Posts Tagged ‘AMS Device Manager’

Fostering Collaborative Maintenance Practices

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Thursday, April 5th, 2018. No comments yet
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Tools that advance collaborative efforts among co-workers, especially for maintenance teams in manufacturing operations, help increase reliable and efficient operations. Here’s an under 3-minute YouTube video example, Managing Device Configurations with AMS Trex, demonstrated by Emerson’s Stephen West. In it, he shows how the AMS Trex Device Communicator helps maintenance teams efficiently manage the configurations […]

Designing for High Performance Reliability during Project Phase

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Friday, March 16th, 2018. No comments yet
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Manufacturing capital projects have followed a similar path for many decades. The project team designs, executes and commissions the project, provides training for the operations staff, and hands it over to them to run. What is often lacking in this approach is the opportunity to design work practices at the design phase to improve overall […]

Simplifying and Improving Accuracy of Smart Instrumentation Data Management

Posted in Asset Optimization on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017. No comments yet
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One of the promises in taking a human-centered design (HCD) approach to product development is to simplify the user experience. Better yet, when done well, entire tasks can be eliminated. That translates into greater productivity to get things done more quickly. I mention this because Emerson’s Nicholas Meyer shared an innovation with me in smart […]

Simplifying Local Smart Field Device Communications

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016. 2 comments so far
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The Industrial Internet of Things has opened great possibilities for remote experts with advanced analytical tools to diagnose issues before they lead to greater problems. However, there is still nothing like being there locally by the asset with an issue with powerful tools to diagnose it. News came out yesterday of a new smart field […]

Saving Instrumentation Configuration and Commissioning Time

Posted in Asset Optimization on Thursday, August 13th, 2015. One comment so far
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A human-centered design (HCD) approach means taking a close look at a task or set of tasks and seeing how the design can simplify and streamline it. As this HCD approach continues to unfold through the Emerson Process Management organization, products and technologies continue to take time out of tasks for process manufacturers and producers. […]