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Rapid Technology Advancements Fueling Digital Transformations

Posted in Digital Transformation on Friday, October 18th, 2019. No comments yet
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Why all this talk about digital transformation? It really boils down to the pressure manufacturers and producers are under to remain profitable, yet do so ever more safely, efficiently, and reliably. This pressure coupled with amazing technology advancements in just the last few years are driving this rethinking and actions companies are taking. In an […]

Fostering Profitability through Digital Transformation

Posted in Digital Transformation, Refining on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Doug White shares his expertise on how refiners and petrochemical producers can digitally transform their organizations to enhance profitability in a dynamic market at the 2019 AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit. Doug opened showing the Gartner Group’s hype cycle and asking where Digital Transformation fits. Lot’s of hype and some disillusionment from some […]

Cloud-based IIoT Heat Exchanger Fouling Monitoring

Posted in Digital Transformation, Refining on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019. No comments yet
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At the AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit, Emerson’s Marcio Donnangelo teamed with a leader of a major refiner to present their experiences with cloud-based IIoT heat exchanger optimization and how it improved process performance. Today, maintenance on heat exchangers has been performed on a schedule every 1-5 years or during scheduled turnarounds. Technology has […]

Clearing Up Digital Transformation Myths

Posted in Digital Transformation, Event on Thursday, October 10th, 2019. No comments yet
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I just Googled “digital transformation” and saw it returning about 34,900,000 results—so there is no shortage of information out there. But what if your company imperative is to digitally transform your manufacturing or production operations due to market pressures or other business drivers? There are a lot of myths you must navigate around. Jim Montague, […]

Applying Design Thinking and Collaboration

Posted in Digital Transformation, Usability on Monday, October 7th, 2019. No comments yet
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Just over a decade ago, Emerson announced the formation of a Human Centered Design Institute. Its goal was to: …make products that are not only reliable, compatible and cost-effective, but also bring about a significant improvement in ease-of-use and workforce productivity. Over this past decade, this human-centered design (HCD) approach has been applied to software, […]