Archive for Analytics

When Operational and IIoT Data Collide at the Edge

For industrial companies engaged in digital transformation, analytics are key to turning large volumes of data into business value for operational enhancements as well as improved customer experience.  Many data sets are available. Often, operational and IIoT data are considered separately, or they are both considered streams that simply feed Big Data industrial analytics. In […]

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Modern Manufacturing: Machines Learning from Machine Learning

The manufacturing production value stream hinges on efficiency and a surefire guarantee of as little error as humanly possible from concept to delivery of a service or product. However, as competition and a need for responsiveness and agility increases, what is “humanly” possible is no longer good enough. Production facilities are integrating more artificial intelligence […]

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Chevron partners with Microsoft to fuel Oilfield Digital Transformation

This author always welcomes the opportunity to highlight companies that are embarking on their journey to fuel oilfield digital transformation, since hydrocarbons are a cornerstone to civilization’s ability to function and raise the livelihood of billions. Of special importance is the opportunity to highlight IOCs that are continuing to push into the digital frontier as they seek […]

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GE Minds and Machines Showcases Predix Adoption by Utilities

The tone at GE Minds and Machines 2017 in San Francisco was pretty upbeat. Attendance rose significantly from 2016, with more than 3,700 people from 59 countries on hand. Some key Predix partnership advancements with Microsoft Azure and Apple were announced. New CEO John Flannery delivered an unequivocal keynote backing GE’s commitment to going digital […]

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Remote Condition Monitoring: A boost for Rail Asset Management

The primary purpose of remote condition monitoring of rail assets is to make a major contribution towards improving overall rail operations and performance in terms of reliability, safety, and efficiency. This innovation is driving maintenance of fixed and rolling stock infrastructure assets towards a ‘predict and prevent’ strategy by detecting early deterioration in asset condition […]

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