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

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

Starting Up 2016: A Recap of Our Research Agendas and Focus for the Year

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Fri, Jan 22, 2016 @ 11:31 AM

Here at LNS Research, we've completed our five research agenda webinars that have laid out our vision and focus areas across practice areas for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Asset Performance Management (APM), Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM)Quality Management, and Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS).

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Tags: Manufacturing

Samsung Increases Manufacturing & AspenTech is Set to Buy KBC [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Jan 17, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Samsung Plans on $7.47B Manufacturing Increase

Looking toward the future, Samsung has plans to spend $7.47 billion on the manufacturing of a flexible display screen for phones. The flexible screen, organic light emitting diode (OLED), will be manufactured to bend to the design of the specific device, including Apple devices.

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Tags: Manufacturing, Big Data, Benchmarking Research, iot, cloud

Airbus Acquires Navtech & BMW is Fined $40M [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Jan 03, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

KKR Invests in APM Platform

Late last month, KKR, a global investment firm, announced a pursuit in investments and acquisitions. The key area of interest lays in the oil and gas industry, where the organization will create an asset performance management (APM) platform for global industry-use.

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Tags: Manufacturing, Asset Performance Management, EHS, Smart Connected Assets

NIST to Fund Manufacturing Innovations & IoT Acquisitions Galore!

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Dec 27, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

PTC & Kepware Become One

PTC has announced the acquisition of Kepware for an approximate $100 million plus $18 million in earn outs. LNS Research has been working with both firms on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategy and is happy to see the marriage.

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Tags: Manufacturing, Asset Performance Management, Internet of Things, Smart Connected Assets, IIoT

Actively Increasing Levels for the Cloud & Global PMI [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Nov 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Verizon Reports Cloud Activity is Increasing

At LNS Research, we focus heavily on Smart Connected Operations, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and Big Data. While these are all important to manufacturing professionals everywhere, the cloud is what keeps information and processes interconnected. Cloud use has increased rapidly in recent years, and there does not seem to be any slowing down for it.

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Tags: Manufacturing, Cloud-Computing, Big Data, Smart Connected Assets, IIoT

Latest IIoT Security & ProcessMAP Provides EHS Cloud Software [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Nov 22, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Rockwell Automation & FANUC with Latest IIoT Security

At Automation Fair this week, Rockwell Automation and FANUC American introduced new means of security for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). FANUC America, as a leader in robotics, and Rockwell Automation, as a specialist in industrial automation and information solutions, collaborated on a new technology for secure remote monitoring.

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Tags: Manufacturing, EHS, Smart Connected Assets, IIoT

Intel IoT Platform Expansion & APM Panel at IMC Event [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Nov 15, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Intel Expands IoT Platform

Earlier this month Intel announced the expansion of its Internet of Things (IoT) platform. The new features include a new reference architecture to support mobility in smart connected assets, and to carry out smart connected operations.

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Tags: Manufacturing, Big Data, Asset Performance Management, Internet of Things, Smart Connected Assets

PTC Expands IoT Platform & Emerson on Launches Project Certainty [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Oct 18, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Emerson Launches Reversal Project

Emerson Process Management’s System and Solution business recognized the time, money, and effort wasted when organizations were reaching to meet their goals. Poor quality manangement is shown when billions of dollars are wasted every year on oil and gas exploration, gas processing, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and more industry specific processes.

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Tags: Manufacturing, Cloud-Computing, Quality Management, Big Data, iot