Cloudera and Hortonworks Complete Merger, Creating Big Data’s Biggest Deal [MondayMusings]

Posted by Patrick Fetterman on Mon, Jan 14, 2019

The #MondayMusings Industrial Transformation blog series provides insight and analysis for executives from the previous week’s briefings, events, and publications @LNSResearch.

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Categories: Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Big Data, Cloud, Solution Vendor / Software Vendor

OSIsoft and Element Launch “Asset Framework Accelerator”

Posted by Patrick Fetterman on Thu, Jan 10, 2019

In December 2018, OSIsoft and Element jointly announced the release of Element’s Asset Framework Accelerator for users of the OSIsoft PI System. The new offering, which was developed by Element with support from OSIsoft, is a combination of software and services that are designed to accelerate the creation of Asset Framework (AF) data models at speeds more than ten times faster than what was previously possible .

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Categories: Big Data, Digital Twin, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Solution Vendor / Software Vendor

How the Right Operational Architecture Powers the Analytics That Matter

Posted by Patrick Fetterman on Wed, Jul 25, 2018

LNS Research has published our Analytics That Matter research report (previously titled Metrics That Matter) for several years, with the original research appearing almost a dozen years ago. The 2018 report breaks new ground by moving from a discussion of metrics to a focus on advanced analytics, and putting analytics into LNS Digital Transformation Framework, backed by our recommendations on Operational Architecture.

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Categories: Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Big Data, Operational Architecture, Metrics

EHS Leaders Face a Digital Inflection Point [MondayMusings]

Posted by Peter Bussey on Mon, Mar 19, 2018

Earlier this month, I participated in the NAEM EHS and Sustainability Software conference in St. Petersburg, FL. I’ve come to rely on this annual event as the place with highest concentration of people, companies, and content focused on EHS information technology (IT). This year’s event did not disappoint.

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Categories: Environment, Health and Safety (EHS), #MondayMusings, Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Information Technology, Big Data, Cloud, Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing

ABB Launches ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operations for Power Generation & Water [MondayMusings]

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Mon, Mar 05, 2018

The #MondayMusings Industrial Transformation blog series provides insight and analysis for executives from the previous week’s briefings, events, and publications @LNSResearch.

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Categories: IT/OT, #MondayMusings, Asset Performance Management (APM), Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Big Data, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Operational Excellence

Alexa, What’s in Store for EHS Management in 2018?

Posted by Peter Bussey on Thu, Mar 01, 2018

Last year was big for the environment, health, and safety (EHS) business function, regarding the technology available to manage it, and industry developments that impacted EHS. For the most part, the trends we projected in our 2017 trend and impacts to watch blog were realized, or at least advanced substantially.

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Categories: Operational Excellence, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS), Culture, Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML), Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), ISO Standards, Industrial Automation, Big Data

All New Analytics That Matter Survey from LNS Research and MESA International

Posted by Andrew Hughes on Fri, Feb 16, 2018

LNS Research is thrilled to launch the first Analytics That Matter survey in partnership with MESA (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) International. For the last six years we partnered with MESA on the Metrics That Matter survey, which has been one important foundational element of LNS Research’s primary data-driven research. As the use of plant-centric data has expanded dramatically since the last survey in early 2016, we decided to change the focus from overall metrics to the use of analytics in manufacturing operations and beyond.

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Categories: Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Benchmarking, Metrics, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML), Asset Performance Management (APM), Big Data, Asset Reliability, Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing, Manufacturing Execution System (MES), Mobile / Mobility

M&A Among IIoT and Analytics Firms: What's a User to Think? [MondayMusings]

Posted by Dan Miklovic on Mon, Aug 21, 2017

The #MondayMusings Industrial Transformation blog series provides insight and analysis for executives from the previous week’s briefings, events, and publications @LNSResearch.

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Categories: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Operational Architecture, Mobile / Mobility, Big Data, #MondayMusings, Cloud

SAP Leonardo: Live and Kicking! [MondayMusings]

Posted by Andrew Hughes on Mon, Jul 24, 2017

The #MondayMusings Industrial Transformation blog series provides insight and analysis for executives from the previous week’s briefings, events, and publications @LNSResearch.

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Categories: #MondayMusings, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Cloud, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML)

Wake Up to Security in MES – It Will Not Wait

Posted by Andrew Hughes on Wed, Jun 21, 2017

In recent research on Manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing operations, we have looked at ways of moving from monolithic MES solutions to agiler, distributed systems based on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platforms. 

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Categories: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Big Data, Cloud, Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Manufacturing Execution System (MES)