Harnessing Asset & Knowledge Data for Smart Connected Operations

Posted by Jason Kasper on Tue, Aug 23, 2016

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

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

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

Smart Connected Assets’ Role in Enabling the Workforce and Analytics

Posted by Jason Kasper on Fri, Aug 19, 2016

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

Predictive Analytics: The Gold Rush of 2016

Posted by Dan Miklovic on Tue, Aug 16, 2016

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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Categories: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Predictive Maintenance (PM), 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

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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Categories: Operational Excellence, Big Data, Predictive Maintenance (PM), 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

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

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

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Mon, Aug 01, 2016

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

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

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Mon, Jun 27, 2016

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

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

Posted by | Research Team | on Sun, Jun 19, 2016

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

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

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