Forget the Fork: Data Goes Farm to Computer as Biotech Seed Company Serves Up Predictive Analytics [Roundup]

Posted by Diane Murray on Sun, Aug 21, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

In this weekly Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as a biotech company uses Predictive Analytics for farming; Boston, MA MBTA adopts wearables for improved performance; Nestlé expands Quality Assurance center with $31M; Cisco finds a faster way to Digital Transformation; and Exxon Mobil and the Georgia Institute of Technology have found an alternative to avoid carbon dioxide pollution.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Predictive Maintenance (PM), Big Data, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Cloud, Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS)

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

Predictive Analytics: The Gold Rush of 2016

Posted by Dan Miklovic on Tue, Aug 16, 2016 @ 11:30 AM

Each analyst at LNS Research not only has topical coverage, mine being Asset Performance Management (APM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), but industry focus based on our previous experience. In my case, one of the industries I focus on is mining & metals. I find it helpful to stay in touch with other thought leaders and research activities throughout the industry. During any dialogue or legwork, it's not unusual for the Predictive Analytics gold rush to find its way into the conversation.

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Tags: Predictive Maintenance (PM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Asset Performance Management (APM)

Harness Big Data & Predictive Analytics to Improve EHS Performance

Posted by Peter Bussey on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 @ 11:22 AM

Driving continuous Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) performance improvement depends on operationalizing EHS management: aligning people, process, and technology capabilities for consistent execution of the management system in daily operations. A key aspect of achieving this is effective performance management.

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Tags: Big Data, Predictive Maintenance (PM), Operational Excellence, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

4 Signs You'll Be an IIoT Control Systems Winner in 2020 & Beyond

Posted by Dan Miklovic on Thu, Aug 04, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

In my last two (first and second) DCS related posts I have laid out the rationality for why the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will transform the plant floor from a control perspective, and what such a “controller-less” DCS might look like. Much of my case is predicated on looking back historically at the evolution of digital control and networking on the plant floor.

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

Industrial Big Data Analytics: Can you Answer Questions You Didn’t Know to Ask? [MondayMusings]

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Mon, Aug 01, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

Summer time is all about R&R; for most that means rest and relaxation. At LNS we like to add a third, being Research. The past week was busy with briefings and strategy sessions; with companies like iBASEt, Schneider Electric, OSIsoft, Bentley, and Parsec among many others.

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Tags: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Big Data, Predictive Maintenance (PM), Digital Transformation, #MondayMusings

Closing the Data Scientist Divide and SplunkLive! in Boston [MondayMusings]

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The #MondayMusings blog series provides executive level insights and analysis for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Digital Transformation from the previous week’s briefings, events, and publications @LNSResearch.

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Tags: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Digital Transformation, Big Data, Predictive Maintenance (PM), #MondayMusings

Honeywell Launches IIoT Platform & the Big Buzz on Microsoft & LinkedIn [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Jun 19, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

In this weekly Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as GE releases its new Brilliant Manufacturing Module; Honeywell Process Solutions announces it new IIoT analytics suite; Microsoft and set to acquire LinkedIn; and Biogen's Cambridge, MA locations announces its closing at the end of 2016.

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Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Mobile / Mobility, Predictive Maintenance (PM), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS)

Comparing IIoT Platform Differences with GE Predix & Analyzing Sensor to Cloud Analytics with WI-NEXT [MondayMusings]

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Mon, Jun 13, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The #MondayMusings blog series provides executive level insights and analysis for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Digital Transformation from the previous week’s briefings, events, and publications @LNSResearch.

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Tags: Big Data, Predictive Maintenance (PM), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Digital Transformation, #MondayMusings, Cloud

MRO Inventory Optimization with Oniqua Analytics Solution

Posted by Greg Goodwin on Thu, Jun 02, 2016 @ 02:04 PM

The more asset intensive the industry, typically the more disastrous unplanned downtime can prove in meeting production goals, customer expectations, finances, etc. The predictive and reliability centered maintenance being leveraged by leading companies is designed to eliminate this unplanned downtime before it occurs, and is a vital component of Asset Performance Management (APM) strategy.

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Tags: Operational Excellence, Predictive Maintenance (PM), Asset Performance Management (APM)