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2017 Asset Performance Management Predictions

Posted by Jason Kasper on Wed, Feb 01, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

At LNS Research we are excited as to what 2017 will hold! We recently published a blog post to revisit our 2016 predictions, review how we did, and what it means going forward for Asset Performance Management (APM). Now as 2017 is upon us, we would like to discuss our predictions about what we expect to take hold for the year to come.

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Tags: Predictive Maintenance (PM), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Digital Transformation, Asset Performance Management (APM)

2016 Asset Performance Management Predictions in Review: How Did We Do?

Posted by Jason Kasper on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

The Asset Performance Management market didn’t disappoint in 2016. The momentum and pace of innovation continued in solutions, business models and assets. All bolstered by Internet of Things (IoT) Platforms and the effect they are beginning to have on the Asset Lifecycle.

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Tags: Predictive Maintenance (PM), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Asset Performance Management (APM)

Addressing Roadblocks with a 5 Step Journey Towards Smart Connected Assets

Posted by Jason Kasper on Tue, Dec 27, 2016 @ 10:27 AM

When pursuing Digital Transformation efforts, it is important to understand the roadblocks one may face when moving forward. There is a direct correlation between education on new technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), an integral component of both Smart Connected Assets and Digital Transformation, and the ability to build a business case and therefore get the funding you require to execute on a project.

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Tags: Smart Connected Assets, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Digital Transformation, Asset Performance Management (APM)

The State of Mobility in Asset Performance Management

Posted by Jason Kasper on Tue, Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:15 AM

This year, we have had an opportunity to meet with many industry clients and vendors to discuss the use of mobility in Asset Performance Management (APM). Mobile devices and applications have evolved throughout the years as the core APM applications have moved from desktop to web based. This first wave of Mobility and applications were still a bit cumbersome as the devices required were typically purpose built and for a single process, like work or inventory.

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Tags: Mobile / Mobility, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Asset Performance Management (APM)

ISO Standards for APM Are Here to Stay: It’s Time to Plan, Do, Check, & Act

Posted by Jason Kasper on Wed, Nov 09, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

The ISO 55000 standards for asset management provide a descriptive process for organizations to institute best practices process to manage critical infrastructure. At this point, most know the history and evolution and how it became a standard. As an official ISO Standard since early 2014, we are now seeing momentum, across many industries in applying this standard.

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Tags: Operational Excellence, ISO Standards, Asset Performance Management (APM)

6 Top Questions from Yesterday's Smart Connected Assets Webcast

Posted by Jason Kasper on Wed, Sep 21, 2016 @ 11:44 AM

On Tuesday, September 20, LNS Research hosted the webcast, “The Role of Smart Connected Assets in Digital Transformation.” This presentation focused on how Digital Transformation initiatives and enabling technologies from Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Platforms enable organizations to evolve business models. It further explains the IIoT, Cloud, Big Data Analytics, and Mobility, and how these technology trends drive better communication, asset maintenance, and products and services that create greater business value.

Here are the most-asked questions we received during the presentation.

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Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Smart Connected Assets, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Digital Transformation

Smart Connected Assets Continue to Increase Presence in the Plant

Posted by Jason Kasper on Wed, Sep 07, 2016 @ 10:32 AM

Asset Performance Management (APM) has been an early benefactor of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Organizations are harnessing existing data footprints to uncover insights and redefine work processes and organization structures to increase uptime and provide improved services back to their internal customer – operations.

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Tags: Smart Connected Assets, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Asset Performance Management (APM)

Harnessing Asset & Knowledge Data for Smart Connected Operations

Posted by Jason Kasper on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 @ 10:01 AM

There is no doubt that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Platforms are beginning to make an impact on asset intensive industries today. Much of the focus has been on the technological advances in Big Data, Cloud and Analytics, but a big opportunity remains. For years’ organizations have been investing in equipment and people that have generated data. Now that the economies of scale are making prudent sense, it’s time to take advantage in the form of Smart Connected Operations. In this post we will explore the key components of Assets, Workforce Knowledge and Data to harness in the journey towards Smart Connected Operations.

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Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Predictive Maintenance (PM), Smart Connected Assets, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Smart Connected Assets’ Role in Enabling the Workforce and Analytics

Posted by Jason Kasper on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 @ 10:07 AM

Smart Connected Assets are beginning to drastically alter business models. Each day we hear more stories of companies gaining insight from data generated from these assets. This is creating opportunities to ask new questions and enable business models that were not feasible just 5 years ago.

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Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Predictive Maintenance (PM), Smart Connected Assets, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Digital Transformation

Honeywell User Group Offers Glimpse at Future Opportunity for Digital Transformation & IIoT

Posted by Jason Kasper on Tue, Aug 09, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This year’s Honeywell conference began to provide a clearer picture on the direction of all things Digital. Through a variety of announcements, Honeywell continues to develop its Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) ecosystem. This is accomplished by bringing together its advanced data analytics, Cloud technology, and deep domain experience in process technology.

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Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Digital Transformation, Asset Performance Management (APM)