS Analyst at LNS Research, I’m charged with developing new frameworks for thinking about and analyzing environmental, health, and safety and sustainability issues and solutions. The vocabulary we use to describe problems and develop solutions is important, so naturally my mind wanders often onto how we talk about the EHS business function.

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Tags: Sustainability, Risk Management, Quality Management, EHS

Integrating Quality Management and Manufacturing Operations

Posted by Dan Jacob on Tue, Feb 02, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Manufacturing and quality management are inextricably connected in process and theory, but often poorly or informally connected in data systems. Manufacturing Operations have deployed Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) systems to manage manufacturing maintenance, operations and functional quality.

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Tags: EQMS, MOM, Manufacturing, Quality Management

Maximo and Predictive Maintenance and Quality: The APM Arm of IBM

Posted by Greg Goodwin on Mon, Feb 01, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

Based out of Armonk, NY, IBM is a household name to most; and one of the largest global IT solution providers, offering hardware, software, as well as services. The company’s Maximo product is part of its Asset Performance Management (APM) focused product line and is one the more popular EAM/CMMS applications, deployed by thousands of organizations across many industries.

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Tags: Operational Excellence, Asset Performance Management

The IoT is Flying High & What Drives the Digital Transformation? [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Jan 31, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The Digital Transformation: What Drives Success?

The University of Pennsylvania Wharton recently published an article on how truly entering the digital transformation of everything means constant connection through mobility and Smart Connect Assets. Commenting on the it is LNS Research Principal Analyst, Dan Miklovic, as he aligns the transformation industry with the article.

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Tags: Manufacturing, Big Data, Internet of Things, Smart Connected Assets, IIoT

APM Solutions: Taking a Closer Look at Honeywell

Posted by Justine Holt on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 @ 11:42 AM

At LNS Research, we understand the value of Asset Performance Management (APM) and the role it plays in pursuing Operational Excellence. To assist you in transforming your Asset Performance Management system, we’ve provided our Asset Performance Solution Selection Guide (APM SSG) for easy viewing of APM solution providers and complimentary evaluations. Continuing our review of each, based on an analysis of the provider’s solution, Honeywell Process Solutions falls next in place.

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Tags: Big Data, Asset Performance Management, Internet of Things, IIoT

How to Solve the Data Scientist Skills Shortage

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Thu, Jan 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

We at LNS Research have spent the past several years researching, writing, advising, and consulting on Big Data Analytics in the industrial sector. As part of our Metrics that Matter research we have shown how manufacturers believe areas like business model transformation and asset value.

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Tags: Manufacturing Metrics, Big Data, IIoT

Industry First: EtQ Launches traqpath - Free CAPA & Event Management

Posted by Dan Jacob on Wed, Jan 27, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

EtQ launches traqpath, its new issue and event management system today. traqpath is cloud-accessible, mobile, collaborative, and intuitive. However, what makes this product unique and particularly interesting is that EtQ is launching traqpath as a freemium product.

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Tags: MOM, Quality Management, Mobility, cloud

Why 10% of Your Operations Cause 50% of Your Safety Incidents

Posted by Dan Miklovic on Tue, Jan 26, 2016 @ 10:45 AM

When it comes to safety, the adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is one most businesses should heed. It is well-understood that equipment that is in a poor state of repair is more dangerous than equipment that is well maintained within environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations and standards.

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Tags: Risk Management, Environment Health and Safety, Quality Management, EHS