predictive maintenance, condition-based maintenance, OEE, manufacturing, analytics, asset reliability

What happens when critical machines fail?

Rapid advances in predictive maintenance mean that maintenance managers no longer need to look in the rear view mirror to fix machines after they fail.

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AI, Industry 4.0, Manufacturing

CEO to CEO Series: Every manufacturer must become an AI company

Our CEO launches a monthly blog series for Manufacturing CEOs. In this first post, he makes the case for why CEOs need to lead from the front on the AI opportunity.

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operational excellence, industry 4.0, IIoT, AI

Peak Performance and Mariner Spyglass Announce New Partnership

Peak Performance and Spyglass form a partnership to enable manufacturers to acheive operational excellence with people, process, and technology solutions.

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OEE analytics

Integrating IT with OT doesn’t mean ‘rip and replace’….

A Microsoft white paper makes the case that IIoT enables OT and IT to come together by leveraging existing OT systems. Our recommendation - Use a Lean Approach, Create Alerts, and Track OEE.

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OEE analytics

Part III: Driving Manufacturing Performance with OEE

Part 3 in our series on how manufacturers can improve operations with root cause analysis of OEE performance. Lessons include when to use OEE vs TEEP to measure manufacturing teams.

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OEE analytics

Part II: Driving Manufacturing Performance with OEE

Part 2 of 3 in our series on using OEE to identify and improve manufacturing performance gaps. This post explores lessons on how to leverage IIoT to advance the value from OEE analytics.

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OEE Analytics

Part I: Driving Manufacturing Performance with OEE: A Response to Industry Week

OEE Analytics helps manufacturers address production issues. We respond to an Industry Week post on OEE adoption and how to enable the most value from the KPI.

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IIoT and AI, OEE

Something Old, Something New…Microsoft’s partner model transforms to address the IoT and AI opportunity

Microsoft is in the midst of their “IoT in Action” tour bringing their message of “IoT for All” to developers, partners, and customers around the globe.

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IIoT, manufacturing analytics, predictive maintenance, connected factory, Industry 4.0, digital transformation

Digital Transformation: Why connecting just ten machines on your shop floor can jumpstart it

Most manufacturers are in various stages of their digital transformation, factory of the future or industry 4.0 initiatives.

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Bridging the OT and IT Divide Once and For All

Bridging the OT and IT Divide Once and For All

As manufacturers drive forward working to create the ‘factory of the future’, there is a cultural challenge that must be overcome – bridging the divide between OT and IT.

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Build vs Buy an IIoT Solution

IIoT Solutions: Build vs Buy? Why do you have to choose?

If you have a problem that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can solve, you’re probably wrestling with the Build-versus-Buy dilemma.

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Choosing the best IIoT Solution? 5 Considerations that can help

The IoT platforms market is exploding. According to a 2017 IoT Analytics report on the state of the IoT platforms market, over 450 companies have offerings across all industries.

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