Archive for APM – Page 2

Enterprise Impact Bridges Process and Discrete Gap

Process and discrete manufacturing processes and automation equipment are vastly different.  Process automation systems utilize closed-loop feedback control of process variable measurements to control automated processes.  Discrete automation typically relies on on/off, logic, and/or motion control to produce and assemble discretely identifiable products.  Historically, process and discrete automation have functioned in separate universes.  This separation […]

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Cognitive analytics for industrial use: Part 2

Note: This is the second blog of a two-part series examining some of the differences among advanced analytics techniques, including cognitive analytics. This post applies the examination to the example of asset failure prediction as part of an overall asset performance management (APM) strategy. If you missed it, read Part 1. I’ve stated numerous times that […]

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Cognitive analytics for industrial use: Part 1

Note: This is the first blog of a two-part series examining some of the differences among advanced analytics techniques. This post discusses some of the differences between cognitive analytics and single-layer algorithm analysis, discussing the example of asset failure prediction as part of an overall asset performance management (APM) strategy. What Do Cognitive Analytics Try to […]

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GE Blends Oil and Gas with Digital Transformation and IIoT at Annual Meeting

Over 1,000 customers from around the world attended the recent 18th GE Oil & Gas Annual Meeting in Florence, Italy.  A multitude of presentations and demonstrations of the latest oil & gas technologies for processes, such as upstream, pipelines, LNG, and refining were made, but most were blended with digital transformation and IIoT. The annual meeting […]

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Salt River Project Uses IIoT to Prevent Losses

Andrew Johnson, Engineering Supervisor, Salt River Project, presented “Performance Monitoring Center” for asset monitoring and diagnostics during the ARC Forum session, “Moving to Predictive Maintenance with Industrial IoT (IIoT).”  Salt River Project (SRP), the oldest multipurpose federal reclamation project in the United States, has been serving central Arizona since 1903. Today, SRP is based in […]

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