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    Moving at the Speed of YOUR Business

    Want More Agility?  Start by Breaking Up Siloed Data & Empowering Users In the late 90’s to early 2000’s UPS ran the marketing tagline “Moving at the speed of Business”. …
  2. General Blog

    The Great Data Barrier

    Could the NSA Hold the Key to Better Manufacturing Insights? A few years back a classified (S//SI) NSA document was leaked that describes one of the most useful tools in…
  3. General Blog

    What’s Hiding in Your Historian Data?

    Process historians are time-series data collection systems that record important parameters to be used for (among other things) reporting, regulatory record-keeping, and diagnostic troubleshooting.  Purpose-built historians have been commercially available…
  4. AVEVA Operations Control

    Helping your team operate at their best A few weeks ago, Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy, former OSIsoft CEO, addressed AVEVA employees and partners.  OSIsoft had officially become part of AVEVA…
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    Is Your Manufacturing Enterprise Keeping Up?

    Jack Welch is credited with saying: “When the rate of change inside an institution becomes slower than the rate of change outside, the end is in sight. The only question…
  6. Creating the “HEY GOOGLE” Experience in Industrial Workplaces

    Just think about how we access data today in our personal life. Gone are the big Atlas Maps and Encyclopedia Britannica. If I want to get information today, all I…
  7. No More Clipboards or Paper Checklists

    Have you ever wondered how many tons of paper are used in “clipboard rounds” in manufacturing plants annually, and then deposited into file cabinets never again to see the light…
  8. Notes from a Recent Work Instructions Project Deployment

    “Give the Customer What They Want AND What They Need” Recently I worked with a customer that requested help building out 20 work instructions, and eight skills for four pieces…
  9. The Power of a Digitally Connected Worker

    “Tomorrow’s leaders will need to transform their organizations to support a new breed of empowered, technologically savvy workers who want a collaborative, flexible culture where they are constantly learning, challenged, engaged, and…
  10. Changes You Need to Make to Survive in a Digital-First World

    Unless you have been in a time capsule for the past 20 years, you can’t help but notice how the world is moving to digital everything. We have immediate and…