Diane Murray

Diane Murray is a Senior Marketing and Research Associate with LNS Research; her editorial and marketing efforts span the breadth of LNS coverage areas including Digital Transformation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), along with Manufacturing Operations Management, Asset Performance Management, Quality Management, and Environment Health and Safety.
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5 Reasons Why Your Quality Compliance Strategy Isn’t Working

Posted by Diane Murray on Wed, Dec 12, 2018

Ideally, compliance is part of your strategy, but not your entire strategy.  It's not enough to produce a safe product, that works as intended, and meets regulatory requirements.  Today’s quality leadership must contribute to the firm’s reputation, competitive standing, profitability, and growth.  Adding to the burden, your company’s industry, target market, role in the supply chain, size, and so many other factors intensify the pressure.  Yes, it’s a complex web of codes, guidelines, standards, and practices that companies face:

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Categories: Quality 4.0, Compliance, Supplier Quality Management (SQM)

Digitalization Getting Bigger [ROUNDUP]

Posted by Diane Murray on Thu, Feb 01, 2018

In this monthly Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as Siemens AG announces new global user group; what’s driving UK’s tech job market; LiveTiles’ new artificial intelligence partnership; and Kroger’s newest “Zero Waste” investment.

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Categories: Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

Busy Month for IIoT News [Roundup]

Posted by Diane Murray on Wed, Nov 01, 2017

In this monthly Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as automotive supplier digitalizing; new IIoT tech framework; Dell’s betting on IoT; a new ICS cybersecurity solution on the market; and a nutty safety story.

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Categories: Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

Hurricanes Can’t Crush Digital Transformation and Quality News [Roundup]

Posted by Diane Murray on Wed, Oct 04, 2017

In this monthly Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as Epicor’s new CEO; Ford working on Digital Transfomration; Seeq’s busy month; hurricane effects on drug makers’ operations; and food manufacturing focus on quality.

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Categories: Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Risk Management, Compliance, Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS)

No Lazy Days During Summer for IIoT Solutions Co’s or Industrials [Roundup]

Posted by Diane Murray on Sun, Aug 06, 2017

In this monthly Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as new solution announcements by Samsung and ATS Global; the Honeywell acquisition of Nextnine; an iBASEt/Cogiscan partnership; Sphera’s new partner program; and United Technologies Corp’s AS9110-C certification.

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Categories: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Cloud, Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

Tech Companies Beefing Up for IIoT and Smart Manufacturing [Roundup]

Posted by Diane Murray on Thu, Jun 01, 2017

This month in Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as GE opens Fort Worth site for asset monitoring; PTC releases ThingWorx 8; EtQ announced a new partner and UI refresh; Plex’s plan for machine learning; and Apple invests big for smart manufacturing tech skills.

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Categories: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML), Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing

Industrial and Manufacturing Technology Center Stage in April [Roundup]

Posted by Diane Murray on Sun, May 07, 2017

In this monthly Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as EHS tech company buys competitor; Librestream snags a wearables partner; Pilgrim has a new Cloud partner; and Huawei and GE team up for new PM solution.

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Categories: Predictive Maintenance (PM), Cloud, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

Busy Month for Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing [Roundup]

Posted by Diane Murray on Sun, Apr 09, 2017

In this monthly Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as Wind River releases control systems virtualization software; Honeywell announces a new cyber security solution; a new smart steel mill in Arkansas; PTC’s Industry 4.0 initiatives; IQMS mainstage speakers lineup; and Ideagen’s acquisition of PleaseTech.

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Categories: Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Asset Performance Management (APM), Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing

Modern Plants, Fresh Tech, Big Money [ROUNDUP]

Posted by Diane Murray on Sun, Mar 05, 2017

This month in Roundup, LNS Research explores recent announcements and events, such as food producer builds an Industry 4.0 plant; EHS tech company buys quality software firm; tech giant boasts of fueling economy by $4B; a new compliance and risk software release; LED light company flips the switch on IIoT application; machine learning company banks $4M; and two companies collaborate for connected plant analytics.

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Categories: Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing, Compliance, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Smart Connected Assets, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML), Asset Reliability, Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Environment, Health and Safety (EHS), IT/OT

The Definitive Guide to Manufacturing Acronyms

Posted by Diane Murray on Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Research produced by LNS often includes acronyms used by the industries we serve. Some refer to highly technical concepts specific to manufacturing and industrial companies, while others are broadly used business terms used across most industries. Use this quick reference to enhance understanding as you read the research content. If you’d like to learn more about any term or acronym, explore Wikipedia, Google, or one of the many manufacturing and industrial associations that serve your industry or profession.

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